Hafiz Abdul Manan

Manan Anwar did his masters in design and engineering from the Tallinn University of Technology. Currently, he is working as a mechanical design engineer at Stoneridge Electronics. In his spare time he likes to do improv theatre and write his blog. He can be reached via email.

Hafiz Abdul Manan: The case for modern Estonian identity

Hafiz Abdul Manan, a mechanical engineer and a Pakistani expat living in Tallinn, argues that the fundamental cause of current Estonian political tension is rooted in crisis of values; Estonians need to unite and forge an identity that not just nurtures their culture and traditions but also makes them a …

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Manan Anwar: Is living in Estonia more expensive than Western Europe?

Manan Anwar, a Tallinn-based expat, is concerned about the rising cost of living in Estonia – so much so that he shared his experience from visiting various cities in Europe and then comparing the living costs there with Tallinn in the “Expats in Tallinn/Estonia” Facebook group to initiate a discussion; …

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The struggle to get an apartment as a non-white single guy in Estonia

A Pakistani expat recounts his experience of diving and surviving the Estonian rental market and learning during the process. It was the start of my third year in Estonia, when I found out that I needed to look for an apartment. I had been putting it off for a while …

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