Thailand

Photo: World Tourism Organization, Tourism for All Thailand is bordered to the north by Laos and Myanmar, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and Myanmar. By the maritime boundary, the country is bordered to the southeast …

Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda was an influential figure whose devotees included J.D. Salinger, Sarah Bernhardt and Leo Tolstoy. Elsewhere on the Web The 19th century swami Recommended Listening Legacy of Swami Vivekananda – The millions of yoga devotees who sustain today’s multi billion dollar global industry, have probably never heard of the man who brought yoga to …

Tokyo

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

Iran

Photo: Hamed Saber, Kariz Iran is bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. As Iran on the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan and Russia are also Iran’s direct neighbors to the north. Iran is bordered on the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, on the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and …

Mekong

The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia. It is the world’s 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. From the Tibetan Plateau this river runs through China’s Yunnan province, Burma (Myanmar), Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. – Wikipedia Twitter https://twitter.com/TourismMekong Tweets by TourismMekong Elsewhere on the Web https://mekongreview.com Photos Planeta.com Asia

Green Humour

Twitter Profile Delhi-based cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty is one of favorite people to follow on Twitter. Key Links http://www.greenhumour.com https://twitter.com/thetoonguy Tweets by thetoonguy Features Wildlife Map of Hong Kong The map was produced with the aim of spreading awareness among Hong Kongers about its biodiversity, and to promote activities such as bird-watching and nature-hiking among the …

Hong Kong Links

Hong Kong Flag Links related to Hong Kong presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.dezeen.com/2017/07/21/video-wending-fanrong-hong-kong-drone-movie-footage-mariana-bisti-high-rise-buildings Closing time How Hong Kong’s hawkers face a struggle to survive – South China Morning Post Elsewhere on the Web Global Institute for Tomorrow – Facebook http://www.discoverhongkong.com http://99percentinvisible.org/post/36086263396/episode-66-kowloon-walled-city http://sploid.gizmodo.com/these-photos-of-hong-kong-are-not-post-apocalptical-ren-1525905645 Tourism Portals Discover Hong Kong Twitter @HongKongTourism Photos Wikipedia Hong Kong …

Taiwan

Photo Taiwan is an island situated in East Asia in the Western Pacific Ocean and located off the southeastern coast of mainland China. Headlines https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611816/the-simple-but-ingenious-system-taiwan-uses-to-crowdsource-its-laws Inventor of General Tso’s Chicken dies in Taipei at age 98 President Tsai apologizes to Indigenous peoples on behalf of government News http://www.taiwannews.com.tw Indigenous Peoples Council_of_Indigenous_Peoples Taichung http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taichung Taipei taipei …