Geography of Malaysia

Geography of Malaysia

Asia
General information about Malaysia The official name is Malaysia. Located in Southeast Asia. The area is 336.7 thousand km2, the population is 22.3 million people. (2001). The official language is Malay. The capital is Kuala Lumpur (over 1 million people, 2001). Public holiday - National Day August 31 (since 1957). The monetary unit is the ringgit. Member of the UN (since 1957), OIC (since 1969), ASEAN (since 1967), WTO, APEC, etc. Geography of Malaysia Malaysia is located between 120° and 100° east longitude and 3° and 7° north latitude. Washed by the waters South China Sea and Malacca Strait. The South China Sea divides the country into the western part, located on the Malay Peninsula, and the eastern part, on the northern part of the island of Kalimantan (Borneo). The…
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Myanmar Population and Economy

Myanmar Population and Economy

Asia
The population of Myanmar - which today exceeds 30 million residents - it has increased on average over the last fifteen years by 2% per year. The rate of increase of the urban population - double that of the general one - is considerable, especially in the two major cities of the country, which are about to become the two industrial centers of the Myanmar Rangoon (which went from 720,000 residents in 1960 to over 2 million in 1970) and Mandalay (from 180,000 to over 400,000). Myanmar still remains one of the poorest of the underdeveloped countries, with an average annual per capita income (1974) around 80 dollars. In the economic structure of the country, the primary sector continues to have a preponderant importance, and in the first place agriculture,…
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Vietnam Geopolitics

Vietnam Geopolitics

Asia
The last century saw Vietnam situate itself at the confluence of two global dynamics: that of decolonization on the one hand and that of the Cold War on the other. In fact, the growing political and ideological conflict between the two international blocs has rapidly superimposed on the nationalist demands of the peoples once under colonial domination. In 1945 the Viet Minh independence movement, set up in 1941 with an anti-colonial function and led by the nationalist and communist leader Ho Chi-minh, proclaimed the country's independence from France and started guerrilla activities. The reaction of the French government and army, committed to maintaining the influence of Paris in the region as much as possible, led to an escalation of the conflict which led to the division of the country into…
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Diving in Maldives

Diving in Maldives

Asia
Excursions Island tour, seaplane flight, trip to the capital Male (Sultan's Palace with park, Grand Mosque or Islamic Center, Friday Mosque and Minaret, Presidential Palace, markets and souvenir shops), trips to the "desert island" (full day with exotic lunch). Entertainment The most common way to spend time in the Maldives is diving, since there are coral reefs near each island. In addition, windsurfing, catamaran, water skiing, snorkeling, beach volleyball, tennis, billiards, squash and darts are popular. Fishing - morning, afternoon and evening - will cost about 35-40 USD (the price includes a barbecue of fish, even if you can't catch anything). Some hotels have discos, live music (local celebrities play and sing) and karaoke (including in Russian). There are a lot of SPA-centers. Diving The undoubted advantages of diving in…
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Attractions in Medan, Indonesia

Attractions in Medan, Indonesia

Asia
Medan - study trips and round trips Visit Medan as part of a round trip! Medan is the capital of the Indonesian province of Sumatra Utara (North Sumatra). the city is, with a little over three million inhabitants, the third largest city in Indonesia. A total of over six million people live in the Medan metropolitan region with the adjacent Belawan seaport. The Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in Bohorok, on the edge of the Gunung Leuser National Park, is only an hour's drive from the city. Do not miss the main attractions of Medan, such as the airport, the Great Mosque or the Central Business District. Explore Medan on an unforgettable study trip! Medan - the fascinating gateway to North Sumatra Medan is the most populous city in Sumatra and the…
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Best of Maldives Diving Trip

Best of Maldives Diving Trip

Asia
Basic travel information Best of Maldives is exactly what the name of the trip suggests: the best and most famous destinations in the Maldives on the same trip. Enjoy a diving trip where you will experience the atolls, canals, streams and spinaches of North Male, Southern Male and Ari, where you can see devilfish, whale sharks and other amazing sea animals. This route is a combination of reef dives and dives where you can see mantas and sharks. We visit purification stations where you can get close to the devil’s traps without disturbing them. The most famous places on the trip include the Maaya Thila spinach, which is 30 meters in diameter and is known for its schools of fish and regular shark sightings. Rasdhoo Madivaru is also an absolute…
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Bhutan Tour – the Happiest Country in the World

