The Ultimate Guide for Going on your First Trip to Asia

Southeast Asia is quite possibly one of the most magical regions on the planet. The countries there are absolutely full of amazing beaches, jungles, cities and even temples. If you are feeling a little stuck as to where to start, then this guide will certainly help you out.

Pick a Few Countries and then Stick with Them

The first thing that you need to do is pick a few countries and then stick with them. Sure, it can be tempting for you to try and visit as many countries as you can when you go on your trip, but this won’t give you the best experience. You may find that you don’t have time to see each country properly and that you also miss out on some of the many hidden gems too. If you try and do too much then you may also find that you end up exhausting yourself and that you just don’t enjoy your time there as much.

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Check your Visa Requirements

You also need to check your visa requirements. A lot of the countries in Asia require at least 6 months left on your passport.  If you do end up having to get a visa when you arrive then be prepared and take a small photo of yourself. This will save you a considerable amount of time and it will also make it way easier for you to have the most enjoyable experience.

Pack Light

It’s so important that you pack light whenever you visit Asia. The last thing that you want is to take a huge overweight bag with you because it may impact your experience and you may also find that you feel limited as well. This is the last thing that you need. If you are concerned about not having enough clothes then you’ll be glad to know that there are tons of laundrettes that you can use in the major cities and they are super cheap too. If you don’t want to do this then you can pick up a huge range of clothing garments from a local market stall.

Going for Longer?

If you are going to Asia for a longer period of time, then you may want to think about spending a month or two in one area. If you’re single and looking for that special someone then sign up with an Arab dating site too. It’s also a good idea for you to try and take some extra money with you, or for you to try and get a part-time job from time to time. This will help you to be on vacation for longer, and it may even help you to gain some confidence too.

Use Local Transportation

If you want to get the best experience out of your travel, then you need to make sure that you use local transportation as much as possible. If you don’t then you may find that you don’t get the authentic experience that you are looking for and that you also end up really missing out too.

Author: Jodie Paterson

I'm Jodie Paterson, a 24 year old Edinburgh based blogger! Born and raised in Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire, I quickly grew a passion for writing, photography and many other creative ventures due to the beautiful Scottish landscapes that surrounded me, and I'm now 5 years in to my blogging journey and still absolutely loving it!

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