Asia is by far Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. Asia covers an area of 44,5 million square kilometers, or about 30% of Earth's total land area and 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area. It has historically been home to the world's first modern civilizations and has always hosted the bulk of the planet's human population (an incredible 4.4 billion people). The boundaries of Asia are traditionally determined as east of the Suez Canal, the Ural River, the Ural Mountains, south of the Caucasus Mountains and the Caspian and Black Seas. 


China is a huge country with the world’s largest population and throughout the roughly 5000-years of Chinese civilization, it has endured through millennia of tumultuous upheaval and revolutions... Read more >>

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. It's a place with multiple personalities as a result of being both Cantonese Chinese and having been under... Read more >>


The "Land of the Rising Sun" is a country where the past meets the future. Japanese culture stretches back millennia, yet has also been quick to adopt and created the latest modern fashions and trends... Read more >>


Mongolia is a vast landlocked country about the size of France, Germany, Poland and Italy combined! It’s big sky country which has largely escaped the modern world as traditional nomadic life still very much... Read more >>


Russia is by far the world’s largest nation, despite straddling the divide between Europe and Asia, European Russia east of the Urals is still the largest country in Europe! With such... Read more >>

South Korea

Divided by the demilitarized zone after the Korean War which came to a halt in 1953, the southern end of the Korean Peninsula is better known for its technology and heavy industries (such as ship &... Read more >>