Hello, everyone!

Are you getting ready to plan your next big adventure? If you haven’t thought of any destination yet, you may want to consider Asia as your next stop. This continent has so much to offer and can cater to your every whim as a traveler.

Being the largest continent, you’ll be sure to find a destination that will fit with your standards for the perfect getaway. Whether you’re looking for the perfect beach destination, a hiking wonderland or just a country that would give you a bit of both, you will be sure to find them in the many countries found on this continent.

Remember that in any getaway, planning is very important especially if you’ve never been to Asia. Take note of the following tips to ensure that you will have the time of your life on your Asian getaway.

1. Start planning as early as possible

The earlier you start planning, the better prepared you will be for your trip. Some veteran travelers plan their itinerary as early as at least six months to a year from when the trip will happen. You can also score great plane ticket prices and maybe some discounts if you do your booking early. If you are planning an adventure that would require a lot of physical activity, planning early would also allow you to get yourself ready physically.

2. Research more on the place you are going to

There is something thrilling about going to a place you’ve never been to, but make sure that you are also prepared on your trip. Try to find more about the local customs in the country so that you will make sure that you are not committing any faux pas. Don’t just look for the usual tourist spots but try to see if there are other places that can be recommended. Other than the tourist sites, find out about local delicacy that you may try. 


3. Learn the basic phrases of the local language

While there are Asian countries that have a large English-speaking population, it would still be a good idea to learn a little bit of the local language so that you can better communicate with the locals.  Some Asian use different symbols for their alphabet, so if you have time and you like learning new things, you can even familiarize yourself with the necessary phrases and letters that you need to know. 


4. Choose a great accommodation to make your stay more relaxing

When you think of a getaway, you can imagine a relaxing time when you can let go of all the stress and just enjoy your life. Asia offers a lot of very nice accommodation, from luxurious hotels in Shanghai, simple hostels in South Korea or a Bali holiday villa. There are so many choices for you to choose from and all you need to do is do your research to find out the best accommodation for your getaway. You will surely not regret picking Asia as your next destination and there is no doubt that you will have the time of your life when you travel there.

Where will be your next big adventure? Let us know in the comments section below.

As always, thank you for visiting and have a great day!

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  1. Irina
    October 8, 2017 / 10:53 pm

    Great tips and tricks! Learning a few phrases is the key to feel more comfortable when you are traveling overseas!

  2. October 11, 2017 / 5:55 pm

    Lovely post l, Helene! Our next smaller adventure will take place next spring – it will be Geneva and Italy. After that will come our 4 week honeymoon to zürich, Singapore, Bali, Gili and Japan. 🙂 Cannot wait!

  3. Jasmin N
    October 11, 2017 / 7:23 pm

    Wonderful tips! I’ve never been to Asia, nor planned a trip there but I’d love to go one day 🙂 J’s father goes multiple times in a year to Thailand as his new wife is from there.

  4. October 11, 2017 / 8:28 pm

    I had the ultimate get Asia get away earlier this year. It included Hong Kong and Philippines! There is still so much I need to explore though!!

  5. Elizabeth
    October 11, 2017 / 9:11 pm

    Would love to visit parts of Asia. My next big trip is hopefully Canada and New York.

  6. Zana
    October 11, 2017 / 10:36 pm

    This blog post is perfect dear Helene. Love those tips! I would love to visit that part of the world too but I am not sure that will happen any time soon. My next adventure – khm good question. I have some options but still don’t know for sure…

    I enjoyed reading this. 🙂


  7. October 11, 2017 / 11:17 pm

    What a fantastic post and great tips dear Helene. Yes, Asia is big and many great places to offer and many different language.
    My next visit is your country, Greece on this weekend. I’m very exciting about it.

  8. Analesha
    October 12, 2017 / 8:42 pm

    Love Asia! Totally agree that you should spend more on accommodation. Such a beautiful place though

  9. October 17, 2017 / 8:48 pm

    I have not set my eyes on Asia as a destination .. but when I do you bet i will do a lot LOT of research.

  10. October 18, 2017 / 3:02 pm

    Great tips and amazing photos! I would love to visit Asia one day!

  11. October 18, 2017 / 10:59 pm

    Not sure where my next adventure will be (and when) but I’ve been researching Mt. Everest Base Camp treks in the Himalayas. I would love to stay in the little villages and make my way to base camp to see Mt. Everest in all it’s glory!

  12. October 19, 2017 / 6:08 am

    Your tips are really useful! Being an Asian I know even the local street vendors know English very well in India which makes touring the area easy. You accurately listed the tips for planning a trip to Asia Xoxo

  13. October 19, 2017 / 7:38 am

    I think it is so important to learn a few phrases in the language. Even if you don’t say them perfectly, the effort is appreciated.

  14. October 19, 2017 / 12:20 pm

    I so agree with you about learning the basic phrases when visiting a country. It always helps to put a smile on the locals face.

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