A short and uneventful ferry ride from Helsinki brought us to Tallinn and our first glimpse of the Baltic countries. The difference between the two cities is immediate, the ferry harbour is littered with soviet era remnants, old town Tallinn is picturesque with winding cobblestone paths and colorful old buildings, unlike the very modern feel of Helsinki. Tallinn is also a lot less expensive and as such is known as somewhat of a party city, which is clearly what we came for.  Continue reading