Japan climate: when to go to Japan

Mount Fuji, Japan. Author Swollib. No Copyright

The climate in Japan, because of its shape, varies considerably depending on the latitude, on the position relative to the seas, to the Asian continent and altitude. The Japanese archipelago is arranged from north to south and is surrounded by ...

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Japan: modernity, tradition, islands and volcanoes

Tokyo, Japan. Author Morio. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Japan is a country of North-East Asia consists of more than 3,000 islands that extend in a north-south direction between the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin in the north and the island of Formosa (Taiwan) to the south. The Japanese archipelago ...

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Israel climate: when to go to Israel

Ruins of the church of Shivta (Sobota), Negev, Israel. Author heatkernel. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Israel has a Mediterranean climate along the coast, that becomes increasingly arid inland, becoming a desert climate in the drier areas of the Negev desert and along the coast of the Red Sea. The Mediterranean coast and the north-central area ...

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Israel: the Holy Land

Jerusalem, Israel. Author Herman Frantzen. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Israel (Medinat Yisra’el) is a parliamentary republic in the Middle East, which is bordered to the north by Lebanon, to the north-east with Syria, in the east with Jordan, and to the south-west by Egypt, to the west is washed ...

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Iraq: the ancient Mesopotamia

Meshed Ali, Najaf, Iraq. Author US Navy K Abrahamson. No Copyright

Iraq (Al-Jumhoorīyah al-‘Irāqīyah) is a parliamentary republic in the Middle East with capital Baghdad, the country is bordered to the north by Turkey, on the east by Iran, on the south-east by Kuwait, to the south-west by Saudi Arabia, in ...

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Iran: ancient Persia, the cradle of ancient civilizations

Naghshe Jahan Square, Isfahan, Iran. Author Arad Mojtahedi. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Iran (Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Irān) is an Islamic republic in Central Asia with as capital the city of Tehran, the country is bordered to the west by Iraq and Turkey, to the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, in the east ...

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Borobodur and Prambanan: the most beautiful ancient temples of Java

Borobudur, Java, Indonesia. Author Gunawan Kartapranata. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

TEMPLE OF BOROBODUR The temple of Borobodur is located in the center of the island of Java, 40 km north-west of Yogyakarta, this temple built between the eighth and ninth centuries is among the most important artistic Buddhist building of ...

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Java climate: when to go to Java

Java, Indonesia. Author Gunkarta Gunawan Kartapranata. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The island of Java has an equatorial climate hot and humid, with stable temperatures throughout the year, the temperature changes are small. The rains are more between November and May, the wettest months of all are those of January and ...

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Java: the island of rice fields and volcanoes

Bromo, Java, Indonesia. Author Jan-Pieter Nap. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The island of Java (132,000 km²) is the largest island of Indonesia, it is the cultural, economic and political center of the country, here lies in fact over 60% of the Indonesian population. There are big cities such as the ...

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Lombok climate: when to go to Lombok

Gili Meno, Lombok, Indonesia. Author Davenbelle. No Copyright

The climate of Lombok is a hot and humid tropical climate, very similar to that of the nearby island of Bali, the temperatures are stable throughout the year, while for the rains there are two seasons, a rainy season between ...

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Lombok: beaches, volcanoes and traditions

Segara Anak, Mount Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia. Author Petter Lindgren. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The island of Lombok is located between the islands of Bali and Sumbabwa and is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands. The largest town on the island is Mataram, which is located in its western part. Lombok is crossed by ...

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Sulawesi climate: when to go to Sulawesi

Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Author Dominique Kirsner. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of the island of Sulawesi (Celebes) is tropical humid to the south and equatorial humid to the north, the island in fact, in its northern part, is crossed by the Equator. The temperatures are constant throughout the island ...

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Sulawesi (Celebes): a wild island with a unique shape

South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Author Achmad Rabin Taim. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Island with a particular shape, with four long peninsulas radiate out from a single central body, which makes it look like an octopus, Sulawesi (Celebes) is located between Borneo, to the west, and the Moluccas, to the east, and the ...

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Bali climate: when to go to Bali

Bali, Indonesia. Author Krismartin. No Copyright

Bali which is located just south of the Equator has a tropical climate with hot and humid minimal changes in seasonal and daily temperatures. The average maximum temperatures have an annual average of around 31 ° C, while the average ...

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Bali: the most important tourist destination in Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia. Author Bayshoremods. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Bali is the westernmost island of the Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia. Bali is located between the islands of Java and Lombok: to the east of the strait of Lombok separates Bali from the island of Lombok, while to the ...

