Back home, daylight savings was always a welcome addition to summer. In Tallinn, we’re far enough north that it almost doesn’t matter. Now, we aren’t talking white nights; we aren’t THAT far north. But still, during summer, there is no such thing as proper night. […]
Have a look at the image above. This is a slide from the government-run welcoming program that Jacqui attended on Saturday. It’s an actual example of how even the Estonian government describes Estonians as being restrained (or even introverted). To the outsider, this can be […]
You must wear a reflector. So do you go cheap, or invest in something better? See this buying guide to help you choose the quintessential Estonian accessory!
Estonians have a reputation for being introverted. In fact, Estonia is one of the 11 most introverted countries in the world. While I can’t comment on a global scale, I have noticed that Estonians are far quieter and more reserved than the romance countries in […]
The X most interesting things I’ve found about living in Estonia so far (Number Y might shock you so much that you’ll… I dunno. You do you.)
Jacqui already wrote her version of this type of post, but naturally I’m going to have to do my own. For the record, I agree with everything she said, with the exception of #4 – that it can be hard to find some things, including […]
They told me it would be easy. That even though it was difficult getting everything set up, once I had my ID card, everything would be simple. Little did I know that the ID card wasn’t the end of the journey. Instead, I would have […]
When I lived in London, I had no expectations. Honestly, I had no particular interest in living in London or the UK, but my reasoning was as follows: They speak English I speak English I can get a working holiday visa The UK is close […]