Asia Links

Links related to Asia presented in mostly random fashion: Headlines Presentations From Responsible Tourism Events At ITB Asia 2015 Philippines Eyes ‘Ecotourism Zone’ in Disputed S. China Sea Asia 2014 – Transitions Abroad The Legacy Of The Asia Overland Route   Recommended listening: Asia Overland – adventures on the hippie trail The infamous ‘hippie trail’ …

Wild Asia

Photo Headlines Southeast Asia is in the grip of a biodiversity crisis Presentations From Responsible Tourism Events At ITB Asia 2015 Pangolins: why this cute prehistoric mammal is facing extinction Facebook Asian Ecotourism Network flickr groups Ecotourism Asia Twitter @IndianBotanists @WildAsia Wikipedia Wildlife_of_India Pili Nut https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_panda YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/rameshboonratana Planeta.com Asia

Asia

Image: Wikipedia Central Asia: Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Turkmenistan Uzbekistan Eastern Asia: China Japan Mongolia North Korea South Korea Taiwan Northern Asia: Russia Southeast Asia: Brunei Cambodia Timor Indonesia Laos Malaysia Myanmar (Burma) Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam Southern Asia: Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Iran Maldives Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka Spotlight Bhutan China India Japan Kyrgyzstan Malaysia …

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 …

Tajikistan

Photo: Matine Tajikistan is a mountainous landlocked sovereign country in Central Asia. It is bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north and China to the east. Features A Wolf Child Guided Me Through Khujand, Tajikistan – Yomadic Elsewhere on the Web Murghab Eco-Tourism Association – META was founded …

Bangkok

Photo: Nik Cyclist, Before Labor Day Bangkok is the capital city of and largest urban area in Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep, meaning “city of angels.” Features http://www.paperplanesblog.com/bangkok-protests-information http://bangkok.coconuts.co/2013/06/15/first-asia-airbnb-launches-neighborhoods-feature-bangkok http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2015/05/23/innovative-indian-restaurant-bangkok/gW2N7VMyahH1lmbaUQIOxJ/story.html News http://www.bangkokpost.com Elsewhere on the Web http://www.unescobkk.org http://bk.asia-city.com http://www.littlebang.org http://www.bangkok101.com – http://www.bangkok101.com/category/columns/joesbkk – @bangkok101 Twitter …

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 …

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. 2018 Kerala …

Kerala

Photo: Kerala Rice Kerala is an Indian state in South India on the Malabar Coast. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state. Embedded Tweets Night out in our village #RiverNila #keralablogexpress #FolkExpressions pic.twitter.com/UZWjij0owa — The Blue Yonder (@theblueyonder) March 28, 2017 2018 Kerala Floods 2018 Planeta.com …

Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west. #40whc spotlight Mountain Ecosystems of Koytendag: International research team on Koytendag Elsewhere on the Web http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-16094646 http://en.chrono-tm.org http://www.turkmenistan.gov.tm Photos …