Guide to Southeast Asia

Guide to Southeast Asia

You have visited Asia before, perhaps on a holiday, and you were mesmerized by the beauty of the Asian continent. Now it is time to visit Asia once again. To learn what makes Asia so special, take a look at this short trip itinerary. Each country on this itinerary will highlight its unique personality and exotic attractions. This is what you should see and do when you visit Asia.

India – The land of the Hindu goddess of knowledge, India is home to some of the most magnificent sites and landscapes in the world. On India’s western border, in Jammu and Kashmir, lies the Himachal Pradesh state. Indian culture and tradition are intricately intertwined with that of its neighbors. There are thousands of kilometers of beaches, hills, mountains, caves and monasteries to visit while on an India journey. In addition to the cultural treasures, there are also a wide range of national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, historic monuments, museums, galleries and heritage hotels to explore.

South-East Asia: The most widely-visited part of South-East Asia, Cambodia is an extremely vibrant, fascinating and diverse country. Cambodia is an extremely beautiful destination, teeming with historical ruins, stunning nature scenery, and numerous unique cultures and traditions. There are rivers, caves and skyscrapers to explore on your Cambodia visit. Your Khmer experience will include unforgettable architecture and museums. Your bucket list in this region should include some of the spectacular cities of Phnom Phen city, Sihanoukville, Phnom Phen town, Angkor Wat, and several other destinations.

Southeast Asia: The countries of Southeast Asia are home to some of the most diverse asian populations. Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand are just a few of the countries of Southeast Asia. It is a region with magnificent tropical weather, skyscrapers, modern cities, thriving nightlife, ancient temples and breathtaking landscapes. You can visit Southeast Asia and spend weeks on end, if you so choose. There are some must-see attractions on your Southeast Asia tour that you should not miss.

Japan: The land of majestic skyscrapers, modern cities, breathtaking nature and amazing temples, Tokyo is one of the most popular destinations for travelers to visit Asia. The Tokyo attractions should form part of your itinerary when you visit Asia. You can spend many weeks at Tokyo and spend time absorbing the wonderful sights of this capital city.

Laos: This colorful country of Laos is another hot spot for travelers to visit Asia. Its unique culture, natural environments, history, ethnic diversity and unique cuisine all contribute to its popularity. When visiting Laos, it is a good idea to visit the famous Phu Si Hill, the only hill on the entire continent that rises from the waters of the Lao River. At the top of the hill, a series of pagodas, temples and shophouses give a glimpse into the rich heritage of Laos.

Cambodia: One of the most politically and culturally stable destinations in Southeast Asia, Cambodia is also home to a wide variety of interesting sites, including Siem Reap, the old capital, which is famous for its exciting nightlife. While here you should visit the Angkor Temple, the biggest temple in all of Cambodia. Siem Reap offers a wide variety of travel opportunities, from backpacking across the country, hiking along the famous “Tiger Trail,” to renting a private guide to sightseeing across the scenic Siem Reap coastline. Other attractions include the flooded markets set ablaze by vendor flea market expert Khmer. Other ruins of Angkor Wat can be visited, where you can participate in its reenactment.

Vietnam: Known for its cuisine, Vietnam is a culinary delight for all. Food lovers will enjoy sampling the most varied collection of Vietnamese dishes, ranging from simple salads and soups to extravagant and rustic food. Food travelers will also want to check out the Ho Chi Minh Memorial Complex, where former leaders of Vietnam were honored with magnificent architecture. Other attractions in Vietnam include the Vietnam Coast City, where travelers can marvel at the impressive collection of sailboats. Other Southeast Asian countries that are popular destination destinations for travelers to visit are Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.


Robert Darnell

I’m Robert, the Grey Wanderer. After over 50 years in business, it was time for me to hang up my boots and enter the world of retirement. With so much time on my hands I decided to indulge in the two things I love most, writing and travel and so the Grey Wanderer was born.