Exploring new areas in Tallinn

Exploring new areas in Tallinn

One of my objectives on our trip to Tallinn was to find new areas to explore. I had made a list of areas to explore in advance and that is what we set out to do. Patarei sea fortress We took an Uber to Kalaranna 

Final days in Tallinn

Final days in Tallinn

After visiting the Põhjala Factory area it was time to head back to our apartment for some work. We walked part of the way and had time to try out some ice cream at La Muu in Telliskivi before having to work. The ice cream 

Change of scenery – Tallinn

Change of scenery – Tallinn

As we are basically working through summer and only taking a few weeks of vacation in mid-August I felt a change of scenery was needed. Thus, I booked an Airbnb in Tallinn for four nights and we spent a nice working vacation in our neighboring 

Easter in Germany Part II

Easter in Germany Part II

Exploring Frankfurt and dinner at Zenzakan I had booked a room for us for one night at INNSiDE by Meliá Frankfurt Ostend. We arrived at the hotel in the afternoon and after checking in and freshening up we headed out to explore Frankfurt. We have 

Easter in Germany, Part I

Easter in Germany, Part I

For Easter, we traveled to Germany to visit friends. We flew to Frankfurt on Good Friday and drove to our friends’ house in a small village near Bamberg. Once we arrived, we strolled around the village, caught up with our friends, and had a lovely 

Exploring Austin

Exploring Austin

I have been completely swamped with family issues and work for the past couple of months, resulting in my neglecting this blog. Here you finally have my last Texas post. On Tuesday morning we started the day with breakfast at 1886 Café & Bakery at 

Austin’s food scene was impressive

Austin’s food scene was impressive

On Sunday it was time to leave San Antonio and head to Austin. We stopped at San Marcos Premium Outlets and the adjacent Tanger Outlets San Marcos for some shopping. After a couple of hours of shopping and some lunch, we drove on to Austin. 

Ghost tour & brewery tour in San Antonio

Ghost tour & brewery tour in San Antonio

I had pre-booked a few activities in San Antonio. On Friday evening we joined a ghost tour and on Saturday we took a brewery tour. Lunch at the Pearl After exploring the King Willian district we took the car and drove to the Pearl. We 

San Antonio missions and old neighborhoods

San Antonio missions and old neighborhoods

For our first full day in San Antonio, we visited the Alamo and some other missions. On Friday we started the day by touring some old neighborhoods. The Alamo You cannot visit San Antonio without visiting the Alamo. Visiting the Alamo is free but if 

First visit to Texas

First visit to Texas

In early January we headed to Texas for a week-long vacation. First, we spent four nights in San Antonio and then three in Austin. Texas was a new experience for me as I had never been. Hubby had been on some business trips in Texas