Asia – Tourist Destinations https://www.tourist-destinations.com World Travel Guides Sun, 16 Feb 2020 10:31:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 Backpacking in Asia https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2020/02/backpacking-in-asia.html Sun, 16 Feb 2020 10:31:19 +0000 https://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=18943 If you are looking for a change of scene as far as holidays are considered, try backpacking Asia to have a truly unique traveling experience. Apart from being the largest continent, Asia is also home to a cross-section of intriguing cultures and the home to the myriad people from different countries spread across Asia. Asia ...

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If you are looking for a change of scene as far as holidays are considered, try backpacking Asia to have a truly unique traveling experience. Apart from being the largest continent, Asia is also home to a cross-section of intriguing cultures and the home to the myriad people from different countries spread across Asia. Asia can offer you something new and unique.

Asia boasts of different types of attraction and it is really tough to top cover each corner of Asia in one trip. But you can try to catch up with the best of the stunning scenes of Asia. Countries like India, Cambodia, Malaysia, Laos, Indonesia, Vietnam, Nepal, Thailand, China, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Singapore, etc are vividly different from each other in different aspects.

Most of these beautiful countries boast of several attractions like extraordinary scenic beauty, excellent architecture, art traditional fairs, mountains, bizarre costumes, colorful festivals, mouth-watering food and also the traditional customs that are beautifully ingrained into people’s life. Backpacking through Asia requires a proper plan so that you can cover those fabulous corners of Asia.

When you are visiting Asia, it is important to come with all medial cautions from the native diseases. Japanese encephalitis is a common issue in Asia. Nearly 67,000 people get affected by the disease. This is a mosquito-borne flavivirus. You need to have the vaccine for it before visiting Asia and this is preventable by the vaccine.

When you are visiting Asia, let’s check a few of the best countries here that you may want to visit:

One of the largest and heavily populated countries in Asia is India. This is a diverse and complex nation. Natural beauty, the beauty of snowy mountains, tea estates, beautiful temples, art and cultures, historical monuments and greeneries and obliviously the beauty of rivers are waiting for you in this country. India can welcome their visitors with diverse culture and traditions. If you are a food lover, India is the ideal place for you.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka the word can bring the beautiful images of lashing waterfalls, exotic wildlife parks, enchanting beaches, and sanctuaries, captivating culture. It has a pleasant climatic condition that is truly a tropical paradise on the earth. A tour to Sri Lanka can offer a pristine surrounding the natural splendor where the tourists can have unlimited enjoyment.

Cambodia

Your trip to Asia is incomplete without the beauty of Cambodia. This is a Southeast Asian beautiful nation. The landscape of the place spans the Mekong Delta, low-lying plains, stunning mountains and the coastline of Thailand. Phnom Penh, the capital OF Cambodia is the home of art and culture, Royal palace, archaeological exhibits, national museum and so on. Stone temples are another attraction of the place.

Laos

This is a Southeast Asian country, which is traversed by the popular Mekong River. This place is known for its natural beauty, mountainous terrain, traditional French colonial architecture, Buddhist monasteries and settlements of hill tribes.

Vietnam

This is a country with natural beauty and it has tranquil village life. Here you will find a fine combination of modernity of tradition.

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Phuket, Thailand – A True Paradise https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/12/phuket-thailand-a-true-paradise.html Sun, 15 Dec 2019 16:54:16 +0000 https://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=18866 Countless numbers of Phuket resorts are what help preserve this paradise since they invest in beach preservation more than any others. But why Phuket? What left us speechless is the view and the feeling of the place.

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What do you consider to be a paradise on Earth? For us, it is diamond clear sea, soft and sandy beaches and the shade from the palm trees. Never have we thought that Thailand would be a country that hides such a paradise but once we stepped foot in Phuket, we were left speechless.

Countless numbers of Phuket resorts are what help preserve this paradise since they invest in beach preservation more than any others. But why Phuket? What left us speechless is the view and the feeling of the place. To be honest, peace is actually what attracted us the most. Imagine this story: you are in a Phuket resort of your choosing and you woke up with the sound of waves and sun rays on your face. What a morning right? Take a few steps and go to the terrace where a colorful breakfast is waiting for you. Fruits, freshly squeezed juices or warm coffee is what will keep you going until lunch. After breakfast get ready and leave for the beach. All you need is your bikini and a hat and your beach chair will be waiting. Sit in it and soak in the view. What do you feel? Peacefulness and joy are what dominated our feelings and it taking over us.

