South Korea

Photo: Baseball in 2020 South Korea shares a land border with North Korea to the north, as well as overseas borders with Japan to the east and China to the west. Roughly half of the country’s 50 million people reside in the metropolitan area surrounding its capital, Seoul. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Gvbpv3dFnUTuBE9T8 HeadlinesAcorn health craze driving South …

Philippines

Photo: Jim, Local fruit The Philippines is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of 7,107 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/njaS9Arrf8V2dUf36 Cities Planeta.com

Macau

Macau, along with Hong Kong, is one of the two special administrative regions of the People’s Republic of China. It lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, bordering Guangdong province to the north and facing the South China Sea to the east and south. Macau is the only place in China where casino gambling is legal. …

Tajikistan

Photo: Matine Tajikistan is a mountainous landlocked sovereign country in Central Asia. It is bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east. FeaturesThe World’s Fastest Growing Tourism Destination: Why Tajikistan Should Be on Your RadarA Wolf Child Guided Me Through Khujand, Tajikistan – Yomadic …

Himalayas

Photo: European Space Agency, Mount Makalu, Himalayas Wikipedia: The Himalayas is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The Himalayan range has the Earth’s highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest. The Himalayas include over a hundred mountains exceeding 7,200 meters (23,600 feet) in elevation. By …

Ho Chi Minh

Photo: Flow Communications, Bridge Wikipedia: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh; [tʰàjŋ̟ fǒ hò cǐ mīŋ̟], also known by its former name of Saigon, is the most populous city in Vietnam with a population of 8.4 million (13 million in the metropolitan area) as of 2017. Located in southeastern Vietnam, the …

Vietnam

Photo: Flow Communications, Vietnam Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Southeast Asian Indochinese Peninsula. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/i4YypWbqiEiwUKir7 Embedded Tweets Photos WikipediaVietnam Cities Planeta.com

Turkmenistan

Photo: John Pavelka, Yangykala Canyon Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west. #40whc spotlightMountain Ecosystems of Koytendag: International research team on Koytendag Elsewhere on the Webbc.com/news/world-asia-16094646en.chrono-tm.orgturkmenistan.gov.tm …

Uzbekistan

Photo: Robert Wilson, Mir-e Arab Mosque, Bukhara, Uzbekistan The Central Asian nation Uzbekistan shares borders with Kazakhstan to the west and to the north, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the east, and Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to the south. A former Soviet republic, Uzbekistan became independent in 1991. The capital city is Tashkent. Amazon.com Photos WikipediaUzbekistanLanguages of …

Silk Road

Buzzwords The Silk Road was a network of trade routes which connected the East and West, and was central to the economic, cultural, political, and religious interactions. New Silk Road Elsewhere on the Web UNWTO: UNWTO’s Silk Road initiative functions as a collaborative platform designed to enhance sustainable tourism development along the historic Silk Road …