Category Archives: Asia

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Qinghai, China

Qinghai is the largest salt lake in China. It is located in the province of the same name, about 150 km from its administrative center – the city of Xining. This lake is often called the sea, but not only because of the impressive size of the reservoir. The waters of Qinghai have a unique… Read More »

Brief Information About Middle East

The Middle East is one of the regions that can be considered a millenary culture worldwide. Since several centuries before our groups, humans traveled it in different directions. In the Mesopotamia valley, watered by the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, an ancient civilization settled that contributed to the practice of agriculture to humanity; the city of… Read More »

Shopping and Eating in India

The shops Shops are open on weekdays from 09.00 (10.00) to 17.00, in tourist centers until late at night. Shops in high-level hotels sell really high-quality goods. India is a true shopper’s paradise. With the existing cheapness in India, it is possible and necessary to bargain – this will allow you to purchase goods at… Read More »

Vietnam Market Opportunities

Vietnam has dealt with the economic impact of the covid-19 pandemic exceedingly well. Although the GDP growth rate slowed from the planned 6.8% to 2.9% last year, Vietnam remains one of the fastest growing economies in the world. While the world economy fell into a deep recession due to the pandemic, Vietnam is among the… Read More »

Ust-Barguzin, Republic of Buryatia (Russia)

The village of Ust-Barguzin is located 270 km northeast of Ulan-Ude at the mouth of the Barguzin River. According to percomputer.com, Ust-Barguzin is the starting point for a trip to the Zabaikalsky National Park. You can get here by crossing in Ust-Barguzin to the right bank of the Barguzin River, and driving along the only… Read More »

Best Time to Visit Thailand

Thailand attracts many tourists with its exotic. Amazing landscapes, snow-white beaches, lush greenery – all this is a paradise for your carefree vacation. This is one of the most popular exotic destinations for tourism. Amazing coral reefs, mysterious Buddhist temples, crocodile farms, vibrant nightlife – make the stay for tourists royal. Traditions are respected here.… Read More »

Brief Information About Asia

Asia got its name from ancient Greek mythology. Once upon a time, Asia (Asia) was the daughter of the titan god Oceanid, who became the wife of Prometheus. The ancient Greeks borrowed the word “Asia” from the Assyrians, who called it the place where the sun rises. Therefore, the Greeks began to call the territory… Read More »

History of India

CIVILIZATION OF THE INDA VALLEY, middle of the 3rd millennium – XVII-XVI centuries. BC This civilization is also known as the Harappan culture, during this period trade relations developed, cities were built with a clear layout of streets, a sewage system appeared, art arose, and the foundation was laid for those religions that dominate India… Read More »

About Turkey

According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Turkey is a state in Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia. In the northwest it borders on Bulgaria and Greece, in the northeast – on Georgia and Armenia, in the east – on Iran, in the south – on Iraq and Syria. In the north it is washed by the Black Sea, in… Read More »

First Impressions of United Arab Emirates

The mere fact that enormous financial resources are invested in the future in this region and improbable visions are realized and suddenly take shape is the best way to legitimize a visit to the United Arab Emirates (VAR). A new center of trade and finance is emerging and is attracting more and more of the… Read More »

Russia Trade and Service

Trade and service enterprises actively developed in the 1990s. At the beginning of 2002, more than 1 million workers were employed in this industry, and the annual turnover of retail trade enterprises amounted to 3,719 billion rubles. in current prices, having exceeded the level of 1990 in comparable prices by 14.5%. Throughout the 1990s. more… Read More »

About Afghanistan

The official name of the country is the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. According to legend, the name of the country “Afghanistan” comes from the name of the progenitor of the Afghan people – Avgan. This country, located in the Middle East, has no access to the sea, moreover, Afghanistan is today one of the poorest… Read More »

About Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a monarchical country located on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia. As an independent state, Saudi Arabia appeared on the world map on September 23, 1932. Saudi Arabia is known in the world as the largest oil exporter, occupying a leading position in terms of total oil production and export. It was… Read More »

Sights of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan impresses with a mass of diverse attractions, there are archaeological sites, cultural sites, natural wonders, and much more. Even the more popular countries of the world can envy such a variety of types of tourism. Of course, Azerbaijan is, first of all, history. According to ethnicityology, the most interesting archaeological finds are concentrated here.… Read More »

Russia Economic Conditions in the Early 1990’s

The Russian economic system underwent a tumultuous evolution in the 1990s, with contradictory aspects: on the one hand, a process of liberalization, privatization and rationalization of the production structures was decisively initiated; on the other hand, profoundly negative phenomena have occurred, shown both by the bad trend of macroeconomic indicators and by the spread of… Read More »

