Greece = Ελλάδα

Photo: Theilr, Parthenon Greece or Ελλάδα borders Albania, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the east. In April 2020 we are exploring the country via virtual tours. Hashtag: #greecefromhome. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/6YZfWnEcYxZgv1FK8 Photos Features Parthenon Marbles Places Athens, Greece Crete Planeta.com Greece Links Europe

Gulf of Mexico

Photo: Camelia TWU, Wanter, sand, and sky The Gulf of Mexico (Spanish: Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent. The U.S. states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida border the Gulf on the north, which are often referred to …

Scotland

Photo: Ronan Cantwell, Kelpies Scotland lies in the northern third of the island of Great Britain and shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest. Spotlight on Edinburgh Google Maps goo.gl/maps/UdYnRwTb8psK7PuG8 Radio …

Argentina

Photo: Vanessa Gutierrez, Reserva Natural Otamendi Argentina borders Paraguay and Bolivia to the north, Brazil and Uruguay to the northeast and Chile to the west and south. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/epLxpRojYZWe1u1bA Parks Ischigualasto-Talampaya Natural Parks Los Alerces National Park Tierra del Fuego Planeta.com Argentina Links November 6: National Park Day in Argentina South America

East Timor

Photo: United Nations, Fishing off Atauro Island Spotlight on East Timor, a country in Southeast Asia. It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor. Australia is the country’s southern neighbor, separated by the Timor Sea. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/icELPuQtNB24jJ5u5 Recommended Listening Hidden bugs and helium: Bernard Collaery on our troubled history with East Timor …

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. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/Sje7QyHxtU5ouizd6 Headlines Ireland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels Embedded Tweets We’re at @14HenriettaSt for the launch of #NationalHeritageWeek. Taking …

Estonia

Photo: Royston Rascals, Kool Estonia is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia and to the east by Russia, with St. Petersburg just across the northeastern border. Estonia’s capital, Tallinn, lies about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Helsinki, Finland. The …

Perú

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Barranco 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. Google Maps Photos Events Regional Congress of Indigenous Languages for Latin …

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? Google Maps goo.gl/maps/wdSj5u2TVA6iYJTW6 Photos Embedded Tweets Word of the day: “Jólabókaflóð” – lit. “Yule book-flood”; Icelandic tradition whereby …

Germany

Photo: @marfis75, Wiesbaden Germany (Deutschland) is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic; to the south by Austria and Switzerland; and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/unq351E8iR4cgUiH7 Cities Bonn Berlin Hamburg Saarbrücken Wiesbaden, …