The Northern Baltics: Estonia (& Helsinki)

The Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are an entirely different experience compared to Western Europe. For one, they are kind of a mash-mash between the medieval, the modern, and Soviet-era influence. For another, there are many leftover remnants that serve as reminders of life under the Communist regime. This sort of experience is … More The Northern Baltics: Estonia (& Helsinki)

Malta Part II: A Collapsed Window and the Oldest Buildings in the World

In my¬†previous post about Malta, I talked about Malta’s more recent history during World War II, and even a bit dating back to Roman times. However, Malta’s history goes back much further than even that. It it home to several temples that are considered to be the oldest man-made structures remaining in the world. These … More Malta Part II: A Collapsed Window and the Oldest Buildings in the World