Gallipoli

Gallipoli is a peninsula in northwestern Turkey, the site of the Gallipoli Campaign (sometimes called the Battle of Gallipoli) in World War I. Turkish: Gelibolu Yarımadası Greek: Χερσόνησσος της Καλλίπολης) Gallipoli is the Italian form of the Greek name “Καλλίπολις” (Kallípolis), meaning “Beautiful City,” the original name of the modern town of Gelibolu. Recommended Listening …

Tbilisi, Georgia Hosts European Ecotourism Conference #EuroEco18

Photo: Beniamin Netan The 5th European Ecotourism Conference takes place in Tbilisi, Georgia September 10-14, 2018.  Hashtag: #EuroEco18 The main objective of this conference is to provide a platform for stakeholders; researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as professionals throughout the continent and beyond to present their research results and development activities on ecotourism. Key Links: http://ecotourism.ge/conference2018 …

Saint Patrick’s Day

Poster Saint Patrick’s Day is March 17. Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! = Happy St Patrick’s Day to you! Greetings to our friends in Ireland and our Irish friends around the world. What began as a religious feast day honoring St Patrick (Patricius, or Padraig) has become an international festival. Hashtag: #StPatricksDay Questions Sláinte! What are …

Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTÉ)

Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTÉ) is the national public service broadcaster of the Republic of Ireland. The radio service began on January 1, 1926 and television broadcasts began on December 31, 1961. Key Links http://www.rte.ie https://www.rte.ie/radio http://icecast2.rte.ie/rnag Programs http://www.rte.ie/rnag/an-taobh-tuathail Topics https://www.rte.ie/sport https://www.rte.ie/culture Social Web https://www.facebook.com/ExploreRTE https://twitter.com/rte Tweets by rte Planeta.com Ireland …

Ireland

Photo: VM, Temple Bar Ireland has two official languages, English and Gaeilge (Irish). While everybody learns both at school, less than 5% of the population speaks Gaeilge on a daily basis. Wiki Ireland Planeta.com Bliain na Gaeilge (Year of Irish) Gaeilge (Irish) Flowing Tides: Musical Memory, History and Global Culture in County Clare, Ireland Saint …

Bliain na Gaeilge (Year of Irish)

Poster Ireland – 2018 has been declared the official year of the Irish language, or Bliain na Gaeilge. This year marks the 125th anniversary of the language revival movement that was born with the founding of Conradh na Gaeilge – the Gaelic League. To celebrate the Gaelic League has planned a wide range of events in Ireland and around …

European Ecotourism

European ecotourism – we have a lot of questions. During the 2002 Ecotourism Summit several European leaders were hopeful that ecotourism could be protective of rural wilderness and respect urban nature. This Planeta.com guide is a work-in-progress, particularly as we prepare for the next European Ecotourism Summit. Key Links: Facebook: European Ecotourism Conference Workshops Planeta.com host …

France

Photo: Campus France, Menhirs en Bretagne France is bordered by (clockwise from the north) by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Spain and Andorra. Wiki France Planeta.com Europe Martinique