Croatia

Photo: Michael Matti, Lakes Croatia borders Slovenia and Hungary to the north, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the southeast, and Serbia and Montenegro to the east. Headlines https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/sport/361633/croatia-and-football-go-hand-in-hand http://www.travelfreak.net/how-to-eat-like-a-local-in-croatia Budget Travel along Croatia’s Coast picking-fresh-figs-through-agritourism-in-croatia http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-17212572 http://www.ltandc.org/9-of-croatia-protected-can-tourism-help-to-achieve-more – @LTandC News http://dalje.com/en Government vlada.gov.hr/en Parks Protected_areas_of_Croatia Register of Protected Natural Values of the Republic of Croatia Natural …

Matterhorn

Photo The Matterhorn (German: Matterhorn; Italian: Cervino; French: Mont Cervin is a mountain of the Alps, straddling the main watershed and border between Switzerland and Italy. Photos Wikipedia Matterhorn Planeta.com Mountains Wild Europe

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 Embedded Tweets We’re at @14HenriettaSt for the launch of #NationalHeritageWeek. Taking place from 17th …

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. Bikes Le Tour de France Food Baguette Regions Bretagne = Brittany Cities Marseille, France Paris Planeta.com France Links Wild France (France Sauvage) Europe Martinique French

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 Planeta.com Czech Republic Links …

Armenia

Photo: Winfried Wermirzowski/WHL, Bird’s Eye View, Yerevan Armenia is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in Western Asia on the Armenian Highlands, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and Azerbaijan’s exclave of Nakhchivan to the south. Elsewhere on the …

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Photo: Inhabitat, Floating Bubbles Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river by people settled around it for safety. Today the city is Europe’s largest port and has a population …

Switzerland

Flag Switzerland is bordered by Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Holidays August 1 – Swiss National Day Current Time Zurich Headlines https://www.rhb.ch/de/unesco-welterbe-rhb/world-heritage-experience-switzerland http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/preview-the-swiss-leaks Alpine Autumn: Switzerland’s Secret Season Gotthard Base Tunnel – longest train tunnel http://www.swisstravelsystem.com/en/gotthard-basistunnel.html http://www.dw.com/en/the-new-gotthard-base-tunnel/av-19296912 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gotthard_Base_Tunnel Recommended Listening The …

Armenia Links

Armenia Flag Links related to Armenia presented in somewhat random fashion: News https://news.google.com/news/section?hl=en&q=armenia http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/pope-francis-visit-armenia-amid-genocide-spat-turkey-n596876 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/05/world/europe/ethnic-conflict-between-armenia-and-azerbaijan-flares-anew.html Armenia DNA Project DNA & the Origins of Peoples: The Armenians https://www.facebook.com/groups/armenianDNAproject Events First Eco-tourism Festival to be Held in June in Armenia Current Time Twitter @TigranStepanian Slideshare https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/Ruukel/euroeco-2010-zhanna-galyan https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/oktajuga/armenia-tourism-strategywithlogo Elsewhere on the Web Armenian Ecotourism Association Eco-Agrotourism http://www.lragir.am/armsrc/home.html http://www.armeniapedia.org …

Europe

Map Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia and is is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. To the east and southeast, Europe is generally considered as separated from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural …