Exploring Tallinn: Pirita Convent

Tallinn is so much more than its Old Town. There are several cool places to go to and Autumn is the perfect time to do so: it isn’t too cold yet, there aren’t too many tourists anymore and final exams are nowhere to be seen yet. In the series Exploring Tallinn we will show you some of the places…

How to survive the Estonian winter…

Even though it’s only the end of September, winter is slowly approaching the Estonian frontier. So, as a person who has already survived one Estonian winter, I think I’m pretty qualified to provide you with some survival tips for this wonderful time of the year 😉 1)Start with a positive outlook. Yes, it might get…

The Tallinn Service Guide: Bookstores

Have you finally arrived to Tallinn? Congratulations! Now it’s time to fill your fridge and get all the stuff you need to make yourself feel at home. In this new series called The Tallinn Service Guide we will give you information about where to find most of the things you need to live a happy life in…

Exploring Tallinn: Patarei

Tallinn is so much more than its Old Town. There are several cool places to go to and Autumn is the perfect time to do so: it isn’t too cold yet, there aren’t too many tourists anymore and final exams are nowhere to be seen yet. In the series Exploring Tallinn we will show you some of…

The Tallinn Service Guide: Banks

Have you finally arrived to Tallinn? Congratulations! Now it’s time to fill your fridge and get all the stuff you need to make yourself feel at home. In this new series called The Tallinn Service Guide we will give you information about where to find most of the things you need to live a happy life in…

Light Walks (celebrating the end of Summer)

Whether you have already been to Kardiorg park or not, the upcoming event “Light Walks” is the perfect excuse for you to go there next Thursday, September 15th. It’s a festival that takes place every year where people gather in Kadriorg to celebrate the end of Summer with gorgeous lights, picnics and friends. The event…

The Tallinn Service Guide: Shopping Malls

Have you finally arrived to Tallinn? Congratulations! Now it’s time to fill your fridge and get all the stuff you need to make yourself feel at home. In this new series called The Tallinn Service Guide we will give you information about where to find most of the things you need to live a happy…

The Tallinn Service Guide: Supermarkets

Have you finally arrived to Tallinn? Congratulations! Now it’s time to fill your fridge and get all the stuff you need to make yourself feel at home. In this new series called The Tallinn Service Guide we will give you information about where to find most of the things you need to live a happy…

9 social media accounts you should follow

Getting to know about Estonia is a slow, exciting process; but in the age of social media it is now so easy to learn about everything and everywhere. The following pages are interesting sources of information about everything that happens in Estonia and at the university, and they will hopefully help you understand and love…

What to pack for your new life in Tallinn

You are moving to Tallinn for the next few months (or years!), but unfortunately airlines will not let you bring too many of your belongings with you, so you will have to be smart when packing as you will literally have to fit your whole future life in only one or two suitcases. So, what…

International Students: Work in Estonia

Why Work? Many of us face the choice of attending school and work at the same time due to numerous considerations: different internship opportunities, experience, a need to pay one’s bills, etc. Let’s be realistic: working during your studies is not easy. Naturally, it may result in stress, lower grades or reduced quality of work….

“I couldn’t get a place in the dormitories, now what do I do?”

First: don’t panic. No, finding accomodation from your home country won’t be a piece of cake, especially because you don’t know the city and won’t be able to see your potential home beforehand; but it isn’t impossible either, so get in action and start trying to find a roof over your head as soon as…