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Finnish expats enjoy life in Estonia

The price per square metre was roughly one-fifth of that in Kallio, Helsinki, when writer and publisher Ville Hytönen bought a flat in the seedy Kopli sub-district in Northern Tallinn 18 months ago. Today, it is practically impossible to walk around the neighbourhood without seeing a newly-renovated or refurbished building.

29.4.2015 6:41

“I'm inspired by the noticeable development in Estonia. It inspires me both as a writer and business-owner,” Hytönen says in his home.

One can still occasionally detect the smell of booze on the tram, but overall the sub-district is becoming more middle-class friendly.

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