We have compiled concise and compact travel guides of the major cities, towns and vibrant villages across Southeast Asia, giving you an insight into their history, helpful tips, what to see, where to go, where to eat and what to do. Each has their own unique draw and all boast attractions that beckon investigation; you’ll find exactly which parts of Southeast Asia suit your individual interests and tastes best. Whether you enjoy basking in the sunshine on the beach, participating in energetic activities, sampling the delights of Asian cuisine, taking advantage of the extensive shopping opportunities, or experiencing Souteast Asia’s renowned nightlife, we’ll show you exactly where to go for what.
For centuries, Thailand has been a destination of choice attracting travelers from across the globe to explore its charm. Thailand’s diversity of activities and things to do is always worth being somewhere on your bucket list no matter what you are looking for; the beautiful art and culture, quite nature retreat, crazy nightlife, luxury getaway, or even shopping extravaganza.
As one of the fastest growing tourism destinations in Southeast Asia, Cambodia's rich heritage and natural resources offer a full range of cultural and eco-tourism sites that are both dynamic and sustainable. The absolute highlight is of course Angkor Wat, heritage of humanity and truly a wonder of the world.
The largest archipelago in the world comprising 17.504 large and small tropical islands fringed with white sandy beaches straddles the equator. Its enchanting culture, beaches, dynamic dances and music make this country a top destination. Together with many unexplored islands, amazing mountain views, green rainforests to trek through, rolling waves to surf and deep blue pristine seas, this is heaven.
Laos is Southeast Asia's only landlocked country, sharing borders with Cambodia, China, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. It has one of the most pristine natural landscapes in Southeast Asia, with rugged, thickly forested mountains and plateaus making up most of the total area. The country is crisscrossed by a myriad of rivers and streams, the most important of which is the mighty Mekong River.
In the heart of Southeast Asia lies one of the world's most enchanting contries: Malaysia. A tropical paradise of immense charms, Malaysia promises the perfect holiday full of lovely surprises. The country is a veritable treasure of diverse cultures and hospitable people, culinary delights, fascinating festivals, quaint villages and modern skylines, complemented by world-class hospitality services and state-of-the-art tourism infrastructure.
Myanmar, once called Burma, is one of the largest countries in Southeast Asia. Although located between two great civilizations, India and China, it has developed its own culture with distinctive characteristics. Myanmar is often referred to as the Land of Pagodas. One of the major attractions for tourists is the countless number of pagodas and monasteries, some dating back to thousands of years, that can be found all over the country.
The Philippines is a fascinating archipelago with over 7.000 sun drenched islands, beautiful beaches, towering volcanic peaks, varied flora and fauna, and magnificent landscapes. The country has several famous historical and cultural sites and buildings that reflect the rich culture and heritage of the Filipino people. Some of the most beautiful resort islands, diving sites and beaches can be found here.
Singapore is a bustling metropolis populated with high-rise buildings and landscape gardens. Brimming with a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture, it is a dynamic city that is rich in contrast and color. Beyond the history, culture, people, shopping and food, there are many more facets to Singapore's thriving cityscape for you to discover. And these can only be experienced as you immerse yourself in the exploration of this once fishing village turned cosmopolitan city.
This stretched S-shaped country is one of the region’s most varied thanks to its history, culture and nature. The determination of its people, including the 54 ethnic minorities are an important contributor to Vietnam’s recent success. Sustainable tourism, quality resorts and unbeatable tastes in the local cuisine have put Vietnam on everyone’s tourist radar at the moment.