About Us

Main Organizers

Mariane Barrier

… is the “Mar” of Mareti. She is the main organizer of all Mareti trips. She has been ESN Tallinn president and board member, and is now alumni of ESN Tallinn. She is happy to give international students a chance to visit these amazing destinations to Lapland, St. Petersburg and Estonia in the best possible way. Working countless hours on the best possible result, you can be sure that she takes care of you since your first registration for the trip until you arrive back from the trip. She even bakes chocolate muffins for the trips!

Etienne Barrier

… is the “eti” of Mareti. He is a former Erasmus student who has lived in Estonia since 2009. Together with Mariane, he organizes Mareti trips. He is one of the dedicated group leaders and takes good care of the website and sharing information about the trips. Etienne has been an ESN Tallinn member for many years and is an alumni since Spring 2018. He graduated from IT Colllege in June 2018 and is working at Industry62.

Etienne & Mariane

Group Leaders

Made Katsevic

… has been an active member and board member in ESN Tallinn. She studied clothes design in the University of Applied Sciences in Tallinn and started her career in this field. She loves to join our trips as a group leader to show our students something they have never seen before. For example hold a hand when crossing the arctic circle or taking a canal cruise on Neva river. She is an Instagram/Facebook poster for Mareti and replies to your emails.

Anil Kapur

… is originally from Finland and came to study Audiovisual Media (film studies) in Tallinn University Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School. During his studies he did his Erasmus exchange in Portugal. Anil’s hobbies are watching and making movies and of course he loves spending time with international people. Mareti trips are perfect combination of all this.

Janari Rajas

… studied History in University of Tartu. As a former cross-country skier Janari is very keen on outdoor activities, especially winter-sports. Joining the Mareti trips is a good way to unite the interest of his past and being active. And there is no better way to have new experiences than with an international companionship.

Liina Reimann

… studied Food Technology and Development in Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech). She discovered ESN Tallinn by being invited to a meeting by a friend. Later she joined the board and eventually became the president of ESN Tallinn, before becoming the president of ESN Estonia in 2017. She enjoys traveling, writing short stories and singing.

Previous Group Leaders

Aliis Pikk

… has a stong ESN Tallinn background as a board member and active member as well. She studies in Tallinn University and likes to take challenges with our groups to take them to Lapland and St. Petersburg. Aliis has strong skills in winning snow battles and also discovering shortcuts in St. Petersburg endless streets to see the open bridges on the river at night. She is also good at photography and video. In spring 2018 Aliis became mother to a beautiful baby-girl.

Keiu Michalski

…has been an active member of ESN Tallinn for several years. Back in the days, she loved managing various events ESN offered. Has done her own Erasmus year in Belgium, Gent. She studied occupational therapy in Tallinn Health Care College and is now taking care of patients in the biggest hospital of Estonia. As a true animal lover, she helped our travelers to get connected with huskies and reindeers. Keiu is currently discovering New Zealand.


Mareti is a full member of Estonian Travel and Tourism Association.


Mareti acts environmentally/eco friendly. During our trips we try to leave as little waste behind us as possible. This is why we use tea cups, soup bowls and spoons made of compressed sugarcane fiber, which are 100% biodegradable and 100% compostable. We reuse materials and sort the garbage during and after the trips.


In case you have any questions or something is unclear and you did not find it from this website, please write us an email and we are happy to reply.

Marmot OÜ
Registration number: 12162222
Bank account SWIFT: LHVBEE22
Bank account IBAN: EE377700771001889931
Address: Madala 16, 10315 Tallinn, Estonia

“Mareti” is a registered trade mark of Marmot OÜ.
Contact: info@mareti.ee


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