Let your friends and loved ones know that even though you cannot meet them all in person, you are still thinking about them with a little gift. Or simply buy yourself something nice. Many of the Estonian design, fashion, art, books, and cosmetics brands have online stores. Here are some of our favourites:
Estonian design, jewellery, and accessories:
Order food in Tallinn: restaurants, cafés, grocery stores, and markets
If you are based in Tallinn, you can order food home online through Bolt Food
, and Tellitoit.ee
. Both Bolt Food and Wolt also promise contactless delivery, further reducing the risk of spreading coronavirus. Lot's of restaurants have started offering takeaways or provide their own courier service - just check the website or Facebook page of your favourite restaurant.
If you wish to avoid the crowds, many of the big grocery stores in Tallinn have delivery and pick-up possibilities. For example, Prisma
(Maxima) have e-shops available in English; Selver
offer their services in Estonian and Russian. You can also find supermarkets in the Bolt Food app.
For market-lovers, Balti Jaama Turg has a special treat. Their webshop
is available in four languages (Estonian, English, Russian, and Finnish). It has everything from food and ready-meals from the most popular stalls to fashion accessories and garden supplies.
Why not use your free time to acquire a new skill? Learning Estonian is undoubtedly one of the quickest ways to win over the locals. Here are a couple of online solutions to help you get started:
- Keeleklikk.ee and Keeletee.ee offer free Estonian online courses for beginner and intermediate level.
- TalkLocal, Multikey, and Walktalk help you practice your conversation skills on the go.
- Speakly is an online learning method that promises to get you speaking Estonian in only a couple of months.
End-of-the-evening tip: watch an Estonian movie or a documentary online from Netikino.ee - the films are available worldwide, and most of them have subtitles in English, Russian and/or Finnish.