Finnish Summer Cottages: the perfect escape from city life

I love everything about Finnish summer cottages. Often found in the woods or by a lake (although Finns will try and call it the sea) they’re the perfect place to escape city life and relax in the pristine Finnish nature. There’s often no running water or mod cons, but nearly always a sauna, ensuring an immersion in…

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A day exploring Tallinn

I’ve visited the enchanting medieval old town of Tallinn three times and each time I’ve loved it more. With immaculately preserved buildings, traditional food carts (complete with vendors in costume) and a large market square full of stalls with traditional Estonian goods, entering the gates of the old town transports you to another era.   Raekoja plats–…

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