Jan 31 2017

Southeast Asia #travel #ticket

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These are nine of the most prominent cities in Southeast Asia:

  • Bangkok — bustling, cosmopolitan capital with nightlife and fervour
  • Jakarta — largest metropolitan city in southeast asia with both old and new struggling with modernization
  • Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) — bustling metropolis and now Vietnam’s largest city and southern economic centre
  • Kuala Lumpur — grown from a small sleepy multiraces tin-mining village to a bustling metropolis
  • Luang Prabang — UNESCO World Heritage City. temples, colonial era architecture and vibrant night markets
  • Manila — hectic and friendly with an infectious smile and love of life
  • Phnom Penh — striving to retain “The Pearl of Asia” title it had before 1970
  • Singapore — modern, affluent city with a medley of Chinese, Indian and Malay influences
  • Yangon (formerly Rangoon) — pagodas and fading colonial architecture struggling to emerge from repression and poverty

Other destinations [ edit ]

We can not list every major non-city destination in Southeast Asia, so here is just a representative sample of ten of the more significant destinations outside of major cities:

  • Angkor Archaeological Park — magnificent remains of several capitals of the Khmer Empire
  • Bali — unique Hindu culture, beaches and mountains on the Island of the Gods
  • Boracay — long white sand beaches and bustling nightlife
  • Borobudur — one of the largest Buddhist temples in the world
  • Gunung Mulu National Park — fantastic limestones caves and karst formations
  • Ha Long Bay — literally translated as “Bay of Descending Dragons”, famous for its scenic rock formations
  • Komodo National Park — the komodo is the biggest reptile in the world, and it can only be found in this national park
  • Krabi Province — beach and watersports mecca, includes Ao Nang. Rai Leh. Ko Phi Phi and Ko Lanta
  • Palawan — a long island in the western part of The Philippines filled with lush tropical green forests and one of the most favorable diving and swimming sites in the world. It also has one of the most diverse lands in Asia and in the world.
  • Preah Vihear — cliff-top temple pre-dating Angkor Wat

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