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 …

Albania

Photo: William John Gauthier, Mountain Roads (Some rights reserved) Albania is a country in Southeast Europe, bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, North Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south and southeast. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the west and on the Ionian Sea to …

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. 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 cities around …

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, Glasgow Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/UdYnRwTb8psK7PuG8 Cities …

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. Questions What would locals like …

Lithuania Links

Lithuania flag What would locals like others know about Lithuania? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random format: Recommended Listening Lost and Found — Vilnius – A journey to the Lithuanian capital featuring a visit to Vilnius’ last remaining synagogue and a day trip to a Soviet theme park. Tourism portalstourism.lt – Facebookvisitlithuania.net – Facebook …

Croatia

Photo: Michael Matti, Lakes (Some rights reserved) Croatia borders Slovenia and Hungary to the north, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the southeast, and Serbia and Montenegro to the east. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/dTsSFxE7Ev5fpHd5A WikipediaDayton AgreementYugoslaviaCroatia Cities Planeta.com

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 …