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Indonesia climate: when to go to Indonesia

Kelimutu, Flores, Indonesia. Author Rosino. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Indonesia has a type of climate profoundly influenced by its location along the equator and by the sea, this translates into a humid tropical climate that in the south-east becomes relatively drier. Temperatures are stable throughout the year, with minor ...

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Indonesia: a large archipelago of volcanic islands

Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia. Author Wagino 20100516. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Indonesia (Republik Indonesia) is a presidential republic of South-East Asia, with the capital Jakarta (Jakarta), which covers much of the vast archipelago located between Indochina and Australia, it includes more than 17,000 islands, some large as Sumatra, Java, the central-southern ...

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Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake: a glacial lake in the Himalayas

Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake, Sikkim, India. Author Ravinder Singh Gill. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake is a lake of glacial origin of Sikkim in India, located 3,870 meters high in the Himalayan mountains near the border with China. The road which leads to the Himalayan mountain pass of Nathu ...

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Sikkim climate: when to go to Sikkim

Kangchenjunga, Sikkim, India. Author Carsten Nebel. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of Sikkim can be divided into three types of climate in relation to altitude, there is therefore a sub-tropical climate zone, an area with a temperate altitude climate and a mountain climate zone. The rains are subject to ...

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Sikkim: small Himalayan Indian state

Lachung, Sikkim, India. Author Nichalp. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Sikkim, an ancient Himalayan monarchy, in 1975 became the 22nd state of the Indian Union. The small country is located in the eastern Himalayas, between the states of Nepal and Bhutan, a land rich in mountains, forests, glaciers, hot springs ...

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Laccadive islands climate: when to go to the Laccadive

Laccadive (Lakshadweep), India. Author Lenish Namath. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Laccadive Islands  (Lakshadweep Islands) have a tropical monsoon climate hot and humid, there are two seasons regulated by the monsoon winds, a rainy season that begins in May and ends in October, and a dry season between December and April, the ...

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Laccadive islands: coral atolls off the coast of Kerala

Kavaratti, Laccadive, India. Author Thejas. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Laccadive (Lakshadweep) Islands are a group of coral reefs and islands in the Indian Ocean, lying between 8°North and 12°13′ North and 71° East and 74° Eeast. In the archipelago there are seventeen separate reefs, but there are, however, only ...

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India climate: when to go to India

Brihadeeswarar Temple, Tamil Nadu, India. Author வணக்கம். Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

India is a vast country and has within it a number of different climates, changing from wet tropical climate of the coast of Malabar (Kerala and Karnataka) and the islands of Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, to the dry-wet tropical ...

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India: a country of stark contrasts

Taj Mahal, Agra, India. Author David Castor. No Copyright

India (Bharat Juktarashtra) is a federal republic of South Asia, formed by 28 States (Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka , Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, ...

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Hong Kong climate: when to go to Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China. Author eGuide Travel. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Hong Kong is located on the Tropic of Cancer and has a monsoon type sub-tropical climate, characterized by hot and very wet summers, sometimes with the possibility of tropical cyclones, while winters are mild, sunny and dry. About 80% of ...

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Hong Kong: the gateway to China

Hong Kong, China. Author Zachary Baumgartner. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Hong Kong (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) is an administrative region with special status in China since 1997, after being a British colony since 1841. Hong Kong is located along the coast of the South China Sea and is formed ...

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Georgia: Caucasus mountains and Black Sea

Svaneti, Georgia. Author T Dept. No Copyright

Georgia (Sakartvelos Respublika) is a presidential republic located in the Caucasus, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, bordered to the north by Russia, on the east by Azerbaijan, to the south with Armenia and Turkey, to the west ...

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East Timor climate: when to go to East Timor

Backside Beach, East Timor. Author Yeowatzup. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The climate of East Timor is tropical hot and humid, with monsoons, with two seasons caused by the alternation of the monsoon, there is in fact a rainy season from December to May and a dry season between June and ...

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East Timor: one of the two predominantly Catholic countries in Asia

Atauro Island from Backside Beach, East Timor. Author Yeowatzup. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

East Timor (Timor Leste, República Democrática de Timor-Leste), is a small state of South-East Asian with capital Dili, it’s a former Portuguese colony which became independent from Indonesia in 2002. The country occupies the eastern portion of the island of ...

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Shanghai climate: when to go to Shanghai

Shanghai, China. Author Agnieszka Bojczuk. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of Shanghai is tropical humid, hot in summer but cold in winter when, in January, the average minimum temperatures reach 0 ° C. In summer the average maximum temperatures exceed 30 ° C, but what makes this the ...

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