Category Archives: Asia

Cyprus Food and Wines

Cypriots know a lot about food, and they often associate the concept of relaxation with a table richly filled with dishes. The national Cypriot cuisine has incorporated all the best of the culinary secrets of its neighbors in the Mediterranean. It is based on the traditions of Greek and Turkish cuisine, the influence of Armenian… Read more »

What to See in Olongapo and Puerto Princesa (Philippines)

  Olongapo, Luzon island (Philippines) According to Health Beauty Guides, Olongapo is located on the island of Luzon on the northwestern shore of Subic Bay about 100 km from Manila. In the 19th century, a Spanish military base was equipped in the bay, later it was conquered by the Americans. Until recently, the American naval… Read more »

May Day Square, Russia

In the southwestern part of the Kremlin, just behind the Spassky Gates, stands the Transfiguration Monastery.. The monastery was founded in the 16th century and was immediately surrounded by a stone fence, that is, it was isolated from the city and lived according to its own laws. To this day, only the basement floor of… Read more »

Saudi Arabia History and Cinema

History. – On the strength of its economic and financial prestige, the Saudi Arabia continued to propose itself as the guide of moderate and traditionalist Arabism: not an easy task, because the turmoil that agitates the Islamic world has repeatedly questioned the rigorous regime of Riyāḍ connecting with local opposition tendencies and manifesting itself in… Read more »

Uzbekistan Population and History

  HUMAN AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY According to Cached Health, Uzbekistan is an internal state of central-western Asia. Population growth (19,810,077 residents at the last census dating back to 1989, 27,307,000 residents to a 2006 estimate) has slowed down (2.3 % in the period 1990-1998 and 1.5 % in the 2000 period -2005), but still remains… Read more »

Cyprus Attractions

Larnaca The city of the gods, Larnaca, is located in the north-east of Cyprus. Larnaka is best known for its numerous archaeological sights. According to legend, the city was the home of Lazarus who was resurrected and was the first bishop of Larnaka. The Byzantine-style Church of St. Lazarus, with its three domes, ancient icons… Read more »

South Ossetia

The Republic of South Ossetia is a territory located in the Asian region of the Caucasus. Республикӕ Хуссар Ирыстон (Respublikae Xussar Iryston) in the Ossetian language ; Республика Южная Осетия (Respublika Yuzhnaya Ossetia) in Russian language ; სამხრეთ ოსეთი (Samjreti Oseti) in Georgian language. During the time of the Soviet Union it was the Autonomous Region (Oblast) of South Ossetia within the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic. In 1989, while the… Read more »

Attractions in Khiva, Uzbekistan

Khiva, Uzbekistan: UNESCO World Heritage Site The monuments of the Uzbek city of Khiva date from the 19th century and are still in an exceptionally good condition today. The old town, which is almost entirely protected by a wall, looks like a large open-air museum. The historical center of Khiva is a UNESCO World Heritage… Read more »

Russia Religion

The constitution (Article 28) guarantees freedom of religion, follows the principle of the separation of state and religion and expressly excludes the establishment of a state religion (Article 14). The religious communities are subject to state registration at the federal and local levels. The legal basis of the state’s religious policy is the Law of… Read more »

Emigration to Japan

Area: 377,835 km² Residents: 126,045,000 (2017) Population density: 333.6 E / km² Form of Government: Parliamentary hereditary monarchy System of Government: Parliamentary democracy Neighboring countries: none (island) Capital: Tokyo National language: Japanese Religions: over 80% Shinto and Buddhists at the same time, 0.17% Jehovah’s Witnesses Currency: Yen (JPY) 1 Yen = 100 Sen Exchange rates: 1 EUR = 127.75 JPY 100 JPY = 0.78 EUR… Read more »

Turkmenistan Neutrality Policy and Relationships with post-Soviet Countries in Central Asia

Neutrality Policy The argumentative basis of the country’s international relations is the self-declared permanent neutrality of Turkmenistan, recognized on December 12, 1995 by the United Nations in Resolution A / 50/80 (A). The government defines this neutrality as follows: Preservation and development of national independence Creating a climate of national economic growth Pursuing national interests… Read more »

Sri Lanka – Discover The East Coast

SRI LANKA – DISCOVER THE EAST COAST Would you like to explore Sri Lanka in the summer months? This itinerary is perfect for this period. You will discover the highlights of Sri Lanka – the cultural triangle, the abundance of animals in the national parks and the hilly tea country. In addition, the beaches on… Read more »

Top 10 Sights in Armenia

Little Armenia convinces with great landscapes. Views between the Ararat and the Caucasus, green valleys and lonely mountain villages attract vacationers with a sense for something special. The country is not yet on the major tourist maps, but the old monasteries and churches in particular are definitely worth a visit and allow an insight into… Read more »

Quick Facts About Armenia

Armenia is roughly the size of the state of Brandenburg and has a good 3 million inhabitants. A third of them live in the capital Yerevan (also Yerevan or Yerevan). As a country located in western Asia featured by COUNTRYAAH, Armenia is a land of mountains, around 90 percent of the country’s area is at… Read more »

Brief Information About Kyrgyzstan

Many names of this country are in people’s heads: Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz Republic or Kyrgyzstan – all these names refer to this hospitable country, located in central Asia defined by COUNTRYAAH. The capital of Kyrgyzstan is Bishkek, where around 1 million of the 6 million inhabitants live. Traditionally, the Kyrgyz are nomadic people who sleep in yurts. The… Read more »

Trips To Japan

Why travel to Japan? According to COUNTRYAAH, Japan is one of the most fascinating destinations in all of Asia. In the land of the rising sun, you will find major attractions on the continent, monasteries and shrines, breathtakingly beautiful gardens and varied natural landscapes, hypermodern high technology and delicious gastronomic experiences. Japan is in many… Read more »

Trips to the Maldives

Why travel to the Maldives? According to COUNTRYAAH, The Maldives is an independent island nation located in the Indian Ocean southwest of Sri Lanka. The Maldives includes a total of 1,190 beautiful islands, of which only about 200 are inhabited. The islands are divided into 26 groups of islands called atolls. Many have the impression… Read more »

Attractions in Laos

As globalization has spread to Southeast Asia, Laos has in many ways managed to preserve its old traditions and way of life. Check COUNTRYAAH to find a list of all countries starting with letter L. Charmed by mysticism and admire beautiful waterfalls, take a tour of the mysterious Pak Ou Caves and enjoy the relaxed… Read more »

When is the best time to travel to Thailand?

Thailand is a great destination. Thailand is known for its hospitable people, beautiful nature, fascinating culture and fine sandy beaches. But when is the best time to visit Thailand? Below you can read more about the Thai climate and the best travel times. Thai climate Thailand is a big country located in southeastern Asia. To… Read more »

Beach Vacation in Southern Thailand

This trip combines a relaxing beach vacation on Thailand’s best sandy beaches with unique nature experiences in the pristine rainforest of Khao Sok National Park. In Phuket, on Kata Beach, the sun roasts from full blade on an almost dazzling white sand beach, which is slowly washed away by the waves. The air smells of… Read more »