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Tallinn to Riga – Sights Along The Journey

During our summer travels around Europe, we were making our way from Tallinn, Estonia, to Riga, Latvia. Instead of going by bus or train, we chose to explore both countries a little more. So, we booked a 9 hour trip to do this, which took us to some very interesting locations along the way.   Viljandi, Estonia Our first stop was in a village called Viljandi. Located in southern Estonia, Viljandi is a cute town, hosting a number of traditional…

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Cool Things You Must Do In Tallinn, Estonia

After a couple of days exploring Helsinki, Finland, we took a bus from the city centre to the ferry port, having booked transport across the Baltic Sea to the port of Tallinn in Estonia. The journey only lasted a couple of hours and we made our way to the old town of the Tallinn, just a 20-minute walk away. We were completely blown away by how lovely this city is, so wanted to share our ‘Must-Do’s while in the city.…

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Cool Things You Must Do In Helsinki, Finland

Our first destination after London this Summer, was to Finland, the most northern country of the Baltics. After a flight lasting under 3 hours, we arrived in Helsinki, Finland’s capital. We stayed in the awesome city and explored for two nights and managed to really get a feel for the place. Here’s what we would recommend.   See the Cathedral where they filmed the Darude Sandstorm video The distinctive Helsinki Cathedral is a great starting point to help you navigate…

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Finland to Italy Itinerary – Our Europe Trip Summer 2018

After having an amazing summer last year travelling around Europe, we decided to do the same thing this summer. This trip was a little longer in time and we managed to visit even more locations which were on our bucket lists. Over the next few weeks (possibly months) I’ll be updating this page with links to posts about our adventures. Below is a brief breakdown of our route and how we got between the different locations. London, England Flight Helsinki,…

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Our Swansea Bay, Mumbles and the Gower Peninsula Trip

A couple of weekends ago, Vicky and I took a trip up to the Gower Peninsula, a short drive from Swansea City Centre, located in Swansea Bay. We had heard that it was a little like Cornwall, with its limestone cliffs and beautiful, sandy beaches and we were absolutely blown away by how gorgeous this part of the country really is. Set in the South of Wales, this is an area of natural beauty, which begins at the cute seaside…

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