From a Soviet captive state, this tiny outpost of Scandinavia across the Baltic from Finland has been busy transforming itself into a progressive, high-tech exemplar of the 21st century. Yet it still has loads of historic and natural charm to spare.
Return to Tallinn - a look back at an old post of mine
Though I’m (quite obviously) not Estonian, I must admit to a lump in the throat on a cool, overcast morning as the gargantuan green-and-orange Tallink ferry pulled into this tiny Baltic country’s capital after a two-hour sea crossing from Helsinki. It was July 2009, and I was embarking on my introduction to the shiny new Tallinn, 17 years after my last visit and 27 years after my first — as a student studying Russian in Leningrad, then as a travel writer visiting shortly after Estonia‘s…Read more…
Tallinn was delightful - several posts from our time in Estonia: http://inspiringtravellers.com/tag/estonia/
You may be interested in my feature this week on www.foodandtravel.com.au
Estonia is a fantastic country and Tallinn is magical.
Look my gallery http://bit.ly/eOQ3Ml about Estonia. Here you can find a photos about our world famous song festivals, people, landscape and destinations. And fo course culture capital of Europe 2011 Tallinn photos are available.