The beautiful Lahemaa National Park lies just an hour's drive from the capital Tallinn. It's the oldest park of its kind in Estonia, incorporating the coastline, marshland, forest, old villages, and magnificent mansions.
Ülar Mark's weekend home is a far cry from modern minimalism. Located on the Baltic Sea coast in Estonia's Lahemaa National Park, his renovation of a listed captain's house is an ode to the joys of decorating with color.
Estonia has made a name in the field of technology and innovation, and is home to start-ups testing new gadgets. Robots are part of daily life in the capital Tallinn, where they’re popular for take-out deliveries.
From the hacking attack on Estonia in 2007 to the fake news targeting the NATO battalions on the alliance's eastern border in 2017 — the Baltic states have been the bull's-eye of Russian-backed digital warfare.
On its 40th anniversary as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Aachen Cathedral is glowing with a 3D light show. Plus: a documentary about the versatile musician Chilly Gonzales. And: drone racing becomes a professional sport.
Did you know the name Oktoberfest is actually misleading and why? Or what the dress code for the festival grounds is? Or the things revelers should never do there? This edition of the High Five series provides useful facts about the Oktoberfest.
Latvia's baroque Rundāle Palace has been called the Versailles of the Baltic. It needs a new director. Art historian Imants Lancmanis has served for fifty years and will soon be going into retirement.
The documentary 'Shut up and play the Piano' gets up close to this exceptionally versatile musician. For three years, journalist Philipp Jedicke observed Jason Charles, a native of Canada, alias Chilly Gonzales.
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