10 Reasons To Go To Asia
Tropical Island Paradises
From party islands to chill out islands; dive islands to fishing islands - you are really spoilt for choice in South East Asia. The only problem is leaving!
Popular Asian Country Guides
Cambodia is mainly associated with the enchanting temples of Angkor Wat, but is country becoming more and more popular with backpackers.
It offers fantastic beaches, charming culture and delightful people...
China is now one of the most powerful and influential nations on Earth, with travellers increasingly becoming intrigued by what the country to offer.
China has a fascinating ancient and modern culture, world famous cuisine, a breadth of stunning natural wonders, and is home to some of the largest cities on the planet...
India is a huge and diverse country, with enormous differences in culture, language, ethnicity, climate and geography - over one billion people inhabit this incredible country.
It is generally cheaper and more innate than South East Asia...
Japan is a country where past meets future, its culture goes back thousands of years, yet today it is one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world.
The "Land of the Rising Sun" is arguably the most unique travel destination in the world - there is no other country on Earth like Japan...
Laos is a stunning, mountainous country in South East Asia.
A once forgotten place, that now draws backpackers for its natural beauty, authentic culture and laidback lifestyle...
Malaysia offers the best of both the modern and developing world, with a good quality infrastructure and cheap prices.
The country possesses some of the best tropical islands, bio-diverse jungle and delectable cuisine found anywhere on earth...
Thailand has been a backpacking destination for decades and for good reason.
The culture is wonderful and the locals are welcoming and friendly. There is something for everyone; from luscious jungles in the North to idyllic beaches in the South, plus a touch of craziness in between...
For many people Vietnam is a war and not a country, but this long, thin land attached to the eastern side of South East Asia forms a diverse nation, rich in culture and natural beauty.
Vietnam is a country that is added to more and more backpackers itineraries every year...
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Must Visit Places In South East Asia
Phi Phi Islands
The islands of Phi Phi provide that iconic image of Thailand, with stunning limestone cliffs, hidden lagoons, warm turquoise waters, white beaches and longtail boats. The islands provide some brilliant snorkelling and dive spots too.
Places To Visit In Cambodia
An iconic and absolutely magical place, it fills your soul with positive energy and serenity.
You may even feel a bit like Indian Jones or Lara Croft as you walk around the many temple ruins.
Places To Visit In China
An area of supreme natural beauty.
Large limestone cliff formations line the Li river in this rural part of China.
Places To Visit In India
One of the most impressive architectural wonders in the world.
The Taj Mahal was commissioned by a Mughal ruler as a mausoleum for his late wife.
Places To Visit In Indonesia
Raja Ampat is a breathtaking and remote collection of 1,500 islands, cays, and shoals.
Raja Ampat has some of the best diving and snorkel spots in the world.
Places To Visit In Japan
Nikko is a pilgrimage town two hours from Tokyo.
It is home to an outstanding Buddhist and Shinto shrine complex and surrounded by a magnicent mountainous landscape.
Places To Visit In Laos
The Mekong River and the thick, lush and untouched jungle makes Bokeo Province so special.
Places To Visit In Malaysia
There are some fantastic religious monuments throughout Kuala Lumpur, along with the highly impressive modern architecture of the Petronas Towers.
Places To Visit In The Philippines
The Banaue Rice Terraces
The Banaue Rice Terraces were carved into the mountains of Ifugao 2,000-years ago by ancestors of the indigenous people and locals still plant rice on them to this day.
Places To Visit In Thailand
Railay Beach and Krabi
Krabi, in particular Railay Beach provides that postcard image of Thailand that everybody wants to send back home.
Places To Visit In Vietnam
Ha Long Bay
The gem of Vietnam and one the most beautiful places in the world.
This maze of limestone islands in the middle of the sea is a must visit.
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