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TRAVEL IN ASIA
Discover the beautiful places the Asian continent has to offer!
Cai Be, in the Mekong Delta
Can Tho, in the Mekong Delta
Chau doc, on the border of Cambodia
Con Dao Islands, an archipelago of 16 almost uninhabited islets
Da Lat, also called "Little Paris"
Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam
Hoi An, the city of lanterns
Lak Lake, a beautiful lake of Central Highland
Mui Ne, where the Saigonese enjoy spending the weekend
My Tho, "The Island Lodge" in the Mekong Delta
Phu Quoc Island, also called Emerald Island
Sa Pa, a mountain town close to the Chinese border
Whale Island, a well-preserved heaven
Bali, in Indonesia
Bangkok, in Thailand
Chiang Mai, in Thailand
Gili Islands, in Indonesia
Koh Rong Samloem, in Cambodia
Krabi, in Thailand
Kuala Lumpur, in Malaysia
Palawan Island, in the Philippines
Penang Island, in Malaysia
Perhentian Islands, in Malaysia
Phi Phi Islands, in Thailand
Phnom Penh, in Cambodia
Seoul, in South Korea
Siem Reap, in Cambodia
Taipei, in Taiwan
Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia
Capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is a very friendly destination to come and spend a weekend. Once colonized by the English and Portuguese, the remains of this period can be found in the architectural mix present in the city.
With its 1,600,000 inhabitants, it is the economic and cultural heart of the country. Read more
Travel to Asia - Phi Phi Islands, Thailand
Phi Phi Islands - Thailand
Located 2 hours from Phuket by ferry, these islands are little piece of paradise.
The archipelago is composed of six islands. The main island is small and you can do everything on foot.
On one side of Phi Phi Islands, you can find beautiful resorts in a peaceful atmosphere. On the other side, enjoy the renowned beach parties. Read more
Hoi An - Vietnam
Located 30 km south of Dan Nang in Central Vietnam, Hoi An is a relaxing and culturally rich city. The old town of Hoi An has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999. There are different architectural styles combining Chinese, Japanese and French styles. Its many temples and pagodas make it a unique place to visit.
It is one of the most popular destinations you should discover during your travel to Asia. Read more
Travel to Asia - Hoi An, Vietnam
Travel to Asia - Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phnom Penh - Cambodia
During a weekend in Phnom Penh, we have had the chance to meet Géraldine and Jean Pierre, a French couple based in Cambodia for 6 years. Discover their touristic project in Phnom Penh during your travel to Asia: the Heritage Tour of Phnom Penh.
Jean Pierre fell in love with Cambodia since his numerous trips to Cambodia. Both decided to take the opportunity Phnom Penh was offering to settle there, open a business and start a new life. Read more
Gili Islands - Indonesia
These three islands in Indonesia are situated between Bali and Lombok. They offer white powdery sand and turquoise water and they are the turtle capital of the world. In this paradise, cars and motorbikes are really rare, which allow you to take a break from the noisy world.
Each island is different, Gili Trawangan is the biggest and the most cosmopolitan one; Gili Air has the strongest local character; and Gili Meno is the least developed. Read more
Travel to Asia - Gili Islands, Indonesia
Travel to Asia - Phu Quoc, Vietnam
Phu Quoc - Vietnam
This peaceful paradise is located in the warm turquoise waters in the Gulf of Thailand, 50 km from the Vietnamese mainland and a 50-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City.
Open year round with a peak season from November to March, Phu Quoc is becoming well known for stunning beaches and rich natural environment, the easy-going and relaxing atmosphere and friendly locals.
A perfect stop during your travel to Asia! Read more
Surrounded by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a natural paradise where you can enjoy outstanding green mountains, tropical forests, rice fields and waterfalls.
From buddhist temples to the fortress of Sigiriya or the wildlife of Yala National Park, which has one of the highest concentrations of leopards in the world, this small island is incredibly diverse. Read more
Travel to Asia - Sri Lanka
Travel to Asia - Penang Island, Malaysia
Penang Island - Malaysia
Penang Island is located in northern Malaysia, along the west coast, in the Strait of Malacca. The capital George Town, founded in 1786, is built with old houses and shops. All the streets have this ancient and colorful architecture.