Then comes the sea. The color of the Phuket sea is truly out of this world and boy is it warm! Float and let yourself go. Relax and feel free. Then sunbathe for the rest of your day with your favorite book of songs from the distance. As the sun slowly goes down, someone will bring you a cocktail to sip while you wait for your dinner as an appetiser. And dinner is magical. A table near the sea decorated with candles while the sea breeze softly touches your body is the most magical picture you can ever imagine. Honestly, people in Phuket are so friendly and whether it is staff from the hotel or tourists, everyone feels relaxed, stress-free and rested. It is the energy of the place that helps you soak it all in.

Once your beach gets less interesting (which is close to impossible) you can ask the locals to show you beaches close to yours and those hidden from the public are the most interesting. Palm trees are whispering and the sea speaks back to them. Phuket is a paradise on this earth and no place can match it completely. Or is there? If you feel there is a place like this one anywhere else, we are open to your suggestions. Hey, there are still undiscovered lands that are waiting for us!

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Things to do in Bangkok, Thailand https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/12/things-to-do-in-bangkok-thailand.html Sun, 15 Dec 2019 16:24:52 +0000 https://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=18864 All of you must know someone who has been to Bangkok and stories about this city and Thailand exceed the Asian continent. Since tourism has been developing for many years in this region, now Bangkok has reached a point of perfection with not a lot of room for improvement.

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Hello, travelers, how are you this day? Let me ask you something, how was your year so far? Are you satisfied or you might have traveled more? We know, when is it ever enough? This is why we dedicated this article to place widely popular in the last couple of years and all for a very good reason!

All of you must know someone who has been to Bangkok and stories about this city and Thailand exceed the Asian continent. Since tourism has been developing for many years in this region, now Bangkok has reached a point of perfection with not a lot of room for improvement. Here is why we consider Thailand a perfect country to spend your energy, time and money and feel like you have accomplished enough to finish off the year with a bang!

Bangkok is one of those cities that shine bright day and night, 365 days a year and it is alive just as much. The rush never stops and it never sleeps! Doing many attractions, activities, and sightseeing a couple of days won’t suffice if you want to have the right impression about it. Keep in mind, even though the city is visited by millions of people a year, it still does not open itself easily. You might need to adapt or bend a little to feel the true charm of Asian gem.

Let’s talk about safety a little as it is an important issue when deciding whether to travel solo or in a group. Even though Bangkok is huge and unknown, people are friendly and you meet people easily. Female travelers who have traveled alone wrote to us saying that not a lot of cities made them feel safe like Bangkok.

Hotel in Bangkok is too expensive”, they said, but rest assured, when booking your accommodation in time it is more than affordable. The deluxe ones are of course on the top of the price list but who need that much luxury in a place where they spend only 8 hours, 7 of which are sleeping. Isn’t it better to spend your hard-earned money on some of the attractions this beautiful city is saving for you, rather than a king-sized bed and room service?

Bangkok after nightfall is special! There are so many stories we have heard that they made us go and explore by ourselves. Whether parrying until down or dining above city streets is your thing, you will experience memorable moments and forget to take stunning photos. You will be busy soaking it all in, all of your senses will be taken over by the complexity of Bangkok nightlife. So complex, but yet easy to find your way around.

We wanted to end this article with a warning. Every city has its ups and downs and the biggest flaw about Bangkok is you might end up falling in love with all the glow and then you end up in an enchanted circle. Once a tourist, now a well-experienced fan!

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Top 6 Destinations in Nagoya, Japan https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/11/top-6-destinations-in-nagoya-japan.html Mon, 25 Nov 2019 19:35:22 +0000 https://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=18836 Nagoya, Japan’s fourth largest city, takes pride in its historic past and welcoming of technological innovation.

The city gained significant prominence during the Edo Period and became wealthy due to close relations with the Tokugawa shogunate. Classical Japanese architecture flourished until the devastating aerial bombings of WWII.

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Nagoya, Japan’s fourth largest city, takes pride in its historic past and welcoming of technological innovation.

The city gained significant prominence during the Edo Period and became wealthy due to close relations with the Tokugawa shogunate. Classical Japanese architecture flourished until the devastating aerial bombings of WWII.

Today, Nagoya has grown to become a worldwide engineering giant. Automotive icons such as Toyota and Mitsubishi have factories in the area and creative minds are constantly experimenting with new technology.

Whether your preference is a journey to the past or a glimpse into the future, Nagoya has something just for you!

