It wasn’t that long ago that people spoke of Asia as the Far East; however, for a few years it seems that the distance between Asia and Europe is getting smaller. Although traveling to Asia always requires a little more consideration, it is becoming easier (and cheaper) to plan a trip to the Asian continent.
Airlines open new routes every day that connect with a wide variety of countries where the cost of living is much cheaper compared to Europe. We have chosen 10 amazing destinations in Asia to travel insurance single trip, some are quite famous and some are lesser known, but they all have something special. The Far East is getting closer.
Travel To Laos And Let Yourself Go
Laos is a destination that still resists the masses of tourists; however, it manages to convince the most demanding visitors. Fans of outdoor activities and adventure will feel like a child in a candy store: hiking, bike routes, canoeing, walks, swimming, rappelling… To all this add spectacular gastronomy, a relaxed lifestyle and nice and cozy premises. What more could you want?
Curry Laksa in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur is a vibrant and dynamic city with sky-high skyscrapers. Its streets mix cultures and communities connected by a common interest: food! Here Malaysian, Chinese, Indian and Western cuisine coexist in an unlimited range of possibilities.
In addition to being a paradise for foodies, Malaysia is also a country of contrasts and natural diversity: cliffy coastlines for diving, lush forests, jungles full of orangutans, isolated villages, metropolises.
Taipei, Taiwan: The Heartbeat of China
Taipei is like a collage: kitschy, cosmopolitan, quirky, and modern. The abundance of cultures that coexist in the city give it a unique touch: Chinese and Japanese with influences from Southeast Asia and an American touch. In the streets, shops, food stalls, cafeterias, museums and monuments are mixed, which are interrupted by gardens and streams.
Seoul: The City That Never Sleeps
It seems that all destinations are claiming the title of “the city that never sleeps” lately, however, it seems that Seoul has taken the nickname from opponents like New York, Mumbai or Las Vegas. The South Korean capital combines the latest trends in modern architecture with Buddhist temples and highways turned into urban gardens.
In this city, it’s easy to lose track of time as you wander from a temple to a tea house, from a picturesque neighborhood to endless skyscrapers, from street food stalls to restaurants… The day goes by without noticing account.
A Glimpse Of History In Xi’an, China
Xi’an is a destination to visit if you are even slightly interested in archeology and want to visit excavation sites and museums with some of the most impressive archaeological finds in the world. The Terracotta Warriors is one of the most famous, an exhibition open to the public of more than 8,000 human-sized statues buried more than 2,000 years ago.
There are also other museums worth visiting such as the Banpo Museum, a Neolithic settlement, and the Shaanxi History Museum, where you can see the bones of one of the oldest human races that lived more than a million and a half years ago.
Ancestral Paradise In Okinawa, Japan
Anyone who has seen the Karate Kid movie will remember the island of Okinawa, the place where the protagonist went with the famous Mr Miyagi. Okinawa is the largest of Japan’s Ryūkyū Islands and is the definition of “island paradise” with its white-sand beaches, ancient forests, coral reefs, and crystal-clear waters.
You Have No Excuse Not To Travel To Phuket
Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and a very popular destination for travelers visiting Southeast Asia. Surely with this photo we do not need to convince you of anything: white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, forests and an endless offer of activities.
Hong Kong: Where Chaos Has Its Charm
The chaos and apparent disorder of Hong Kong is the key to its charm. In this city, different cultures and lifestyles coexist in a perfect and stable balance. But, if what you are looking for is a calm and quiet place, you are in the wrong destination. Go out into the street and merge with the controlled chaos that invades the city and stimulates any traveler.
Visit The Mountains And Small Towns of Yangshuo, China
Yangshuo County’s geography leaves any visitor speechless: a landscape of endless grasslands dotted with karst mountains. The rural part of the county is famous for its hiking trails, biking trails and its Li River. On the other hand, the city of Yangshuo has an alternative touch and a vibrant atmosphere at night. If you want to escape the tourist masses, visit the village of Xingping, a picturesque and quiet place.
Tokyo: More Than A City
The capital of Japan looks like a city straight out of a futuristic science fiction movie. The plans are endless: stroll through the streets of the Shibuya neighborhood, go shopping, dress up in Harajuku, visit the traditional gardens of Shinjuku or discover the nightlife of Roppongi.