While there is plenty to do and see in continental Europe, a desire to travel and see the world may lead you to want to see something new and exotic. In that case, why not try Southeast Asia?
Southeast Asia is luxurious and very affordable. You can enjoy the sunshine, wonder at the unique ancient history, and sample the many delicious and spicy native dishes. There are several tours available for exploring Southeast Asia. Some of the most popular places are Thailand, Cambodia, and Malaysia, with several more places close by.
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Explore Thailand, starting in the bustling city of Bangkok and expanding outward. Head north to the highland jungles and ancient temples of Chiang Mai, or head south to the luxurious beaches of Phuket or Koh Samui. When you visiting the Gulf of Thailand, Ang Thong National Marine Park is a must-see! There are plenty of tours that you can tailor to your exact desires. From Thailand you can easily hop to Cambodia, Vietnam, and Malaysia.More about tours and tourism in Thailand
Malaysia is a beautiful gem. You can spend a whole week exploring the capital, Kuala Lumpur. Take a trip up the dizzying heights of the Petronas Twin Towers, browse for souvenirs in the Central Market, or explore the various museums, mosques, and gardens. You can also see the vibrant cultural diversity with the ethnic neighborhoods like Petaling Street and Little India Brickfields.More about tours and tourism in Malaysia
Get Out and About in Malaysia
There are also plenty of opportunities for day trips out of the capital, which are easily accessible by public bus or private car. Spend a day in the Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary, or explore the old city of Melaka. You can also spend time relaxing on the white sand beaches on some of Malaysia’s finest islands, Penang and Pulau Langkawi. If you’re feeling adventurous, why not try Taman Negara National Park, where you can walk among the canopies of the tropical paradise. There are plenty of tours and private guides available for all of these locations.
If you are looking for more adventure, Singapore is just a half-day bus ride away.