1. Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Phra Singh is the pagoda representing the year of the dragon

Wat Phra Singh is the pagoda representing the year of the dragon

Chiang Mai is located in the north mountainous region of Thailand. Known for its lively spirit, the ‘Old City’ of Chiang Mai is top Asian destinations spot.  With an array of gardens and temples to see we guarantee that there will always be something to experience. Commonly known for its Wats or temples, tourists often find themselves renting out a bike to explore all the wonderful historic attractions that this city has to offer. One of the greatest things to see in Chiang Mai are the different types of festivals that are held throughout the year. Nimmanhaemin Road is known to be Chiang Mai ‘tourist spot’, known for its shopping boutiques and a its wide variety of fine dining.

 

 

2. Shanghai, China

Orient Pearl, Shanghai, China taken during sunrise

Orient Pearl, Shanghai, China taken during sunrise

Shanghai is China’s biggest city and one of the top destinations to visit in Asia. It is located in the coast of central China. Shanghai offers the perfect mix of modern and traditional Asian experience. One of the most famous attraction is ‘The Bund” a waterfront avenue on the west bank of Huangpu River, where you can enjoy a stroll and appreciate the beautiful architectures of the 4 highest buildings in the city, Oriental Pearl Tower, World Financial Center, Jin Mao Tower, and Shanghai Tower. Shanghai is also home to one of the 11 Disney parks in the world, which combines your favorite Disney movies with Chinese elements. Shanghai is specially known for all the different types of attractions that tourists can encounter; Museums, Temples, gardens, malls, zoos and parks, there is no doubt that Shanghai has the fun for everyone.

 

3. Singapore, Malaysia

Singapore Flyer, the world’s largest observation wheel

Singapore Flyer, the world’s largest observation wheel

Singapore is an Island located in south-east Asia, right off the cost of south Malaysia. Whether you travel to explore food and culture or want to partake in social events, Singapore is not only one of the top destinations to visit in Asia but in the entire world. Riverside, Singapore is the spot to be to enjoy exquisite bayfront dining and countless shopping plazas. Singapore is known for its award-winning shows and art festivals where its rich culture is displayed through a series of art and performances. Skydiving, bungee jumping, and zip-lining are some of the many options that Singapore offers for adrenaline seeking tourists.

 

 

 

4. Hong Kong, China

Tian Tan Buddah, also known as the Big Buddah, symbolizes the relationship between man and nature.

Tian Tan Buddah, also known as the Big Buddah, symbolizes the relationship between man and nature.

When visiting Hong Kong, tourist can find a wonderful selection of amazing attractions. Victoria Peak is the highest point on the island of Hong Kong, where tourists can enjoy a breath-taking view of the city. Hong Kong is also home to many theme parks, like Hong Kong Disney land and Ocean Park, an interactive animal themed amusement park. For a more traditional Asia experience, the Big Buddah has come to attract many travelers around the world, sitting 34 meters high, the Statue is known for delivering blessings to the people of China. The Temple Street Night Market is a perfect place to enjoy beautiful night life and get in touch with the Chinese culture.

 

 

 

5. Beijing, China

Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China

Temple of Heaven where emperors worship heaven, Beijing, China

The capital of China, Beijing, is located about 95 miles inland of china, in southeast Asia. Known for its rich ancient history and breath-taking architecture, Beijing is one of the best cities to visit in China.  Beijing is home to one of the seven wonders of the world, The Great Wall of China, where tourists can take a hike and come face to face with China’s most precious historic landmark. Aside from the Great wall, the Forbidden City is also a great area to enjoy China’s most valued imperial palaces, which displays magnificent ancient architecture and excellent painted decorations. Beijing is also the most visited place in China, and people from all over the world travel to experience historic performances, traditional food and a vast array of tourist markets.

