By Vincent Stokes
Filled with ancient history, mystery and the home to over 200,000 different kinds of species, southeast Asia has some of the most wondrous places in the world. If you want to learn more, keep reading to see what some of the most amazing discoveries are and where they lie within southeast Asia.
Gardens By The Bay
Gardens by the Bay has an entire list of events full of fun activities and offers a variety of beautiful sights, including a lights show, floral displays, tours, and much more. There is an OCBC skyway that allows you to enjoy the experience of pure nature at its finest. An artistic side of the gardens is their area containing art sculptures, some of the most prestigious in the world. A family fun filled trip should definitely include this location in southeast Asia.
In a list from Tour-o-Topia, you will find 29 places to visit, which includes Angkor. Angkor is at the number one spot on their list, because it is famous for its rich history and Buddhist temples. Travelers seem to favorite Angkor and add it to their list of tourist attractions while visiting.
There is also the famous Bangkok, Thailand, which is preferable to visit during the nighttime hours. Bangkok is for anyone who enjoys activities such as festivals, parties, and food tours. Considered to be one of the biggest and most popular social gatherings in southeast Asia, this city and its reputation is still pulling the interests of many backpackers all over the world.
Krabi Province, Thailand
This destination is definitely for those who prefer the life of water over the backpacking scene. Moonlit parties, cliff climbing, etc. Although this location is peaceful in the morning, it is usually a social gathering by the end of most days. It’s a memorable place for explorers and anyone who enjoys life on the coast.
When you hear this name, you automatically think of food and culture. That’s because Chinatown is an unbelievably colorful, creative, and cultural place to visit with a huge list of places to eat. Chinatown runs into Little India, but you will have a long list of different types of restaurants to try out. You can learn about Chinatown by walking around, talking to the locals, trying their food, and learning your way around. It is definitely worth adding this to your list of things to do and places to visit.
Luang Prabang, Laos
Being a personal favorite of mine, it is also strongly suggested to visit this charming town during your trip. Be sure to keep a little extra food on you to give to the monks, who make the rounds each morning in the tradition of Tak Bat. This town is plentiful in Buddhist culture, heritage, and is considered to be a dream destination.
Borneo Rainforest (Vietnam)
If you’re into secluded wildlife, this is a must-see. Filled with endangered animals, different kinds of plants, and named to be the third largest island in the world, the sightseeing on this island will give you unforgettable memories. The opportunity to visit is rare, so add it to your list of places to visit.
Considered to be one of the most beautiful and affordable places to visit in all of southeast Asia. For ultimate peace, tranquility, and illustrious sights, you won’t find a better place to relax than this one. Take advantage of this beach while visiting your dream destinations, as there are plenty of affordable options nearby.
White Beach (Boracay Island)
Another beach to take in during your trip, except this beach is best for social events. You can have parties on this beach, you can play water sports, and a numerous amount of activities available. If you’re looking for a quiet beach to relax, try going to the second longest beach on the island: Puka Beach.
This is one of the most gorgeous Vietnam tours that should be on your list. The sights are absolutely surreal and memorable.
All in all, there are plenty of opportunities and options for your trip. You won’t run out of things to do, both fun and educational.
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Bio: Vincent Stokes is an outdoor enthusiast and an experienced world traveler and works to promote pride in homegrown travel destinations. You can also connect with Vincent on G+ or twitter (@TravelingGlobal) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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