What unites Asia is the sheer diversity of experiences it presents to travellers. Arid deserts and towering peaks; secluded temples and bustling markets; tiny villages and sprawling cities; ancient history and cutting-edge modernity; teeming crowds and places so remote you won't find another human being around for miles.
Asia Travel Guide:
National Geographic's latest travel stories about Asia.
Top Deck Travel in Asia:
Once you've done the 'Europe-thing' and want to delve deeper into a new and exotic destination Asia has plenty of cultural delights on the menu.
Asia by Country
Afghanistan - Azerbaijan - Bangladesh - Bhutan - Brunei - Burma - Cambodia - China - East Timor - Hong Kong - India - Indonesia - Japan - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Laos - Macau - Malaysia - Maldives - Mongolia - Myanmar - Nepal - North Korea - Pakistan - Paracel Islands - Philippines - Russia - Singapore - South Korea - Spratly Islands - Sri Lanka - Taiwan - Tajikistan - Thailand - Turkey - Turkmenistan - Uzbekistan - Vietnam.
Asia Travel Tips
Always carry a mix of small and large denomination US dollars, as well as travellers cheques, ATM cards and credit cards, and make sure you keep some of them separate in case of loss or theft.
Asia News Network
News from a coalition of leading national daily newspapers from around Asia.
Asia Travel Writing
Wherever we go, there we are.
Hot, Sour, Salty Sweet
A culinary journey through Southeast Asia, a photo essay, a journey down the Mekong river and an introduction to one of the world's great culinary regions. Staying in small villages wherever possible, the authors use village life as their point of reference.
Weather in Asia
Local weather forecasts for destinations around Asia.