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50 Most Stunning Lesser-Known Places in Asia You’d Love To Go

50 Most Stunning Lesser-Known Places in Asia You’d Love To Go
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With thousands of stunning places to visit in Asia, it’s easy for many of them to get overlooked or simply be unheard of. If you’re planning on traveling to Asia any time soon, here are fifty absolutely amazing places that will make your trip feel complete.

1. Shodoshima, Japan

    The second largest island in the Seto Inland Sea is known for it’s Mediterranean feel. There are amazing resorts, mountainous regions, and beaches.

    2. Haputale, Sri Lanka

    Tea plantations

      The dense region is rich in agriculture and life with an elevation of over 1,400 meters. You can check out the Adisham Monastery, Diyaluma Falls, and Dambatenne Tea Factory if you’re looking for some fun activities.

      3. Hsipaw, Myanmar

      Hsipaw, Myanmar

        Located on the Duthawadi River the town of Hsipaw doesn’t have much for nightlife, but it does have many interesting restaurants that you can grab a cold one at after a long day of traveling.

        4. Koh Kood, Thailand

        On the Rocks

          In the district of Trat Province in eastern Thailand, the small island only has a population of around 2000 people. If you’re looking for a relaxing night away from the world, this is the place to go.

          5. Ko Lipe, Thailand

          Anyone for paradise?

            The southern most island in Thailand has been getting some attention lately for it’s beauty. Ko Lipe offers serene sand beaches and many hotels to choose from.

            6. Mekong Delta, Vietnam

            Mekong Delta, Vietnam

              The Mekong Delta is filled with paddy fields and orchards, rice being the main crop of the delta. If you’re looking for an amazing cultural experience, this is it.

              7. Ko Rong, Cambodia

              Introspection

                The second largest island of Cambodia has a surprisingly few people who live there. There are four small villages on the island along with guesthouses and bungalows.

                8. Kayan, Burma

                  If you’re wondering in what part of the world National Geographic is getting images of people wearing neck rings, there’s a pretty good chance that it’s coming from the people of Kayan, where it’s a long going tradition.

                  9. Tuvas Village, China

                  Horm River and Horm Village

                    The people of Tuvas are part of an old minority ethnic group. They also speak their own native language and survive by hunting and farming the land.

                    10.  Wuyuan, China

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                    Wuyuan, China

                      The weather in the county of Wuyan is moderate and moist, with late-March and mid-May being the peak season for tourists. While you’re there you can visit the Jinshan Ecological Tea Garden and the Likeng tourist area, which is famous for it’s little bridge and cottages.

                      11. Dili, East Timor

                      Jesus Backside Beach, Dili, East Timor

                        The capital of Timor-Leste, Dili is the largest city of East Timor. It’s full of rich views like the one above.

                        12. Tashkurgan, China

                        Old Stone House in Tashkurgan Meadow

                          Tashkurgan, in the Xinjian province, is home to around 30,000 Tajik people. The town is high up in the Pamir mountains between China and Pakistan.

                          13. The Hexi Corridor, China

                          jiayu pass

                            The Hexi Corridor is actually a part of the silk road. It was developed in the Han Dynasty as early as 206 BCE!

                            14. Garden of Dreams, Nepal

                            garden of dreams

                              The neo classical historical garden, is located in Kathmandu city. It was developed by Field Marshal Kaiser Sumsher Rana in 1920 and it was recently restored.

                              15. Hokkaido, Japan

                              Hokkaido, Japan

                                Japan’s second largest island, has tons of fun places to visit like Sapporo, which was where the 1972 Olympic Winter Games happened.

                                16. Ji Chang Yuan, China

                                Ji Chang Yuan, China

                                  A part of the Xihui Park, the small garden is packed with beauty and is an excellent way to spend part of your day. This garden also had to be reconstructed due to an incident in 1860.

                                  17. Kongosanmaiin Garden, Japan

                                  Kongosanmaiin Garden

                                    The garden is home to beautiful scenery and is next to the Kongosanmai-in temple that dates back to the 13th century.

                                    18. Mabul Island, Malaysia

                                    Mabul island, Malaysia

                                      This small island is off the south-eastern coast of Sabah, which is in Malaysia. It’s known for being a fishing village, it’s also a popular destination for diving.

                                      19. Pulau Ubin, Singapore

                                        Also known as the Ubin island, it’s shaped like a boomerang and covers 1,020 hectares. It’s home to Singapore’s last villages, with around 100 villagers still living there.

                                        20. Surin Islands, Thailand

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                                        Surin Islands

                                          The Surin Islands are an archipelago that consists of five islands. There are beautiful coral reefs, mangrove forests, and sea grass on the island.

                                          21. Phnom Kulen, Cambodia

                                          Phnom Kulen, Cambodia

                                            Home to the Kulen Mountain, it’s a National Park. It’s regarded as the beginning of the ancient Khmer Empire from the 9th century. There are many carvings of fertility in the park that represent a rich history.

