Being the world’s largest continent by area and population size, Asia will be one of the most interesting places for you to travel. As it is the most diverse area of the world people who are looking for powerful cultural interactions, adventures, and a lot more about natural charms, Asia is just the perfect place. Moreover, couples around the globe visit Asia for luxury holidays. Below are some tips that will make your travel more easily and worth paying.
1. Select cities and pick your route
Usually what I prefer is to go a little slower, explore each community and have a quality time there. The locals of Asia are very loving and welcoming and Asia has its specialty in its foods. Choose countries that are nearby and have easy flights and trains available. Your choice depends on whether you love beaches, outdoors, culture or cuisines.
2. Research each country customs
Asia is a continent full of customs and traditions. Before arriving check out their customs and dress codes they prefer to wear. Never enter any religious place with slippers on. While riding a taxi or having any snack always agree on prices before eating or taking a ride.
3. Always have a check on the weather
Mostly in Asian countries, there is wet or dry weather and as warm as it is near to the equator. But at the same time, Asian countries are prone to have heavy monsoons.
4. Check visa requirements
Check requirements for the visa and plan accordingly. Several South Asian countries offer visas upon arrival and several require 6 months of passport validity left. Every country has its requirements so make sure to have a check on it.
5. Carry light and right
Traveling within Asia does not require you to carry a lot of clothes as laundry here is cheap and is done within 24 hours only. You can also shop for extra clothes and toiletries at much cheaper rates. Just keep hats, sunblock, first aid, and sanitizers as essentials with you.
6. Squat toilets
Be prepared for traditional squat toilets if you are visiting small cities and villages. Always carry some toilet paper, wipes, and sanitizers along with you.
7. Bargaining is the key
If you are shopping in the streets and at local markets don’t be afraid to bargain there. It will always work.
8. Street food is the best
Local restaurants and street food here taste the best among all. Don’t fear while eating here and enjoy the taste of delicious food.
9. Remember to be ethical
Participate in eco-friendly tourism activities but be mindful of being ethical. You can visit zoos and parks and enjoy the nature and beauty out there.
10. Get travel insurance
Make sure your policy includes a scooter, adventure rides, and your health insurance too.
11. Smart currency exchange
Banks and airports often charge too much for money exchange. Once you reach Asia, you will find many reasonable rates for currency exchange. Also, keep in mind to have a lot of money in cash with you like local markets and street restaurants would not offer card service.