Nagoya Japan

1. Relive the Past Inside Nagoya Castle

Nagoya’s importance was established during the Edo Period with its close ties to the Tokugawa shogunate. The castle was built during the early prominence of the Tokugawa and was the epicenter of the town in the early 17th century.

For centuries, it stood among the most impressive castles in Japan. The destructive bombings of WWII demolished the structure. Fortunately, a persistent construction project helped rebuild the castle. The building stands proudly over radiant gardens and is a fabulous place to see for history enthusiasts.

You can admire the castle outside, but the main keep is off limits for a few years due to renovations.

2. Visit the Atsuta Shrine

Shinto is deeply engrained into the fabric of Japanese culture and Nagoya was home to one of the sacred shrines of the religion. Tragically, the Atsuta Shrine was lost amongst the rubble during WWII bombings. The site was returned to its former glory decades later and is revered for its traditional Japanese style.

An aura of mystery surrounds the legendary sword that is supposedly stored within the shrine. Legend tells of the treasure being handed down from the Shinto Sun Goddess to Japanese royalty. Unfortunately, you won’t see the sword for yourself since it has been concealed from public eyes for eternity.

However, the adjacent gardens and year-round festivals create a magical atmosphere to celebrate Shinto culture.

3. Enjoy the Natural Splendor of Korankei

Nature lovers can rejoice when visiting the gorgeous Korankei Valley and its radiant foliage. Its convenient location creates the perfect day trip for those looking for a scenic retreat into the outdoors.

Fall remains the preferred time to visit with its spectacular hue of red, yellow and orange. Mosey around the Tomoe River for unbelievable photos and listen to the peaceful flow of the water. Taigetsukyo Bridge is a popular viewing area that is worth a visit for a stunning vista.

Go back in time by wandering to the local villages and learn how to make traditional crafts inside cozy houses.

4. Explore the Tokugawa Art Museum

Nagoya was a strategic city in the Owari Province due to its strong connections during the Edo Period. This provided the resources needed to collect an extensive number of cultural relics.

The items gathered by the feudal domain are now on display inside the Tokugawa Art Museum. You’ll find everything from Samurai swords to calligraphy and historic paintings. Thousands of treasures are on display in this marvelous assortment of Japanese culture.

The grand prize is the 12th century scrolls of The Tale of Genji which is only available to the public on a limited basis. Outside, amble down the hiking paths through the tranquil garden on a pleasant afternoon. Gaze at the pond and smell the aroma of the pristine flora encompassing the grounds.

5. See the Grandeur of Toyota Exhibition Hall

Fast forward to the present and Nagoya’s claim to fame is hosting iconic Japanese automotive brands. Toyota is globally recognized for its abundance of vehicles and its base of operations is located here.

Schedule a trip to the Exhibition Hall during your tours in Nagoya and you’ll learn the history of Toyota. Get a sneak peek at the newest additions and witness what goes into the production process. Anyone who fancies cars will have a field day seeing what these brilliant engineers have up their sleeves.

Make sure you schedule your tour of the facility in advance via their website and find the easiest mode of transport for you.

6. More Technological Feats at the Railway Museum

The SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, one of the newest additions to Nagoya, shows the timeline of train travel in Japan. Exhibits depict this transformation from steam locomotives all the way to bullet trains.

Dozens of train cars are on display and several can be entered for a closer look. The explanations of the technological components of each car is astounding and an enriching educational experience.

Japan has garnered global praise for the efficiency of its rail network, and you’ll see what exciting plans are set for the future. JR Central (Central Japan Railways) is among the top rail companies in the country and they continue to produce ground-breaking technology.

Perhaps the most interactive exhibit in the museum, the train simulators let you feel the power of driving a bullet train.

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Hong Kong, China https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/11/hong-kong-china.html https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/11/hong-kong-china.html#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 16:56:00 +0000 http://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=821 Hong Kong was under British governance until 15 years ago. It was handed over to China in 1997. Officially referred to as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), the Island forms a sector of China, albeit with an enormous number of clauses and warnings.

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The truly cosmopolitan city of the world – that’s Hong Kong. Indigenous currency, passport and legal network; yet, you see Chinese flags fluttering from its buildings and the governance being conducted by the Chinese government; still it doesn’t seem altogether Chinese. Confusing indeed! 

