COVID-19: 2/2 The Good

Many good things have come out of this crisis. Those who like breaking routine and being creative are embracing the “new normal”. Here’s a few ways you can capitalise on the current disruptions: Australian Stimulus Payments & Superannuation Withdrawals Many Governments around the world have issued “economic stimulus payments”. In Australia, $750 payments have alreadyContinue reading “COVID-19: 2/2 The Good”

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”

Where to Stay in Tallinn, #Estonia?

So you’re planning a trip to Tallinn and you’re wondering where to stay? Good news. Tallinn’s districts cater to different budgets and styles. Better yet, Tallinn is tiny. 159.3 km². Brisbane’s about 100 times greater than Tallinn! This means, all of the following districts are within walking distance to the main attraction – Tallinn Old Town.Continue reading “Where to Stay in Tallinn, #Estonia?”

Cheap Ferry Tickets Tallinn-Helsinki

If you’re travelling by ferry between Tallinn and Helsinki this blog post will save you money. Better yet, it’ll cost you nothing to follow. If you’re even thinking you *might* want to visit Helsinki or Tallinn in the future, I suggest you read on as it’ll be better for you to have followed these stepsContinue reading “Cheap Ferry Tickets Tallinn-Helsinki”

My Viljandi (Fellin Love)

There’s more to #Estonia than Tallinn in the same way that there’s more to Germany than Berlin and Australia than Sydney. So why is it many tourists barely make it out of Tallinn? Weary traveller, reader of this blog, I encourage you to get out there. Explore Viljandi for a little while. There’s more toContinue reading “My Viljandi (Fellin Love)”

Cycling with Bolt: How I Made 200€ Behind Bars in Tallinn! 2/2

Hey, remember the last post covered everything you need to know about joining Bolt as a Courier. This post’s where the action is! #Estonia So how did it go? Did I reach that 200€ gross goal? Early Morning in the Village Blasting through my little village around 8:00 with Bolt gear on got a fewContinue reading “Cycling with Bolt: How I Made 200€ Behind Bars in Tallinn! 2/2”

Bolt Bicycle Courier: Tallinn & My 200€ Challenge. 1/2

Have you ever noticed those guys riding around on bicycles with massive cube bags and wondered? You know, how does one become a courier? How much would you make per delivery? What’s it like in #Estonia? By the way, to join Bolt sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHAphO2jPqaLOtTnQrBQj_Zd2FjjS-xY3Bw17seINoJT5pPg/viewform otherwise keep on reading for the story. I loveContinue reading “Bolt Bicycle Courier: Tallinn & My 200€ Challenge. 1/2”

Airbnb Host Ideas: R’s Riga Apartment Airbnb

Meet R’s Airbnb in central Riga (right in the Old Town). It’s just about as centrally located as you can get. Next to a small bar in a narrow alley-way off a busy square. It’s been online since about May 2019 with a straight 5 star rating (27 reviews). Let’s consider a few ideas… PriceContinue reading “Airbnb Host Ideas: R’s Riga Apartment Airbnb”

Airbnb Host Ideas: M’s Tallinn Loft Airbnb

Meet M’s loft Airbnb in central Tallinn (not the Old Town). Located in a renovated well-kept 100 year old building its professionally decorated New York black-grey style is very fitting. So far this property has been online for just 3 months with a straight 5 star rating (10 reviews). Let’s take a closer look atContinue reading “Airbnb Host Ideas: M’s Tallinn Loft Airbnb”

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