                                            22. Ping Yao, China

                                              Ping Yao serves as an example of a tradition Han Chinese city. This ancienct city was founded as far back as the 14th century and was once a major centre for China in the 19th and 20th centuries.

                                              23. Classical Gardens of Suzhou, China

                                              Classical Gardens of Suzhou, China

                                                The classical gardens recreate natural landscapes in miniature forms. The gardens are known to be masterpieces dating between the 11th and 19th centuries.

                                                24. Malapascua, Philippines

                                                Malapascua, Philippines

                                                  The islands are home to diving, sea explorations, amazing beaches, as well as a bunch of really cool restaurants.

                                                  25. El Nido, Philippines

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                                                    One of the most amazing places in Asia, you can experience a gorgeous lagoon, tropical weather, and stunning views of large rock formations.

                                                    26. Hoh Xil, Tibet

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                                                      Ho Xil is known for being one of the most primitive and natural environments in the world. The weather in this area is quite fierce due to its high altitude, so pack well!

                                                      27. Redang, Malaysia

                                                      Redang

                                                        Redang Island is one of nine islands off the east coast of Malaysia. It’s perfect for going snorkling, diving, or just hanging out on the sandy white beaches and sucking in the tropical weather.

                                                        28. Don Kong Island, Laos

                                                        Don Kong Island, Laos

                                                          The largest island in the Si Phan Don riverine archipelago on the Mekong River, has plenty of fun activities. You can take a bike ride around the island, visit the Buddhist temple, or even check out the Somphamit Waterfalls.

                                                          29. Halong Bay, Vietnam

                                                          Halong Bay, Vietnam

                                                            In the gulf of Tonkin, the bay includes around 1,600 islands and islets. Many of the islands are completely unaffected by humans and are uninhabited.

                                                            30. Miho Museum, Japan

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                                                            日本的世外桃源 – MIHO MUSEUM

                                                              Located in Kyoto Japan, the museum was built by one of the wealthiest women in Japan. It has an impressive collection of statues and artwork that will give you a greater appreciation for the local area.

                                                              31. Gyeongju Historic Areas, South Korea

                                                              Gyeongju Historic Areas, South Korea

                                                                Filled with Korean Buddhist art, which included sculptures, pagodas, and reliefs.What’s more is the remains of temples and palaces that date back between the 7th and 10th centuries.

                                                                32.  Boat Quay, Singapore

                                                                 Boat Quay, Singapore

                                                                  If you’re looking to find a place with a killer nightlife this is your new favorite place. It’s huge on the electric music scene and high end restaurants. This is a great place to rave.

                                                                  33. Hwaseong Fortress, South Korea

                                                                  Hwaseong Fortress, South Korea

                                                                    The fortress was built in the 18th century when a son buried his father’s tomb and wanted to protect it with high walls and other defensive works like bastions and artillery towers.

                                                                    34. Gaya Island, Malaysia

                                                                    Bird's Eye View Of Sepangar Bay

                                                                      Most well-known for the Gaya Island resort, there are beautiful boat ports and palm trees. Depending on where you are on the island there is both a small city and a well-preserved nature feel to the small island.

                                                                      35. Kamakura, Japan

                                                                      Kamakura, Japan

                                                                        The coastal town is less than an hour south of Tokyo and used to be the political capital of Japan in 1192. The small city is filled with great history to explore and hiking trails.

                                                                        36. Lake Toba, Indonesia

                                                                        Sumatra - Lake Toba - Indonesia

                                                                          Lake Toba is not only a lake, but it’s also a supervolcano. In the center of this giant lake is an island that is nearly the size of Singapore and the lake gets as deep as 550 meters.

                                                                          37. Rua da Tercena, Macau

                                                                          Rua da Tercena, Macau

                                                                            The century-old street is home to a flea market and the culture of the small country. The small area is right next to a UNESCO World Heritage Site that you can visit while you’re passing through.

                                                                            38. Mehrangarh Fort, India

                                                                            Mehrangarh Fort

                                                                              The ancient fort and museum sites four hundred feet above the city below it. Inside the massive fort are gardens, palaces, courthouses, and beautiful works of art.

                                                                              39. Rainbow Family Village, Taiwan

                                                                              Rainbow Family Village, Taiwan

                                                                                Believe it or not, the colorful village was only painted in the last few years and it was painted by an 87 year-old military veteran known as “Grandpa Rainbow.” He adds a little more pain to the village every day.

                                                                                40. Cham Showcase, Vietnam

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                                                                                Cham Showcase

                                                                                  The private museum was established in 173 on Le Hong Phong Street in Quy Nhon. The museum is known for its columns and other pieces of architecture.

