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Asia

Overview

The continent of Asia is an exciting destination to explore for its diverse languages, cultures, and landscapes. In fact, many travelers who limit their visit to only one country come away with an intense desire for more.

Some of Asia’s well-known sights include the majestic spires of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the Taj Mahal in India, Moscow’s Red Square, and the Great Wall of China. But discovering Asia is not just about gazing at big attractions. There are endless local and intimate experiences to be had like camping on a beach in Thailand, learning to belly dance in Turkey, or riding a motorbike through villages in Vietnam.

The Matador community of writers and wanderers offers articles about Asia for short and long term travelers, teachers, and students of language. Search our archives for tips on climbing Mount Fuji, not embarrassing yourself at a bathhouse in Syria, and drinking alcohol in Pakistan, among countless other recommendations and stories.

Asia Articles

Travel guide to some of the best natural areas in Turkey

23 Vietnamese foods the whole world should know and love

This video will make you want to travel to Vietnam right now

How to visit Cleopatra’s Pool at Pamukkale, Turkey

This video will make you want to travel to Bali right now

This video will get you stoked to visit India

6 ways to drink with style in South Korea

23 Taiwanese foods the rest of the world should know and love

5 reasons to visit Japan in the autumn

10 awesome Zika-free beach destinations for 2017

This video will get you stoked to visit the Himalaya region right now

How to visit BikeZip in Bohol, Philippines

7 ways to drink in style in Japan

4 traditional feasts around the world you have to try out

Here’s what biking in one of the world’s wildest mountain ranges looks like

The 5 best ways to relax in Japan

How to explore the comedy scene in Tokyo

How to visit Nusa Penida in Indonesia

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