A Stalker’s Souvenir

Seeing as we’re all looking back at travel photos and stories during this COVID19 pandemic, thought I’d share this one… We’d arrived at a souvenir store of sorts in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Generally I avoid these stores because I find them boring and tacky, but this time, I reluctantly agreed. “I’ll just wait here”Continue reading “A Stalker’s Souvenir”

100 reasons to visit Estonia

1. It’s Medieval AF! 2. Day trips to Helsinki! 3. The Forests and Fresh Air 4. Estonian Design is Cool! 5. It’s Europe on a Budget 6. You’re Single? 7. You like Smart People 8. You Drink Craft Beer 9. Luxury Spa Hotels… 10. Because… Hipster Cafés 11. Personal Space and Privacy! 12. Mushroom SeasonContinue reading “100 reasons to visit Estonia”

COVID-19 Part 1/2: The Bad

Since my last post a lot in the world has changed. We’ve left Estonia and returned to Brisbane to be with family, to pursue professional work, financial interests and just generally enjoy the Australian lifestyle for a moment. This was always the post Sabbatical plan and we’ll remain here until we return to Estonia inContinue reading “COVID-19 Part 1/2: The Bad”

How Much Money I Spent in Estonia

Want to know how much money you need to live in Estonia? Short answer: you need 20,000€ – 25,000€ p.a. Well, kind of. It depends. “How long is a piece of string?“. How much money (“raha”) you need depends on your lifestyle, where you live and whether or not you have a serious caffeine addictionContinue reading “How Much Money I Spent in Estonia”

European Sabbatical

Running into an old friend when it’s been a while. A long while. You know the feeling. “so what have you been up to?”, you’re lost for words. So much has happened. This is where we’re at right now, you and I. As the new year begins I’m reflecting on my European sabbatical. I’m askingContinue reading “European Sabbatical”

Solo trip to Prague.

Your solo trip to Prague, #Czechia could be boring or even scary if you’re not prepared. Want to avoid scams and enjoy Prague? Read on to experience “Paris of the East” in a unique way. You’ll learn a lot about Czechia from this post. I promise! But first a little background story. Why Prague? InContinue reading “Solo trip to Prague.”

Cyprus: Europe or the Middle East?

1 October 2019. Today #Cyprus celebrates its independence. The other week, a wedding invitation saw me flying to Paphos. I’d never planned to visit Cyprus and so I’d not given it much thought. As I read about Cyprus I soon realised I was in for an interesting trip. I wondered if Cyprus is part ofContinue reading “Cyprus: Europe or the Middle East?”

My Viljandi (Autumn)

Last night’s youtube video “The Two Day Rule” renewed by motivation. So I was pretty happy to wake up to blue skies this morning after the few grey, dreary days we’ve had lately. Morning Jog Jogging down to the lake I ran into a foreigner-friend from Poland with her furry little friend. A brief morningContinue reading “My Viljandi (Autumn)”

A little update…

Remember that “Decide where in Europe I’ll go next!” post? The winning vote was Prague, #Czech Republic. Paris of the East, as they say! Well Prague’s happening. Soon! The tickets have already been purchased. I’m flying AirBaltic to Prague on the 8th of October. Here’s the itinerary: There’s a twist! But there’s a twist. I’mContinue reading “A little update…”

Visit Narva, Estonia’s Russian City

For foreigners Russia and Soviet history is intriguing but visas for Russia can be complicated. Part of Narva’s allure is its Soviet nostalgia and everything Russian. This small town in #Estonia is easiest the way to see Russia – without actually visiting it. Sparta Hostel As with most of my trips, I always try aheadContinue reading “Visit Narva, Estonia’s Russian City”

Endless Roaming

Australian Traveller that loves to "Roam" our globe, creator of ENDLESSROAMING.COM sharing the experience through word and photography. Currently residing in my home of Newtown Sydney

Hey Helsinki

A New Zealand girl in Finland

P e d r o L

storytelling the world

Chaotically Me

The Ramblings and Recipes of an Aussie INFP

north!

by justin petrone

Receptionist on Duty

As a guest service agent in a hotel, I'll be sharing on my blog fun stories related to my work and also give local tips about my hometown, Tallinn! I hope you will enjoy your temporary stay on my blog while reading my posts and hopefully I can welcome you back with more engaging stories. You are also welcome to follow me on Instagram @vee.valaja.

Diary of a Gen-X Traveler

Traveling to experience places not just visit them!