This summer vacation, explore these 5 destinations in Asia to soak up some sunshine and gather Insta-worthy experiences. By Priyanka Chakrabarti
1. Bali, Indonesia
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The perfect date ❤️ Come join us on Valentine’s Day at Folk Ubud's open air cinema 🍿 @folkubud⠀ ⠀ Screening: Amélie⠀ Date: Thursday, 14 February 2019⠀ Time: Starts at 7 pm⠀ Duration: 2 hours 2 minutes⠀ FREE entrance⠀ ⠀ Grab some popcorn & pool bites then head over to Folk’s cushy gardens area to watch the Ubud’s first open air evening cinema. ⠀ ⠀ Tip: It’s open seats, so grab a good spot early!!⠀ ⠀ #bali #valentinesday #thebalibible #folkubud
Bali is a destination that evokes magical vibes. One of Asia‘s most beloved gems, this Indonesian spot has a fantastic nightlife, historical trails, an amazing food scene and a rich cultural heritage. Perfect for a summer vacation, you can choose to indulge in forest stays, beach-side villas and a lot more in mystical Bali.
2. Okinawa, Japan
We would high-five to you if you said that you are travelling to Okinawa just for the food! This destination in Japan is the perfect choice of summer breaks. Think of colourful flowers, lush green stretches, white-sand beaches and crystal-clear blue waters! Hard to resist, right? When here, you can choose to go hiking, exploring over 160 islands, bird-watching and more!
3. Koh Samui, Thailand
Looking for a relaxing summer holiday? Head to Koh Samui. Rent a boutique bungalow or perhaps a luxury villa for your stay. Enjoy walking by pristine beaches, take pleasure in the local seafood joints or perhaps dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant! You may also indulge in soothing yoga sessions or spa treatments.
4. Hoi An, Vietnam
Hoi An is the perfect city in Vietnam to spend your summer vacation this year. Did you know, between the 1400s and 1800s, Hoi An served as Vietnam’s primary port and now boasts a World Heritage Site status with many buildings designated historic landmarks? Experience the glory of this ancient town on foot to soak in the beauty of centuries-old temples.
5. Guilin, China
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Wonderland in China? Yes, but also a real and beautiful place in China! Where? Yangshuo! It is located in Guangxi, Southwest China. . 💥📸Interested to follow LOVES_CHINA to meet those fisherman for a photo workshop in sunrise/sunset? E-mail and check @china_phototour for details. Welcome🐠 . 🇨🇳INFORMATION🇨🇳 Those famous Cormorant Fisherman live mostly in Yangshuo in Xingping County near into Li River. . Cormorant Fishing is from beginning a traditional way of life around Li River in the past. Walking the riverside in Yangshuo after sunrise or sunset, you msy have the opportunity to see the fishermen gather to fish. Their birds perched on the bamboo rafts. . The cormorants are trained to dive into the river among the training of fish that live in the clear water. After catching a fish the birds return to the boat where the fisherman removes the fish from the bird. . The bird is prevented from swallowing the fish by a ring that is placed around the neck of the bird. ⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊ 📍Photo credit: @yantastic 📍Selected by: @linas_travelphotography ⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊ #LOVES_CHINA #china🇨🇳 #china #中国 #ig_china #igerschina #instachina #chinatravel #travelchina #visitchina #discoverchina #mychinagram #桂林 #阳朔 #漓江 #guilin #yangshuo #liriver #portraits #suzhou #hangzhou #landscape #nature #chongqing #zhangjiajie #chengdu #travelasia #beautifuldestinations #living_destinations #yantastic_lc ⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊⚊
Guilin is one of the most scenic spots in China. Known for its gorgeous karst topography, you will be mesmerised to witness the limestone scenery here. Go for a canoeing session to marvel the beauty of Li River or opt for a cycling tour! There are also plenty of beautiful rice paddies, mountains and more!