Slow Travel through Estonia 

July 21, 2022
Slow Travel through Estonia 

Estonia is a beautiful country with many things to see and do. There are forests, lakes, and rivers to explore, as well as historical landmarks and museums. The people are friendly and welcoming, and the food is delicious. Estonia is also a very safe country, with a low crime rate and a great sense of community. If you're looking for a peaceful place to live, Estonia is definitely worth considering. Here is everything you need to know about working remotely in Estonia.


Estonia is a country in northern Europe, with a population of about 1.3 million people. It's known for its strong culture and history, as well as its beautiful countryside and architecture.

Estonia is the most northern country in the European Union, and borders Finland to the north, Latvia to the south, Russia to the east and Sweden to the west.

With such a small population (about 1.3 million people), it's understandable that many people don't know much about Estonia—even though it has a really interesting history! Here are some things you should know before visiting this Baltic nation:

  • The country's flag features three colors: black, blue and white. The black represents forests and soil; blue represents water; white represents independence.
  • Estonia has a strong literary tradition—it was one of the first countries to give women voting rights (which happened way back in 1918).
  • The capital city of Tallinn has been dubbed "The Capital of Christmas," because it hosts one of Europe's largest Christmas markets every year from December 15 until January 6 (though it's open year-round).


Estonia is a country with a long and storied history. It has been inhabited by humans for over 10,000 years, and was first mentioned in written documents around 100 A.D.

But even before that, Estonia was known as an area of great trade and commerce. The first settlements were built along the coastlines where goods could be shipped out to other countries. Eventually these settlements grew into towns and cities that served as trading hubs until the early 1800s when Estonia became part of Russia.

During this time period, Estonia remained under Russian rule until 1918 when it declared itself independent again after World War I ended. But then they lost their independence again during World War II when they were occupied and annexed by the Soviet Union until 1991 when they regained their independence once again!

Today, Estonia is one of the fastest growing economies in Europe due to its strong focus on technology development and innovation as well as its commitment to education--they have one of the highest percentages of people who have completed tertiary education in all of Europe!

Cost of Living

You’re moving to Estonia, and you want to know what to expect. Well, first of all: congratulations!

Estonia is a beautiful country with a rich history, and it’s great to see people moving there from all over the world. But it’s also important to understand what your new life will cost.

Fortunately, the cost of living in Estonia is pretty low compared to many other European countries. This means that if you bring some money with you from your home country, you should be able to get by for quite a while without having to work for a while (and if you work in Estonia, your pay should cover most expenses).

So what does that mean for how much money to bring? We recommend starting with about $1,000 USD per month as a minimum for living expenses. That’s enough for rent and utilities (around $400), food ($200), transportation ($100), entertainment/extra spending money ($50), and savings or investments ($50).


Estonia has a rich culinary tradition that is influenced by their neighbors, such as Russia and Sweden. Their cuisine is heavily meat-based but also incorporates many different types of fish and dairy products. Some of the most common dishes include:

  • Blood sausage - Blood sausage is made from pork blood and can be served boiled or fried. It can be eaten alone or as part of a meal with potatoes and onions.
  • Black rye bread - Black rye bread is made with rye flour, wheat flour, molasses, yeast and water. It has a dark brown color from being baked in an oven at high temperatures for long periods of time (up to 8 hours). The resulting product has a very strong flavor and aroma which some people may find unpleasant at first but becomes more appealing after eating it regularly over time; this goes especially true if you start with just one slice per day instead of eating whole loaves at once!

Estonia's cuisine is a bit different from other European countries' in that it includes more game meat than just about anywhere else. A popular dish is smoked moose meat, which is prepared by drying it out and then smoking it over beech wood. Another popular dish is wild boar stew.

In addition to game meats, Estonia also has many traditional breads, including black bread and rye bread. These breads are often baked with sourdough starter made from yeast and water left from previous batches of dough, which gives them a unique flavor and texture that's not found anywhere else in the world! You can find these breads at most restaurants here as well as at grocery stores.

The most famous local drink here is Vana Tallinn liqueur, which was first made in 1868 by Julius Kuperjanov after he purchased an old brewery in Tallinn that had been closed down due to a lack of business during World War I but had previously been owned by his family since 1694 (during which time they had been making beer).

  1. Kibinaadid (or kibis) - this is a traditional Estonian dish made with rye bread, onion, potato, sprouts, and pork or beef broth. It's served as an appetizer at most restaurants.

