The Gulf of Thailand is shared among Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Where else in the world can you experience the tropical island beauty of four different countries at once? If you are traveling to Southeast Asia, do not hesitate to consider a trip to one of these islands.
Some mammoth hotels have built a reputation on impressing their guests with palatial, almost galactic dimensions. While such projects are a magnet for tourism, they do not come cheap, with the costs of planning, materials, construction, and manpower regularly reaching into the billions. From world-famous skyscrapers to impossibly lavish casino resorts, here are the 7 most expensive hotels ever built in Asia – so far.
Encompassing a wide variety of countries and cultures, Asia has no shortage of cities to visit and exciting foods to discover. But the continent is also packed with dramatic natural sights, some a little more remarkable than others. Whether you're looking for a short hike to conical hills, a surreal rainbow limestone landscape, or a multiday trek to sparkling Himalayan lakes, you’ll find it in one of these natural wonders. Dive in and enjoy!
Because many festivals and holidays in Asia are based on lunisolar calendars, dates change from year to year. Occasionally, Easter falls in March and is celebrated vividly throughout the Philippines. These are some other exciting Asian festivals have the potential to come up in March.
Nepal is not only about the breathtaking mountains, serpentine roads, and gorgeous meadows, but also about some vibrant and fun festivals.
Japan is known around the world for its cherry blossom festivals. Known as hanami in Japanese, cherry blossom festivals are an important custom and are held all over Japan during the spring. If you're planning a trip to the country in the spring, here's what you need to know about the hanami tradition.
Fried desserts are a common treat around the world. No matter how you make it or what you top it with, it seems like nearly every culture has a take on these sweet treats. Take a peek at these exotic treats that millions of people in Southeast Asia enjoy every day.
There is nothing better than a bowl of warm, comforting soup. It is a staple element of cuisines all across Asia. They are so filling and satisfying that they are not served as starters only.
You might wonder why when the "pudding" in this article isn't always a creamy chocolate - or a banana-flavored dish served with whipped cream on top; instead, it comes in many forms, including some that are not sweet and not served as dessert. Truth is, pudding is a type of food that can be either a dessert or a savory (salty or spicy) dish that is part of the main meal. Let’s discover different kinds of pudding in Asia.
Summer is a tricky season to prepare for in Japan, thanks in large part to the high levels of humidity and rapidly shifting weather changes. To prepare for the hot, wet and fashion-forward, here’s a guide to planning what to jam into that suitcase.
Jeju Island’s iconic stone sculptures, the Dol Hareubang, can be seen on tourist trinkets and goods all over South Korea. But what are they, and why were they built? Here’s a quick guide to the island’s most mysterious guardians.
The Apsara dance is a centuries-old traditional Khmer dance and an important part of Cambodian culture for more than thousand years and has seen a great revival over the last few years. Many people would argue that a trip to Siem Reap and Cambodia is not complete without attending a traditional Cambodian dance performance.