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Estonia 100 Anniversary

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 arranged so many amazing cultural events for your anniversary. It's so...
Public holidays in Estonia 2018

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 days will be off in 2018! Public Holidays in Estonia 2018 ...
New Year's resolutions for expats

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 more or eating a better diet. You know, the #NewYearNewMe...
50 thoughts from 50 expats in Estonia (part 1/2)

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 Estonia. Here are the first 25 opinions: 1. Jie Yin, from...
Signs you've lived in Estonia too long

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 in Estonian, nor does "terviseks", for that matter. You eat...
Restaurant Cru entrance

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 reading if you're interested in my opinion about the food,...
Halloween in Estonia

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 an American holiday and frankly, it's more of a commercial...
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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 such thing as bad weather, just wrong clothing." So quit...
Most Favourite Estonian Foods

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? In this post, I put together a list of my...
Must-Have Apps for an Expat in Estonia

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 tips. I wish I knew them when I moved to...