History

Hong Kong was under British governance until 15 years ago. It was handed over to China in 1997. Officially referred to as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), the Island forms a sector of China, albeit with an enormous number of clauses and warnings. Under the transference agreement between Britain and China, the Basic Law of Hong Kong permits it to continue with its own currency (the Hong Kong dollar), legality and system of governance for a time period of 50 years.
Thus, Hong Kong creates the impression of being a separate and independent country. Even for a visitor who is allowed free visa entry here, visa formalities are mandatory to visit China from Hong Kong. Chinese citizens too need permits to gain entry and both the countries have separate borders and separate system of law . The Chinese government has an embassy here, managed by the ministry of Foreign Affairs of China. The Chinese currency is not acknowledged for trading in most places in Hong Kong and vise versa.

Hong Kong

Main Tourist attractions

When you travel to Hong Kong, do visit the Victoria Peak – a huge peak tower which resembles a wok – and be blown away by the brilliant view. The Peak was a symbol of affluence during British occupation when it was an exclusive residential area for the wealthiest citizens. 
The local populace was denied permission to reside here till the conclusion of World War II. The Peak Tower performs dual functions – it’s a platform which offers a bird’s eye view of Hong Kong and also has museums and a mall that offers some of the finest shopping and dining experiences. The traveler can reach the top in the Peak Tram that transports you through the length of the tower. Hong Kong is attracting millions of tourists every year. If you are looking for affordable flights to get to Hong Kong, visit this website.
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Holiday must visits 

Views of Kowloon and Victoria Harbour can steal your breath away with their beauty; but be warned as air pollution can spoil the fun. So don’t waste your money to visit the observation deck. The numerous walk ways circulating the Peak Tower can provide you with equally if not more stunning scenes of all sides of Hong Kong. 
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Visit the Lion Pavilion Lookout situated on Findley Road. Its barely a minute’s walk from the Peak Tower. If you time your visit around 8PM, you can enjoy the laser show too. The rickshaw ride along the Findley Road offered by an elderly person outside the pavilion for HK$100 is another high point of this visit. This ride on a sunny day would undoubtedly be one of the traveler’s most cherished memories of Hong Kong. 
Hong Kong at evening
Hong Kong at evening

Where is it?

Geographically, Hong Kong lies to the southern coast of China. It is 60 km to the east of Macau to the opposite of Pearl River Delta. Located in the South China Sea, it has the Guangdong city (Shenzhen) to the north over the Shenzhen River. The Hong Kong Islands encompasses 1,104 km² or 426sq.m. of the total territorial area, the Kowloon Peninsula and the New Territories including more than 200 offshore islands with Landau being the largest. 1,054km² or 407sq.m. of this consists of land with 50km² forming inland waters. The country lays claim to 3 nautical miles of territorial waters. Area wise, Hong Kong is the 179th largest territory in the world which is inhabited. 
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Ancient yet promised city – Hong Kong https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/09/ancient-yet-promised-city-hong-kong.html Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:49:16 +0000 https://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=18774 On the south coast of China lies a multi-million, unique city Hong Kong. A place where skyscrapers dominate seems uninviting at first but as soon as you feel more than 1500h of sunshine on your skin per year, you will change your mind.

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On the south coast of China lies a multi-million, unique city Hong Kong. A place where skyscrapers dominate seems uninviting at first but as soon as you feel more than 1500h of sunshine on your skin per year, you will change your mind. The future of the world’s economy hides in this very city which is one of the reasons many people choose it as a permanent home. What is special about Hong Kong is culture. It puts focus on the value of family and faith attracts even more people in so in the next few paragraphs we will focus on why this region is a promised place for many of you.

Gastronomy in the south of China focuses on fresh food, rice and five meals per day. Maybe this right here could be the reason life expectancy here is more than 80 years? Fish dominates the menu and an afternoon tea is almost inevitable. Sounds so light and healthy, right? Of course, if you don’t like this type of food, Hong Kong offers a wide variety of foreign restaurants and markets with all ingredients possible. Prices are also affordable and there are items for everyone pocket.

Entertainment here has exceeded exciting a long time ago. If you plan on living somewhere you also want to know whether your children could enjoy the city as much as you do. Thrust us, you won’t get enough of Hong Kong in a lifetime. The music used to focus on the rich history of China but nowadays you can feel the impact of the whole world on it.

If you want to learn more about how to be an expat in Hong Kong before you decide to move permanently, then what you should do is visit it from October until December. The city shines brightly at this time of year, the weather is cool and sunny and January happens to be the best time to experience festivals first hand! If you want to know whether you will be well-accepted as an expat in Hong Kong, well, we ought to think that not many people feel disappointment. The fast-growing industry brings more people in so natives seem to have gotten used to it! And yes, we know safety is a big question so worry not since Hong Kong is one of the safest if not the safest city in the world! Safety standards are high and healthcare follows closely!

