The Baltics: Helsinki, Finland – the closest I’ve been to Santa Claus

After trotting through the Baltic capitals, I ended my trip in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. After walking in the narrow streets of some of the best preserved European old towns, stepping in cobblestone roads for about a week, Helsinki welcomed in its own metropolitan greatness. A modern city, with a hint of class and … Continue reading The Baltics: Helsinki, Finland – the closest I’ve been to Santa Claus

The Baltics: Tallinn, Estonia – the real-life medieval fair

When arriving in Estonia, I was feeling pretty exhausted. It was already late in the day and I had been travelling non-stop for five days already (not that I'm complaining). Plus, to make things a bit worse, the weather looked awful. I could see the heavy and dark clouds getting closer as we approached Tallin. … Continue reading The Baltics: Tallinn, Estonia – the real-life medieval fair