Asia

To Asia with trains (overland part 2)

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With all the climate talk you actually don’t need to be “flight-shamed” even if you travel to Asia—it’s possible to travel to Asia without flying. It’s possible with freighter ships but trains are the most practical. Seat61.com gives a lot of information on how to do that. For example you can travel from Stockholm to […]

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World Orienteering Day: where to try orienteering in Asia?

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It’s time for World Orienteering Day again! The week-long initiative by IOF will start tomorrow (15 May) and last until 21 May. WOD was originally intended for school orienteering, but has now become a convenient occasion for orienteers around the world to promote their sport. While Europe still has the majority of WOD events registered […]

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What is the Asian Cup?

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In 2018, a new name became the talk of the Asian orienteering community—the Asian Cup. Its conception follows a line of newly founded Asian-wide events, which also include the Asian Junior and Youth Orienteering Championships (AsJYOC) and the Asian Trail Orienteering Championships. While Europe is already widely known as the “hinterland” of the orienteering sport […]