VIDEO: The Best of the Baltics

If you’ve read any of my posts about Tallinn, Helsinki, Riga or Vilnius, you’ll know that my boyfriend and I spent our summer on the Baltic Sea.

And, although the area in the North East of Europe won’t be replacing the likes of Spain or Portugal as an archetypal summer location any time soon, what we found their left us pleasantly surprised.

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Where to drink in Riga: All the best bars from hipster pubs to rooftop terraces

Thanks to an influx of travellers from all over Europe, Riga Old Town caters to all kinds of drinking habits. However, if you prefer a more local take on boozing, you should probably leave the heart of the city behind. But, if you’re not sure where to begin – don’t worry! Here, I’ve mapped the best drinking holes all over town, so now you don’t have to.

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The Five Best Views of Tallinn: Viewing Platforms and Observation Decks Perfect for Admiring the Old Town

Tallinn is a pretty city at all levels, but it takes on an almost fairytale quality the higher up you travel. With its red roofs and pretty spires, viewed from above, the Estonian capital looks completely untouched by time. And, luckily for visitors, there are plenty of viewing platforms dotted around, meaning you can admire the city from every angle.

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