AirAsia recently opened a direct flight between Ho Chi Minh City and Penang. A perfect occasion to give yourself and your family a week-end in one of the most charming city of Malaysia during your travel to Asia. Read more
Chiang Mai - Thailand
The former seat of the Lanna kingdom is a quiet place to rest and recharge your batteries. Take part in the many activities offered by Chiang Mai, or take a walk to discover this city that keeps a real Thai atmosphere. Read more
Travel to Asia - Chiang Mai, Thailand
Travel to Asia - Singapore
Singapore - Little India, China Town and Kampong Glam
Usually, people see Singapore as a hub for their in Asia but some of the quarters of this city quarters are really worth stopping by and discover. This is exactly what we have done and we do not regret at all.
Located 2 hours from Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) through different companies such as Scoot, JetStar, VietJetAir or Hahn Air, you do not need any visa process. Read more
Discover also our full article on Singapore, here!
Hong Kong welcomes with an iconic skyline, a legendary kitchen, and lush, protected nature where rare birds and colorful traditions thrive.
Prices for housing are quite high in Hong Kong, but you still have a good range of choice according to your budget. Travel to Hong Kong is a must-do when you live in Southeast Asia. Read more
Travel to Asia - Hong Kong, China
Travel to Asia -Taipei, Taiwan
Taipei - Taiwan
Taipei is a dynamic small city whose beauty lies in its blend of Chinese culture with a curious fusion of Japanese, Southeast Asian and American influences.
Sorting where to stay in Taipei can be a challenge. As in any sprawling Asian city, the sheer volume of Taipei hotels can be overwhelming and send your head into a spin before you have even arrived in Taiwan. Read more
Da Lat - Vietnam
Da Lat might be the opposite of what you imagine when you picture Vietnam. There is no sticky, oppressive tropical heat. Since French colonial times, Da Lat has been a popular place for getaway holidays. French people used to go there, fleeing the heat of Saigon and other Vietnamese cities which can be very hot and humid especially during summer, to get average daily temperatures between 15°C and 24°C. Read more
Travel to Asia - Da Lat, Vietnam
Travel to Asia - Con Dao Islands, Vietnam
Con Dao Islands - Vietnam
Isolated from the mainland, Con Dao Islands are one of Vietnam's star attractions. You should not miss them during your travel to Asia!
You’re likely to experience two sides to the islands when you visit: the tropical paradise or the brutal penal colony. Spend one day swimming in the clear sea, walking on white sand beaches and hiking in the jungle. Spend the other one visiting the colonial-era prisons to learn more about this period. Read more
Sa Pa - Vietnam
Sa Pa is a small mountain town in Lao Cai province. It is located about 350 km northwest of Hanoi (Vietnam), close to the Chinese border. Several ethnic groups are living in these peaceful mountains surrounded by brilliant green terraced rice fields.
Sa Pa is the favorite of many travelers thanks to its extraordinary landscapes. Read more
Travel to Asia - Sa Pa, Vietnam
Travel to Asia - Can Tho, Vietnam
Can Tho - Vietnam
Can Tho is a famous stop in southern Vietnam. Located in the heart of the Mekong River, it is the largest city in the region. It is known for its floating markets on the Mekong Delta, its rice paper-making village and picturesque rural canals. Read more
Mui Ne - Vietnam
Mui Ne is a famous fishing village located 4 hours far from Ho Chi Minh City. It is one of the favorite places of Ho Chi Minh City inhabitants for a relaxing weekend.
Enjoy the beautiful landscapes and beaches. Endless white and red sand dunes make you feel out of Asia.
The climate is hot and dry much of the year. Cool wind all year round makes the place ideal for kitesurfing activities. Read more
Travel to Asia - Mui Ne, Vietnam
Travel to Asia - Palawan Island, Philippines
Palawan Island - The Philippines
Palawan Island, the 5th largest island in the Philippines, won the prize for the third consecutive year in 2017 for the most beautiful island in the world. Classified as a UNESCO heritage site, this place between sea and mountains shelters some of the most significant forests in Asia. Fine sand, multicolored fish, underground rivers, breathtaking beaches: it is one of the least inhabited, greenest and probably most beautiful islands in the country. Read more
Lak Lake - Vietnam
Lak Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake of Vietnam. Vast, quiet and fringed by rolling hills. It lake is home to the Mnong people. Located 55km south of Buon Ma Thuot, in Dak Lak province, on the road to Da Lat, Lak Lake is a fabulous daytrip.
This unique eco-tourism attraction remains relatively undeveloped and unknown to tourists. Read more
Travel to Asia - Lak Lake, Vietnam
Travel to Asia - Seoul, South Korea
Seoul - South Korea
Seoul, capital of South Korea, is an eclectic and dynamic city where night markets, Korean pop music, temples and skyscrapers coexist. The city is divided by the Han River. It is better to come in May-June or September-October.
