Estonia Travel BlogTravel guides, itineraries, abandoned places, street art and off-the-beaten-path places in Estonia
Hello and welcome to our Estonia travel blog. You will find all our Estonia blog posts in this section of our website.
Maybe you found our Estonia travel blog because you are considering a visit to the Baltic States, or perhaps you are partway through planning a trip to Estonia. Whatever the reason, we hope we can provide some useful resources and travel tips for Estonia.
Our Estonia blog posts are generally aimed at independent travellers and backpackers like us and have a strong focus on travelling around using public transport, staying in budget accommodation and exploring off-the-beaten-path and lesser-visited places.
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Accidentally Wes Anderson – a selection of our photographs which we think belong on a Wes Anderson movie set #AccidentallyWesAnderson
Photos abandoned cars and other battered vehicles. The faded beauty of neglected vehicles from the UK to Thailand, and Kyrgyzstan to Cuba.
Photographs of Lenin statues in the former Soviet Union. These fifteen monuments to Lenin are still standing in the former USSR.
A short history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1991. A guide for those travellers to the former USSR who want to learn about the history of the region.
Street art in abandoned buildings. Often urban exploration and street art go together. A photo essay featuring graffiti and street art in abandoned places.
A guide to lesser-visit places in the Baltic States for independent travellers. Suggestions of Off the Beaten Track places in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
Viivikonna is a quasi-abandoned former mining town up in the far northeast of Estonia. Our post includes what to expect, how to get there and where to stay.
Our experience of urban exploration at Hara Submarine Base including advice for visiting, how to get there, entrance fee and where to stay nearby.
Off-the-Beaten-Track Estonia – Amari Pilot Cemetery. In a remote corner of the Baltics, is a small cemetery with some rather unusual tail fin gravestones.
Visiting Rummu prison, an underwater abandoned jail in Estonia. How to get there independently and information on whether you can get inside.
Alternative things to see on our Baltic States and the Caucasus trip included street art, abandoned places, Soviet-era architecture, mosaics and monuments.
This suggested two to three week Baltics itinerary travelling to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on an overland journey from Vilnius to Tallinn.