Japan Links

Links related to Japan Headlines http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42191096 http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/japanese-election/9062630 http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/snow-canyon-japan http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-03/muscle-suits-push-to-get-japans-elderly-working-again/7794490 Suburban ecotours in Japan offer city-goers a stroll off the beaten track course-correction-deserted-golf-greens-into-solar-power-plants new-volcanic-island-off-japan-a-natural-lab-for-life Flickr Hisaaki Arima – @/t260arima How to make makiri https://www.flickr.com/photos/vintage-japan/ Flickr Groups Ecotourism Asia Japan Mountains, 日本の山 Japanese Food Lovers 大好き! 日本の食べ物! Japanese Manhole Covers Kyoto, Japan National Parks, Quasi-National Parks and …

Russia

Photo: Alex Polezhaev, Fuel Station Russia shares borders with the following countries (from northwest to southeast): Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China and Mongolia. It also has maritime borders with Japan (by the Sea of Okhotsk) and the USA (by the Bering Strait). Photos …

Japan

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Kyoto Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands. The country is located in the Pacific Ocean and nearby neighbors include China, North Korea, South Korea, Russia and Taiwan. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Japan? = 地元の人々は日本を知るために何を訪問者のようになるだろうか?(Jimoto no hitobito wa Nihon o shiru …

Recreating the handshake between North and South Korean leaders

Set-jetting fans, travelers are recreating the handshake between North and South Korean leaders. This movie set from Namyangju Studios near Seoul – which recreated the border truce village of Panmonjum for the 2000 hit “Joint Security Area” – is drawing tourists hoping to re-enact the historic handshake themselves. Twitter Moment Tourists are recreating the handshake …

Singapore

Photo: William Cho, Expo MRT The island country of Singapore is separated from Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to its north, and from Indonesia’s Riau Islands by the Singapore Strait to its south. Singapore’s territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Headlines Inside Singapore’s ultra-futuristic inner city gardens – ABC …

Asia

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Russia Links

Links related to Russia Tourism Portals http://www.russia-travel.com – @RussianGroup http://www.russia-travel.com/wp-content/uploads/Russia-Travel-Brochure.pdf https://www.russiatourism.ru/en Flickr http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=russia+nature&l=cc&ss=0&ct=0&mt=all&w=all&adv=1 Indigenous Tourism http://csipn.ru Russian Vocabulary Russian Krasnoyarsk Krasnoyarsk Moscow moscow St. Petersburg http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=352 Sochi http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sochi http://www.english.sochiru.ru Greater Sochi Rob Hornstra’s Photos Of Sochi, Russia Wikipedia Russia Russian_Ark Balalaika Volga Flag_of_Russia Public holidays in Russia Natural World The birch tree is the national …

Russian

Russian Flag Elsewhere on the Web http://www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/russia.shtml Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_alphabet Twitter @UNEP_Russian Russian Vocabulary отлично = atlichna = great Да = Yes Planeta.com Language Russia

Korean Peninsula

The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula in East Asia. It extends southwards for about 1,100 km (680 mi) from continental Asia into the Pacific Ocean and is surrounded by the East Sea to the east, and the Yellow Sea (known in Korea as West Sea) to the west, the Korea Strait connecting the first two …

Chennai

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Loyola Chennai is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is one of the largest cultural, economic and educational centers in the country Current Local Time Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Chennai? Airports Chennai International Airport, …