Great Places to Visit When Traveling in Asia

Singapore skyline at the Marina during twilight

Singapore skyline at the Marina during twilightWhen you hear the word Asia, popular destinations like Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Philippines come to mind. Each of these countries has its distinctive charm and one you’ll always remember. So if you’re planning to travel to Asia for the first time, you can read some suggestions on these three Asian countries to give you an idea of what you can do once you’re there.


The diverse culture in this country is a mix of locals, ex-pats, and foreigners from neighbouring and other countries. You can be in a tram and spot six different nationalities at once. The diversity makes the country a cultural melting pot. This unique quality offers tourists many cool places to visit in Singapore.

Singapore also has plenty of friendly places and a vibrant nightlife for the grown-ups. This tiny country packs a whole lot of cool places, cultural centres, and hawker centres that allow you to taste a multi-cultural cuisine.

Their recreational places are family-friendly and have everything in one place. You can play golf in the morning and chill on the beach in the afternoon, all in one location! There are themed attractions for the kids and kids at heart and a spa centre for grownups for a relaxing time.

Cool places to visit: Hawkers style food market, island resorts, and Changi Airport

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a melting pot of cultures. It’s easy to find people who speak English. You’re also never going to run out of upscale malls. This country is a shopping haven, and their goods are also tax-free. The country has excellent urban planning. It’s got scenic views, efficient transport system, cultural centres, night markets, a lively crowd, and a lot of great food!

Feeling hungry late at night? Step out of your hotel and enjoy the late night city vibe with the city locals and other tourists. Try out some street food and visit the quaint shops that line the city streets. They sell anything from clothes to souvenirs and Hong Kong street cuisine.

Cool places to visit: City centres, light show by the harbour view, and Victoria Peak

The Philippines

If you want to soak up some sun in the most beautiful beaches in the world, you should head over to this archipelago and get much-needed rest. The country boasts of coastlines with powder white sand and unique flora and fauna. Enjoy water activities like kayaking, snorkelling, and scuba diving. There’s also surfing, wakeboarding, and island hopping. If you’re feeling more adventurous, you can try riding a zip line, do skydiving or even mountain climbing.

If you love old architecture, there is an abundance of it everywhere in the country. If you love the nightlife, there are a lot of restaurants and bars you can go to and hang with the locals. If you like shopping, you can find upscale malls with high-end stores or go bargain shopping in Asia’s oldest China Town in Binondo, Manila.

Cool places to visit: Beaches, historical places