Top 10 Travel Destinations In Asia

If you're looking to travel to Asia, a vibrant and growing continent, you're going to want to read this list, and use it as a point of reference to begin your holiday planning!
The Top Ten
1 Bali, Indonesia

Infamous for the Bali Bombings in 2002, Bali has reshaped itself with tighter security to prevent any such incidences from happening. Bali offers beautiful resorts unlike any other South East Asian country (comparable to beaches in Thailand and Cambodia perhaps)

A natural place where the Sound, Space, Time, People and Culture will vibrate your heart into the deepest place.. :-)

2 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869. Located at the head of Tokyo Bay, the prefecture forms part of the Kantō region on the central Pacific coast of Japan's main island of Honshu. Tokyo is the political and economic center ...read more.

Known as the most technologically advanced city in the world, Tokyo offers beautiful skyscrapers, iconic buildings, mouth watering sushi bars, karaoke bars, clubs, shopping malls and SO MUCH MORE!

3 Chiang Mai, Thailand

Although very recognisable, many tourists go to Chiang Mai for the wrong reasons. Its culture is, at its lowest, still a shining beacon of beauty for the Thai people, who hold annual festivities, such as the lantern festival known as "Loi Krathong" (try pronouncing this in thai, they'll love you for it! )

Although the golden shine of the temple Phrathat Doi Suthep will leave you blind, your eyes won't crucify you because they would have just seen a magnificent site.

4 Boracay Island, Philippines

Best things to do:

Spend all day adventure-hopping around the island through their boat trips, sailing, surfing, diving, snorkeling, horseback riding and mountain biking with all facilities at your fingertips. The fun doesn't end at sunset Boracay. Nightly entertainments like fire dancing, boat ridings at sun set and all of the amenities catering services like many bars, restaurants are open till evening. Suit yourself with the choice of international cuisine of Thai, Chinese, Korean, German, Indian, Italian, Spanish and more served daily in their finest restaurants.

The spectacular Bat Cave above Punta Bunga Beach admired by adventure lovers, is home of various bat species nestling in the cave's ceiling. Travelers are always thrilled by the cave's mysterious beauty starting from the mouth's naturally sculptured boulders of rocks. Caution, requisition, and safety tips are given before going to the inside of the cave because of the pitch dark �" indeed an extremely adventurous journey. A flashlight will come in handy when you get there. Just nearby Bat Cave, you can see the wonderful Crystal Cave where stalactites are there in front of the entrance.

Best things to see:

But perhaps the most exciting Boracay experience, and most-loved by tourists and visitors, is the famous White Beach. With its fine-white sand shore in its azure blue, clear sea water, White Beach has been the center of all the Boracay's commercials. Station 1 in the northernmost part of the island is the widest beachfront facing the principal location of luxurious hotels and resorts where all the facilities and services are of the highest quality standards and with the most hospitable attendants. Meanwhile, Station 2 is the commercial and geographical points of the white beach. Here you'll find shopping malls, eateries, facilities and a lot of partying.

Best months to visit:

October to December is a great time to be in Boracay. But if you want to be alone and just want to enjoy the solitary part of Boracay with your special someone, Nonetheless, you can enjoy most of your day in nightlife and fun, These are peak hours, however, so you might want to book your accommodation in advance

5 Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia

In about almost ALL of the lists on the Internet, Siem Reap ranks #1 as the top destination in Asia. Siem Reap is a popular destination because Angkor what, a vast and complex temple structure, is situated there. Though over 1 Million tourists visit the monument each year, the temple keeps its peaceful ambience, allowing introspective thoughts to foster. Leave about 1-2 days to completely explore Angkor what and maybe another day to explore the Bayon Temples; a temple structure that features about 50 carved faces of the 12th Century Khmer King.

At night, the city of Siem Reap buzzes, with many different markets, bars, clubs, hotels and resorts lining up to serve you. Definitely visit Siem Reap and Angkor what if you want an affordable, yet mind blowing holiday.

Visit Siem Reap in the Khmer New Year and enjoy the absolutely vibrant atmosphere that the city has to offer, with parades, festivals and many cheap bargains!

6 Pokhara, Nepal

It's beautiful. People are charming and hospitality is good. Paragliding and boating is fun in pokhara.

Nepal is the best destination.

The city of seven lake.

7 Macau, People's Republic of China

Macau is home to the growing fashion industry of Asia, as well as a casion everywhere you look. Mainland Chinese people often visit Macau to try their luck in these well known casinos.

If you love shopping and fashion, then you'll love the DUTY FREE shopping centre (mall) "Shoppes Cotai" that offers Asia's finest and newest fashion labels. The enitre mall has been engineered to be an aesthetic appreciation of venice; the stores resembling venetian architecture, the ceilings resembling the skies and a long canal of water runs through the middle of the beautiful hallways. You can even pay to enjoy a calm and soothing gondola ride after a long day of shopping.

Though Macau may seem pricey, it is definitely worth spoiling yourself!

8 Beijing, People's Republic of China

Beijing is famous for the Ancient palace, the forbidden city, resided by the former Ming Dynasty, was a palace once regarded illegal to enter. Now, it is a famous tourist attraction. Although the weather it dull, the architecture of the palace is stunning. Hey, if it was once forbidden to enter, it must be good! Right...?

9 North Sentinel Island
10 Dubai, The United Arab Emirates Dubai is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. Established in the 18th century as a small fishing village, the city grew rapidly in the early 21st century into a cosmopolitan metropolis with a focus on tourism and hospitality. Dubai is one of the world's most popular tourist ...read more.

Dubai is definitely a city that crosses traditional Arab culture with modern city life as well as a hint of beach life. The city offers grand infrastructures and beautiful hotels. The famous man made islands that resemble the continents of the Earth is also a very popular destination as well as the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building (2012)

The Contenders
11 Agra, India

If you love architecture, culture and peace, the Taj Mahal of Agra is a must see (after Angkor what, of course). Taj Mahal only needs a day to explore so it is definitely achieveable to visit.

12 Krabi, Thailand
13 Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
14 Raja Ampat, Indonesia
15 Moscow, Russia
16 Sunderbans, Bangladesh
17 Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Named after the Cambodian King, Samdech Norodom Sihanouk, the city is famous as being the beach city of Cambodia. Hotels are as cheap as $15 for a luxury suite in a resort but can be as expensive as $60. Restaurants are famous for their fresh seafood and comes with reasonable prices. The bars and clubs light up the beach side at night and stalls open for the sale of street food. The beaches are just as vibrant during the day as they are at night and can offer both a relaxing and exciting experience.

Just a 30 minute drive from Sihanoukville is the province of Kampot. There, you can purchase fresh seafood to cook or cooked seafood. Garnish it with Kampot's famous pepper and other spices that the Cambodians are famous for.

18 Kerala, India
19 Rishikesh, India
20 Amritsar, India
21 Jeddah
22 Al Raqa, Syria
23 El Nido, Philippines
24 Tibet
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