25 August, 2019
Asia is a feast for the senses. In its cities, steamy dim sum mingles with soy-doused noodles, UFO-like skyscrapers loom high, and bazaars spill with spices and hawkers. In its backcountry, there are soaring mountains that top out at mighty Everest and the Himalaya, dropping to emerald fields of rice paddies. Along its coast, destinations like Thailand and Cambodia sparkle with white sand and come fringed by palms. Ranging from the Bosphorus of Turkey to the tropical isles of Indonesia, it's the largest and most populous continent on the planet. To see its bucket-list draws and unforgettable attractions, there are oodles of cheap flights to Asia to pick from, no matter if you're pining after wild nights in Bangkok or lazy days in the Maldives.
This centuries-old fortification weaves and wiggles through the mountains on the edge of Inner Mongolia. It's a bucket-list sight that's visible from space!
India's symbol is a masterstroke in Mughal architecture. Try to get there early before the crowds and the heat
Rising from the jungles of central Cambodia, this UNESCO site has vine-clad stupas, majestic pagoda spires, and wondrous friezes depicting Hindu myths.