The Price of Sex in Estonia

It’s been months since I visited Estonia, but I’m still haunted by the sex trade that exists there. Estonia is not unique in this regard but it was unexpected because it seems disproportionate to its population. My observations are admittedly superficial and I am no one of significance when it comes to politics or international relations, but my impression is that the growing sex trade in Estonia is dangerous to it — and is creating challenges for Estonia that couldRead more

The Sound of Estonian Freedom

I traveled to Estonia during 2014. Estonia haunts Northern Europe — a country about half the size of Maine. It’s bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia, to the south by Latvia, and to the west by the Baltic Sea. Roughly 1.3 million people live there, which is about the same population as San Diego, California. It was my first visit to Estonia but I had wanted to visit thereRead more