How to take the ferry from Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki, Finland

How to take the ferry from Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki, Finland

If you’re spending any time in Tallinn, Estonia, you might look at a map to realize the nordic country of Finland is a short hop across the Gulf of Finland only 80 kilometers away. We took a weekend to visit Finland while in Tallinn, and while the cruise there...
The best destinations in the world for fans of street art

The best destinations in the world for fans of street art

The best destinations in the world for fans of street art Graffiti used to be something of a dirty word – a phrase some would associate with vandalism, perhaps. However, modern urban artists are constantly striving to turn drab, gentrified areas into exhibitions of...
City Cards: Which Ones Are Worth It? (August 2019)

City Cards: Which Ones Are Worth It? (August 2019)

Photo credit: Hanna Thomas / Solar Powered Blonde City cards can offer you a great value by giving you free admission and public transportation… but are they worth it? I’ve asked some other bloggers who have recently used city cards to tell me a little...
What you need to know about Baku, Azerbaijan before arriving

What you need to know about Baku, Azerbaijan before arriving

Solidly located in Western Asia and sharing borders Russia and Iran, Baku, Azerbaijan does not initially sound like a dream tourist destination. Here’s what to do in Baku, what I wish I knew before arriving, and what to avoid in Baku. Baku is what might happen...