Skip Stockholm, Visit Tallinn.  Estonia’s capital city boasts a fascinating melding of Russian and Scandinavian influences. The supremely walkable Tallinn is also home to one of the best-preserved medieval sectors of the Baltic region, thanks to its inclusion as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

9 Overlooked European Cities You Have to Visit Before You Die

Skip Stockholm, Visit Tallinn. Estonia’s capital city boasts a fascinating melding of Russian and Scandinavian influences. The supremely walkable Tallinn is also home to one of the best-preserved medieval sectors of the Baltic region, thanks to its inclusion as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Nordic-Baltic region collaborative strategy to take digitization to the next level

The Nordic-Baltic region collaborative strategy to take digitization to the next level

"“White,” of course, is a a social designation. The question really is, “Why are northern Europeans depigmented?” Here is a map of human skin tone. The natives of northern Europe are oddly light-skinned. They are paler than anyone else on earth." Interesting investigation into the light-skinned/blue-eyed origins of the Baltic region

"“White,” of course, is a a social designation. The question really is, “Why are northern Europeans depigmented?” Here is a map of human skin tone. The natives of northern Europe are oddly light-skinned. They are paler than anyone else on earth." Interesting investigation into the light-skinned/blue-eyed origins of the Baltic region

The Aviationist » Has An RC-135U Combat Sent Signal Intelligence Aircraft “Covered” The Two F-35A Stealth Jets Visiting Estonia?

The Aviationist » Has An RC-135U Combat Sent Signal Intelligence Aircraft “Covered” The Two F-35A Stealth Jets Visiting Estonia?

The Treaty of Nystad of 1721 ended the Great Northern War between Russia and Sweden over Finland and Baltic territories. Russia gained territory in the Baltic region and built St. Petersburg, while Sweden  lost land in Finland, the Baltic states and Northern Germany. Sweden fell from power while Poland held on to a uncertain position as they became challenged by Prussia, Russia and the Ottoman Empire.

The Treaty of Nystad of 1721 ended the Great Northern War between Russia and Sweden over Finland and Baltic territories. Russia gained territory in the Baltic region and built St. Petersburg, while Sweden lost land in Finland, the Baltic states and Northern Germany. Sweden fell from power while Poland held on to a uncertain position as they became challenged by Prussia, Russia and the Ottoman Empire.

Fed up with traditional summer holiday destinations? Why not follow in the footsteps of the Baltic region’s fascinating history, which has gone on to shape the world. See the natural wonders of this dynamic landscape and soak up the many unique cultures that have developed over the centuries. Here are just 15 of the fantastic …

Fed up with traditional summer holiday destinations? Why not follow in the footsteps of the Baltic region’s fascinating history, which has gone on to shape the world. See the natural wonders of this dynamic landscape and soak up the many unique cultures that have developed over the centuries. Here are just 15 of the fantastic …

If you want to relax in Lithuania, there's nowhere better than Druskininkai. A popular stop on the Baltic Run, the spas have attracted visitors for years.

If you want to relax in Lithuania, there's nowhere better than Druskininkai. A popular stop on the Baltic Run, the spas have attracted visitors for years.

Pildiotsingu tallinna vanalinn tulemus

Pildiotsingu tallinna vanalinn tulemus

Park of New Sigulda - Castle Sigulda - Latvia - Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia , is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by Estonia, to the south by Lithuania , to the east by the Russian Federation

Park of New Sigulda - Castle Sigulda - Latvia - Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia , is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by Estonia, to the south by Lithuania , to the east by the Russian Federation

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