Australia

Photo:  Channon Market Australia is an island continent and country. Neighboring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Much of the continent has lain flat for …

Sri Lanka

Photo: Royston Rascals, Anuradhapura Sri Lanka, is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Known until 1972 as Ceylon Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest across the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Strait and the Maldives to the southwest. …

South Africa

Photo: Martin Heigan, Blyde River Canyon Sunset Hello, Rainbow Nation. South Africa is bordered to the north lie namibia, Botswana and zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an independent country wholly surrounded by South African territory. Annual Events September is Tourism Month in South Africa July 18 Nelson Mandela Cities …

Czech Republic

Photo: Nan Palmero, Praha hlavní nádraží The Czech Republic (Czechia) borders Poland to the northeast, Germany to the west and northwest, Austria to the south and Slovakia to the east. The capital and largest city is Prague. Headlines Escape the Prague Tourists to These 7 Top Czech Destinations – Transitions Abroad Tourism Portals https://www.czechtourism.com Planeta.com …

Honduras

Photo: Carlos Adampol Galindo, Gracias, Honduras Honduras is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Questions What would …

Spain

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Picos de Europa Spain is located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula and is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay and to the northwest and west by the …

Ecuador

Ecuador is a compact nation with four distinct zones: Andes Mountains (with some of the most active volcanoes in the world), the Pacific Coast, Amazon Jungle and the Galapagos Islands. Ecuador is bordered on the north by Colombia, the south and east by Peru and the west by the Pacific Ocean. All four zones are …

Perú

Peru Flag Perú is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south by Chile and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. The capital and largest city is Lima. Photos Wikipedia Perú Cities Cusco Lima Features Q’eswachaka Bridge Machu Picchu Centro de …

Ireland

Photo: VM, Temple 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. Headlines Ireland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels Recommended Listening Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTE) South Wind Blows …

Iceland

Photo: Emmanuel Milou, Vestrahorn Iceland is a European island country located in the North Atlantic Ocean on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Iceland? Photos Embedded Tweets Word of the day: “Jólabókaflóð” – lit. “Yule book-flood”; Icelandic tradition whereby people give books …