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

River Skorá

Faroes – Things tend to find different rhythms on their own out here in the Atlantic Ocean. The sober and quiet, sometimes seemingly phlegmatic pace characterizing the islanders and their environment, can without further ado turn into frantic action-packed activity. ARead More

Sørvágsvatn / Leitisvatn

Faroes – It goes without saying that a country, where it rains as much and frequently as it certainly does in the Faroes, must have a number of freshwater lakes. Due to the islands’ geological configuration, its steep hills and mountains,Read More

Sound of Silence

Finland – The Calm and tranquil stamps depict Finnish nature in different seasons and are suitable for international postcards and light letters. The sheet designed by Stiina Hovi contains fifteen international no-value indicator stamps. Hovi is an experienced graphic designer,Read More

Reflections – World Landscapes

France – La Poste issues a booklet of 12 self-adhesive postage stamps at the rate of the priority letter for letters up to 20 g destined for France. These are illustrated with sumptuous landscapes that can be seen throughout the world.Read More