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A fairytale city in Estonia: Tallinn

Tallinn

Estonia is a beautiful European country that highlights a tumultuous history, great cultural heritage, and superb attractions for international travelers. After its independence in 1991, it’s capital Tallinn was named Europe’s most optimistic towns. In the past, all you could see in Tallinn was a mass of grey, but things have changed over the years. Right now, Tallinn is a breathtaking pastel-painted World Heritage city. Each and every building has a story to tell, so exploring the city will certainly be a memorable experience.

Wander around town

Avid travelers will love wandering around this spectacular old city to admire the beautifully painted homes and churches. The antique feeling and the amazing smell of hot spiced almonds will simply blow your mind.

Considering that Tallinn features such a turbulent history, tourists might seem curious to know more. The city’s underground bastion tunnels (built during the late seventeenth century) will bring you back to the old days. On top of these tunnels you’ll find Kiek in de Kok, an impressive medieval defensive tower with old objects used in during the wars. To enjoy an absolutely breathtaking landscape over the town, you can have a cup of coffee at the soothing café situated on the top floor.

Continue your journey on Toompea Hill and you’ll have the possibility to delight your eyes with an unmatched sight of the lower old town. When you return, stop for a few minutes and enjoy a delicious coffee at Bogapott, a charming family-run business located in a tiny courtyard, and which comprises a lovely pottery workshop, a nice café, and a small shop from where you can purchase marvelous handmade crockery.

Tallinn’s Art

Enjoy Tallinn’s art by strolling around the city. Check out the stunning gallery referred to as Kumu and you’ll definitely be impressed. The building alone is truly appealing, and what’s inside will dazzle you even more.

Permanent collections that will take your breath away and the small nearby café will make this place a perfect travel spot in Tallinn. If you’re not that fond of galleries, you should consider going to the Rotermann Quarter, an area that comprises several newly-repaired warehouses and which also hosts Loovala, an impressive open studio where you can watch artists at work, purchase amazing creations, and even design your own art pieces in the attractive workshops.

Dining

International restaurants are at your disposal in Tallinn, but if you wish to enjoy genuine Estonian hospitality combined with a contemporary twist, nAnO restaurant is your best bet. It is situated right within the bohemian residence of the well-known fashion icon Beatrice Mass. There, you have the possibility to taste delicious dishes in a really peaceful setting.  If you’re interested in a more traditional dining experience, check out Stenhus, which is located beneath a cobbled street. Did you know that Tallinn serves the best hot chocolate in the world? The oldest courtyard of the town accommodates Chocolats de Pierre, an ideal place where you to take a break and warm up. This charming café serves handmade chocolates, and it has a lot of stories to tell to its guests.

As far as alcohol is concerned, you should know that beer is probably the city’s most acclaimed drink, but wine is also gaining popularity, since more and more restaurants pompously exhibit their vinous credentials by crowding their windows with all sorts of used corks. There’s no doubt that Tallinn is unique from the culinary point of view. The food, the people, and ultimately, their spectacular surroundings will convince you the destination is a genuine Estonian fairytale city.

Shopping areas

Don’t expect to find exclusive shops within Tallinn, because the city is much more proud of its traditional markets and handicrafts. The “Home of the Christmas tree” will take place this year in the Rotermann quarter, and there you will have the possibility to come across a plethora of lovely gifts, including decorations, pieces of art, handmade soaps, and knitted clothes. If you want to see how strong your liver can be, try the legendary local liquor referred to as Vana Tallinn. Be careful though, it’s not for everyone!

All things considered, Tallinn is Europe’s most traditional, cultural, and welcoming cities. The beautiful attractions and really nice people will help worldwide travelers have the time of their life in Tallinn.

 

Most Adventurous Holiday Destinations in London

Holiday fun is only associated with travelling to adventurous places in the world. London is the most renowned city in the world because of its attractive historical and newly built places. These places are a source of fun and amusement for the local residents as well as the international travelers. Some of the well-known places of the London city are its historic buildings, museums, art galleries, theatres, zoo, sports complexes, shopping malls and restaurants leading to bars, clubs and musical places.

The most famous historic buildings in London are Windsor Castle, St. Pauls’ Cathedral, the Tower of London and The Golden Gallery. These places are surrounded by beautiful luscious grounds attracting the travelers to enjoy the lush of grounds while getting familiar with the cultural aspects of the British Empire. St. Pauls’ Cathedral capturing visitors’ attention because of its art galleries like Whispering Gallery famous for its acoustics walls giving you the adventure of hearing your voice right after delivering the words. The Golden Gallery is enough to fill the hunger of climbing adventure for travelers who love climbing and walking. This place gives the travelers chance of walking and climbing of approximately 530 steps in order to see the top of the building. But one cannot stay away from visiting the Tower of London that is famous as the home of the Royals, a royal zoo and a prison house.

London is a city that has places of fun and adventure for individuals of all ages and gender. Children can make their holidays unforgettable by visiting the adventurous zoo of the city that has seven hundred animal samples of different species of ancient times. Children can take fun with butterflies and penguins and new additions are waiting in the premises of the zoo for their visitors. Similarly the attraction of bars, clubs and restaurant is also there not only for the local residents but also for the outsiders. There is a cartoon museum for the adventure and fun for children in the city of London. There are nine hundred types of cartoon models placed for the fun and amusement of the children and their parents.

Manchester Escorts are always available here with their elegant and sophisticated manners to bring the pleasure for their visitors. There are sports complexes like the Oval Cricket Stadium that has been the venue of the world famous and adventures cricket games among various teams all around the world. Similarly there is a fun matter for music lovers in the form of London interactive museum that can exhibit the six hundred marvelous pieces of music of all times. Visitors of this museum can make fun by playing various instruments and can enjoy their imagination while playing the instrument of their choice.

Another adventure is waiting for the visitors of London at Theatre Royal Drury Lan. Here visitors can enjoy the classic play of this theatre like Shrek, the Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate factory. The treasure of holiday destination of the city is increasing gradually with fashion outlet and marvelous shopping malls. The architecture and the luxuries provided in these buildings are really matter of fun and adventure for their visitors.