Close to Bali, yet much less touristy, Lombok is an Indonesian island paradise. Tetebatu Rice Terraces and Tanjung Aan Beach top the list of attractions on Lombok. But don’t miss a day trip to the boho-chic Gili Islands!
How many ways can you say exotic? Then put Asia on your bucket list!
Read on to discover Asia travel tips – including epic things to do, itinerary ideas, best hotels and more!
Quick Asia information:
About: World’s largest continent covering 17,212,000 sq. miles (44,579,000 sq. km)
Population: 4.65 billion (in 2020) – 60% (!) of the world’s population
Countries in Asia: 48 countries
Most common languages: Chinese Mandarin, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay and English
Asia trip planning: Find crazy-useful flight, hotel booking and other tips in our Resources guide
Check out these countries in Asia:
- Hong Kong
- Indonesia (Lombok and Komodo)
- Malaysia (other than Singapore)
- Myanmar (Burma)
- Sri Lanka
- United Arab Emirates (UAE)
See all our Asia posts
Affordably luxurious, the Shangri-La Bangkok has a gorgeous river view pool! Krungthep Wing vs Horizon Club? Our review covers this and more.
Our ultimate 2-week Sri Lanka itinerary is made for luxury lovers! Beautiful places to visit? Top things to do? How to travel in style? See here!
Sri Lanka’s Kandy to Ella train ride is insanely scenic! Heads-out-the-train experience in 1st class? Yup! Plus clean loos.
Planning a luxury trip to Sri Lanka? We stayed at some of the island’s best hotels. See our reviews of 15 gorgeous places in Galle, Kandy and elsewhere.
Nothing can prepare you for the sight of Myanmar’s brick-red temples in Bagan shimmering in the baking sun! The best? Ananda Temple and Sulamani Temple are 2 of our favorites.
From beaches to palaces, there are many beautiful and exotic places to visit in Thailand. We’ve sussed out the hot spots for luxury lovers.
Walk through a dark tunnel with images of tortured souls sculpted on the walls, and you enter the world-class Hall of Opium museum.