Category: Asia

Bangladesh History

The history of Bangladesh, the “country of the Bengal”, is closely linked to that of India today. Long before Islam entered the territory of what is now Bangladesh with the…

Bangkok Attractions and Tourist

Attractions in Bangkok Grand Palace This is by far the biggest tourist attraction in Bangkok. The Grand Palace itself is a small town with temples, palaces, museums, parks and much…

Bahrain History

Arab and Persian domination From around 2000 BC. was the main island of the Emirate of Bahrain today, an important stopover for the seafaring people of the Sumerians on their…

Azerbaijan History

Early Already thousands of years before the beginning of the Christian era, the historical landscape of Azerbaijan between the southern Caucasus, the Armenian highlands and the Caspian Sea was inhabited…

Armenia History

Before the Indo-European people of the Armenians took over the territory of today’s Armenia from the 7th century BC. populated there already existed the Urartu empire, which had been founded…

Afghanistan History

Early and Middle Ages About 4000 years ago, Indo-Aryans settled in the Afghan region, which was part of the Persian Empire of the Achaemenids from the 6th century BC. Alexander…

Asia Top Tourist Countries

On the continent of Asia, there is both extreme poverty and wealth and modernity that hit the western world at your fingertips. Whether you want to shop the latest in…