Category Archives: Asia

Malaysia in a Nutshell

Experience the fascinating capital Kuala Lumpur, which is constantly growing and changing. In the Taman Negara National Park you get close to nature – live in the middle of Malaysia’s unique flora and fauna. Then end with lazy days on one of Langkawi’s beautiful beaches. Malaysia is still one of us Scandinavians undiscovered country. There… Read More »

Glamping at River Kwai, Jungle Rafting and Koh Kood

Experience Bangkok’s big city noise and then on for glamping and raft accommodation in Kwai. Ride a mountain bike and listen to the guides who tell the story of River Kwai. Finish on the beautiful tropical island of Koh Kood. After a couple of days in the metropolis of Bangkok, the journey continues north to… Read More »

Russia Morphology

The region extending from eastern Europe to the Urals is essentially formed by a single large plain (Russian or Sarmatic plain) which, from a geological point of view, rests on a rigid, Precambrian crystalline substrate. However, this basement is not intact, but fractured, faulted and therefore divided into blocks which are at the origin of… Read More »

Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape (World Heritage)

The cultural landscape of the Orkhon Valley lies in the Changai Mountains on both sides of the Orkhon River. The river is the lifeline of the region and has been nomadic land since time immemorial. The world heritage also includes archaeological sites such as Karakoram. The city was built by Genghis Khan in 1220 and… Read More »

Beijing – The “Forbidden City”

It is the two syllables “běi” and “jīng” that make up the name of the Chinese capital. They mean “northern capital” and are part of the East Asian tradition of calling capital cities what they are. But Beijing is just one of the many names the city was known by. It also had names such… Read More »

Nepal Travel Warning

Bandhs / strikes Basically, “bandhs” (forced strikes of any kind) called at short notice in Nepal at any time, including in the Kathmandu Valley, and blockades / roadblocks must be expected; sometimes these are also enforced by force. The latter also applies to so-called transport strikes these protest actions seriously disrupt or paralyze public life… Read More »

Pakistan Travel Warning

Current information The Pakistani security forces have stepped up their crackdown on terrorist and extremist forces in the country. In particular, operations against terrorists and extremists in North Waziristan are continuing. As revenge attacks by terrorist elements can be expected across the country against this background, particular attention should be paid to security aspects when… Read More »

Transportation in China

ON THE GO Traveling by plane The airplane is indispensable for long distances in domestic traffic. The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) is the umbrella organization of the three main airlines Air China (CA) (Internet:, China Southern Airlines (CZ) (Internet: / en) and China Eastern (MU) (Internet:, which connect over 150… Read More »

Dubai and more

Experience Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Fujairah In Dubai you can golf in the morning, swim during the day and finish skiing in the evening. First-class food, wonderful beaches and endless activities await you here! Dubai and neighboring Emirates are not similar to other destinations. Dubai itself is a big city where different nationalities… Read More »


FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT ON KARON BEACH There are a huge number of hotels in the Karon Beach area, both on the seafront and a little deeper inland. Flights and trips to Phuket A lot of package tours are organized to Karon Beach from Finland. All major tour operators have packages that include flights, accommodation… Read More »

Trips to Java

In Java, you are in the heart of Indonesia. The country is like a melting pot of Indonesian history, culture and nature. In Java, you can experience Indonesian highlights from thousands of years old shrines to smoky volcanoes. Why travel to Java? Java is an Indonesian island that is part of a “ring of fire”… Read More »

Nepal Defense and Foreign Policy

Foreign policy and defense Nepal is a nation in Southern Asia. Its capital city is Kathmandu. Foreign policy is characterized by a balance between China and India. Largest is the dependence of India which encloses Nepal on three sides. However, Chinese influence can be said to increase. The exchange with India is large and most… Read More »