Photo: Irene Mei Ukraine is bordered by Russia to the east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south. The capital is Kiev. Wiki Europe

Costa Rica

Photo: F Delventhal, Cartwheel Costa Rica has 4% of global biodiversity and the country has attracted tropical biologists and ecologists and nature-loving visitors seeking a peaceful vacation. The country is bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The country is …


Photo: Farrukh, Birds Vanuatu is an independent Republic in the Southwest Pacific Ocean, bordering on the Coral Sea about 2,400 kilometers northwest of Australia. Port Vila is the capital of Vanuatu and has an estimated population of 40,000 people.   Wiki


Photo: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Nigeria is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean. Wiki Nigeria Africa


Photo: GSFC, Snow in Italy Italy is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe and on the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy shares its northern, Alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. The independent states of San Marino and the Vatican City are enclaves within the Italian …


The island of Malta is located in the Mediterranean, 93 kilometers south of Sicily and 288 kilometers east of Tunisia, with the Strait of Gibraltar 1,826 kilometers to the west and Alexandria 1,510 kilometers to the east. Wiki Malta

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. Based on the passage of Hurricane María and Irma across the northeastern Caribbean, travelers are encouraged to go to CLICK HERE for the latest travel updates. Key Links Wiki Puerto Rico Caribbean