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 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44856567 Inside Singapore’s ultra-futuristic inner city gardens – …

Ikigai

Buzzwords Ikigai = the reason for which you wake up in the morning Embedded Tweets The Japanese concept of #ikigai boils down the search for meaning in life into four questions. 1) What do you love?2) What are you good at?3) What does the world need from you?4) What can you get paid for? I'm …

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 …

Siberia

Siberia is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia. Siberia has historically been a part of Russia since the 16th and 17th centuries. The territory of Siberia extends eastwards from the Ural Mountains to the watershed between the Pacific and Arctic drainage basins. – Wikipedia Key Links …

Java

Photo: Going home Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ; Sundanese: ᮏᮝ) is an island of Indonesia. With a population of over 141 million (the island itself) or 145 million (the administrative region), Java is home to 56.7 percent of the Indonesian population and is the world’s most populous island. – Wikipedia Wikipedia Java Planeta.com Indonesia

Pakistan

Photo: Water Alternatives, Batura Glacier Pakistan is bordered by the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south, and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. The capital is Islamabad. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/wzEDreKiKbWgDz6x9 Photos Planeta.com Pakistan Links Asia

Japan Earthquake 2011

March 2011 Earthquake and the Tourism Community in Japan The Great East Japan Earthquake: The March 11, 2011 earthquake that hit the Northeast regions of Japan was not only the largest in the country’s recorded history, but it also resulted in damage spread throughout the Northeastern coast, including many rural communities now semi-isolated due to …