We know local.

„Events, Food, Music, Culture, Nightlife“

Soaking in the last days of summer


26. August 2015

Soaking in the last days of summer

Summer is festival time in Estonia and just because the long days are getting shorter and the weather a little cooler, there is still time to pack a few more in. The annual Birgitta Festival in Pirita showcases contemporary musical theatre in the setting of medieval convent ruins. There is the great Tartu Love Film Festival TARTUFF in Estonia’s second largest city, where visitors can snuggle up to romantic films in the Tartu’s Town Hall Square. Let’s not forget about the food festivals that come along with the harvest, like the Pickle festival in Tahkuranna or the Lüübnitsa Onion and Fish Fair. And then there are the events that signify the end of summer like the White Lady Festival in Haapsalu and the Night of Ancient Fires where bonfires are lit along the shores of Estonia on the last Saturday in August.

In this issue we’ve got some new restaurants for you to try, including quite a few good places for fish. Take a look at some great skin care products made right here in Estonia. And because it’s still summer, why not take the opportunity to travel outside of Tallinn to visit unique towns like Mustvee and Põltsamaa. Travelling with children? Take them to one of Tallinn’s adventure parks that are sure to keep them entertained for hours. If the weather allows, you don’t need to go far for a day at the beach either.

Happy travels!

Kristina Lupp

Editor-in-chief

The sights and  smells of the holidays

The sights and smells of the holidays

If there’s one consolation to the long dark nights and short gloomy days of autumn, it’s that you know Christmas […]

01. November 2016

An Estonian Christmas

An Estonian Christmas

Estonian Christmas is a mixture of traditional and modern, a combination of cultures and cuisines. The many occupations of Estonia […]

01. November 2016

Festival Season

Festival Season

There is always something going on in Estonia and autumn is no exception. The leaves are changing, the days getting […]

03. October 2016

A Harvest of Events

A Harvest of Events

Autumn is a fun time in Tallinn. The city, and even the country is bustling with different events and fairs […]

01. September 2016

Summer Blues

Summer Blues

Growing up, there were always certain events that marked the end of summer. While we looked forward to them, we […]

01. August 2016

Event-Filled Days of Summer

Event-Filled Days of Summer

If it seems like there are dozens of events happening every week and weekend during summer, it’s because it’s true. […]

01. July 2016

Secrets of Midsummer

Secrets of Midsummer

If you happen to be in Tallinn for Midsummer, you’ll probably be wondering why it’s so quiet. Midsummer or St […]

06. June 2016

Spring Fever

Spring Fever

Ah, the smell of spring in the air! Longer days, more sunshine, and the anticipation of summer being just around […]

05. April 2016