When most people think about an end of the year vacation they tend to think of a setting where they pack up the whole family and fly out to a faraway land. Sure, this is nice and all and it would even make for a great vacation, but it is just unrealistic for some families today. There is no denying that the economy is in the dumper and saving for a vacation is becoming harder and harder. Well, going on vacation doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to travel out of the country or go somewhere you’ve never been before. This is especially true if you currently live in Asia. The country offers tons of tourist attractions along with a plethora of historical sites. Below, you will discover some of the very best things that you can do in Asia.

Siem Reap, Cambodia

If you are already located new Siem Reap there is a good chance that you have heard the locals refer to the area as the perfect destination. Maybe you know why they refer to it as this. Maybe you don’t. Whatever the situation is, there is no denying that the city is without an ideal travel destination for any family or single traveler. This city is, in fact, located in northwestern Cambodia and offer exciting attractions right on every street corner. You combine this with the friendly locals, the history, culture, and nightlife and it will be more than easy to understand why the locals refer to the area as the perfect destination.

The best time to check out the city is during the early morning of the hours when the light just starts to wash across the temples and ruins of Angor Wat. During this time with this type of lighting the 12th-century ruins will literally look like a painting coming to life.

Beijing, China

It was probably already assumed by many that Beijing would make this list. This city has been the capital of China for nearly more than 800 years and throughout this time it is developed into what it is today. And, that is a vibrant mix of modernity and history. As far as history goes, you can find everything from Ming Tombs to the mausoleum of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty. This is not to even mention the shopping districts. These districts aren’t just like your modern shopping destinations that offer mass-produced products. Mostly everything that can be found in this market is either natural or made by hand with extreme care.

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Hanoi, Vietnam

To many, Vietnamese might just seem like another Asian capital. This is not the case at all as the destination offers a collage of cultural influences from the French to the Chinese. And, the best part is that they do not stray too from the local Vietnamese ways. Just walking through the maze of streets is enough to give you an authentic feel for the city, but if you really and truly want to embrace the beautiful culture, you don’t want to miss the many monuments and colonial architecture. It would be easy to get lost in the city, but during your stay here, you do not want to forget to take advantage of the many online gambling sites. Online gambling is now legal throughout Asia and there are a number of reputable providers where you can play poker online along with other classic and modern table games.

Seminyak, Indonesia

Anyone looking for a little sand and surf will not go wrong with Seminyak, Indonesia. The area without a doubt offers some of the most scenic and glorious beaches in the world. And, the sunsets have been described as being more than legendary. If you are lucky enough to catch one during the early hours of the morning it will be a once in a lifetime experience. Not only does the city offer this, but it offers luxurious experiences with numerous fashionable districts, upscale eateries, and sophisticated bars with laid back environments.

There is no denying that most visitors are drawn to this area by the beaches, but the spas and endless shopping districts should not be overlooked. One could easily burn a few days here pampering themselves while checking out some of the chicest fashions in the world.