No written word can change what you see and experience in person. Dare and go on an adventure which may lead you to join expat community in Hong Kong but if you are already a part of this place write to us so we can expand this article and share your stories with people interested in the south of China.

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Top 5 places to visit in India https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/08/top-5-places-to-visit-in-india.html Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:04:32 +0000 https://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=18735 Top 5 places to visit in India, as well as more tips on planning your trip, is what you are going to find in this article so sit back and travel through the written word!

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How much do you love to travel? Do you live to travel or do you travel to live? Whatever the answer to those questions is, we have found a new destination that is going to wake up all your senses! These days no land is too far and that is why exotic India opened its door more than ever to welcome other cultures in and show them a different side of the world!

This multi-million land is impossible to get to know in only a couple of days so we thought of a good idea to help you get by better. Top 5 places to visit in India, as well as more tips on planning your trip, is what you are going to find in this article so sit back and travel through the written word!

Number one on a must-see list in India is Taj Mahal. The word most associated with this majestic building is romance. Build out of love, this world-famous landmark remains unchanged throughout the years. Whether you visit it in the morning or the sunset you will be left stunned by the way it glows!

The second one on the list, not that far from the first is Jaipur. If you want to feel like a member of royalty, first visit Taj Mahal and then go to visit Jaipur. Gold, gemstones, and luxury are what dominates this place which makes it perfect for taking stunning vacation photos. You won’t have to go far to find great restaurants with authentic Indian specialties.

If you enjoy learning about history, we recommend going to Kashmir in India. Surrounded by Himalaya mountains, Kashmir will tuck you in and whisper stories about the past. Sure, you have to be willing to listen to it, so enjoy the view with a great story of Indian history.

Bollywood, great nightlife and young souls are all in one city-Mumbai. Compared to other places on our list, Mumbai is the liveliest. The colors resemble the rainbow but 3 times more intense and the spirit of this huge city gave birth to one of the best movies in Bollywood. Fashion plays an important role here as well so it is like a place to be for you shopaholics.

The last place on our list is Goa beaches. This does not mean these beaches are any less worthy, this only means we want you to remember what we wrote about them. All you adventurers take notes since surfing on Goa beaches is a must. Still wild and untouched, this sandy paradise is more beautiful than most of the other exotic beaches in the world.

That is our list, and some extra tips when it comes to Indian traveling is to never be alone. Everything is better in a group so share your fun, food, and experience with people you love and you can expect to have the best possible time in India.

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All you need to know about magical Tibet https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/08/all-you-need-to-know-about-magical-tibet.html Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:03:22 +0000 https://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=18727 Tibet travel is different than most other places. From moving on foot to renting a bicycle or even finding a bus- it is all allowed just make sure you stay with the group.  

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Tibet is a beautiful, unique mountain range that goes through central Asia. This place gave birth to Dalai Lama and that is why it is mostly associated with peace and spiritual calmness. Buddhism is a religion mostly thought in Tibet and Tibetans are truly happy when they have an opportunity to share it with others. All monasteries and sanctuaries were built stone by stone and you can feel the energy of every place!

From Lhasa to Pangong Tho, it becomes more interesting as you go further discovering the region. Maybe you have heard that there are many strict rules and regulations for tourists and foreign visitors. Yes, many of them do exist but they have an important purpose. Imagine an untouched natural beauty just laying there, waiting to be demolished. This way, with rules and regulations, it is still a diamond in the rough!

Once you are done with the permits and regulations, think about the way you will be moving through the region. Tibet travel is different than most other places. From moving on foot to renting a bicycle or even finding a bus- it is all allowed just make sure you stay with the group.

Tibet trekking is also a great way to move around and get to know the region. Our warmest advice is to try and find the newest map you can get your hands on. Also, ask around for some hidden tracks and Tibet will dig itself deep into your heart.

When it comes to activities in Tibet go step by step. Get to know the surroundings first, see how locals live. Step foot into a local bar and sense the energy of the place. Feel rested yet? We have heard that local restaurants in Tibet are the kind to hang into. Once you sit in comfortable chairs and begin ordering your coffee, you will feel like a local.

Tibetan people are so friendly and welcoming. If you happen to be in any situation where you need the help of any sort, they will always be around to ‘catch you’.

