Singapore climate: when to go to Singapore

Singapore. Author Peter Gronemann (HooLengSiong). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The climate of Singapore is a warm and humid equatorial climate, with two distinct monsoon seasons, the north-east monsoon blows between December and March, while the south-west monsoon blows between June and September. The rainy months are from October to ...

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Singapore: city-state and economic and commercial center

Singapore. Author jjcb. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Singapore (Xinjiapo Gongheguo, Republik Singapura, Singapur Kudiyarasu), is a small parliamentary republic of South-East Asia, former English colony today associated with the British Commonwealth, with the capital Singapore. The country lies one degree north of the equator, and is formed ...

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Saudi Arabia: desert and oil

Al-Masjid al-Nabawi, Medina, Saudi Arabia. Author Noumenon. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Saudi Arabia (Al-Mamlaka al-‘Arabiya as-Sa’udiya, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) is a kingdom of the Middle East, which occupies a large part of the Arabian peninsula, the country is bordered to the north by the Jordan and Iraq, to the north-east ...

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Qatar climate: when to go to Qatar

Doha, Qatar. Author Horiuchi73. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of Qatar is desert-like, arid, warm and dry throughout the year. The country has an arid and warm climate especially during the summer (May to September), great is the humidity along the coast, the scarce rains are concentrated ...

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Qatar: an emirate rich in oil and natural gas

Alwakhra Masjid, Qatar. Author Rajesh Unuppally. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Qatar (Dawlat al-Qatar) is an emirate in the Arabian Peninsula, which occupies the entire peninsula of Qatar in the Persian Gulf, the country is bordered to the south by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and has as ...

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Philippines climate: when to go to the Philippines

Coron Island, Philippines. Author Edyta Denst. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Philippines islands have a hot and humid tropical climate, tempered by the breath of constant sea breezes. As in much of South-East Asia are a regular monsoon season, the summer monsoon from the south-west and the winter monsoon from ...

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Philippines: volcanoes, forests and tropical beaches

Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines. Author P 199. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Philippines Islands (Republika ñg Pilipinas, Republic of the Philippines) are an archipelago of more than 7,000 islands located in South-East Asia, north of the equator, between the Pacific Ocean, the South China Sea and the Celebes Sea. The state, a ...

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Pakistan: the Indus valley and its millenary civilization

Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan. Author Grjatoi. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Pakistan (Islāmi Jamhūrìya-e-Pakistān) is a presidential Islamic republic, located in central and southern Asia, is situated immediately north of the Tropic of Cancer, and is bordered to the north-east by China, to the east and south-east by India, to the ...

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Oman climate: when to go to Oman

Oasis, Oman. Author Hendrik Dacquin. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The Oman has an arid and warm climate, along the coast is strong is the humidity of summer, which creates a strong feeling of unease. The interior of the country is very dry and arid, the climate is desert with ...

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Oman: forts, natural landscapes and traditions

Fort Al-Jalali, Muscat, Oman. Author Andries Oudshoorn. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Oman (Saltanat ‘Omān) is a sultanate situated in the south-east of the Arabian peninsula with as capital Muscat, which borders to the north-west with the United Arab Emirates, to the west by Saudi Arabia, and to the south-west with Yemen, ...

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North Korea: a country closed in on itself

Tianchi, Baitou Mountain, North Korea. Author Bdpmax. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

North Korea (Choson Minchu-Chui Inmin Konghwa-Guk, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) is a communist republic in the Far East, located in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. The country, washed to the east by the Sea of Japan and to ...

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Nepal climate: when to go to Nepal

Nepal. Author Krish Dulal. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Nepal, despite its small size, has a wide variety of types of climate, due in particular to the huge differences in height between the areas of the country, it goes from 60 meters in the southern areas along the border ...

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Nepal: the land of the high mountains of the Himalayas

Patan, Nepal. Author Kit Hartford. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Nepal (Nepal Adhirajya) is an Himalayan landlocked kingdom, situated on the southern Himalaya, which borders the north with China, and to the west, east and south with India, the capital is the city of Kathmandu. Despite its small size, Nepal ...

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Mongolia climate: when to go to Mongolia

Mongolia. Author GAMMA Agency. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Mongolia has a typical continental climate, dry and rigid with cold and dry winters, and warm and relatively rainy summers, the springs are extremely windy, winds, usually carrying dust particles from the desert. The rainfall is very scarce throughout Mongolia, ...

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Mongolia: plateaus, deserts and mountains

Monastery of Gandantegchinlen, Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Author David Berkowitz. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Mongolia (Bügd Najramdah Mongol Ard Uls) is a landlocked Central Asian republic, bordered to the north by Russia and to the south by China, the only major city is the capital Ulan-Bator. The country is made up of a series of ...

