Robert Hampton

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11th May 2011

Ta-ta for now, Tallinn
Posted by at 7.17pm | Out and About | 2 responses

Go Hotel ShnelliThis is the seventh and final part of my Tallinn blog. If you haven’t already, please enjoy part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5 and part 6

For my final blog, I present a few bits that I left out of the previous blog entries, and my final thoughts on Tallinn.

So what did I think of the hotel? It was probably equivalent in comfort terms to a decent Travelodge — not the height of opulent luxury, but clean and perfectly comfortable. I have absolutely no complaints and would recommend it for travellers on a budget. Here’s the hotel’s web site if you want to investigate further.

It sounds like a cliché, but in this case I think it really is true to say that Tallinn is a city of contrasts. There’s the medieval old town, the stark concrete buildings of the Soviet years and the gleaming 21st century tower blocks, all within walking distance of each other.

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7th January 2008

Jeremy Clarkson definitely SHOULDN’T be Prime Minister
Posted by at 1.23pm | In the News | No responses

Here’s three words you don’t expect to hear from Jeremy Clarkson:-

I was wrong.

He claimed that the loss of bank account details from HMRC was nothing to worry about, and was so confident of this that he published his own bank details in his newspaper Sun column. Now, he’s lost £500 from a fraudulent direct debit.