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“The position that I take partly as a result of living in Asia is where you stop living according to your expectations and you become available to experience things as they are.” ~ Martha Beck

I’m a travel fiend on the road to recovery. Just kidding. I’m headed to the airport.

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the top 5 most visited cities in Asia

According to the Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2019, the top 5 most visited cities in Asia are:

Bangkok, Thailand

...with an estimated 24.6 million international visitors in 2019.


...with an estimated 19.8 million international visitors in 2019.

Tokyo, Japan

...with an estimated 9.9 million international visitors in 2019.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

...with an estimated 9.1 million international visitors in 2019.

Seoul, South Korea

...with an estimated 8.6 million international visitors in 2019.
It's important to note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, travel and tourism numbers have likely been impacted and may not reflect the current state of tourism in these cities.

Pocket Size Travel Guide to Da Nang, Vietnam

Life is short. Explore

Da Nang International Airport (DAD) is located in Da Nang, the largest city in central Vietnam. It is the third international airport in the country, besides Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) and Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN).

The Top Four Tours & Trips in Asia

Best of Batumi in Georgia

Batumi is known for its romantic shoreline. The best time to go to Batumi is in June.

Best of Singapore

Singapore, an island city-state south of Malaysia, is famous for the Gardens by the Bay and its astounding food scene.

Best of Oman

Oman is best known for its spectacular beaches along the coastline of the Arabian sea. Diving, surfing, and sailing are only a few of the many things to do in Oman.

Best of Israel

Israel is known for the Dead Sea, river rafting on the Jordan River, horseback riding tours in the countryside, the vibrant nightlife in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

Just because a country is small, doesn’t mean it has a small population. In fact, some of the smallest countries in the world have the most people. A great example of this is Singapore. The nation only boasts about 280 square miles but has an enormous population of 5,703,600 people. That’s a population density of 20,446 people every square mile!

Regions in Asia

  • Central Asia (Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan)
  • East Asia (China (which includes Hong Kong and Macau), Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan)
  • Middle East (Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Palestinian Territories)
  • Russia and the Caucasus (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Russia)
  • South Asia (India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Tibet, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka).
  • Southeast Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam)

Countries And Capital Cities in Asia

The continent of Asia constitutes 60% of the world’s population.

Asia varies across and within its regions. Therefore, it’s uniquely diverse in ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and government systems.

  • Afghanistan, Kabul
  • Armenia, Yerevan
  • Azerbaijan, Baku (transcontinental between the continent of Asia and Europe)
  • Bahrain, Manama
  • Bangladesh, Dhaka
  • Bhutan, Thimphu
  • Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Cambodia, Phnom Penh
  • China, Beijing
  • Cyprus, Nicosia
  • Georgia, Tbilisi
  • India, New Delhi
  • Indonesia, Jakarta
  • Iran, Tehran
  • Iraq, Baghdad
  • Israel, Jerusalem
  • Japan, Tokyo
  • Jordan, Amman
  • Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan
  • Kuwait, Kuwait City
  • Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek
  • Laos, Vientiane
  • Lebanon, Beirut
  • Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
  • Maldives, Male
  • Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar
  • Myanmar (formerly Burma), Naypyidaw
  • Nepal, Kathmandu
  • North Korea, Pyongyang
  • Oman, Muscat
  • Pakistan, Islamabad
  • Palestine, Jerusalem (East)
  • Philippines, Manila
  • Qatar, Doha
  • Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
  • Singapore, Singapore
  • South Korea, Seoul
  • Sri Lanka, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
  • Syria, Damascus
  • Taiwan, Taipei
  • Tajikistan, Dushanbe
  • Thailand, Bangkok
  • Timor-Leste, Dili
  • Turkmenistan, Ashgabat
  • United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
  • Uzbekistan, Tashkent
  • Vietnam, Hanoi
  • Yemen, Sana’a

Besides Azerbaijan, Turkey and Russia are also transcontinental countries between the continent of Asia and Europe.