KGB in Tallinn

On a previous visit to Riga I had visited the KGB cells Museum and was taken aback by this huge block of recent history that is somewhat unknown in the UK, especially for people my age. Estonia was part of the Soviet Union until its break-up in 1991, and in Tallinn especially there are two …

Õlu on the island

After four nights by the beach, it was time for us to head off to the island of Saaremaa for a few more relaxing days. Our apartment in Kuressaare (I tried to convince Poppy to stay at the €7 a night campsite but she was having none of it) was roughly three hours from Pärnu …