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Photos: Exploring Helsinki and Suomenlinna

Photos: Exploring Helsinki and Suomenlinna

It takes just two hours on the ferry, to cross the Finnish Gulf from Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki, capital of Finland. It is a much more modern city compared to Tallinn and though our hotel seemed a little detached from a discernible city centre, it 

Photos: Travel to Tallinn, Estonia

Photos: Travel to Tallinn, Estonia

A weekend in Tallinn, capital of Estonia, is perfect for wandering around the Old Town, which is surrounded by the ancient city wall and numerous defensive military towers. A trip in May revealed that the Baltic spring was a few weeks behind the British season 

Photos: The sights of Salzburg, Austria

Photos: The sights of Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg is a favourite destination of mine, with its attractive buildings and surrounding mountainous landscape. I’ve stayed here in hostels and hotels, visited the Christmas markets with friends and attended concerts in the squares and theatres. On one trip in particular we were blessed with