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.
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.
US Vice President Mike Pence is in the Baltic state to reassure eastern European allies Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The mobile missile system could plug a gap in NATO's defenses in the area.
Venice is world famous for its precious fabrics: a visit to the opera "La Fenice" and two traditional weaving mills. Also, the works of the artist Lennart Grau are full of colour. And: What is good design?
The Dutch Golden Age was marked by great economic as well as cultural achievements. The works of Rembrandt and Vermeer, and Amsterdam's stunning canal-side mansions, give a sense of this unique era.
Johann Strauss’ waltzes aren’t only popular in his hometown of Vienna. They are a highlight at balls the world over. But why?
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