Kathmandu

Photo: Scilla Kim, Boudhanath Kathmandu (1,300 meters or 4,265 feet) is the capital and the largest city of Nepal. The city is located in Kathmandu Valley. The original inhabitants of Kathmandu are called Newars, who speak a language called Nepal Bhasa. Nepali is the most widely spoken language. News @kathmandupost Elsewhere on the Web Current …

Kerala

Photo: Kerala Rice Kerala is located in South India on the Malabar Coast. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state. Headlines Kerala: Safari park planned to rehabilitate stray tigers- The New Indian Express Elsewhere on the Web keralatourism.org Embedded Tweets Night out in our village #RiverNila …

Tokyo

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Skyline Tokyo … Headlines The underground cathedral protecting Tokyo from floods – BBC Take one last stroll through Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market before it closes – Quartz Reference Current Local Time Elsewhere on the Web Sake Tours @saketours Planeta.com Tokyo Japan Japan Links Cities

Chennai

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Loyola Chennai, also known as Madras (the official name until 1996), is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational center of south India. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about …

Tuva

Photo: Dmitriy Stepanov Tuva borders the Altai Republic, the Republic of Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Irkutsk Oblast, and the Republic of Buryatia in Russia and Mongolia to the south. Its capital is the city of Kyzyl. It has a population of 307,930 (2010 census). Alash ensemble – alashensemble.com – is a trio of master throat singers …

Azerbaijan

Photo: Khinalug (Xınalıq) Azerbaijan is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to the south. Baku is the capital and the largest city. 43WHC #Azerbaijan is elected to chair and host one of the most prestigious @UNESCO’s body: 43rd session …

Azerbaijan Links

Azerbaijan flag Links related to Azerbaijan presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @Anar_Karim Headlines Ministry of Ecology: Azerbaijan’s ecotourism concept to be ready in 2 months Khinalug (Xınalıq) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khinalug Elsewhere on the Web BBC Country Profile Photos Wikipedia Azerbaijan Planeta.com Azerbaijan Baku Asia 43rd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #43whc

China Links

China Flag Links related to China presented in somewhat random fashion: The Wandering Earth (Liu Lang Di Qiu) https://deadline.com/2019/02/chinese-new-year-box-office-2019-records-crazy-alien-wandering-earth-pegasus-new-king-of-comedy-peppa-pig-1202549958/amp https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/wandering-earth-director-making-chinas-first-sci-fi-blockbuster-1187681 https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/amp/heat-vision/chinese-sci-fi-movie-wandering-earth-get-us-release-1181473 https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2019/2/9/18218479/the-wandering-earth-review-film-china-first-science-fiction-blockbuster-cixin-liu-gravity-the-core #WanderingEarth is now playing at AMC Theatres! Experience this Chinese sci-fi film based on a short story by Liu Cixin. https://t.co/I8BWKDBPEq pic.twitter.com/DykXlrI6rr — AMC Theatres (@AMCTheatres) February 15, 2019 Time Current time in …

Hanoi

Photos: World Bank, Aerial View Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital and second largest city by population (7.7 million in 2015). The city mostly lies on the right bank of the Red River. Hanoi is 1,720 km (1,070 miles) north of Ho Chi Minh City and 105 km (65 miles) west of Haiphong. Grapevine http://hanoigrapevine.com – @HanoiGrapevine …

Timor

Timor is an island at the southern end of Maritime Southeast Asia, north of the Timor Sea. It is divided between the independent state of East Timor, and West Timor, belonging to the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara. Recommended Listening To the Head of the Crocodile – In ancient stories, the island of Timor …