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Maldives climate: when to go to the Maldives

Maldives. Author b.roveran. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution.

The Maldives are located near the equator, and thus have a climate with stable temperatures throughout the year, while the seasons are marked by changes in the amount of rain that falls. The climate of the islands is dominated by ...

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Maldives: atolls, fish and coral reefs

Maldives. Author b.roveran. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The Maldives (Divehi Jumhuriya, Republic of Maldives) are an archipelago of atolls located in the Indian Ocean south-west of the southern tip of India. The archipelago of the Maldives is located only 400 km from the southern tip of India, ...

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Malaysia climate: when to go to Malaysia

Pulau Redang, Malaysia. Author Javier Lastras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The climate in Malaysia is equatorial, hot and humid, subject to monsoon rains. The north-east monsoon brings heavy rains between October and February along the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, in the north east Sabah and west Sarawak. On the ...

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Malaysia: modernity and wilderness

Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Author Christian Haugen. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Malaysia (Tanah Persekutuan Malaysia) is a federal state in South East Asia, just north of the equator, which includes the southern tip of the peninsula of Malacca and the northern part of Borneo, Malaysia is made up of 11 states ...

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Macau climate: when to go to Macau

Cathedral of St. Paul, Macau. Author Whhalbert. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of Macau is subtropical humid influenced by monsoon. The climate, as in much of southern China, is cool and sunny in winter (January-February), hot and rainy in spring (March-April) and summer (May-October), while it is mild and sunny ...

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Macau: casinos and colonial atmosphere

Macau. Author AlexHe34. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Macau or Macao is an administrative region with special status in China by the end of 1999, after having been a Portuguese colony since 1557. Macau is situated along the coast of the South China Sea, at the estuary of ...

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Lebanon climate: when to go to Lebanon

Baalbek, Lebanon. Author Bling Bling 10. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of Lebanon is Mediterranean, but influenced by the presence of mountains running parallel to the coast and that block the flow of moist air into the interior. The western slopes of the mountains of Lebanon are the wettest ...

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Lebanon: the land of the cedars

Beirut, Lebanon. Author Varun Shiv Kapur. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Lebanon (Al-Jumūhrīya al-Lubnānīya) is a presidential republic in the Middle East, which is bordered to the north and east by Syria, to the south by Israel, to the west is washed from the Mediterranean Sea. The most important city is ...

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Laos climate: when to go to Laos

Vang Vieng, Laos. Author Prince Roy. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Laos has a tropical monsoon climate characterized by hot, humid and rainy weather from May to October, from a relatively cooler, dry season between November and February, and by a period warmer and drier between March and April. In the ...

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Laos: temples and Buddhist traditions

Pha That Luang, Vientiane, Laos. Author Samnang Danou (danou_info). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Laos (Sāthlāmalath Pasāthi Patai Pasāsunh Lāo, République populaire démocratique Lao) is a socialist republic of South East Asia, located in the Indochinese peninsula, bordered to the east and north with Vietnam, to the north with China, to the south with ...

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Kyrgyzstan: high mountains of the Tien Shan and Alaj

Kyrgyzstan. Author PK Nirvana. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Respublikasy) is a presidential republic in Central Asia, bordering to the north with Kazakhstan, on the east by China, on the south by China and Tajikistan, to the west by Uzbekistan, the capital and main city of the ...

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Kuwait: the emirate of petroleum

Kuwait City, Kuwait. Author Raja Kansal. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Kuwait (Dawlat al-Kuwait) is an emirate situated in the north-east of the Arabian peninsula, which borders to the north and north-west with Iraq and to the south with Saudi Arabia, towards the east is washed from the Persian Gulf, the ...

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Kazakhstan: deserts, steppes and plateaus

Kazakhstan. Author Kalvis Vitolins. No Copyright

Kazakhstan (Kazak Respublikasy) is a presidential republic located in Central Asia, bordered to the east by China, on the south by Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, to the west washed by the Caspian Sea, to the west and north borders on ...

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Jordan climate: when to go to Jordan

Desert, Jordan. Author Javier Losa. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The climate in Jordan is affected by the proximity to the sea and the continental features, this results in a climate of transition that leads to discrete rainfall on the slopes of the Judea and Samaria, and a largely desert ...

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Jordan: ancient cities and desert landscapes

Petra, Jordan. Author Javier Losa. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution.

Jordan (Al-Mamlaka al-Urdunniya al-Hashimiya) is a constitutional monarchy in the Middle East, which is bordered to the north by Syria, to the north-east by Iraq, to the south and south-east by Saudi Arabia, to the west with Israel, towards the ...

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