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The Emerald of the Equator

Johnathan Lindley

Come with us as we look at a banknote from Indonesia. Officially known as the Republic of Indonesia. It is the world's largest archipelagic state with 18,110 islands. Located in Southeast Asia and between two oceans, Indonesia has been given the nickname “The Emerald of the Equator” for its natural and cultural...

The Land of Smiles

Johnathan Lindley

Travel with us to the Southeast Asian country of Thailand. Thailand’s official name is the Kingdom of Thailand. Located on the Indochinese Peninsula, it is often referred to as the Land of Smiles because of their welcoming locals. Thailand is known for its ancient ruins, Buddha statues, tropical beaches, and royal palaces. Our...