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Estonia turns 100!

On February 24, Estonia celebrates its annual Independence Day. This year, Estonia is also turning 100 years old! How can a young country like Estonia turn 100 years old? Here’s how: February 24, 1918, when Estonia’s independence was proclaimed for the first time. Prior to that, Estonia’s current territory was part of Tsarist Russia, Sweden, […]

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30 mind-blowing facts about Estonia

1. Estonia has the world’s largest collection of recorded folk songs – around 133,000. 2. Estonia has one of the world’s cleanest air according to the WHO. 3. Skype was invented in Estonia. 4. Wifi access point is available throughout Estonia. Even in the woods. 5. Over 50% of Estonia’s landmass consists of forests. 6. […]

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Tickle Your Tastebuds: Tallinn Restaurant Week 2016!

Tickle Your Tastebuds: Tallinn Restaurant Week 2016!

The ever popular Tallinn Restaurant Week returns. This year taking place between the 1st and 7th of November. The event began 6 years ago with just two restaurants and a dream to “promote dining out as a cultural experience among locals and visitors alike”. This year 69 restaurants will be participating. Lunch menus are priced […]

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All Aboard: International Music Day 1st of October 2016

International Music Day was started by Yehudi Menuhin, former president of the International Music Council. His aim was to promote music’s place in modern culture and give everyone an insight in to the profession, by making events accessible to all. Now, more than 40 years later, October 1st is celebrated around the world as International […]

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What to expect at Christmas in Estonia

Maybe you’re thinking of visiting Estonia over the Christmas period, or maybe you’re a new resident here and you’re wondering what’s going to happen during the latter part of December. Just like every country, there are things that are always the same (Coca Cola adverts in November), and there are things that are done a […]

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