With 48 countries, over 60 percent of the world’s population and thousands of years of history, Asia is an amazing continent. From the bustling hawker stalls of Penang to the shining skyscrapers of Hong Kong, your senses will be delighted at every turn. Try these must-do activities on your next trip:
Explore the History Museum of Armenia, where you can learn about this country’s proud story.
Make the trip to Al Fateh Grand Mosque, the country’s spiritual center.
See the moving exhibits at the Liberation War Museum.
Have you ever seen a Buddhist temple clinging to a cliff? That’s just part of what makes Paro Taksang so spectacular.
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Go to Siem Reap and explore the ruins of Angkor Wat. It’s one of the greatest sights in the world.
There’s so much to choose from in such a vast country, but you can’t go wrong with the Great Wall.
Visit Narikala, the ancient fortress overlooking Georgia’s capital Tbilisi.
You can’t miss the Taj Mahal.
Chill on the pristine beaches of Bali and forget your worries.
Take in the majestic Sea of Galilee.
Head to the top of the Tokyo Skytree and marvel at the sheer size of one of the world’s biggest cities.
Snap photos of the Kuwait Towers, a splendid symbol of the country’s modernity.
Rent a motorbike in the capital Vientiane and whirl through the city to soak up the sights and sounds.
Row through the magical limestone caves of the Jeita Grotto.
Take a picture of yourself standing beneath the Petronas Twin Towers.
Tour the world-famous Singapore Zoo, then book one of the many fancy hotels in Singapore and enjoy true relaxation.
17. South Korea
Shop the day away at Myeong-dong, one of the world’s most popular shopping districts.
After getting settling in at one of the many affordable hotels in Bangkok, eat, shop, drink and be merry on Khao San Road, arguably the most famous street in all of Southeast Asia.
19. United Arab Emirates
You’ve probably heard a lot about the unbelievable hotels in Dubai. Try staying at the Burj Al Arab and experience what true luxury is.
Explore Hanoi’s Old Quarter. From the coffee and the Pho to the motorbikes and hawker stalls, you’ll be amazed at the energy of this great neighborhood.
From Armenia to Vietnam, there’s no limit to the fun you can have when you begin to explore the world’s largest continent. Get out there and start your adventure!
This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on October 14 2015.