Tag: Estonia

TALLINN FOR FOODIES: A PERFECT FIVE-DAY ITINERARY

TALLINN FOR FOODIES: A PERFECT FIVE-DAY ITINERARY

Tallinn, the picturesque capital of Estonia, is an attractive tourist destination and a true foodie heaven. Tallinn is known for its enchanting medieval old town with red roofs, winding cobbled streets, ornate doorways, and pastel-colored merchant houses. However, Tallinn’s attractions do not stop there. Leafy…

TALLINN: WALKING TOUR OF THE MEDIEVAL OLD TOWN

TALLINN: WALKING TOUR OF THE MEDIEVAL OLD TOWN

Estonia’s capital Tallinn has a lot to offer, but its charming Medieval Old Town is by far its main attraction. Centuries-old buildings topped with red roofs, half-hidden courtyards, cobblestoned streets surrounded by an almost intact wall dotted with guard towers—it is a UNESCO World Heritage…

Layered Farmer’s Cheese Dessert with Lingonberries and Sweet Rye Bread

Layered Farmer’s Cheese Dessert with Lingonberries and Sweet Rye Bread

This is a Nordic/Scandinavian dessert with superb flavors of layered sweet rye and cinnamon, tart lingonberry and smooth farmer’s cheese will impress any dinner party guest. It is also super easy to make. Lingonberries are native to the Scandinavian and Nordic countries but you can…

Taste of Estonia: ROSOLJE, Colorful Beetroot & Potato Salad

Taste of Estonia: ROSOLJE, Colorful Beetroot & Potato Salad

Rosolje, Estonian beetroot and potato salad, has a wonderful shade of purple and a tang of finely chopped herring and zesty mustard dressing. Estonian cuisine has been influenced by the different countries that have occupied this tiny nation, from the Germans to the Russians. While…

Tallinn: Northern European Jewel

Tallinn: Northern European Jewel

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia and a Northern European jewel on the coast of the Baltic Sea, is an attractive tourist destination with an enchanting medieval UNESCO-protected old town and its storybook limestone towers topped with red roofs, its winding cobbled streets, ornate doorways, and…