Haapsalu Episcopal Bishop’s Castle and Cathedral

Haapsalu Episcopal Bishop’s Castle and Cathedral

A day trip from Tallinn will get you off the beaten path to see the beautiful rural Estonia. If you hop on the local bus and head 101 km (63 miles) away from Tallinn you end up in the small Baltic coastal resort Town of Haapsalu home of the Haapsalu Episcopal Bishop’s Castle and Cathedral ruins. Built to be the main residence of the Bishop of […]

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Tallinn Old Town: The Best Preserved Medieval City In Northern Europe

Tallinn Old Town: The Best Preserved Medieval City In Northern Europe

We had expectations of traveling to the Baltic States to find it about 50 years behind the rest of Europe after receiving its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. The modern city of Tallinn now could be any city in Europe and has become extremely high-tech with virtually everything online. With free wi-fi everywhere, the city is one big hot-spot. Tallinn is the best preserved medieval city […]

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