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 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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