Category Archives: Asia

Getting to Turkey

Airplane: the national Turkish airline is Turkish Airlaines. It flies directly from Istanbul to numerous cities around the world, including London, Paris, Frankfurt, Tbilisi, Baku and Tehran. Other airlines that offer flights to and from Turkey include Lufthansa, Germanwings,British Airways and EasyJet. Airports: the busiest in Turkey airport is the Ataturk International Airport (IST) in… Read More »

Turkey Transportation

Airplane: Domestic airlines connect about 30 cities in the country. Many flights, including from Dalaman to Van, go via the transport hubs of Istanbul or Ankara. Atlasjet is one of the few airlines thath ave direct flights between the west coast and the cities in the center and on the east coast of the country.… Read More »

Attractions in Turkey

According to Loverists, Turkey has many interesting areas, such as the Aegean Sea, Eastern Anatolia, Southern Anatolia, Thrace, etc. to offer. The Aegean Sea is an absolute must for tourists not only because of the deep blue sea and the wonderful climate. In the Aegean Sea one can find a large number of differentAttractionsview. The… Read More »

Attractions in Alanya and Belek, Turkey

Alanya With almost eleven kilometers of fine sandy beaches, Alanya on the Turkish Riviera is a popular holiday destination for many tourists. In addition to Antalya and Side, it is one of the most popular places in Turkey with a variety of great beaches. Beautiful beaches are, for example, Cleopatra Beach, which is located in… Read More »

Attractions in Bodrum and Dalaman, Turkey

Bodrum Opposite the Greek island of Kos, on the west coast of Turkey, Bodrum is located. A well-known seaside resort in the south of the Turkish Aegean coast with an incomparable charm, here comes the Mediterranean lifestyle. Bodrum is also called the “Turkish Saint Tropez”, no wonder, because the fine sandy beaches and rocky bays… Read More »

Attractions in Didyma and Istanbul, Turkey

Didyma According to Homeagerly, Didyma was an ancient place and is located on the west coast of Turkey, near the port city of Miletus on the southern Aegean Sea. The two places were connected by sea, of course, and then around the 6th century BC a road was built a little off the beaten track… Read More »

Attractions in Kemer and Kusadasi, Turkey

Kemer About 40 kilometers southwest of Antalya is Kemer on the south coast of Turkey. This is a fishing village that had no road connection to Antalya, today it is very modern and has been developed as a tourist center. Kemer has become a small town in the region and has a large number of… Read More »

Travel to Turkey

According to Diseaseslearning, Turkey lies in both Eastern Europe as well as in Asia and is one of the most popular destinations worldwide. The capital is Ankara. The country borders on the northeast Black sea and Georgia, on the east by Armenia to Iran, to the southeast by the Iraq, south to Syria and the… Read More »

Libya Economy and Communications

Agrarian colonization and other economic activities. – The land currently indemaniati totals 770,000 ha. of which 440,000 indemaniati in recent years; those under concession exceed 167,000 ha. In western Libya, farms exceed 525, with 1500 farm families (around 10,000 people) and around 1200 houses built. In recent years, the activity of the Libyan Colonization Authority,… Read More »

Indonesia Economic Conditions

The Indies Dutch East had become the most accomplished example of ‘country of plantations’. Therefore the Indonesia independent, despite the abundance of natural resources, it had to face serious socio-economic problems, aggravated by demographic growth, by the imbalance between Java and the rest of the State, by the fragmentation of the archipelagic territory. An economic… Read More »

Turkey Economic Conditions 2009

The Turkish economy continued to grow at a good pace, being less affected than others by the international financial crisis. According to Eurostat, in 2009 its GDP increased more than any other European country (9.2%), continuing that constant process of approaching continental levels, from which however it still remains far away (T. is last of… Read More »

India Country Vision

At the turn of the 5th and 6th centuries AD, when trade between ancient Rome and India had already been stable for more than 500 years, the Indian astronomer Aryabhatta demonstrated the importance of zero in algebraic equations and in other mathematical operations. He did not imagine to lay the foundations, from the combination of… Read More »

Cyprus Population and History 2001

Island state consisting of the island of the same name, located in the eastern Mediterranean south of Turkey and west of Syria. At the 2001 census the country’s population was 689,565 residents (780,000 at a 2005 estimate) excluding the population of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, where 230,000 people lived. The island continues to… Read More »

Attractions in North Korea

Pohyon Temple in North Korea A trip through North Korea certainly leads to the Myohyang Mountains in Hyangsan County in the north-east of the country. The scenic mountains were previously considered sacred and are associated with the founding of Korea. One of the program items on every study trip is the Palace of Friendship between… Read More »

Attractions in Israel

Temple mount When traveling to the Holy Land, a visit to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is a must. The hill is located in the southeast of the old town. The Temple Mount is a holy place for Christians, Jews and Muslims, the beginnings of which date back to 1000 BC. Walls on which the… Read More »

