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My Baltic Adventure – Part 1 – Estonia Bound

My Baltic Adventure – Part 1 – Estonia Bound

“Excuse me? Excuse me? Is this the ferry to Tallinn?” I was running late, I often run late. He looked down from his newspaper, took a nice deep breath, and uttered one single word, “no.” He then proceeded to lift his newspaper back up and continue reading. Not exactly the most proactive of security guards. In desperation, I pointed to another ferry, “This one Tallinn?” I noticed while speaking to people who don’t speak particularly good English, I drop words…

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That Time I Fell In Love With Helsinki

That Time I Fell In Love With Helsinki

Sometimes, while travelling you just immediately fall head over heels with a place, so much so, you can just imagine yourself living there forever, arriving on a scorching hot day in May, I had that exact experience when I touched down, and promptly fell in love with Helsinki. Arriving back in Europe from a month jolly in Japan, Helsinki was to be my first stop before I headed down through the Baltic sisters and then over to France for a…

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5 Things To Do In Helsinki

5 Things To Do In Helsinki

Ah, Helsinki, the place that got me thinking if hell was really like this, I better start committing more crimes. At first glance Helsinki doesn’t have much to offer, but at second glance, the same seems to be true – but stick with me and if you give it a bit of time, Helsinki can really get under your skin, now where did I put my balaclava? 1. Go For A Walk Now I accept this may not be number…

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