Asia is a group of diverse countries between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean with indigenous cultures influenced by Indian, Chinese and Western culture. It has long been a favorite corner of the world for globe-tramping backpackers, known for its perfect beaches, sightseeing places, temples and tasty cuisine.
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Hong Kong is made of multiple islands with English and Chinese their official languages. This British-Chinese hybrid astounds visitors with its striking skyscrapers and lush landscapes. From sandy beaches to rugby pitches, there's more fresh air than most travelers suspect. And, of course, as a world-class metropolis, Hong Kong boasts numerous urban diversions, such as culinary hot spots and museums.
The mega city of Japan is constantly buzzing with movement with feet clacking down sidewalks, cars zooming along streets, subway trains humming below ground and ships cruising in and out. The bright lights and loud signs draw you - the city feeds on motion and progress. The monuments, urban parks, museums and historical sites are world-class. Here, there are photos to be taken, sushi to be eaten and a lot of shopping to be done.
With pure white sands, aquamarine waters and limestone cliffs await travelers who visit the island. Surrounded by the Andaman Sea the island is a little piece of paradise, which comes with a relatively low price tag for everything. The island itself has a beautiful historical old town, great viewpoints and iconic cultural attractions. It is also a good base for exploring the nearby islands.
The word "Bali" conjures daydreams of the most fantastical landscape - towering volcanoes wrapped in a deep green canopy, sandy shores that fade into turquoise waters and curving coastlines crowned with staggered pagodas. Visitors will find there delights at the island's many temples while the adventurer will discover new paths up an active volcano in Kintamani. The town of Kuta boasts more riotous pleasures for those inclined to late nights.
Chiang Mai is a land of misty mountains and colorful tribes, a paradise for shoppers and a delight for adventurers. Visitor can undertake tours to the breathtaking temples, adventures in the rainforest and a visit to the Elephant Nature Park or visit some of the many handcraft and antiques shops.