  2. Pannkoogid (or pancakes) - these are made from eggs, milk, flour and butter, with different fillings like applesauce or jam. They're a great option if you're looking for something sweet!

  3. Valge tass ("white cup") - this drink is made with coffee liqueur mixed with whipped cream and topped off with chocolate shavings. It's very similar to an Irish coffee but has less caffeine because it contains less coffee liqueur than most versions of the drink do!


Estonia is one of the most tech-savvy countries in the world. Their government has been taking great strides toward creating a digital society since the 1990s, when they were one of the first countries to offer e-residency (which allows foreigners to access Estonian banking systems). They've continued to push forward with innovative technologies, including blockchain technology and AI development. As far as working remotely goes, this means that there are plenty of technology jobs available for digital nomads—and many companies are looking specifically for remote workers!

Estonia also offers great support for entrepreneurs and start-ups through their "Smart City" initiative. This program helps entrepreneurs find funding and resources for their businesses as well as offering them grants if they decide to move their business there permanently.

Working Remotely

When you're a digital nomad, there are a lot of things to consider.

You've got to find a place that's affordable and has good internet, but you also have to make sure it's a place where you'll feel at home. You need somewhere that's going to have decent weather most of the year, but also somewhere that is fun and exciting enough to keep you motivated while you work.

And then there are the other little factors: the community, the culture, the local food and drink—all of these things can make or break your experience in a new city.

That's why we love Estonia! It's got all of this and more. It has beautiful natural landscapes, incredible historical architecture (like castles), amazing food and drink options (like meat pies)… and what's more? It's got a growing digital nomad community!

Real Estate

Are you interested in investing in Estonian land? We've got all the information you need about the cost of land and real estate in Estonia for investment.

Estonia is booming with economic growth, and its real estate market is booming too. The average price of a home in Estonia is about $50,000 USD—but the average price of a piece of land? A whopping $1 million USD! That might seem like an astronomical amount, but it's not surprising when you consider that Estonia has been named one of the most economically stable countries in Europe by several publications over the years (and we're not just talking about tabloid magazines). The economy has been growing steadily ever since Estonia gained independence from Russia in 1991, and there are plenty of opportunities for investors who want to buy property here.

You might think that this high price tag would discourage people from investing in Estonian real estate—but you'd be wrong! Land here can be rented out to farmers or other businesses that need space on which they can grow crops or run their operations without having to purchase their own property outright (or pay rent every month).

The average price per square meter of property in Tallinn, the capital city, is around $3,000 USD. However, if you're looking for something less expensive then there are options available for around $1,500 USD per square meter (or less).

There are also no restrictions on foreign ownership of property, so you can buy as many properties as your heart desires. And while there are taxes on real estate, they're not too high.

Places to Visit

The country has a lot of history and culture, and you can see it all by traveling its many beautiful natural areas.

Here are 4 places to visit:

  1. Toomelu Beach - You'll want to spend all day here basking in the sun and getting your tan on. This beach is incredible!

  2. Võrtsjärv National Park - This park is filled with beautiful lakes and rivers, as well as forests that are full of wildlife. It's one of our favorite places to go hiking, camping, or just enjoying nature's beauty.

  3. Linnumägi Hill - This hill offers a gorgeous view of the city below it and the surrounding countryside. It's perfect for those who love taking pictures!

  4. Kristiine Garten - This garden has been around since 1825 and features beautiful flowers throughout its paths and walkways. It's also home to several statues made by Estonian artists!

Things To Do

Estonia is a country in northern Europe, bordered by Latvia and Russia. It's known for its beautiful forests, clean air, and friendly people.

If you're thinking of visiting Estonia, here are some fun things to do while you're there:

  1. Visit the Kumu Art Museum in Tallinn. The museum has a collection of over 30,000 works by Estonian artists and includes pieces by famous painters such as Eduard Wiiralt and Elmar Kits.

  2. Take a walk through Kadriorg park in Tallinn and watch the ducks on the pond while you listen to classical music playing from speakers hidden throughout the park!

  3. Eat at one of the many great restaurants in Tallinn—it's known for its cuisine! Try traditional Estonian dishes like Vana Toit (Old Food) which is a mix of potatoes, pork fat and onion that has been cooked for hours until it becomes crispy on the outside but still soft on the inside (and delicious).

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