What to do and see in Thailand, Japan, India, The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other Asian countries

Home to the mighty Mekong river, Yoga, the majestic Himalayas, countless shanty beach towns and the mega-malls of the Middle East, Asia is arguably the most culturally diverse continent on this planet. Influenced by a range of religions including Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Confucianism and Daoism, spiritually minded travelers will be certain to find what they're looking for from a wide range of soul-searching activities including Yoga and mindfulness courses to complement the jaw-dropping religious monuments such as the Taj Mahal, Angkor Wat and the Kaaba. Beach lovers could spend a lifetime traveling from country to country exploring the amazing tropical beaches sprawled throughout Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives and the Philippines to name a few. Modern metropolis such as Shanghai and Tokyo will appeal to food and cultural travelers who are looking to marvel in the unique blend of Eastern traditions and Western modernity. Be it the organised chaos found in fast-paced cities like Hanoi and Bangkok or the sedative slow-tempo of Ubud and Koh Phangan, Asia truly appeals to all types of travelers on any type of budget. Be inspired to create and experience your ideal Asian trip using one of our itinerary trip templates below.