Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Asia 2019
Asia is so vast and is comprised of so many countries, it's almost hard to fathom.
From the behemoth of China and the tiny island nation of Singapore,
to the tropical beaches of Thailand and the historic temples in Cambodia,
there is so much to do and see in this sprawling region.
It's definitely hard to narrow down, but here's a starter list for the best places to visit in Asia.
Hong Kong, China
There are few skylines in the world that can compete with Hong Kong's.
The city's soaring skyscrapers — dazzlingly lit up at night — are framed by Victoria Harbour,
which is teeming with Star Ferry boats and traditional junk boats.
For a bird's-eye view of this unforgettable scene, head to one of the city's many rooftop bars.
Bali, known for its terraced rice paddies, Hindu temples, and hip beach resorts,
has attracted everyone from backpackers and surfer dudes to New Agers and jet-setters.
The lush island also has posh hotels, such as the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan,
voted the number-one hotel in Travel & Leisure's 2018 World's Best Awards.
Bangkok, Thailand's capital, is one of the world's most alluring cities.
Explore Buddhist temples like Wat Pho, featuring a 150-foot-long gilded reclining Buddha,
tour The Grand Palace, once the home of Thai kings, and shop at the Nonthaburi Market.
Need a break?
Head to the beaches on islands like Phuket and Koh Samui.
Golden Triangle, India
The Golden Triangle, which includes Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra, is a must-see tourist route.
The Taj Mahal, the iconic monument to love, is located in Agra,
while the Pink City of Jaipur is known for the beautiful red-and-pink sandstone Hawa Mahal palace.
In Delhi, you can tour the Red Fort, a famous 17th-century Mughal fortress.
Singapore is very much a melting pot.
You'll find Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian influences, creating a truly global Southeast Asian society.
This island nation off Malaysia also has a first-rate foodie scene and top-notch attractions
like the Marina Bay Sands complex and Gardens by the Bay, both seen in the hit film Crazy Rich Asians.