Tourist Stamps VII

Kayaking Kayaking tours on sea and lakes enjoy increased popularity among tourists arriving in Iceland. Many Icelandic fjords are well suited for such tours providing shelter and offering sights of rich animal life along the coast. Seals and birds canRead More

Personalised Stamps

Norway – This decade can on many accounts be called the “me” decade or the “look-at-me” era. In 2006, this trend had already been developing for a few years, but the launch of Facebook was like adding fuel to theRead More

Pro Patria – Fortresses and Castles of Switzerland

Switzerland – The “Fortresses and castles of Switzerland” series was launched in 2016 with Zug Castle and Neu-Bechburg Castle and continued in 2017 with Castello Visconteo and Oberhofen Castle. The last two motifs in this series are now being issuedRead More

Cultural Anniversaries 2018

Romania – In the Centenary year of the Great Union from 1918, Romfilatelia honors Romania’s cultural values through the postage stamp issue Cultural Anniversaries 2018: “George Enescu” Philharmonic Bucharest, 150 years; Romanian Athenaeum, 130 years; “George Enescu” Festival, 60 years. On the three stampsRead More

Europa 2018

Faroes – Considering the size of the Faroe Islands, it may seem quite strange that infrastructure, transport and logistics, have always constituted some of the islands’ biggest problems. Steep mountain terrain presented great difficulties to wayfarers, straits with violent currentsRead More

Europa 2018 – Hardanger Bridge

Norway – The Hardanger Bridge is not just Norway’s longest suspension bridge – it is also the eighth longest bridge of its type in the entire world. The main span is an impressive 30 m longer than that of theRead More

2018 Manuka Honey Silver Proof Coin

New Zealand – About 2018 Manuka Honey Silver Proof Coin The dense evergreen plant was used by M?ori for a wide variety of purposes. Its hard red wood was used to make paddles and spears and in the construction ofRead More

Re-Introduced Species

Great Britain – Since 1800 it is estimated that more than 400 species of animals and plants have become extinct in the UK. There are many reasons for this, including loss and degradation of habitat, and species becoming increasingly isolatedRead More

Year of Our Island

Isle of Man Post Office is delighted to present this issue of ten stamps to mark a very special year in which we celebrate ‘our Island’ as a special place to live and work. The Year of Our Island 2018Read More

Europa 2018 – Bridge

Romania – Under the title Europa 2018, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamp issue BRIDGES,topic selected for this year by PostEurop, a body of the Universal Postal Union, a specialized agency of the United Nations.  The issue consists of two stamps. TheRead More

Easter 2018

Croatia – hristmas and Easter are associated with light. The God is born as a “young sun“ on Christmas collecting within Himself the ancient signs and meanings of earth renewal. He arrives from the light of high spheres to becomeRead More

Europa 2018 – Dutch Bridges

Netherlands – The cooperating postal companies in Europe have been publishing stamps with a common theme for more than 60 years. In 2002 they introduced a competition: the EUROPA Stamp Best Design Competition. This competition is organised under the aegisRead More

100 Years of the Fala Hydropower Plant

Slovenia – Construction of the rst hydropower plant on the river Drava began in 1913. This was the Fala hydropower plant, which was at the same time the biggest hydropower plant in the Eastern Alps. Until 1918, when the FalaRead More

Charming Towns

Spain – For the third year running, Correos is issuing this series of stamps dedicated to the charming towns that make up our country’s geography and whose depictions will be travelling around the world on shipments despatched from Spain. ThisRead More

World Down Syndrome Day

Bosnia – World Down Syndrome Day is observed every year on March 21rst, with this date chosen symbolically (21/3) to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21rst chromosome which causes Down syndrome. Despite the certain psychophysical disorderRead More