100 Reasons to Say “Thank You, Estonia!”

Dear Estonia, You declared your independence on 24 February 1918. One hundred years later, you host the EU Council presidency, you commence national initiatives for youth and you...

Public Holidays in Estonia 2018

Here's a list of the upcoming public holidays in Estonia. Make sure you bookmark this post if you want to know in advance what...

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Expats

Many of us feel pressured to create a list of New Year's resolutions for expats, such as getting rid of a bad habit, exercising...

50 Thoughts From 50 Expats in Estonia (Part 1/2)

Wondering what's it like to live as an expat in Estonia? Fifty current expats share both the beautiful and the ugly sides of living in...

30 Signs You’ve Been in Estonia Too Long

You replace the word "okay" with "normal". You find it absolutely normal to declare your taxes electronically. "1002" doesn't sound funny to you...

Restaurant CRU Review

Restaurant CRU caught my eye on the list of featured restaurants by Tallinn Restaurant Week, so I decided to try their lunch offer. Keep...

Halloween in Estonia

Halloween in Estonia? This might disappoint some of you, but actually it's not an incredibly popular event. Halloween in Estonia is mainly recognised as...

10 things to do in Tallinn on a cold, autumn day

Autumn is definitely here and the rainy, gloomy days can be pretty tough to handle. But as the nordics like to say "There's no...

My Most Favourite Estonian Foods (and Least Favourite Ones)

I have always been fascinated by the food culture in the countries I visited. Who doesn't love a good, authentic meal with a story?...

Must-Have Apps for an Expat in Estonia

These must-have apps for an expat in Estonia will help you avoid some common tourist traps, save money & time and learn some useful...

Top 10 Spectacular Views in Tallinn

It's been a while now, but the beginning of Autumn and the "Back to School" vibes inspired me to get back on track and...

Estonian Language – The Key to Impress the Locals

The Estonian language is not an easy one to grasp, that's for sure. But, if you're interested in impressing your Estonian friends, you have...

I Tried the Star Chairs in Apollo Cinema

If you're up for a fancy experience at the cinema in Tallinn, book the star chairs in Apollo Kino - Mustamäe Keskus. Last week, I went...

How Estonians Celebrate Independence Day

Estonian Independence Day is celebrated on February 24 and it's a very special day for the locals because they celebrate 99 years since they first...

How to cure a cold

There's no secret that the Estonian winter is very cold, but lately the temperatures varied so much! One day, Tallinn was completely frozen and...

5 hacks to survive winter in Estonia

I must be honest. While leaving in Denmark, I thought that winters cannot be colder, darker or more depressing. All until I experienced winter...
Christmas in Estonia

Get ready for Christmas in Estonia

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Estonia! Estonians celebrate Christmas Eve on December 24 and Christmas on December 25. But have...

Estonia and Estonians: 15 things I learned so far

Estonia is a digital society Estonia is known as the most digital society in the world and to be honest, it really feels like...

Obtaining Residence Permit in Estonia

I knew how digitally-oriented Estonia is and I was told that the process of obtaining temporary residence permit as an EU citizen will be...

Decided to move to Estonia!

My love for Estonia, began 6 years ago. In August 2010, when I was 18 years old, I started a new chapter of my...