Nordic by Nordic East: Estonia’s Regional Identity

Nordic by Nordic East: Estonia’s Regional Identity

Because Estonians are ethnically a Fennic people and speak a Fennic language, many are drawing closer to the idea of presenting a regional Nordic identity to the wider world.Continue Reading →

The Tallinn Collector: Soviet Estonia Remembered Through Guidebooks

The Tallinn Collector: Soviet Estonia Remembered Through Guidebooks

“Tallinn airport provides direct services by Aeroflot to more than 40 towns and cities in the Soviet Union..."Continue Reading →

A Ghost Town Unsuitable for Humans: Patarei Sea Fortress

A Ghost Town Unsuitable for Humans: Patarei Sea Fortress

“When I walk through the place, memories of other people keep popping up; it is a geography of grief."Continue Reading →

The Baltic Revolution 25 Years On: An Interview with Anatol Lieven

The Baltic Revolution 25 Years On: An Interview with Anatol Lieven

Anatol Lieven was the only Western journalist permanently stationed in the Baltic states during the most dramatic years of their struggle for independence.Continue Reading →

Bohemian Adventures in Tallinn’s Fish House

Bohemian Adventures in Tallinn’s Fish House

The quiet former fishermen’s district of Kalamaja is today one of Tallinn’s last remaining areas with a hodgepodge of old wooden houses and old-fashioned industrial complexes.Continue Reading →

From East Asia via Great Britain: the Story of Estonia and Latvia’s National Game

From East Asia via Great Britain: the Story of Estonia and Latvia’s National Game

Novuss is the national game of Latvia; Koroona is the national game of Estonia. But what are these games and where did they come from?Continue Reading →

Why This Is Deep Baltic’s Logo

Why This Is Deep Baltic’s Logo

Deep Baltic logo mastermind Lewis McGuffie explains the inspiration and thought process behind the designContinue Reading →

The Strange Story of Walk – United by the Soviets, Divided by Freedom

The Strange Story of Walk – United by the Soviets, Divided by Freedom

It certainly doesn’t look like a national border – a forgotten, slightly gloomy pedestrianised backstreet...Continue Reading →