Russia Public Law

The division of society into two classes dates back to the earliest period in Russian history: the free population and the free population. At first only in fact but then, increasingly also of law, the free population differs: the boyars (nobles), citizens (goro ž ri) and farmers (commonly called smerdy or is ern ‘and, from… Read More »

USSR vs Russia

Ethnic-territorial disputes with other former Soviet states. -Among the many ethnic-based territorial disputes which, previously latent, exploded immediately after the dissolution of the USSR, some, although not the most serious, directly and specifically concern Russia. First of all, there is a recurring dispute between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea. This peninsula (27,000 km 2and 2.5 million residents),… Read More »

Libya Archaeology

Since the late seventies there have been numerous archaeological discoveries, many due to regular excavations, many due to the great development that the country has experienced in every region and in every sector. Numerous museums have also been created: one, imposing, inside the Tripoli Castle, has taken the place of the previous archaeological museum arranged… Read More »

Indonesia – Neo Indonesians

EASTERN INDONESIA. – New state, founded, according to the directives of the Malino conference, on December 24, 1946 in Den Pasar (Bali). It includes the island of Celebes, the small Sunda islands and all the other islands of the Dutch Indies east of Borneo and Java and west of New Guinea. It consists of the… Read More »

Provinces in South China

Guizhou Guizhou [gwe ɪ d ʒ ɔ u], K Weichow, Kweitschou, province in southwest China , 174,000 km 2, (2010) 34.7 million residents, including national minorities such as Miao, Yao, Bai, Tujia, Buyei, Dong and others, which make up around 36% of the population; The capital is Guiyang. The province comprises a high plateau crossed… Read More »

Turkey Since Independence

Here we are dealing with the history of Turkey starting from the proclamation of the republic, while, for the previous history of the Turkish state, see ottoman, empire. When the Grand National Assembly of Angora decided on the abolition of the Ottoman sultanate (November 1, 1922), Turkey found itself to be an ill-defined republican state,… Read More »

India Recent Archaeological Excavations

Prehistory. – The results obtained twenty-five years ago by H. De Terra with a classification of the Pleistocene cultures of India, have had in recent years a control through various stratigraphic excavations. De Terra was able to establish, with regard to the Panjab, that two lithic cultures coexist with divergent characters, the abbevillio-Acheulean one of… Read More »

Kazakhstan Landmarks

Take a group tour to Kazakhstan, which is located in Central Asia but a small part (about 5.4% of the surface) is in the far east of Europe! Explore this large, partly untouched land and its nature reserves, reserves, the very diverse nature, flora and fauna. You can also visit one of the many health… Read More »

Travel to Beautiful Cities in Turkey

Here you will find study trips and round trips through the metropolises of Turkey Istanbul Visit Istanbul, the old Constantinople, the cultural and economic center of Turkey and the only metropolis that lies on two continents. Get to know the different religions on a study tour, but don’t forget the culture and other attractions such… Read More »

Korean Arts

Korean Korean art, the art of the Korean Peninsula. Despite some strong Chinese influence, it has its own character. Prehistoric period Since the 1970s, numerous archaeological finds have shown that Korea was already settled in the Paleolithic. From about 6000 to 2000 BC The Neolithic epoch, which is called the “period of the comb ceramics”… Read More »

Israel History: The Second Intifada

Sharon’s demonstrative visit to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on September 28, 2000, accompanied by 1,000 police officers, triggered serious and long-lasting Palestinian unrest (“Al-Aksa” or “second intifada”). On December 10, 2000, E. Barak submitted his resignation to force new elections for the office of Prime Minister. At the end of 2000 / beginning of 2001, however,… Read More »

Laos Brief History

Long ago, Laos was called Lan Xang which means “The Land of Millions of Elephants” and referred to all the animals that lived here. Unfortunately, this expression is no longer correct. During my trip to Laos, I did not see a single elephant. There are still elephants in Laos, but they can no longer be… Read More »

Facts of Burma

Read more about transport, price levels and more in connection with your trip to Burma. Language: Burmese Capital: Naypyidaw Population: 55 million Religion: Hinayana Buddhism Currency: Kyat Surface: 676,577 km2 Worth knowing Time difference The time difference between Sweden and Burma can vary, depending on whether it is summer or winter time in Sweden: Summer… Read More »

Travel to Sri Lanka

Customs and traditions The Sri Lankans are a wonderfully nice, kind-hearted and smiling people who receive tourists with warmth and big hospitable smiles. Although Sri Lankans are generally accustomed to many tourists, their shrines and customs are expected to be respected with humility and proper manners and dress. As in all places in Asia, certain… Read More »

China History Timeline

According to ehistorylib.com, China (official name: People’s Republic of China) is the largest country in East Asia and the fourth largest country in the world ( Russia, Canada and the United States are larger). With a population of more than 1.3 billion people, which is approx. one-fifth of the earth’s population, it is the world’s… Read More »