From the famous temple ruins of Cambodia to the inviting beaches of Thailand and the popular shopping outlets in China, Asia as a continent, and the fourty eight countries within its fold, have something on offer for every traveler. Friendly people, diverse culture, nightlife combined with rich history and attractions around every corner, makes the whole of Asia, a pretty fascinating place to explore. Deciding where to go, amid these many exciting options, therefore, is quite a task. However, to simplify matters, a list of the best five travel spots to consider a soft landing on have been described here:
The former British colony of Singapore is a top favorite for tourists, especially those who look forward to seeing a modern, immaculate, and an extremely efficient city in action. In spite of the rapid modern achievements, this pristine and tiny nation has been to able to preserve its natural resources and at the same time maintain its stunning skyline, in a way very few other countries have been able to do.
Home to one of the most exciting archaeological marvels in South East Asia, if not the world, Cambodia is a must visit destination for temple bound travelers and those seeking fun and relaxation.
If Angkor Wat has wetted your appetite, then you are really in for a treat, as there are numerous other equally marvellous ruins in the vicinity. Situated on the popular Thailand – Cambodia – Vietnam circuit, getting to reach the country by land is extremely easy and economical.
The fast up-coming country of South Korea has over the years developed into an important tourist hub. The rich blend of the modern and the traditional, has resulted in South Korea fast becoming a favorite of visitors from all over the world.
The historic city of Gyeongju, the tropical island of Jeju, and the nature rich Seorak-san National park are popular both with Koreans and foreigners alike. For those seeking history, original areas to stay, technology, and mouthwatering food the capital city of Seoul has it all.
Home to spectacular architecture, UNESCO sights galore, and a heady mix of culture steeped in history there is no place like India to be found even remotely close, anywhere else in the world.
This is the only country where one can experience heritage sites, temples, and inspiring surreal forts and other major landmarks. The only problem you will encounter is to narrow down on what to leave and what to visit in this massive sub-continent.
With more than 18,000 islands that make up this remarkable country, Indonesia has a plethora of attractions waiting for you. Active volcanoes, nature parks amid dense rainforests, stunning beaches, waterfalls, and ancient temples all await the lucky visitor to the land of the komodo dragons.
If the scenic party island of Bali does not inspire you, the rich culture and the ruins of Borobodur and Prambanan surely will. The jaw dropping coastlines, surrounded by crystal clear waters will leave you mesmerized.
The continent of Asia, on a whole, is a mix of extremely diverse countries, to cater to all needs and wants of the descerning traveler. You will easily find enough activities here to keep you occupied and entertained for a long time to come.