Copenhagen – our favorite Scandinavian city

A few weeks ago we got back from our trip to Copenhagen. Not a regular place to spend your summer holiday (for Estonians at least not). Since I (E) hadn't seen Ida, my former rowing teammate for 2 years, we... Continue Reading →


CERN, Switzerland

As I (E) study in EBS (Estonian Business School), we got a chance to visit CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research. It was a full week of heavy prototyping which ended with building an actual robot. It was an... Continue Reading →

Läänemaa & Rummu Quarry

After Saaremaa, we had a day left to explore other cool places before heading back to Tallinn. We decided to stop in Lihula, a small city in Western Estonia, Lääne county. It has cool ruins of hill fort and the bishop's... Continue Reading →

Muhu & Saaremaa

This time we explored Estonia with our Canadian friends (Eglit's former teammate Kate + her sister Ellen). A day after our wedding we took a ferry to Muhu and from there to Saaremaa. Saaremaa is Estonia's largest island and none... Continue Reading →

Sailing the Adriatic Sea

A few weeks ago we got back from Italy. Another cool trip in the books! We departed from Tallinn on the 10th of July and spent the next 5 days sailing, fixing the yacht, exploring Venice and swimming in the... Continue Reading →

Ohhh, Porto & wine!

  Since it's a long story, I'll make a quick summary at first. The best things about Porto (or Portugal in general): cheap wine (2-5 EUR a good bottle of wine) good cheese cheap prices (clothes, food etc) fresh fruit people are... Continue Reading →

28h alone in Istanbul as a female

This time I (E) decided to go to Porto, but with a long layover in Istanbul - a city that I've always wanted to visit. Since R was heading to San Diego for an electrochemistry conference at the same time,... Continue Reading →


It's a little cute town about 100km from Tartu. We used to go there often during the summer time for rowing competitions, as we both used to row (a lot). This time we headed there to try our wedding cake and... Continue Reading →

Cool parts of Tallinn

Since Estonia is our home, we can't really describe it as a tourist destination we've been to. The reason we live here is that we love this country. The nature, the people and their sarcasm; our family and friends. We... Continue Reading →

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