Bhutan Tour – the Happiest Country in the World

Asia
Basic travel information Known to few and little visited, Bhutan, in its own language, Druk Yul, the land of the thunder dragon, is one of the most fascinating travel destinations in the world. Bhutan nurtures its Himalayan Buddhist culture from outside influences, but at the same time provides a good setting to experience its living culture. People dressed in national costumes, traditional architecture, numerous temples, monasteries and fortresses, and the surrounding landscapes are amazing experiences. On our tour you will experience the best historical and cultural sites of Bhutan in the areas of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. At the beginning and end of the trip, we will also visit the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. Itinerary DAY 1 - FLIGHTS TO KATHMANDU Flights from Helsinki via Doha to the Nepalese capital…
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Ashgabat Tourist Guide

Ashgabat Tourist Guide

Asia
Ashgabat is one of the fastest changing cities in the world. The reason for this is the centrally planned redesign program to which the city has been subject for more than 20 years. Through this program the presidents of the country intend to demonstrate the prosperity of the republic. For this purpose, entire city districts are being laid down and rebuilt in a specially designed monumental architectural style. Huge triumphal arches, oversized plazas, multi-lane parade streets and boulevards, the largest fountains in the world, extensive park landscapes and an almost unmanageable number of new buildings clad in white marble and often decorated with gold elements are the core elements of this redesign. The Tolkutschka Bazaar, which recently moved into a new building, is a highlight of everyday Central Asian culture.…
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Best travel time for North and Central Thailand

Best travel time for North and Central Thailand

Asia
The climate and the best time to travel to Thailand The Asian state of Thailand and its numerous islands are exposed to a special climate. Located on the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, monsoon winds affect the tropical climate . Therefore, it makes sense to divide the Kingdom of Thailand into two climate zones: Northern Thailand and Southern Thailand. According to VAULTEDWATCHES, Thailand's north is enclosed by the states of Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. There is no access to the sea in northern Thailand. Nevertheless, the north attracts thousands of tourists with popular travel destinations such as Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. The best time to travel to Northern Thailand is from November to February . During this time, thanks to the northwest monsoon, temperatures up to…
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Best Travel Time for Dubai

Best Travel Time for Dubai

Asia
Climate in Dubai The climate in Dubai is characterized by constant heat. The average annual temperature is 27 degrees Celsius. In the high summer months of July and August the thermometer even reaches temperatures of up to 41 degrees Celsius. Dubai is located on the Persian Gulf and consists mostly of desert and a smaller part of a coastal region. The climate here is arid, the characteristics of which are drought and heat, as well as less precipitation. On average it rains one day per month in winter; In summer, rain is usually impossible in Dubai. Therefore, in the high summer months of July and August, the humidity in the coastal regions increases to up to 80 percent. An almost unbearable climate for European tourists. It therefore requires very stubborn…
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Kyrgyzstan – a Hiker’s Dream Destination

Kyrgyzstan – a Hiker’s Dream Destination

Asia
According to countryaah, Kyrgyzstan is a small landlocked state in Central Asia, neighboring China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Despite its small size, Kyrgyzstan offers many different options for the traveler. Beautiful nature attracts tourists Kyrgyzstan, located in the middle of Asia, is a mountainous country. The Tienšan Mountains pass through Kyrgyzstan and cover almost the entire country. The magnificent nature offers amazing hiking and climbing opportunities. Horseback riding is an important part of Kyrgyz folklore and culture to this day. Short for KG by abbreviationfinder, Kyrgyzstan is a land of opposites. For example, the country’s climate is far from the same in all parts of Kyrgyzstan. Although the country is moderately small, you can choose to spend your vacation in a dry continental climate, a cold mountain climate, or in…
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Isolated North Korea

Isolated North Korea

Asia
Mysterious North Korea is a country isolated from the rest of the world, with tourism tightly controlled. Mystical North Korea is a inhuman dictatorship in the West that subjugates citizens and offers tourists the opportunity to see only the things they want to see. Tourism possible only in places specified by the state According to countryaah, the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea is located in East Asia, neighboring China, Russia and South Korea. Only a few thousand passengers a year are allowed in the closed country of nearly 25 million residents. Tourism in the country is extremely controlled and visas are not issued to everyone. As a travel destination, the country is an interesting curiosity and a place where few tourists end up visiting. In terms of things to…
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North Korea Destinations

