Christmas presents, a latte posing as a flat white, and the winter solstice: Read all about what’s been happening in this arguably too long update!
Doesn’t getting old suck? To put it lightly, it does suck; tremendously. Just as Wagner was a bit of prick, yet we can’t deny the excellence of his music, so too is Louis CK dodgy, yet his stand up was fantastic. This bit illustrates it […]
Last weekend I went to the Welcoming Programme’s Basic Module. If you haven’t heard of it, the Welcoming Programme is a series of courses run by a company called Settle in Estonia and funded by the government, designed to help expats settle into Estonian life. […]
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!
A somewhat belated edition of the Flat White Diaries. It was a cold Saturday morning. I was sleeping peacefully. I was warm. Toasty. It was 5:02am. Jacqui woke me up, because my alarm, which was supposed to do so 2 minutes earlier, was not set. […]
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 […]
After my first failed attempt to use free public transport in Tallinn, I was worried that it would never happen for me. That I’d either be paying for public transport for the rest of my time in this city, or that I’d be forced to […]
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 […]