8 Must See Countries In Asia!

October 4, 2021

No other continent is as mysterious and mystical as Asia. The uniqueness of each country, the culture and the people will captivate you for years to come.

Travelling to Asia can be daunting as it is such a diverse continent. There are so many countries that it can hardly be summarized into one article! 

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However, this travel guide will help those who want to explore the continent by choosing some high yield places to visit and giving useful tips on how to plan your trip efficiently.

The hardest part of travelling to Asia is choosing where to start! There are so many places that it can be overwhelming for those just starting out. 

Here Are 8 Destinations To Consider:

  1. South Korea

South Korea has some amazing beaches, scenic mountains and even ancient temples to visit. There are so many cities worth visiting, but if you have limited time, then Seoul is a great choice as it can be seen in one day or two! 

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  1. Bangkok

Thailand’s capital may seem like a tourist hotspot, but don’t let that fool you! It has amazing Buddhist temples, and if you head down south towards Phuket and Koh Phi Phi, there are some of the most stunning beaches in the world.

  1. Singapore & Kuala Lumpur

If you’re looking for something in between Bangkok and Hong Kong, then Singapore or Kuala Lumpur will suit you fine. These two modern Asian cities will give you an idea of what life is like in Asia without being too intimidating.

  1. Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an extraordinary place to start if you want to get the feel of an ultra-modern city that takes its influences from both east and west. There are so many districts, making it easy to explore without too much confusion.

  1. China

China is a massive country with so many places to visit! Beijing will give you a taste of what ancient China was like. Shanghai is a megalopolis boasting some of the most amazing architecture in Asia, and Xi’an has some truly breathtaking sites such as the Terracotta Warriors.

  1. Japan

Japan is the birthplace of Sushi and home to multiple UNESCO World Heritage sites! The food is simply exquisite (and extremely healthy), and it is also one of the safest countries in the world, so it’s a great destination for solo female travellers!

  1. Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia will give you the complete travel experience that you’re looking for with its tropical beaches, jungles, rice paddies and low prices. Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam are all fair game here! 

  1. India

India is an incredible country with mind-blowing scenery. You can go to Mumbai to experience the city life, head down south to Kerala for some breathtaking backwaters or even go up north towards Delhi. India is one country that you must experience at least once in your lifetime!

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