Let’s sum it up in a couple of sentences:

  • Stay safe and always with a group ( it is easy to wander off in crowded places)
  • Try and eat as many authentic dishes as you can
  • Visit a temple of your choosing and spend an evening in peace
  • And last but not least, enjoy. You are on your journey to find a quiet place, get in touch with inner you and stay alone with your thoughts. That refreshment will give you enough energy to pull through another stressful year and wait for yet one more trip to Tibet.

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Sapa, Vietnam https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/07/sapa-vietnam.html Mon, 29 Jul 2019 09:11:52 +0000 https://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=18716 When you are eager to find out more about the ethnicity of the area, we feel that Sapa is the most revealing! There is around 5 ethnic group in this area and they are all more than willing to share their story with you.

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When you happen to find yourself in a group of people talking about traveling, as soon as someone mentions Vietnam, the only city they talk about is Hanoi, right? The capital city of Vietnam does offer a wide variety of activities but if you want to step up your game and surprise everyone, start talking about your experience in Sapa. It is a small, peaceful city near Hanoi and lately, it has become popular not only for tourists but also for domestic people. It is a true refreshment that is unfortunately not enhanced enough so in this small text we have put our heart and soul. So, what are the most interesting things to do in Sapa?

This picturesque city is protected by the highest mountain in Vietnam called Fan Si Pan and visitors tend to fall in love with it at first sight! Hiking and camping allow you to soak in the scenery and paint a beautiful picture in your mind which becomes the best souvenir possible. All year long this amazing mountain peak is available and the only thing you need to bring to this trip is strong stamina!

When you are eager to find out more about the ethnicity of the area, we feel that Sapa is the most revealing! There is around 5 ethnic group in this area and they are all more than willing to share their story with you. Just make sure you have enough patience and time to embrace something different.

When it comes to food, in Sapa you will have a chance to surprise your taste buds! How, you might ask? Well, there is a whole street dedicated to restaurants and street food but there is a red warning: Make sure your appetite is up to their standards.  Cau May street is swarming with different opportunities to satisfy your hunger and many restaurants use fresh local ingredients. What could be better?

How about nightlife in this small town? Tourists do not expect anything exciting and they get surprised each time! There are a couple of bars with cool music, cold drinks, and nice people. What more can a person look for on a vacation?

We found that a great refreshment in Sapa is the lack of shopping malls! Yes, you heard it well, here there are no huge, fancy buildings. Rural markets are what locals appreciate and let us tell you, it is not easy to bargain with the sellers here. The main market in Sapa is open each day until 2 pm, so use this chance and find some unique souvenirs to surprise your friends at home.

From hiking to dining out and shopping, Sapa is a perfect town to visit if you like to experience the true culture of the region. A couple of days here and you can fall in love with Vietnam. If we forgot to mention something or you would like to know some extra information. feel free to write to us day or night!

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Incredible India – 30 Things to Know Before You Go https://www.tourist-destinations.com/2019/06/incredible-india-30-things-to-know-before-you-go.html Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:37:41 +0000 https://www.tourist-destinations.com/?p=18665 Known for its deep spiritual history and unbelievable beauty, India remains one of our customers’ top locations for a reason. No matter the type of vacationer you are, there’s something for you in this superb country -- whether it’s the complex and flavorful cuisine or the uniquely colorful culture.

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Known for its deep spiritual history and unbelievable beauty, India remains one of our customers’ top locations for a reason. No matter the type of vacationer you are, there’s something for you in this superb country — whether it’s the complex and flavourful cuisine or the uniquely colorful culture. Though it can be quite warm and humid in the summer months, we find that winter, autumn, and early spring are often the best times to explore everything the country has to offer.

Holidays in India suit a wide variety of tastes and preferences. If you enjoy busy, vibrant cities then you will be right at home any of the sprawling urban areas. Or if you want to relax outdoors, you can spend your time surrounded by the imposing Himalayas or relax on the beaches of Western India. A paradise for foodies, you can eat food unlike any other in some of Asia’s top restaurants or sample the regional flavors from food carts and street vendors. India’s history runs deep and the entire region is home to some of the most famous UNESCO Heritage sites.

If it’s your first time looking at India or even if it has been your dream destination for years, you should always try to learn as much as you can before departing. India is an enormous subcontinent and with so much to do, planning your journey can be a little daunting. To help you along, we’ve assembled this handy list of facts and attractions to consider when looking at this location, so that you can spend your time taking in the sights, rather than on last-minute bookings.

Source: https://www.tdactiveholidays.ie/blog/incredible-india/

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