The top 5 best vacation spots in Asia

The world’s largest continent is Asia. Asia is also the most populous continent.

There are 48 Countries that make up Asia. (Some share borders with Middle East and Europe and can be found under both continents’ listings) They are:

Afghanistan Armenia Azerbaijan Bahrain Bangladesh
Bhutan Brunei Cambodia China Cyrus
Georgia India Indonesia Iran Iraq
Israel Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Korea, North
Korea, South Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Lebanon
Malaysia Maldives Mongolia Myanmar / Burma Nepal
Oman Pakistan Philippines Qatar Russia
Saudi Arabia Singapore Sri Lanka Syria Tajikistan
Thailand Timor-Leste East Timor Turkey Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates Uzbekistan Vietnam Yemen

Let’s take a quick snapshot at some of ‘s must see Asian destinations:


The hustle and bustle of Bangkok, The Thai Cultural Capital Chang Mai, Mountain ranges around Meo Hong Son, Limestone islands of Ko Tao and Kho Phi Phi Don, unspoilt beaches and tropical getaways, mouth-watering cuisine. Thailand really can offer an amazing cultural experience, with their devout Buddhism following. Their history both in the cities and villages are full of amazing temples and shrines. The landscape breathtaking and the people warm.


A magnet for mountain climbers, trekkers and adventure seekers. Home to the world famous Kathmandu, and Mount Everest, if you are mad about the outdoors, trekking and wildlife – add Nepal onto your list.


Known as the world’s most multidimensional country, India has so much to offer travelers. The wonderful Taj Mahal, grand vestiges of the British Raj, Spice Bazaars, crumbling fortresses, balmy beaches, big jungle cats / wildlife safaris and forests and plunging ravines. Then there is the food…..


Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima, Matsuyama, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Technology, Temples, Shrines, Mt Fuji, Bullet Trains, Kabuki (dance-drama), Sushi, Tea Ceremonies and Museums packed with artifacts from Japans’ rich heritage. You could get lost in Japan, not because it’s difficult to travel around, quite the opposite, but because of the natural beauty of the country and it’s people.


The bustling cities of Beijing and Shanghai, the openness of Tibet, the seaside of Qingdao. China is diverse, and will take you from noisy cities to isolated mountain top monasteries, Forbidden Cities, Terracotta Warriors, and The Great Wall, all loaded with history.


Vietnam is one of Asia’s special treasures. Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh Cities, the fashion district of Hoi An, white sand beaches of on Phu Quoc Island, rugged mountain retreats of Sapa, underground cave of Phong Nha, the beauty of Halong Bay…. Must be added to the Top 5 must see’s in Asia.