India Independence Day Kite

The Symbol of Freedom

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August 15 marks a significant day for India. Celebrating its 74th anniversary of independence from the British colonial rule, the day serves as a...
hungry ghost festival

Sidewalk sacrifices

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The 7th lunar month sees incense and food left on sidewalks in Asia, but experts and Taoist believers cannot agree on why or how the practice came to be.

Thailand: The Kayan in Limbo

Text and Images by Guillaume Petermann The Kayan village of Thailand is a minority group of Myanmar (Burma), donning brass spirals around their necks for...

Photographer Spotlight: Yusuf Bin Madi

Landscape Category June 2020 Winner, taken in Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, captioned "The land above the cloud". As ASIAN Geographic’s annual Images of Asia (IOA)...

Photographer Spotlight: Jophel Botero Ybiosa

Wildlife Category May 2020 Winner, Jophel Botero Ybiosa, taken in Batu Caves, Malaysia As ASIAN Geographic’s annual Images of Asia (IOA) 2020 Photo/Videography Competition looms...
Ayutthaya's history as a cosmopolitan hub of religion and culture will be explored.

The Best of Bangkok

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The forthcoming Hot Soup School Challenge will see four victorious students win a four-day trip to Thailand! Here’s just a taste of what the winners can expect during this adventure-filled itinerary.

Thailand: From the eyes of a young explorer

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Six months ago, we were neck deep in the ASIAN Geographic Hot Soup Challenge 2017, pitting our knowledge of Asia against other secondary school contestants for a shot at being crowned champion of general knowledge on the region. Late October saw us triumphantly bundled up for a flight to Bangkok – almost vibrating with excitement – as part of the victor’s winnings: a specially organised educational adventure into the Land of a Thousand Smiles.

Above the Water: Sea Science

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Text by Benjamin P.Horton 340 MILLION people are at risk of flooding from sea-level rise by 2050. We know that rising sea levels affect every coastal...