The Tagus River

Portugal – It is not easy to condense a comprehensive view of the Tagus River into a small number of images, such is its size and importance. Nonetheless, I believe that the present collection of stamps on the Tagus River,Read More

Sandsvatn & Toftavatn

Faroes – The surroundings of major Faroese freshwater lakes are generally quite picturesque and Sandsvatn, the island‘s third largest lake on the island of Sandoy, is no exception. Sandur, the island’s largest town, is situated at the southern end ofRead More

Madeira Self-Adhesive

In this Madeira series, the stamps take us on a route that begins with one of the most emblematic events in this archipelago’s popular culture. For a week, the Flower Festival invites tourists and residents to participate in a celebrationRead More

Manx Tholtans by Ray Kelly

Israel – Photographer and author Ray Kelly started his photographic recording of Manx Tholtans some thirty years ago with the aim of capturing the fragile ruins of old Manx farm and Industrial dwellings. Ray began documenting the buildings after heRead More

Stamp Day 2017 Sainte-Croix

Switzerland – Scphila 17 in the music box village The village of Sainte-Croix in the Vaudois Jura on the border with France can look back on a chequered history. It is known to this day for the music boxes producedRead More

Madeira’s Peaks

Portugal – PICO RUIVO Located in the parish of Santana and with a height of 1862 metres, Pico Ruivo is Madeira’s highest point and the 3rd highest in Portugal. Access to Pico Ruivo is available via the Pico Ruivo trackRead More

Konrad Mägi – Landscape with a Red Cloud

Estonia – The Estonian artist Konrad Mägi (1878–1925) was one of the first modernist painters of northern and eastern Europe. His art is characterised by powerful colours, and he synthesised the major art trends of the time into a uniqueRead More

Creux du Van

Switzerland – Between Lake Neuchâtel and the Val de Travers, on the border between the cantons of Neuchâtel and Vaud, lies the Creux du Van, a tremendous natural rock formation, impressively captured by landscape photographer Roland Gerth. The rocky wallsRead More

World Environment Day 2017

United Nations – On 5 June 2017, UNPA will issue six stamps to commemorate World Environment Day. The stamps showcase the environmental beauty of Canada’s landscape. World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on June 5 each year and is theRead More

Definitives 2017 – Triglav A

Slovenia – Two new de nitive stamps will also be issued, in rolls. Among other things these will be destined for sale in Pošta Slovenije’s stamp vending machines. Issue Date: 26.05.2017 Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 30.00 x 25.00 mm Values: A, B

Alderney Scenes

Alderney – Just one and a half miles wide and three and a half miles long, the beautiful island of Alderney is small but perfectly formed. With its toxic blend of Roman, Napoleonic and German architecture, Alderney – located justRead More

Archeological Treasure 2017 – Tombstone

Bosnia & Herzegovina – During the archeological excavation on the site Pod- vornice in Lištani near Livno, the graves from the late Croatian and late Middlea Ages were found. Among the finding, the tombstone with the Croatian cyrilic of theRead More


Switzerland –  Churfirsten is a mountain range of incredibly jagged peaks that rise up to 2,306 metres above sea level over Lake Walen at 419 metres. The ridges to the north descend more gently towards Toggenburg. The Flumserberg mountains offerRead More

Europa 2017 – Kastelholm Castles

Aland – Issued on 9 May is the Åland Europa stamp on a castle theme. Åland photographer Niclas Nordlund has captured the only castle in Åland, Kastelholm, on a sparkling winter day. Niclas lets us know that he shot theRead More