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Estonia

Driving And Public Transport In Estonia: A Guide For Expats

Tuesday September 03, 2019 (14:26:10)

If you are planning to drive in Estonia, please be aware that you will need to be at least 18 years of age and hold a valid driving licence of equivalent category – all international driving licences are recognised.   more ...

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Estonia

The Cost Of Living In Estonia

Monday August 19, 2019 (16:17:29)

On January 1, 2011 Estonia joined the European Union and adopted the euro as its national currency. Previous to that, from 1928 to 1940 and then again from 1992 to 2011, the Estonian currency was the kroon. At the time, the exchange rate was 15.65 Estonian kroon to one euro. During the transition, prices for everyday necessities went up and have been on a slow but steady increase ever since. Although prices have gone up, the capital city of Tallinn is still cheaper than most other European capitals. However, it’s not quite the cheapest of the bunch. The current cost of living in Tallinn is 51 percent less than in London (United Kingdom), but 10 percent more expensive than in Vilnius (Lithuania) and a whopping 29 percent more expensive than in St Petersburg (Russia).   more ...

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Estonia

How To Apply For The Estonian E-Residency Visa

Monday February 25, 2019 (13:04:59)

The Estonian e-Residency is a government-issued digital identity and status which offers access to the country’s e-services. In 2014, Estonia started to provide digital identities, along with access their digital services, to citizens of other countries who do not have residency in Estonia. In the first four years, 50,000 foreign nationals from more than 165 countries all across the world have become e-residents. The main benefit of this is the ability to set up and manage a location-independent company in Estonia entirely online.   more ...

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Estonia

Estonia - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Monday March 13, 2017 (16:07:26)

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Estonia and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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Estonia

Estonia - Recommended Blogs

Tuesday November 08, 2016 (16:06:26)
(c) Romeo Koitmäe on Wikipedia
At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Estonia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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Estonia

Where Should You Retire To In Estonia?

Monday September 14, 2015 (12:12:38)
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Estonia is establishing itself as one of the most popular destinations for retirees. This country has been named as one of the top places to retire in many surveys, based on its living costs, culture, safety, cleanliness, healthcare, ease of communication and pace of life.

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia and is also the largest city. It attracts the majority of the tourist and expat population because of its history, lifestyle, cultural events and various attractions.   more ...

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Estonia

Tips For Staying Healthy In Estonia: A Guide To Food And Fitness

Monday September 07, 2015 (13:21:50)
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Estonia, in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, is known for its medieval heritage and untouched natural beauty. Tallinn, the country’s capital and cultural hub, is where most of the expat population is concentrated. Estonian is the official language, although German, Russian and English are also commonly spoken.

There are many benefits to living in Estonia, such as political stability, low cost of living and worthwhile business opportunities.   more ...

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Estonia

Estonia - Recommended Websites

Saturday August 29, 2015 (14:02:52)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Estonia and some of the websites that might be useful for expats there.

Estonia: Paradise Of The North
http://estonia-paradise-of-the-north.blogspot.co.uk/

Tania is an Estonian citizen who currently lives in Munich, Germany.   more ...

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Estonia

Moving To Estonia With Children

Wednesday August 12, 2015 (13:11:38)
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Estonia, situated at the center of old-world Eastern Europe, is one of the least dense nations of the continent. This country is known to be safe, clean and relaxed. For these reasons, it attracts immigrants from around the world, mainly Asia and other parts of Europe.

However, moving to a new country with children can feel like a bit of a lottery. What will the education system be like? Are there entertainment options for children in and around the major cities?   more ...

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Estonia

Accessing Healthcare In Estonia As An Expat

Friday August 07, 2015 (13:49:38)
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The nation of Estonia, with its population of approximately 1.3 million, covers 45,228 square kilometers of land. Much of the population lives in the capital city of Tallinn, which is a short distance away from Stockholm and Helsinki. Among the Scandinavian countries, Estonia is one of the most inexpensive to live in. A place of rich Nordic and medieval history, Estonia enjoys vibrant cultural diversity too.

But what about the question of healthcare? How is it accessed?   more ...