Although it is now a real megalopolis, the city still has buildings whose architecture reflects its history. Read more
Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is coined the Golden Land for its rich cultural history and natural resources. While the country endured several decades of rise-and-fall empires and military dictatorships, it is now a coveted tourist destination.
In recent years, Myanmar has opened up to tourism and has a special place in the enlightened minds of those who venture there. Read more
Travel to Asia - Myanmar
Travel to Asia - Bali, Indonesia
Bali - Indonesia
There is no other place like Bali. The "Island of the Gods" offers beautiful beaches, countless waves for surfing and wonderful natural sites to visit and explore, colorful ceremonies, and gifted artists.
There is an unbelievably wide range of hotels and accommodation, restaurants, spas, and world-class activities and shopping - all within close distance and at very fair prices. Read more
Krabi - Thailand
Krabi is one of southern Thailand's most picturesque provinces with perfect beaches and stunning scenery. Perfect if you want to discover a fascinating and relaxing landscape of tropical islands with rich flora and fauna!
Less crowded than Phuket, more laid back than Koh Samui, this idyllic province really worth visit during your trip to Thailand. Read more
Travel to Asia - Krabi, Thailand
Travel to Asia - Siem Reap, Cambodia
Siem Reap - Cambodia
Less than one hour away by flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Siem Reap is the perfect getaway for a long weekend. Enjoy a unique adventure experience and discover the beauty of the temples of Angkor.
Set along the Siem Reap River, this small provincial capital boasts hundreds of sightseeing opportunities such as well-preserved colonial buildings, unique museums, traditional markets, cultural performances, and verdant parks. Read more
Whale Island - Vietnam
An idyllic tropical paradise on a small island in stunning Van Phong Bay, Whale Island is a low-key, intimate resort located two-hour north of Nha Trang. Offering a desert island experience, Whale Island nestles amongst swaying coconut palms and a pristine sandy beach. Read more
Travel to Asia - Whale Island, Vietnam
Travel to Asia - Perhentian Islands, Malaysia
Perhentian Islands - Malaysia
After less than an hour trip on a boat from the east coast of Malaysia, the laid-back atmosphere and the natural beauty of the Perhentian Islands immediately transport you to a different world. The white sand is dotted with sun-worshipping holiday makers, some retreating to the shade for a glass of freshly squeezed juice. Read more
Hanoi - Vietnam
Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam, and one of the oldest capitals worldwide. Located on the banks of the Red River, Hanoi is historically rich with well-preserved colonial buildings, ancient pagodas, and unique museums within the city centre.
Travel to Hanoi is a must for people wanting to discover Vietnam, with a population at about seven million inhabitants in 2013. Read more
Travel to Asia - Hanoi, Vietnam
Travel to Asia - Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia
Koh Rong Samloem - Cambodia
Koh Rong Samloem is the ideal place to spend a relaxing weekend with your partner or family. There is no car on the island
You can relax, enjoy the beauty of the clear water and white sand. Relax on beautiful beaches or enjoy a trekking in the jungle. You can also rent a boat for a short tour around the island to get a better view of Samloem's pristine beaches. Read more
Bangkok - Thailand
Capital of Thailand, the city of Bangkok is full of activities of all kinds. Whether you prefer traditional temples, street food or traditional markets, you will inevitably find your favourite activity in this city. Huge city, very large, you will have to take into account the travel time when you visit. For taxis, be careful to ask to pay by the meter so you don't get ripped off. Read more
Whale Island is an idyllic tropical paradise located in the beautiful Van Phong Bay. Offering the experience of a stay on a desert island, Whale Island nestles in the middle of coconut palms and offers an expanse of pristine sand. There is only one establishment to stay in, perfectly integrated into these magnificent landscapes.
The name of the island comes from the number of whales present in the archipelago. Legend has it that they would come to save the fishermen. The latter, as well as the inhabitants of the island, worship them. Read more
Whale Island - Vietnam
Travel to Japan offer you the opportunity to travel around the country and encounter many different landscapes as it is a land of beauty and mystery. No matter what season you travel in, you will always enjoy discovering Japan from a different perspective. Read more
Cai Be - Vietnam
Travel to Cai Be is the perfect journey to escape the noise of Saigon and relax for a weekend. The city is located a hundred kilometers south of Ho Chi Minh City, on the banks of the Mekong River. It is a city on a human scale, where it is good to ride a bike or motorcycle to discover the old colonial houses and get lost in the many canals of the delta. Read more