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

Norway

Photo: Andrew Purdam – Stamprevtinden from Helvetestinden (Some rights reserved) 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 …

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 …

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 …

Baltic

Photo: NASA, Baltic Sea (Some rights reserved) The Baltic states, or simply, the Baltics are the three countries in northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/nUu8xtGxUuJo2LPu5 BackgroundThe Baltic states cooperate on a regional level in several intergovernmental organizations, principally through the Baltic Assembly. HeadlinesHiking in nature …

Serbia

Photo: Milos Golubovic, Ensueño (Some rights reserved) Serbia is located at the crossroads of Europe in the southern Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans. It borders Hungary to the north, Romania to the northeast, Bulgaria to the southeast, North Macedonia to the south, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to the west, and Montenegro to the …

Slovenia

Photo: Michael Matti, Ljubljana (Some rights reserved) Slovenia is bordered by Austria, Italy, Croatia, and Hungary. The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, is home to just under 300,000 people and the cultural, administrative and economic center of the country. Famous for its environmental conservation, the city was named European Green Capital in 2016. HeadlinesFrom no recycling …

Sámi

Indigenous Peoples Sámi is used to name the Indigenous population of Sápmi (northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Kola peninsula in Russia). The Sámi flag has been flying in Norway, Finland, Russia and Sweden since 1986. The provinces Finnmark in Norway, Lappland in Sweden and Lappi/Lappland in Finland means ‘land of Sámi’s.’ The area has been …