Tallinn Estonia Restaurants and Hotel

Tallinn Restaurants Kaks Kukka, where we shared four very good dishes: Slightly salted elk with mushrooms, smoked egg yolk, horseradish sauce and trout row; toasted quail with spring carrots, cabbage and carrot sauce; poached halibut with snap peas and béarnaise sauce and juniper crème brulee with gin and tonic gel, vodka-soaked berries and lemon merengue. [Read more …]

Tallinn Museums

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Tallin Estonia Museums are interesting places to visit. We visited four of them. Estonian History Museum The Estonian History Museum provides an overview of the country’s history and culture. The museum is located in the Great Guild building and includes information on the league of merchants that built the building and played such an important [Read more …]

Tallinn Estonia

Toopea Tallin Estonia

Although first populated more than 10,000 years ago, Tallinn Estonia was initially settled by local craftsmen and merchants in the 11th century and was officially conquered by and designated as a city by Denmark in the 12th century. An influx of German merchants helped to establish Tallinn as a major trading power and leading and [Read more …]

Estonia Fast Facts

This trip provided a chance to visit three countries—at least the capital cities in each of these countries—that we hadn’t visited before. The cities and countries with Tallinn Estonia, Riga Latvia and Vilnius Lithuania. Each of the three small countries have spent most of their existence under foreign control (Denmark, Germany and Russia) and finally [Read more …]