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 …

Indonesia

Photo: Patrik M. Loeff, Java Indonesia shares borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Malaysia. The nation’s capital city is Jakarta. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/QtDNJfJTDZBx6rg77 Celebrations August 17 Independence Day Cities Jakarta Planeta.com Indonesia Links Asia Asia Links Java

Laos

Laos flag Laos is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia. Of the country’s 237,000 square kilometers, about 70% of the country is mountainous. The highest peak, Phou Bia reaches 2,817 meters (9,242 feet). Other geographic features include the Xieng Khouang and Bolavens Plateau and the Mekong River Valley which forms part of the boundary with …

Macau

Macau, along with Hong Kong, is one of the two special administrative regions of the People’s Republic of China. It lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, bordering Guangdong province to the north and facing the South China Sea to the east and south. Macau is the only place in China where casino gambling is legal. …

Afghanistan

Photo: Water Alternatives, Flood plain cultivation in Wakhan Afghanistan is bordered by Iran in the west, Pakistan in the south and east, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the north, and China in the far northeast. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/Qoi5DMa2UmNj1gNK9 Headlines Afghanistan’s enigmatic food secret Planeta.com Asia

Kazakhstan

Photo: Ewan McIntosh Kazakhstan is a contiguous transcontinental country in Central Asia. Kazakhstan is the world’s largest landlocked country by land area and the ninth largest country in the world. It borders with (clockwise from the north) Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, and also adjoins a large part of the Caspian Sea. The capital …

Wild Asia

Photo Planeta.com launches this guide to Wild Asia – the region’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about responsible travel and wildlife tourism in Asia? 2020 44th Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee Biodiversity COP 15 Headlines …

Philippines

Photo: Jim, Local fruit The Philippines is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of 7,107 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/njaS9Arrf8V2dUf36 Cities …

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 The World’s Fastest Growing Tourism Destination: Why Tajikistan Should Be on Your Radar A Wolf Child Guided Me Through Khujand, Tajikistan …

Turkmenistan

Photo: John Pavelka, Yangykala Canyon 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 …