United Kingdom

Photo: Nan Palmero, Telephone Booth (Some rights reserved) The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state consisting of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. HeadlinesUncovering Britain’s ancient rainforests – BBC Defra, UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsWorld-leading Environment Act becomes [email protected] Features Planeta

Georgia Independence

Georgia Flag Wikipedia: 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. Embedded Tweets HeadlinesGeorgian independence petition ‘found’ …

France

Photo: Campus France, Menhirs en Bretagne (Some rights reserved) France is bordered by (clockwise from the north) by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Spain, and Andorra. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/zBLX7yf8PGJqCtR29 Bikes Food Regions Cities Planeta.com

Stonehenge

Photo: Ray Morris, Stonehenge (some rights reserved) Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument and ultimate roadside attraction in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 ft (4.1 meters) high, 6 ft 11 in …

Greece = Ελλάδα

Photo: Theilr, Parthenon (Some rights reserved) Greece or Ελλάδα borders Albania, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the east. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/6YZfWnEcYxZgv1FK8 CelebrationsMarch 25 is Greece’s Independence Day, a celebration of the Greek Revolution of 1821, coinciding with the Feast of the Annunciation. Wikipedia Photos Places Features Planeta.com

Ireland

Photo: Ville Miettinen, Temple Bar (Dublin) (Some rights reserved) 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 Features Cities Planeta.com

Amsterdam

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Night (Some rights reserved) While Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherands, the seat of government is the Hague and the provincial capital is Haarlem. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/wMjXkRbfXBNbt8Uv7 2025 In 2025 #Amsterdam will celebrate its 750th anniversary. The perfect moment to join the family of National Park Cities and act together with other …

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. HolidaysAugust 1 – Swiss National Day Current TimeZurich HeadlinesSwitzerland’s gravity-defying solutionhttps://www.rhb.ch/de/unesco-welterbe-rhb/world-heritage-experience-switzerlandhttp://www.cbsnews.com/videos/preview-the-swiss-leaksAlpine Autumn: Switzerland’s Secret Season FoodCulinary Heritage of Switzerland (Patrimoine Culinaire Suisse) Gotthard Base Tunnel – longest train tunnelswisstravelsystem.comdw.comWikipedia Recommended ListeningThe …

Ukraine

Photo: Irene Mei, End of the Day (Some rights reserved) 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. Google Maps WikipediaUkraineLviv Cities Planeta.com

Europe Links

Map: Wikipedia (Some rights reserved) What would locals like others know about Europe? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlineshttps://www.politico.eu/article/what-is-the-green-dealhttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-11/why-are-tourists-so-interested-in-the-war/9130938http://jimmysbook.com/2016/05/20/10-maps-europe-like-youve-never-seen-it-before European Cities Marketinghttps://www.europeancitiesmarketing.comhttps://www.europeancitiesmarketing.com/event/ecm-autumn-conference-online/https://www.youtube.com/user/europeancitiesmktghttps://twitter.com/europeancitieshttps://www.traveldailynews.com/post/this-is-not-a-tourism-conference-how-european-cities-step-out-of-their-comfort-zone-to-create-change Elsewhere on the WebList of EMS Rapid Mapping Activations Europa Nostraeuropanostra.orgEuropa Nostra and EIB Institute announce Europe’s 7 Most Endangered heritage sites [email protected] European Heritage SummitOctober 27-30, 2019europanostra.org/european-heritage-summitLive Streaming from …