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14 Best Things to Do in Colombo

Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo has blossomed into a cosmopolitan city of mouthwatering restaurants, lauded museums, and futuristic architecture.

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10 Awe-Inspiring Torii Gates in Japan

Often found in remarkable natural settings, torii gates are designed to inspire feelings of peace and tranquility, and are things of beauty in themselves.

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11 Extraordinary Mountains in Japan

If you’re a lover of vertical ascents, you’ll want to add at least one (if not more) of these extraordinary mountains in Japan to your itinerary.

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10 Best Beaches in Sri Lanka

The tropical island of Sri Lanka, shaped like a teardrop and lying in the Indian Ocean, is encircled with a necklace of golden sandy beaches.

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11 Best Beaches in Singapore

These beaches promise you the perfect slice of paradise, where you'll find year-round tropical temperatures and soft white sands.

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12 Best Beaches in Japan

From unspoiled stretches of sand to dramatic ocean views, these are the best beaches in Japan to visit.

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12 Best Things to Do in Kochi, India

Discover the best things to do in Kochi, India, a cultural and artistic hub and the third-biggest city in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

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10 Most Beautiful Gardens in Tokyo

Here are ten of the best gardens in Tokyo that offer a quiet place to escape the city’s buzz.

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12 Best Beaches in Goa

Each beach in Goa has its own personality and style, known for its restaurants, watersports, yoga scene, or wildlife.

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Best Food in Vietnam

Experience the best food in Vietnam with this guide. Indulge in unique spices, taste regional meals, and dive into the country's exciting street food scene.

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The Ultimate Penang Food Guide

Even in a region famed for its cuisine, Penang food stands out for its staggering quality and variety of options.

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11 Best Beaches in Phuket

From secluded spots to bustling bays, these are the best beaches in Phuket. It's reputation for gorgeous sand and warm, clear water is well-deserved.

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Best India Souvenirs to Bring Home

From seeking out beautiful silk scarves to collecting an array of vibrant spices, shopping for Indian souvenirs offers an immersive insight into local cultures.

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9 Best Things to Do in Hanoi

Discover the culinary, cultural, and historical riches of Vietnam’s capital city.

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The Ultimate Bali Food Guide

There’s a thriving culinary scene on the island, from high-end restaurants with well-known chefs to creative vegan and vegetarian options.

Experience an unforgettable vacation with these Asia cruise tips 

Asia. In one word, the mention of this continent conjures images of stunning metropolises with skyscrapers craning up as far as the eye can see. Modern wonders, ancient shrines, and historic palaces and temples await your exploration. On our Asia cruises, you’ll visit thrilling ports of call and stay overnight in some of the region’s biggest cities. 

We’ve put together dozens of travel tips for the adventurous traveler on a cruise across Asia—from the best food to eat to top destinations you can visit. Here, you’ll get travel inspiration before your cruise vacation. 

The cities of Asia honor rich culture and reach for the future all at once. Soak up the beauty of Thailand, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Discover bayside relaxation, natural wonders, and ancient, gilded temples in Phuket. Explore Singapore’s famously photogenic Garden of the Bay, where colorful sculptures and lush greenhouses are just the beginning. 

See the best of Japan on our 14-night itineraries, where you’ll enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine and see cherry blossoms bloom in spring. Enjoy thousands of years of history on display in cities like Tokyo, Kyoto, and Okinawa. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Philippines, surrounded by turquoise-blue waters that make for the perfect beach day.