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.
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
Read about countries within Asia:
Indonesia (Lombok and Komodo)
Malaysia (other than Singapore)
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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.
Snorkeling? We’re in! Koh Tao boasts some of Thailand’s best underwater action. We booked a popular “big boat” snorkeling trip around the island.
Lying on your back, you glide through caves. See stalactites, hidden lagoons and monkeys on this awesome sea canoeing trip in Phang Nga Bay.
What’s with the betel mania? How much do taxis cost? What’s the best expat bar in Yangon? These 25 facts about Yangon and useful Yangon travel tips will help you understand the city and its people better when you visit!
Beaches and surfing? Check. Luxury spas? You bet. Art, dance and colorful festivals? Absolutely. Abandoned airplanes too! These 15 things to see and do in Bali are as special as ever.
Is a beach a must? Do you want “affordable luxury” or a splurge? We review 14 of the best luxury hotels in Bali to suit your travel style.