Estonia's capital, Tallinn, occupies a coveted spot among the best cities in the world, at least according to expats. But as great as it sounds, there are still some things Tallinn should work on.
For such a small country that relatively recently regained its independence, Estonia and its space ambitions reach impressively high within clearly defined specializations.
Estonia's EISA has announced a call for proposals with a €35,000 budget to overhaul e-Estonia's global digital branding, aiming for broader international outreach.
Enefit Green pioneers a shift to sustainable energy in Ida-Virumaa, constructing a unique 3-megawatt solar park atop mining waste rock.
Pärnu County witnesses the rise of the Raba solar farm, a joint venture between Sunly and Metsagrupp, aiming to power 14,000 households annually, with Swedbank funding the €17.8 million project.
Estonia is set to nearly double its wind energy output with upcoming additions to its current 150 turbines, aiming for a significant rise in renewable energy consumption by 2030.
Elektrilevi announces a €1 billion upgrade for Estonia's power networks, with an additional €14 million dedicated to strengthening island infrastructures.
In Estonia's bustling start-up scene, salaries have surged 14%, reaching an average of 3,243 euros monthly, with the sector employing 9,927 individuals mid-year.
In the latest quarter, Estonia witnessed a tourism boom, welcoming over 1.1 million foreign tourists and enjoying a revenue surge of an additional €62 million compared to last year.
North Korean hackers purportedly pilfer $100 million from Estonia's Atomic Wallet, sparking debates over Estonia's crypto oversight.
Recent data reveals a dynamic Q2 for Estonia's cash economy, marked by a surge in ATM transactions, a rise in the circulation of banknotes, and persistent exchanges of the phased-out Kroon currency.
One in three Baltic investors prioritize green initiatives, but the majority remain indifferent to where their investments are directed.
According to a recent Foresight Center report, Estonia could become a key player in the global chip sector by harnessing opportunities in chip design, verification, and security testing.
Baltic states, including Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, have reached a significant agreement to disconnect from the Russian-controlled by early 2025
Estonia's credit rating falls to A+ from AA-, citing rising government debt and a predicted 1.6% economic contraction for this year.
A satellite embarks on its final pre-launch journey to the Czech Republic, marking the next step in Estonia's ambitious space exploration initiative.
The company attributes this achievement to the work of its chemists and engineers and the introduction of the new Enefit280 unit.
The Piletilevi Group, the largest ticket sales platform in the Baltic states is acquiring an 80.2% stake in Romania's top and oldest ticket company, Bilete.ro, marking its first geographic expansion.
A survey conducted by Moller Baltic Import shows that 43% of Estonians would prefer to purchase an electric or hybrid vehicle. Of the 700 respondents, 70% viewed low fuel consumption as a critical factor when buying a car.
Saaremaa-based company Baltic Workboats is leading the construction of a groundbreaking semi-autonomous military vessel, that represents Estonia’s largest project funded by the European Defense Fund.
The hot dispute about a gas connection from Russia to Germany took an unexpected turn during the 2008 Architecture Biennale in Venice when Estonians made a simple installation instead of their national pavilion.
In the 13th century, Lake Peipus in Eastern Estonia was a site of a major battle between the Livonian Order and the Republic of Novgorod. It was a medieval show on ice, as the action happened on a frozen lake.
Make some noise for the wooden structures in Võru County, Estonia that amplify the forest's sounds without disturbing the natural order.
What is the Central European city that never sleeps - for at least part of the year? Tallinn, of course, where, during the summer solstice, you can take in the midnight sun.
Residents of Valka, Latvia, and Valga, Estonia, come and go freely, living in one country and shopping, studying, or working in the other, illustrating the human value of open borders. Visitors can explore both within a day or two.
The digitalization and development of the Internet have created a new operational domain – cyberspace, vulnerable to hostile actions that only a few countries are prepared to repel. One of them is Estonia.
Estonia is currently testing an online writing tool to speed up the transcription of court sessions. Available to both in-person and online sessions, Salme can accurately write down who said what in the courtroom. Its potential is promising.
Every good story has intriguing protagonists who make you want to figure out who they are and where they came from. In the Three Seas Region, there is a country whose history causes a lot of “I didn’t know that!” reactions. Want to know which one?
The largest of the Estonian islands was already inhabited thousands of years ago. In the 21st century, it’s still thriving, and its expansive heritage is just the cherry on top.
One of Estonia’s most famous scientists is the founder of embryology, Karl Ernst von Baer. Each year, Estonian students honor his life and achievements by giving his monument in Tartu Park a bubble bath to remember - with champagne and beer.
Perched high atop the list of countries with the most literate people in the world are Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania... and North Korea. While the first three have some solid proof behind the statistics, the fourth makes the list based on more dubious claims.
Nestled amongst the trees in a park in the center of Budapest, Hungary, the much-anticipated House of Music, designed by famed Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, has finally opened its doors to the public.
Some say that the woods in Poland's Masurian Lake District harbor a secret: that an abandoned channel project from the Polish Lake District to the Baltic Sea wasn’t only for an inland trade route - it was to provide access to a secret German WW2 era submarine shipyard.
Some claim it's a myth, but it's possible that at some point, you could take a sleigh ride from Poland to Sweden and break your journey with a stay at an inn - on ice.
Matsuko is a Slovak startup that offers a unique experience of communicating through holograms. The application they developed creates holograms of actual persons who can communicate in a virtual space and encounter each other as if it was real.
In most European countries, you grow out of swinging in your early teens. But not in Estonia, where kiiking, or swinging, is a national sport recognized by the Estonian Sports Association.
If you order tea in an Estonian café, you can expect a wide variety of herbal drinks, though not necessarily what we usually call tea. Influenced by Russian culture, the social division between Estonian tea vs herbal infusion drinkers has left traces to this day.
The festival was also the birthplace of punk rock under communism, despite the fact that it was considered a safety mechanism to prevent a youth-led revolution against socialist power.
One of Uber’s main rivals started off modestly, but quickly turned its creator into Europe’s youngest founder of a billion-dollar company.
With the help of Poland, the Baltic States will soon synchronize their electricity grids with that of continental Europe instead of Russia and Belarus.