Questions tagged [estonia]

A small country in Northern Europe located between the Baltic Sea (with Finland and Sweden across of it), Latvia and Russia.

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Do Schengen Embassies respond with letters?

I applied for a Schengen VISA to Estonia via Belgium Embassy (Represents Estonia in my country). I got the message below from VFS after 11 days.. Please be informed that the Embassy of Belgium in ...
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Can a baby exit Estonia for the first time on an Australian passport?

I'm Australian and live with my Estonian wife in Estonia. Our daughter was born here in Estonia and is therefore an Estonian citizen. We're thinking about moving back to Australia at some point (my ...
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I'm an Irish citizen living in a different EU country, can I use my foreign ID if it has my Irish nationality on it [duplicate]

I'm just asking out of curiosity. I'm an Irish citizen currently living in Estonia. I have an Estonian ID card which has my Irish nationality on the card. Can I use this card to enter Ireland and can ...
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How can I stay more than 90/180 days in Schengen using Australia's bilateral agreements with Spain and Austria?

I wish to travel as follows (and stay within visa rules everywhere, obviously): Slovenia 2 days (this is where I will enter Schegen) Austria 10 days Czech Republic 3 days Spain 45 days This is ...
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Is there racism in Estonia?

I am an Indian man planning to travel around Estonia for a couple of weeks as a tourist. I would be covering Tallinn, Narva, Tartu, Parnu and perhaps one of the islands. I will be travelling alone, ...
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Train and bus tickets between Tallinn and Tartu

I and my girlfriend are going to Tartu on the last week of June, from June 21 to June 28. We've got the ship from Helsinki to Tallinn and back sorted, but we still need to actually get to Tartu. We ...
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Visa with a criminal record [closed]

I got my Schengen visa for Estonia on April 5th from the German Embassy. My travel plan was 1st to 16th of May 2018. I bought my ticket from Finnair on 1st of May. I had to take a flight on that day. ...
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Riga - Tallinn by train: is this 4-minute change realistic?

I'm looking into travelling from Riga to Tallinn by train. From the invaluable Seat 61, I know that this involves a cross-platform change at the border station of Valga, arriving 13:55 and departing ...
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EU passport holder with Belarusian nationality [closed]

I have a European passport issued in Estonia and ID card. In my passport the nationality stated as Belarusian, as I was born there, but I have been living in Estonia for more than 30 years. I am ...
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Student visa rejected for Portugal. Can I apply for Schengen tourist visa to Estonia?

I am Indian by nationality and live and work in Portugal. My boyfriend is also Indian, and he lives in India. Recently my boyfriend applied for a Portugal student visa and got rejected due to low ...
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Is it possible to get and activate a SIM card after 23:00 in Tallinn (Airport)?

I'm going to arrive at Tallinn Airport but the flight is scheduled to arrive at 23:00. According to Prepaid Data SIM Card Wiki on Estonia: Prepaid SIM cards called Kõnekaart are available at ...
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Can I enter Germany first with my Estonian Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have a single-entry Estonian visa which I obtained for my travel to Estonia. But, after acquiring that, my husband got a work permit to Germany coinciding with almost the same dates. So I have ...
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What to write as 'purpose of journey' when visiting Estonia for a summer school during 4 days?

I'm PhD student I will be attending a computer science summer school during 4 days in Estonia, I ask what kind of purpose journey can I a choose Study or business or tourism ? I know that I must ...
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Applying for a Russian visa in Estonia for someone not yet in Estonia?

I want to apply for two visas together, staying at the same accommodation (my name on the booking, other person's name does not appear). We are both Irish citizens but I currently live in Estonia, my ...
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ID checks while traveling from Stockholm to Tallin by ferry!

Do they check IDs while traveling from Stockholm to Tallin by ferry?
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Is there a continuous highway or high-speed rail between Estonia to Poland?

Since all the Baltic states and Poland are now part of the Schengen Area, Estonia has a contiguous connection to the rest of the EU. Is there a single continuous highway or high-speed rail between ...
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Is it wise to stay with locals in Estonia, Lithuania and/or Latvia?

I'm planning on going to Estonia (alternatively Lithuania and/or Latvia) and I'd like to experience a normal Tallinn/Riga/Vilnius life. I'm referring to the small thing, such as (but of course not ...
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Trains between Riga and Tartu

On Tartu's wikitravel page it states Direct trains between Tartu and Riga are scheduled to resume after the completion of track construction. I will be in Riga in 2 weeks and I was hoping to ...
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Do Estonians prefer English to Finnish?

When interacting with foreigners who are not able to speak Estonian, do the Estonians prefer Finnish to English? Does it depend on the area, e.g. is an Estonian more likely to be able to communicate ...
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Where is a good landmark to meet a friend in Tallinn, Estonia?

A friend and I are both traveling to Tallinn, separately (me by bus from Riga, he the next day by air) and need to arrange to meet somewhere downtown in the tourist area. I won't have a working ...
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Getting to Laulupidu – Estonia

I'm going to Laulupidu, the song and dance festival that happens every few years in Tallinn, and I want to know the best way to get to the festival grounds that Sunday from old city. It seems like it'...
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Half day in Tallinn

In the spirit of Half day in Berlin - after non-classical tourist spots I'd like to ask the community about what can be seen in Tallinn on a Saturday afternoon?
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Regarding reapplying for the Schengen visa in Estonia [closed]

My question is - right now I'm visiting my fiancée in Estonia. I got a visa in India - just the single entry Schengen visa which is valid till the 20th of August 2013. I am leaving Estonia on 17th of ...
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Which airlines provide cheap last day tickets in Nordic countries?

I spend every month about 500 euros to two business trips in a month, sometimes three for 750 euros, in flying from Tallinn to Oslo. I often pay a ticket for return just in case. However, many times, ...
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Trip to Estonia Tallinn from Greece

Which is the best way to travel from Greece to Estonia Tallinn? There isn't any direct flight,the intermediate stops I found was Frankfurt and Moscow (you have to wait one day). Are there any places ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen visa, possible issues on Estonian border control?

I'm granted one year multiple-entry Schengen business visa, which I got in Swedish embassy in Kiev, Ukraine. I've already visited Sweden and stayed there for about 4 weeks. I'm planning to visit ...
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Backpacking in Pärnu in the summer

Are there any (backpacker) hostels in Pärnu, the "summer capital" of Estonia? If not, how about cozy B&Bs or guesthouses... or well, anything other than big hotel / spa complexes? I'm more ...
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Is it possible to carry pepper spray for self-defense? [closed]

I want to carry pepper spray with me when traveling for self-defense purposes only. Is there a way to be allowed to do that or is there any official document that allows me to safely travel with ...
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What is this monument in Tallinn called?

I'm looking for the name of a monument in Tallinn, Estonia. I visited it this summer and I think it is really interesting for tourists since it has some historical interest and it also looks nice. ;) ...
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Does anyone have any advice for an English person going to Positivus festival in Salacgriva, Latvia? [closed]

I'm finding it hard to find English-written reviews/advice of Salacgriva or the festival in general. In particular I'm wanting to find out if there's anything worth doing in the town or nearby, what ...
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Are there caves and tunnels under Tallinn, Estonia?

This spring I was in Tallinn, and I heard about some caves under the Old City, as well as under all of Tallinn. Is it true or just rumors? If it is true, can anyone provide some info about them?