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14 Best Things to Do in Singapore With Kids

The best things to do in Singapore with kids include nature-led attractions, action-packed beach days, and culturally-immersive activities.

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14 Best Places to Visit in Asia

The array of cultural and geographic diversity contained within the globe’s largest continent is nothing short of staggering.

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10 Best Hikes in Japan

Discover the best hikes in Japan, from mountainous treks and forest walks to jaunts through canyons, mangroves, wetlands, river valleys, and more.

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Insider’s Guide to George Town, Penang

With its beguiling blend of old and new, not to mention spectacular food, George Town should be at the top of any traveler’s Southeast Asian bucket list.

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10 Best Cities in Japan

The idiosyncratic cultural quirks of the best cities in Japan demonstrate just how diverse the Land of the Rising Sun can be.

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12 Best Beaches in Okinawa

Okinawa’s beaches range from remote rocky coves to urban beaches with every facility you might need.

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Hanoi’s Old Quarter: What to See & Do

No place quite exemplifies what makes Vietnam so special in the way that the Hanoi Old Quarter does.

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16 Best Beaches in Vietnam

Vietnam has a vast choice of beaches, from bustling, city-side arcs of sand with abundant facilities to remote, little-visited coves.

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14 Best Things to Do in Hiroshima

The city’s deep historical roots, reconstruction efforts, and a rich culinary tradition offer plenty of things to do in Hiroshima.

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The Ultimate Guide to Bangkok’s Markets

Bangkok's markets are a riot of sights and sounds. In winding alleyways crammed with vendors, you’ll find everything from gorgeous silks to vintage clothes.

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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.

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.