The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
A man looks out the window of a bus in Kolkata, India on May 27, 2015. (alcan_/Flickr)
Mountains near and far appear in different shades of purple as the sun sets in Hong Kong on April 5, 2015. (tommy@chau/Flickr)
A stray cat is seen leaning over a plate of kibble near a train station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 7, 2015. (sylviallyan/Flickr)
A Buddha head is seen carved into a stone bowl at Panjiayuan Flea Market in Beijing, China on May 16, 2015. (Gwendolyn Stansbury/Flickr)
Massive statues of Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr)