Three very different European Christmas Market experiences 🎄

Maybe it’s because I grew up in a land of summer Christmases spent at the beach, with endless seafood and fresh cherries, or maybe it’s because I watched too many romanticized American movies as a kid. But for as long as I can remember, I’ve been obsessed with the idea of a snowy, white winter Christmas…

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Alternative day trip from Tallinn

On our recent weekend trip to the Estonian capital, we not only wanted to soak up the festive old-world atmosphere of the Christmas markets in Vanalinn, but also get out of the city and see an alternative side of Estonia. We chose a day trip with the local company Traveller Tours that would take us west…

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Tartu

With a population of roughly 100,000 Tartu is the second largest city in Estonia, after the capital, Tallinn. Located two and a half hours to the south-east of Tallinn, Tartu is a university town with a youthful, progressive vibe and plenty to see. The University was founded in 1632, pretty awe-inspiring for me considering the oldest building…

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