The Yeltsin Era (1990-99)

On June 12, 1990, Russia declared its sovereignty. In June 1991, Yeltsin was elected President of Russia. In August 1991 he led the resistance against the coup of conservative communist leaders. After its failure, the activities of the CPSU and the Russian CP were banned. When the new union treaty favored by Gorbachev for the… Read More »

Old Russian Arts

Architecture The influence of the Byzantine culture caused an upswing in urban planning. The type of cross-domed church was adopted by Byzantium, after which Byzantine masters built the first churches in the Kievan Rus, such as the Savior Cathedral in Chernigov (1036), the Sophia cathedrals in Kiev (1037 to around 1100), in Polotsk (1044-66) and… Read More »

Pakistan Recent Politics

The governments of Benazir Bhutto and M. M. Nawaz Sharif (1988-99) After the PPP’s election victory in November 1988, Benazir Bhutto became the first female prime minister in a Muslim country in December; in August 1990, however, she was dismissed by the President on charges of abuse of office and corruption. The October 1990 elections… Read More »

South Korea Economic Sectors

ENVIRONMENT The vegetation reflects the transitional character of the climate and includes plants from the temperate zone and tropical vegetation, mainly located along the southern coasts and on the island of Cheju. In the vast temperate forest area there are conifers, willows, poplars, birches, etc., as well as typical oriental species. As for the fauna,… Read More »

History and Culture of Cambodia

History of Cambodia The Kingdom of Cambodia was part of the Khmer Empire between the 5th and 13th centuries. After being part of French Indochina for 100 years, Cambodia became independent in 1954. Historically, the country is perhaps best known for the terrible period in the 1970s when the country was ruled by the Khmer… Read More »

Pakistan Overview

Pakistan borders Iran to the west, Afghanistan to the northwest, China to the north, India to the east and the Arabian Sea to the south. More than a third of the country’s area is covered by the tertiary subsidence zone of the industrial lowlands. In its north, the five rivers Jhelum, Chanab, Ravi, Beas and… Read More »

Oman Geography

A state of Asia, overlooking the eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula, and wet for a long strip of land by the waters of the Arabian Sea, which have not yet flowed into the nearby Indian Ocean, Oman goes to the mainland as far as the heart of the United Arab Emirates, within whose borders… Read More »

Russia Urbanism

According to iamhigher, 73% (2008) of the population lives in cities; the rest in rural villages, which are experiencing a progressive abandonment: it is estimated that over a tenth of the 160,000 villages surveyed in Russia are now completely uninhabited, while an even greater share is inhabited almost exclusively by elderly people. The phenomenon mainly… Read More »

Turkey History

The area of ​​today’s Turkey has been populated since the Stone Age (Çatal Hüyük). In antiquity, various empires ruled the region: the Hittites , Lydians, Persians, and some important Greek city-states (e.g. Ephesus) were located in what is now Turkey. In the 4th century BC In BC Alexander the Great defeated the Persian Empire and… Read More »

Hebrew Literature in Middle Ages

Tradition Literature: Given the displacement of close to extinct Hebrew related Aramaic by the Arab of “holy” Biblical text by the Masoretes (was Masora) vocalized (the Hebrew alphabet is like most Semitic alphabets only of consonants) and finally fixed pronunciation and saved from oblivion; the text could also serve as the basis for the emerging… Read More »

Buddha

Buddha [ Sanskrit “the awakened”, “the enlightened”], honorary title of Siddhartha Gautama (Pali: Siddhattha Gotama), the founder of the religion named after him Buddhism, according to tradition * 563 BC. In Lumbini (Nepal), † 483 BC BC (according to the so-called “long chronology”, which is now also supported by archaeological finds; other researchers suspect a… Read More »

Cambodia Economy and Culture

ECONOMY: INDUSTRY AND MINERAL RESOURCES Cambodia’s industries and infrastructure suffered severe destruction during the events of the 1970s. At the end of the nineties the manufacturing sector was slowly recovering, and benefited from the process of international relocation of modern plants with low added value, which found an element of competitiveness in the Cambodian workforce.… Read More »

Afghanistan Economy

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK Until a decade ago, the primary sector was by far the most important and profitable. Today (2018 data) agriculture, with livestock, engages 38.6% of the active population and affects the GDP for more than 23.9% (2017); it is a sector that boasts ancient traditions, especially as regards irrigation (in some areas… Read More »

Costs for Studying in China

Study requirements in China To study at a university in China, applicants must meet a few requirements: One of the prerequisites is attending school for at least twelve years (for Germans this means a high school diploma). You should not be older than 25 when you start your studies. For admission to the Shuoshi section… Read More »

Study in Vietnam

Breathtaking coastlines, dense rainforest, fantastic food and lively cities: if you want to get to know Asia from its best side, you should study in Vietnam. Get to know Vietnam With Ho Chi Minh City, better known under its former name Saigon, the largest city is located here in the country. The seven million metropolis… Read More »