Azerbaijan

Photo: Khinalug (Xınalıq) Azerbaijan is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to the south. Baku is the capital and the largest city. 43WHC #Azerbaijan is elected to chair and host one of the most prestigious @UNESCO’s body: 43rd session …

Puerto Rico

Photo: Kent Kanouse, Fort San Felipe del Morro Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea. Tourism Portals http://www.discoverpuertorico.com http://puertoriconow.seepuertorico.com https://www.facebook.com/DiscoverPuertoRico Hurricane Maria (2017) Hurricane Maria 2017 Planeta.com Puerto Rico Links Caribbean

Sweden

Photo: Swedish National Heritage Board, Ships in Stockholm harbour Sweden borders Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast and it is connected to Denmark by a bridge in the south. Midsummer Eve – Midsommar – is celebrated between June 20th-25th. Cities and towns Stockholm Kiruna Jokkmokk Celebrations Sveriges Nationaldag (National Day of Sweden) …

New Zealand = Aotearoa

Photo: Sheep Entrance New Zealand, also known as Aotearoa (its Māori name meaning “the land of the long white cloud”) or the “green Island on the other side of the earth”, boasts jaw-dropping landscapes, fabulous festivals and superb food and wines. More than one-third of the country is designated protected parkland and marine reserves. New Zealand is world famous for …

Russia

Photo: Alex Polezhaev, Fuel Station Russia shares borders with the following countries (from northwest to southeast): Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China and Mongolia. It also has maritime borders with Japan (by the Sea of Okhotsk) and the USA (by the Bering Strait). Photos …

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 …

Austria

Photo: Marcus Bauer, Winter Osterreich Austria borders both Germany and the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. Cities Vienna Planeta.com Austria Links Europe