Afghanistan

Photo: Water Alternatives, Flood plain cultivation in Wakhan Afghanistan is bordered by Iran in the west, Pakistan in the south and east, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north, and China in the far northeast. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Qoi5DMa2UmNj1gNK9 HeadlinesAfghanistan’s enigmatic food secret 2021US troops to withdraw from Afghanistan by September 11 WikipediaAfghanistanLanguagesDariPashto Planeta.com

Costa Rica

Photo: F Delventhal, Cartwheel Costa Rica has 4% of global biodiversity and the country has attracted tropical biologists, 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 home …

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. HeadlinesWelcome to Jáchymov: the Czech town that invented the dollar – BBCEscape the Prague Tourists to These 7 …

Nepal

Photo: Jean-Marie Hullot, Towards Drakmar Nepal is located in the Himalayas and is bordered to the north by China, and to the south, east and west by India. QuestionsWhat would locals like visitors to know about Nepal?नेपालका बारेमा आगन्तुकहरूलाई थाहा पाउने पर्यटकहरू के हो?Nēpālakā bārēmā āgantukaharūlā’ī thāhā pā’unē paryaṭakaharū kē hō? Photos Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Sweden

Photo: Swedish National Heritage Board, Ships in Stockholm harbour Sweden borders Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast and it is connected to Denmark by a bridge in the south. Questions Vad skulle lokalbefolkningen vilja att besökare visste om Sverige? = What would locals like visitors to know about Sweden? Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/wgALLxP8iZE3YomS7 Cities …

China

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Pudong, Shanghai Wikipedia: China has the longest combined land border in the world, measuring 22,117 km (13,743 mi) from the mouth of the Yalu River to the Gulf of Tonkin. China extends across much of East Asia, bordering Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia; India, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Pakistan …

Egypt

Photo: NASA Goddard, Egypt Egypt is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/aS9qPf6mR9iapim27 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Egypt? WikipediaEgypt Cities Planeta.com

Papua New Guinea

Photo: Taro Taylor, Firedancers Papua New Guinea, in the southwestern Pacific, encompasses the eastern half of New Guinea and its offshore islands. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/KvQVBPtSxg36iAXg7 Recommended ListeningPapua New Guinea politics – Dame Carol Kidu discusses Papua New Guinea politics, the absence of women in government across the Pacific and her work on community development in PNG. …

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 Mapsgoo.gl/maps/UdYnRwTb8psK7PuG8 Cities Features …

Ireland

Photo: Ville Miettinen, Temple Bar (Dublin) 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 Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Sje7QyHxtU5ouizd6 HeadlinesIreland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels Recommended Listening Cities Planeta.com