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Gay Tallinn

Gay Tallinn

Despite being viewed as the most liberal and tolerant of the Baltic capitals, Tallinn - like Riga and Vilnius - still has a long way to go toward…

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Things to do in Tallinn

Things to do in Tallinn

#1 - Patarei Sea Fortress Creepy History You won't be able to miss Patarei - it's right in the middle of Tallinn's alternative lifestyle district.…

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Harsh, but true...

Harsh, but true...

Are we at Tallinn Life the sort of sad and pathetic people who will milk a nation's genetic make-up and a tired stereotype in order to get a few…

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The sound of freedom...

The sound of freedom...

Looking back over the last thousand years or so Estonia hasn't had the best of luck. A relatively small country with a similarly small population, it…

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<b>The Last Soviet in Tallinn:</b><br><i>Saga of the 'Bronze Soldier'</i>

The Last Soviet in Tallinn:
Saga of the 'Bronze Soldier'

After months of debate, trash-talking, mudslinging, demonstrations and delays - the Bronze Soldier was finally removed from his post in central…

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Tallinn Airport

Tallinn Airport

An important part of Estonia's 'Westernization' was the reconstruction of Tallinn's Ulemiste Airport in the late '90s. Something of a Soviet…

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Baltic Bliss

Baltic Bliss

When you think of cities that boast great beaches you're more likely to think of Rio de Janeiro and Barcelona than Tallinn. However it is a little…

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The High Life

The High Life

In Estonian folk legend the mighty Toompea Hill, which rises thirty metres above the rest of the city, is said to be the tumulus mound of the great…

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Tallinn's Christmas Market

Tallinn's Christmas Market

Really, there's no better time to be in Tallinn than during the holiday season. Estonia's medieval capital is inherently festive, particularly under…

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Tallinn History

Tallinn History

Unlike many other European cities, we know bafflingly little of Tallinn's early history. In 1154 what is now Tallinn was first marked on a map by an…

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Medieval Splendour

Medieval Splendour

Tallinn's beautifully preserved medieval Old Town is undoubtedly the city's heart and soul and a natural gravitation point for tourists to the…

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It’s Cricket Jim...

It’s Cricket Jim...

But not as we know it! For those of you who have always considered cricket the archetypal summer game, best played on a long hot July afternoon with…

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Sun Dance Music Festival

Sun Dance Music Festival

Three glorious sunny days, three hundred cutting-edge DJs and thirty thousand people in a seething, roaring mass - it can only mean one thing! The…

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From Winning to Hosting...

From Winning to Hosting...

It all started in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2001, when Estonian popstars Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL unexpectedly grabbed first prize in the…

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Palaces and Parkland

Palaces and Parkland

The green and pleasant district of Kadriorg is a much-loved Tallinn treasure, just 2km East of the Old Town and thankfully unspoilt by most of the…

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Tallinn it ain't!

Tallinn it ain't!

It's always harder to find information on a city when you're spelling the name incorrectly! A mere two straightforward syllables, Tallinn really…

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For all Pub lovers

For all Pub lovers

For all football fans or pub lovers be prepared for a big game. If you decide to go and support your team in one of Tallinn's pubs this we leave up…

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Newcomers 2011

Newcomers 2011

The restaurant industry is a hard business. Low entry barriers, hard competition and rising commodity costs complicate the business. On the other…

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