Asia Pacific Fastest Growing World Tourist Destinations

Asia – The Myth-Intrigue and Fears

 

Introductory:

 

Asia even today has its mega attractions, that brings foreign interests in tourism and business is becoming a play ground for the opportunists, intrepid curious the retired and ready, the ”I have had enough of Europe and Americas” type, this plethora of new found interests, intrigue and passion driven individuals are swarming Pan Asia, from Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam,Thailand, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Philippines and others are now major destinations for just about anyone seeking ”DIFFERENT”  to the norm.

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View from a Dam

View from a Dam

As I Came to Appreciate many years later and my first introduction to Asia i was forever caught in the web of intrigue speculation and lifestyle expectations, the downright fears of something that was alien to me, my background and foremost the language barriers i perceived to being a huge obstacle taking this journey.!

 

 

My Advice on Planning Your Trip

The important and crucial thoughts that i believe one should ask themselves are:

Options: are you there just to party? what do you hope to find and feel good about?  is this a good reason to improve your life or its value? are you going with a predetermined mindset?  is this an adventure in the hope to find a new life or just an experience from the adventure?

 

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I Had Many Reasons and predominantly it came down to I wasn’t happy to continue then present course life and my country. I wanted to break the chains and mold that every peer had advised not a good one!

 

My Question: HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVEN’T EXPERIENCED YOURSELF?

 

As You Can Imagine it was all based on word of mouth, was research and information about the demographics. It was plain narrow mindedness and fear or the unknown to take that essential step that will plunge you into Newness, struggle a little maybe even accept that all isn’t going as we expect, conviction in other words.

 

I Don’t Criticize or hold this as a bad thing on anyone, however, when it comes to advising someone about your unfounded, unsubstantiated and probably your own personal fears, then yep it stinks!

 

Choosing the Country:

Christmas lights

Christmas lights

The Place Best Suited to your expectations ”Lets be honest everyone has expectations right”?

So i expect you would have done some researching, getting some idea of what you want, your specific needs and price you are prepared to pay to have access and comfort and activities.

 

Short LIST:  Your Choices:

Did You Make a Short List of maybe 3 destinations, what did you base your most primary expectations on? luxury, access to local culture features, personal agendas,, family related facilities? was this a holiday, temporary or permanent move decision?

 

 Pricing and Decision Making:

All In All Pricing is the immediate factor, whether you seek a holiday of activities, relaxation or sight seeing, more over if you are going with the intention of long term living. daily expenditure, entry prices to attractions, localize travel and so forth

 

SINGAPORE: China Town AreaChina town Singapore

 

Cleanliness is Key importance and fines are the penalties for actions like spitting, Cigarette butt-ends and chewing Gum misuse.  Shopping in china town and little India are one of the superb places to find yourself, street markets and events are of particular interest to foreigners

 

 

by the bay Gardens Singpore

 The Garden By The Bay Singapore

 

The World Famous Raffles Hotel and bar is weird as there are thousands of discarded nut shells littered around the outdoor sitting area making a unusual and quirky feature  where you sit and drink or eat! With places of interest and ‘spondishous” beauty

 

 

MALAYSIA: Kuala Lumpur 


KUALA LUMPER CTY

 

Twin Towers Skyscraper
Petronas towers
Petronas Towers

The Petronas Towers, aka, Petronas Twin Towers, are twin skyscrapers. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s official definition and ranking.
They were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world. The buildings are a landmark of Kuala Lumpur, along with nearby Kuala Lumpur Tower.

 

 

The City and twin towers, Great places to meet and eat out.

With enough to keep tourist fired up and involved all day, plenty of evening activities, restaurants, bars and functions rooms. Intriguing places of special interest and beauty for all types and tast

 

Malaysia’s foods

Street-food-Malaysia

Mee goreng mamak.

Mee goreng mamak.

Apam balik.

[Malaysian pancake].>Nasi kerabu. Don’t let the blue rice put you off.

Ayam percik (chicken with percik sauce) Delicious chicken.

Nasi lemak. Nasi lemak — food of a nation. …Roti john. …

 

 

 

Philippine Islands

 

Cultural and special places and islands of natural beauty and Local Cuisine

Philippines Map

 

KinilawLocal Cuisine

 

 

Conclusion

Asia holds the widest range of Cuisine and together with culturally rich history, buildings, churches and temples, its a gem on this planet, wild life and natural scenery,surely an experience that is unparalleled and diversified as this need to be traveled, and expressed in every way, languages and social gatherings are seen openly, helpfulness to foreign travelers is also well met with curiosity, awe and respect!

 

I hope this Post has been of particular cultural interest and has energized you to see Asia,  Do remember when travelling abroad especially far flung destination, Asia and south-America to be prepared with Health Insurance.

 

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I Cant Stress This Enough

Having witnessed many troubled situations in Asia and South America, its bad enough in USA with mind boggling costs for Dental and hospitalization. My brother in USA said in a quote, ”come to USA and be ready to bite the dust if you don’t have insurance”!

 

I am certain your Efforts will be well rewarded in this new environment.

 

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