North Korea Destinations

Asia
FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN NORTH KOREA The Korean border is located on the 38th parallel and in the demilitarized zone there you can use binoculars to circle the other side of the border. Flights to North Korea There are very limited air connections to North Korea which is abbreviated as NK by abbreviationfinder. In Finnish terms, the most convenient way to travel to North Korea is to fly to Beijing, China, and continue your journey to Pyongyang. North Korea is also served by North Korean Air Koryo, which has been barked as a one-star airline, and Chinese Air China. Flight time is about two hours. Another option is to travel to North Korea from China by train along the Sino-North Korean Friendship Bridge north of Dandong City. The journey…
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United Arab Emirates – UAE

United Arab Emirates – UAE

Asia
In the UAE you can encounter a fascinating combination of Arab culture and modern Westernness. The exotic United Arab Emirates offers the traveler a fascinating culture, delicious food, stunning desert scenery as well as lavish buildings. Federation of the Seven Emirates The United Arab Emirates (United Arab Emirates) is a federation of seven emirates largely covered by a sand desert on the Arabian Peninsula on the shores of the Gulf. The best known emirates are Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Of these, Dubai in particular is also a well-known travel destination for Finns. The other emirates are Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. According to countryaah, the United Arab Emirates is a rich Arab country located in Middle East known above all for its stunning construction projects…
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Tips for The First Time in Thailand

Tips for The First Time in Thailand

Asia
The first-timer will find plenty of unforgettable experiences in Thailand - but at the same time can succumb to many mocha. 1. Select the appropriate item Thailand’s abundant destination offerings are one reason why tourists return to the country time and time again. A holiday in Thailand can be spent in a big city, on an almost desert island, or in a tourist-filled resort. There are plenty of options, and before buying airline tickets, it’s worth thinking about what you really want from your first holiday in Thailand. 2. Find a low-cost flight deal Due to fierce price competition, the prices of flights to Thailand have also fallen, and it is now quite easy to find cheap flights to the country. The easiest way to compare prices is with a…
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The Best of Thailand

The Best of Thailand

Asia
TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN THAILAND The spectacular Grand Palace is one of Bangkok’s most famous attractions. The biggest cities of Thailand are Bangkok, Phuket, and Krabi . Wolf Bangkok Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is a metropolis of opposites, where the new and the old combine in an interesting way. Traditional temples and modern shopping malls alternate in the cityscape. From the temples, you should head to Wat Phra Kaew, built at least in the 18th century. The most popular of the malls - Siam Discovery Center, Central World Plaza, Siam Paragon and MBK - are located in the Siam Square area, where it is possible to make great discoveries. As the city’s crowds begin to haunt, it’s worth moving to the peace of Lumphini Park. The green oasis is a great place to…
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Thailand – a Beach Paradise of Sun and Smiles

Thailand – a Beach Paradise of Sun and Smiles

Asia
Thanks to its warm climate, affordable prices and beautiful nature, Thailand has gained tremendous popularity as a tourist destination. City breaks and paradise beaches According to countryaah, Thailand is a country of about 68 million people in Southeast Asia. Thailand remained a destination for backpackers for a long time, but over the years the country has become more and more a holiday destination for the whole nation, where families with children also enjoy themselves. Thailand has already redeemed its position as a favorite country for Finnish package travelers alongside Mediterranean resorts. Many combine their journey with both a city break and a relaxed beach life. The trip can include, for example, a week of city holidays shopping and exploring Bangkok’s palaces, as well as another week of relaxing beach holidays on…
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Cyprus – Sunny Holiday Destination

Cyprus – Sunny Holiday Destination

Asia, Europe
Cyprus is a sunny holiday destination, especially for family travelers. Read the Beach Ball Destination Guide and plan your own vacation. Cyprus is one of the sunniest destinations in the Mediterranean According to Greek mythology, the goddess of beauty and love, Aphrodite, was born from the foam of the sea in Cyprus, which was consecrated to her worship. Beauty and love are still enough today, as the sun pampers the island of Cyprus exceptionally much. Cyprus, the third largest island in the Mediterranean, is located in the eastern Mediterranean near Turkey. The southern part of the island is an area ruled by the Republic of Cyprus and inhabited by Greeks, while the northern part of the island is occupied by Turkey and inhabited by Turks. Holiday trips are mainly made…
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