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Of Geysers and travelers…

For the Day of the Stamp 2017, Iceland celebrates 250 Years of Foreign Scientific Expeditions and Travelers to Iceland with a minisheet featuring an engraving by I. Thortwaithe after a drawing by I.Ibbetson.  This beautiful minisheet is designed by Hlynur Ólafsson and printed
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Guernsey celebrates 25th anniversary of Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment with stamps

Guernsey Post is delighted to announce that a new set of stamps will be issued on 1 September to mark the 25th anniversary of The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (PWRR) including a miniature sheet depicting Diana, Princess of Wales, who was
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Guernsey’s self-stick stamps feature island coastal scenes

  Guernsey Post announces that it will issue a range of self-stick stamps celebrating island tourism on 1 September 2017.
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Jersey stamps commemorate the aircraft of the First World War

Six stamps and a Miniature Sheet commemorating the events of World War I will be issued by Jersey Post on 4 August 2017. The fourth in a five part series entitled The Great War – 100 Years, this penultimate issue
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50th Anniversary of the Gibraltar 1967 Referendum

        The Gibraltar sovereignty referendum of 1967 was held on 10 September 1967, in which Gibraltarian citizens were asked whether they wished to pass under Spanish sovereignty, with Gibraltarians keeping their British citizenship and a special status
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Luxembourg new stamp issues in July 2017

Stamp issue on 4th July   200 years ago Karl Drais invented the bicycle. From that time on it has known an ever-growing popularity. 100 years ago the national federation of cycling sports of Luxembourg was founded. As Luxembourg is
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Guernsey Post celebrates total eclipse with image changing stamps

Guernsey Post is delighted to announce that it will release a set of heat sensitive stamps in celebration of one of nature’s most impressive sights: the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States in almost four decades.
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This year’s Sepac stamp shows handmade jewellery from Åland

On 17 August, Åland Post promotes locally manufactured jewellery made from recycled material. This is a stamp in the series of Sepac stamps issued by the small European postal administrations on the 2017 theme local crafts.
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200 years of the kaleidoscope celebrated on Jersey stamps

Six stamps celebrating the 200th anniversary of the invention of the kaleidoscope will be issued by Jersey Post on 10 July 2017. Illustrated by artist Mark Wilkinson, the stamps feature kaleidoscopic patterns inspired by the Island’s flora and fauna.
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Day of the Stamp. Iceland opens to the world: 250 years of foreign expeditions and traveling to Iceland

Today, Iceland is one of the number one travel destinations in Europe – every year since the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, the number of tourists has been increasing steadily – especially the past three years. However, one could say that “tourism”
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