World's Most Visionary Cities

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To see the future, visit these forward-thinking metropolises.

Tallinn, Estonia: Public Internet

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You can check your e-mail and update your Facebook status from nearly everywhere in the Baltic nation's net-savvy capital, where the government deems free Internet to be a birthright. Thanks to the Tiigrihüppe ("Tiger Leap") initiative to wire the nation, every school is connected to the Internet; residents can vote in elections online; free Wi-Fi service blankets parks, trains, museums, cafés, and the airport. But don't spend all your time online: Tallinn's Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

World's Most Visionary Cities

Tallinn, Estonia: Public Internet

You can check your e-mail and update your Facebook status from nearly everywhere in the Baltic nation's net-savvy capital, where the government deems free Internet to be a birthright. Thanks to the Tiigrihüppe ("Tiger Leap") initiative to wire the nation, every school is connected to the Internet; residents can vote in elections online; free Wi-Fi service blankets parks, trains, museums, cafés, and the airport. But don't spend all your time online: Tallinn's Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Marin Sild / Estonian Tourism Board
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