India Independence Day Kite

The Symbol of Freedom

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

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

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

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

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...