6 Reasons Why You Should Visit South Estonia, Not Tallinn

I can think of one hundred different reasons to visit Tallinn. It’s one of my favorite cities to look at in all of Europe and while we’ve had our fair […]

Scenes From a Baltic Sea Cruise Between Helsinki and Stockholm

Contrary to popular belief, going on a cruise can be a cool experience for independent travelers and people under the age of 65. I say this not to be snide, […]

Traveling Between Helsinki and Tallinn By Ferry

Surprise – I’m in Tallinn, Estonia! Actually, if you are better at geography than me, then you might have made a logical guess that Estonia was where I was going […]

This Week on SHABL: The Art of the Layover – One Night in Tallinn

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… This post is part of the mini-series I’m going to call The Art of the Layover. Googled it to make sure no […]

An Evening in Tallinn, Estonia…with Vana Tallinn

Picked Vana up from the local alkoholipood (that’s liquor store in Estonian) around 8pm. It was still pretty early so we just hung out and cruised around the city for […]

Tallinn, Estonia–in 10 images or less

Talk is cheap. Less is more. So sit back, relax, and let your eyes take a leisurely stroll through Tallinn, Estonia… Main square in the Old Town Some mighty fortifications […]

From the Baltics to the Balkans

My latest trips have taken me through 6 countries and 9 cities so let me just summarize what’s to come: Tallinn, Estonia Riga, Valmiera and Cēsis, Latvia Vilnius, Lithuania Warsaw, […]