Asia - Global Storybook


Total number of countries: 34

Total population: Over 4 Billion

Number of languages: Over 1,000

Largest country (by area): Russia

Largest city: Tokyo, Japan

‘James Bond’ island, Phuket, Thailand 


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Age of Ambition by Evan Osnos

Age of Ambition: Chasing Truth in the New China

Book:  “Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China” Author:  Evan Osnos Publisher:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ...
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patara elephant farm

An Elephant Never Forgets!

Hello fellow travelers!  Do you like elephants?  Would you like to spend a day with one?  I went to Chiang ...
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Torii: The Structure of Japan

Torii: The Structure of Japan

A symbol that classically defines Japan is the Torii, though most people foreign to Japan recognize it as: “those big red ...
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The Mekong River: A Journey of a Lifetime

The Mekong River: A Journey of a Lifetime

Since the 1950’s, the regions connected by the Mekong River uphold a perception of people hardened by war, an “unstable ...
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