Sámi

Indigenous Peoples Sámi is used to name the Lappish people, the Indigenous population of Sápmi (northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Kola peninsula in Russia). the Sami flag has been flying in Norway, Finland, Russia and Sweden since 1986. The Sámi people live in four countries and have no national state of their own. The provinces …

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 …

Norway

Photo: Lauri Rantala – Day trekkers having a break Norway borders Sweden to the east its northernmost region is bordered by Finland to the south and Russia to the east. The United Kingdom and Faroe Islands lie to its west across the North Sea, Iceland and Greenland lie to its west across the Norwegian Sea, and Denmark lies south of its southern tip across the Skagerrak Strait. …

Amsterdam

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Night While Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherands, the seat of government is the Hague and the provincial capital is Haarlem. Natural World Amsterdam is located on the banks of two bodies of water, the IJ bay and the Amstel river. Cultural World Amsterdam is noted for many outstanding museums, including …

European Heritage Days

Poster The European Heritage Days are the most widely celebrated participatory cultural events shared by the citizens of Europe. The European Heritage Days have been organized since 1999 as a joint initiative of the European Commission and the Council of Europe. The aim is to give concrete examples of how local communities can contribute to …

Croatia

Flag 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 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 …

European Union

Buzzwords European Union (EU) Key Links https://europa.eu https://europa.eu/european-union/index_en Facebook accounts Twitter accounts Linkedin accounts Google+ accounts YouTube accounts Wikipedia: The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. It has an area of 4,475,757 km2 (1,728,099 sq mi) and an estimated population of over …

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 …

Estonia

Photo 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 country has more …