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Activities For A Rainy Day In Cornwall

Cornwall attracts a lot of tourists and day trippers due to its pretty outdoor spots and relatively warm weather compared to much of the rest of the UK. And while things cool off considerably during the winter, it can also serve as something of a haven for people from the northern UK, where it can be downright frigid! However, as is true of much of the British Isles, it can be rainy and cool as well – some would say…

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Cool Things You Must Do In Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius is such a fantastic place that we really enjoyed exploring. The main high street is full of cafes and bars. However, the main appeal has to be the fact that it is one of Northern Europe’s oldest surviving medieval old towns and I absolutely loved both the history and architecture of the city.   Vilnius Cathedral Bell Tower Situated just at the bottom of the old town, is the Bell Tower. It is one of the oldest and tallest…

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Cool Things You Must Do In Riga, Latvia

As Latvia’s capital city, this was such a vibrant place to visit. After the quaint feel of Tallinn, Riga was so cool and exciting, with loads of bars, restaurants, cafes, museums, gothic architecture and so much more.   Naughty Squirrel Hostel Honestly, if you are planning to stay in Riga and want something fun and lively, definitely choose the Naughty Squirrel. One of the coolest hostels we have ever stayed in- drink on arrival, organised pub-crawls, plus all of the…

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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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