 

 

6. Bali, Indonesia

Pura Ulun Danu, temples dedicated to the lake goddess, Dewi Danu

Pura Ulun Danu, temples dedicated to the lake goddess, Dewi Danu

The Island of Bali lies in the center of the Indonesian archipelago. Famously known for its volcanic mountains, crystal clear beaches, and peaceful temples, Bali attracts millions of tourists annually. For first time visitors, Bali tourist are drawn to the south of Bali, Kuta village, a region blessed with beautiful beaches and world class surf. Apart from its amazing beaches, Kuta is also a popular place to shop and experience the great nightlife of Indonesia. Outside of Kuta village you will find, Seminyak a more relaxing place, here you will find the Tengu Temple which was built to soothe spirits that haunted the area.  The Balinese people are very spiritual, which is why they believe in ‘tree heater karana”, a practice to balance the human spiritual and natural world. Bali is truly a unique destination; all the different practices and culture is what makes Bali more than just a great experience but a complete state of mind.

 

 

 

 

7. Tokyo, Japan

The beautiful night lights of Tokyo Japan

The beautiful night lights of Tokyo Japan

Japan’s capital is home to the world’s largest urban population, Tokyo is filled with neon lights and over the top skyscrapers. Tokyo’s attention to details could be found in everything, from the food you eat, the transportation you ride on to even the toilets. The food not only rivals other countries but surpasses it by a landslide. In 2017, for the 10th year in a row, Tokyo was voted the most Michelin stars of any other city in the planet. Aside from the magnificent cuisine, and its breath-taking nightlife, Tokyo is also very known for its youth culture and fashion. In Shibuya you can find the trendiest residents not only in japan but in the world. to have the ultimate Tokyo experience, Shinjuku is the place to be, here you’ll experience neon lights, arcades, top department stores, parks and Robot restaurants, YES, restaurants with robots in them. Visiting Tokyo is guaranteed to not only be an amazing experience but an enlightening encounter.

 

8. Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Arun also known as the Temple of Dawn, is one of Thailand's most iconic temples.

Wat Arun also known as the Temple of Dawn, is one of Thailand’s most iconic temples.

The Capital of Thailand is one of the liveliest cities in the country. Bangkok has been judged on, culture, attraction, cuisines, and shopping, and has repeatedly won numerous travel awards, ranking it at one of the worlds best cities. Bangkok is highly known for its contrast of energy and tranquility, modern and traditional. Bangkok is home to over 400 beautiful temples, including Wat Pho and Wat Arun, which known to be two of the city’s most sacred sites. At the heart of the city you can find another must-see attraction, the dazzling Grand Palace, it has been home to the Thai royal court for over 150 years. Aside from the sacred sites and breath-taking temples, known as ‘the city of angels’, Bangkok is very popular for its quick water taxes, which makings it quick and easy for tourists to get around this busy city.

 

 

9. Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

Petronas Twin Tower and downtown area of Kuala Lampur

Petronas Twin Tower and downtown area of Kuala Lampur

With a great pace of life and ultramodern skyline Kuala Lampur is known for its mix of culture and rich history that blends into the modern day metropolis. Located in the west side of the Malaysia peninsula, Kuala Lampur has the county’s fastest growing economy. The culture and history of the city is displayed throughout the city. Around the many skyscrapers you may encounter many colonial-era temples as well.  At the heart of the city you can find Bukit Bintang which offers its tourist an array of shopping department or you can also find an infinite variety of goods in the markets of Jalan Petaling street in Chinatown. Kuala Lumpur offers endless variety of modern luxury as well as extravagant culture and history, which is why it is so popularly visited by many tourists around the world.

 

 

10. Seoul, South Korea

Skyscraper center of Seoul, South Korea.

Skyscraper center of Seoul, South Korea.

Seoul is an enormous metropolis where high technology, pop culture, and luxurious skyscrapers dominate the city. The K-style hub is a must see attraction, a hub filled with ‘experience halls’ where tourists can come face to face with Korea’s past, present, and future. The city has two major sides, Gangnam and Hongdae, Gangnam is home to most locals and it is known for its upscale, posh culture while Hongdae has more of a university vibe to it. Both sides are filled with life and endless possibilities of things to do.  Known for its Korean barbecues, vibrant nightlife and k-pop music This highly advanced city is one of Asia’s must see destinations.