India

Photo: Urban lagoon in Hyderabad India is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east, Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. New Dehli is the national capital. Google Maps …

Kyoto

Photo: Patrick Lewis Kyoto is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan. Located in the Kansai region on the island of Honshu, Kyoto forms a part of the Keihanshin metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kobe. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/phz8pp1eJQbKsEeG7 Headlines Tourists In Kyoto Are Making Geisha’s Lives Difficult Markets Nishiki Market Arashiyama Bamboo Grove …

Bangladesh

Photo: Terry Sunderland/CIFOR, Banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis) Bangladesh is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Myanmar to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south. The capital is Dhaka. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/mJ8BGZLcLsn5HJeq7 Photos Planeta.com Bangladesh Links Asia Asia Links Bangla Ganges

Bangla

Image: Wikipedia Spotlight on the Bangla language Wikipedia: Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা [ˈbaŋla]), is an Indo-Aryan language primarily spoken by the Bengalis in South Asia, specifically in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent, presently divided between Bangladesh and the Indian states of West Bengal, Tripura, Assam’s Barak Valley. It is …

Bangladesh Links

Bangladesh flag Links related to Bangladesh presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines International Mother Language Day: Ensuring the use of Bangla across all spheres a timely ask Tourism tourismboard.gov.bd Government bangladesh.gov.bd News Dhaka Tribune – @DhakaTribune References Time Weather https://www.thedailystar.net/opinion/news/the-path-overcoming-the-crisis-challenges-and-considerations-1903192 Communities grappling with #COVID19 in Bangladesh prepare for Cyclone #Amphan, the strongest storm to hit …

Indonesia Links

Indonesia Feag Links related to Indonesia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.1843magazine.com/features/the-fight-to-preserve-a-44000yearold-painting Bangka to require tourists to spend money on hotels, restaurants The Fight for Benoa Bay News thejakartapost.com – @jakpost Indonesia Expat Recommended Listening Why Kalimantan will be home to the next Indonesian capital – Jakarta has been facing a lot of problems, …

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 …

Vietnam

Photo: Flow Communications, Vietnam Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Southeast Asian Indochinese Peninsula. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/i4YypWbqiEiwUKir7 Embedded Tweets Finally got a decent picture of a Vietnamese no-horns sign in Da Nang. Spoiler: there are actually lots of horns pic.twitter.com/oyHlsqw3RS — Eric Fischer (@enf) December 26, 2019 Photos Wikipedia Vietnam Cities Ho Chi Minh …

Hong Kong

Photo: Ron Reiring, Hong Kong Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China located on China’s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/jiYkkoftY9ejQw3c8 Headlines Photos: What Hong Kong’s hundreds of thousands of protesters want now – Quartz Drone Film – Mariana …

Kyrgyzstan

Photo: Charles Roffey, Standing on their steeds Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the east. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/BoBrGTwjh75Uizme8 Government Kyrgyzstan Embassy Elsewhere on the Web Hospitality Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan – Lonely Planet kyrgyzstan community tourism Features …