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 Events October 18-22 EUROPARC Conference (Parc Jura Vaudois) 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 …

Croatia

Flag Croatia borders Slovenia and Hungary to the north, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the southeast, and Serbia and Montenegro to the east. Headlines 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 https://vlada.gov.hr/en Parks http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protected_areas_of_Croatia Register of Protected Natural Values of the Republic of Croatia Natural and Cultural Heritage of …

Europe

Map: Wikipedia 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 …

Turkey

Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan (the exclave of Nakhchivan) and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea and Cyprus are to the south; the Aegean Sea to the west; and the Black Sea …

Georgia Independence

Independence Day (Georgian: დამოუკიდებლობის დღე, damoukideblobis dghe) is an annual public holiday in Georgia observed on May 26. It commemorates the May 26, 1918 adoption of the Act of Independence, which established the Democratic Republic of Georgia in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution of 1917. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets My #Tbilisi office today – …

Europarc

Elsewhere on the Web The EUROPARC Federation is the network for Europe’s natural and cultural heritage. Created by members, the Federation works, to improve the management of Protected Areas in Europe through international cooperation, exchange of ideas and experience, and by influencing policy. As the representative body of Europe’s Protected Areas we are the collective …

Georgia

Photo: Beniamin Netan The country of Georgia is bordered to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the southwest by Turkey, to the south by Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. Elsewhere on the Web Tourism boom in Georgia – reasons to celebrate? – TravIndy One Planet Blog – …

Tbilisi, Georgia Hosts European Ecotourism Conference #EuroEco18

Photo: Beniamin Netan The 5th European Ecotourism Conference takes place in Tbilisi, Georgia September 10-14, 2018.  Hashtag: #EuroEco18 The main objective of this conference is to provide a platform for stakeholders; researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as professionals throughout the continent and beyond to present their research results and development activities on ecotourism. Key Links: http://ecotourism.ge/conference2018 …

Lake Skadar

Photo: UNDP, Blyde River Canyon Sunset Developing story: SOS from activists warning of development threatening the environmental integrity of Europe’s Lake Skadar. Background Lake Skadar is a freshwater lake on the borders of Albania and Montenegro. On the Montenegro side, the lake (Skadarsko Jezero) has been a protected national park since 1983, was added in 1996, to …

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 …