Air Canada direct Toronto to Copenhagen from June 24 onwards!

Air Canada announced it will launch daily service between Toronto and Copenhagen next summer. Besides Copenhagen, AC has now announced long-haul service to three other new, major international destinations: Athens, Barcelona and Brussels (via Montreal). They consider the addition of Copenhagen next summer strategically … Continue reading

Finnair Toronto summer flights 5 times a week!

NEW YORK (November 12, 2009) – Finnair, the national carrier of Finland, will operate five non-stop flights per week between Toronto and Helsinki starting June 6, 2010. Finnair will offer all-economy class flights on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, … Continue reading

Estonia saves Estonian Air – for now anyway!

Estonia’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications announced on Feb 26th, that the Estonian state has injected EEK 38.8 million (EUR 2.5 million) into the national carrier Estonian Air. According to the statement the decision was made because the government is keen … Continue reading

Visa Freedom to USA for the Baltics? Say hi to ESTA!

In November 2008 a few more countries, including Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, were grated the long-awaited visa freedom to the United States of America. This “freedom” is really a Visa Waiver Program. At this time citizens of Andorra, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brunei, … Continue reading

History Meets Hospitality: Estonian Manor House Hotels

ä Grand Suite at the Kalvi Castle Hotel In Estonia there are hundreds of outstanding well-preserved historical mansions, some with a history dating back to the 14th century. Estonians are proud of their historical heritage and manor houses definitely are … Continue reading

Tallinn named Most Romantic City in Nordic and Baltic region

Tallinn had a proud moment last week when it came first among 14 cities in Scandinavia and the Baltics in an international tourism survey conducted by the Scandinavian Innovation Centre Norden. The survey interviewed more than 5,000 tourists who had visited Copenhagen, Arhus, … Continue reading

Travel info for the Estonian Song Festival 2009

Finally – something lots of people have been waiting for! We have posted some travel info about the XXV Üldlaulupidu ja VIII Üldtantsupidu 2009 (Estonian Song- and Dance Festival 2009).  The suppliers are still stalling with the 2009 pricing but we managed … Continue reading

Finnair adds Friday flights to non-stop Toronto-Helsinki routing

Finnair has added Friday departures to their summer period non-stop Toronto-Helsinki flights. The ever-popular “summer flights” now operate from 07 June to 11 September, 2009 – on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. You can download the Finnair 2008/2009 pricelist from … Continue reading

Rent-an-island: Estonian style!

Now you can have this small island in the Baltic Sea all to yourself for your vacation! At this point your imagination probably takes you to the sunny Caribbean, picturing Hollywood celebrities sipping coctails on the beach of their private island… The one in Estonia… Not exactly in that category. 

Vahase Island is located just West of Abruka, a mere 30 min boat ride from the

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Estonian Air’s new route Tallinn-Kuressaare

Estonian Air has started selling tickets on its new route Tallinn-Kuressaare. The Estonian national carrier will start flying on the route from October 2. Estonian Air will operate the route with a 33-seat SAAB 340 aircraft eight times a week, on Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri and Sun. The flight takes about 45 minutes.

The ticket cost depends on date and availability

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Finnair prices out for 2008/2009!

Recently Finnair released their pricing for the 2008/2009 season. Good news is that those who book early – have a chance to get a good deal on Christmas flights with Finnair. They don’t increase their price levels for the holiday season – it is just that the cheapest seats are going fast, so book yours well in advance!

The Low

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Estonian Song & Dance Festival 2009 PROGRAMS posted

The Great XXV Estonian Song- and Dance Festival will take place in Tallinn, from July 2-5, 2008. It is an amazing event where hundreds of thousands of people gather together to be united by the glory of music. It is held every 4 years and for a lot of Estonians living abroad this is sort of a pilgrimage back to homeland. We

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