                                                                                  41. Mount Wuyi, China

                                                                                  Mount Wuyi, China

                                                                                    The UNESCO World Heritage Site is an amazing area for bio-diversity and south-east China. It’s home to a beautiful mountain range, river, and many ruins.

                                                                                    42. Tarim Poplar Forest National Reserve, China

                                                                                    Tarim Poplar Forest National Reserve, Xinjiang

                                                                                      The Tarim River is one of the largest rivers in China and is home to Populus forests along its banks. The area spans nearly 390,000 hectares.

                                                                                      43. Luang Praband, Laos

                                                                                      Luang Praband, Laos

                                                                                        Located in Laos, this city is surrounded by mountains and is next to both the Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers. The town is also an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

                                                                                        44. Bagan, Myanmar

                                                                                        Bagan, Myanmar

                                                                                          An ancient city that existed between the 9th and 13th centuries, it was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan. There are dozens of amazing ruins to visit while you’re there.

                                                                                          45. Siem Reap Museum, Cambodia

                                                                                          Churning the ocean

                                                                                            The giant museum that covers 20,000 square meters is full of religious, ancient civilization, and war artifacts. There’s a solid chance you’ll get lost, so you may want to pick up a map!

                                                                                            46. Pai, Thailand

                                                                                            Pai, Thailand

                                                                                              A small town in the north of Thailand, it’s the perfect getaway to get out of the big city and enjoy an eye-opening cultural experience. The town is full of beautiful architecture and art.

                                                                                              47. Peshawar Museum, Pakistan

                                                                                              Peshawar Museum

                                                                                                The Peshawar archaeological Museum, founded in 1907, is home to many sculptures of the Gandhara period. The Gandhara period dates between 1500 BCE to 500 BC.

                                                                                                48. Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

                                                                                                Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

                                                                                                  This is actually the largest island in Vietnam and has many nearby islands that you can travel to. You can get to this island with a short 50 minute flight from Saigon.

                                                                                                  49. Ambon, Indonesia

                                                                                                  Ambon, Indonesia

                                                                                                    Ambon is a very small island that is one of thousands of islands in the Moluccas seas. It was founded as far back as the 15th century and played a part in triggering the European Age of Exploration.

                                                                                                    50. Kep, Cambodia

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                                                                                                     Kep, Cambodia

                                                                                                      Kep is the smallest province in Cambodia and is home to many great restaurants along with a national park, Rabbit Island, and a Butterfly farm.

                                                                                                      Featured photo credit: Hillcountry west of Inle Lake (Myanmar 2013)/Paul Arps via flickr.com

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                                                                                                      100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                                                                                      100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier
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                                                                                                      Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time?

                                                                                                      By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

                                                                                                      Here’re 100 of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away!

                                                                                                      83 tie a small piece of bright colored fabric

                                                                                                        84 write random letter

                                                                                                          85 use a rubberband

                                                                                                            86 dorm smell bad

                                                                                                              87 lean your phone on your sunglassess

                                                                                                                89 how to waterproof your shoes

                                                                                                                  90 take a picture of the name card

                                                                                                                    91 iron inside out

                                                                                                                      92 old newspaper

                                                                                                                        93 tumble try shoes

                                                                                                                          keep a card like this

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                                                                                                                              94 soap bar

                                                                                                                                95 make a hole

                                                                                                                                  96 drop the battery

                                                                                                                                    97 use a coozie

                                                                                                                                      98 when taking a picture

                                                                                                                                        use a clean dust pan

                                                                                                                                          try a pants hanger

                                                                                                                                            use your cellphone light

                                                                                                                                              use a spring from an old pen

                                                                                                                                                quick and easy iphone speaker

                                                                                                                                                  user binder clips

                                                                                                                                                    wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage

                                                                                                                                                      put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle

                                                                                                                                                        clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach

                                                                                                                                                          use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a bbq

                                                                                                                                                            doritos are great for kindling

                                                                                                                                                              use nail polish to identify different keys

                                                                                                                                                                use a hanging shoe rack to store cleaning supplies

                                                                                                                                                                  freeze grapes to chill white wine without

                                                                                                                                                                    use paper clips to organize your cables

                                                                                                                                                                      almost finished your jar of nutella

                                                                                                                                                                        sick of having a box full of tangled

                                                                                                                                                                          unroll the rim to increase the capacity

                                                                                                                                                                            cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff

                                                                                                                                                                              remove the stem from strawberries

                                                                                                                                                                                turn an old bottle into a simple little cord holder

                                                                                                                                                                                  for iced coffee and iced cappuccino, use frozen coffee cubes

                                                                                                                                                                                    how to fold a fitted bed sheet

                                                                                                                                                                                      tired of snoozing past your alarm

                                                                                                                                                                                        place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on

                                                                                                                                                                                          ut a wooden spoon across a boiling pot

                                                                                                                                                                                            use bread clips to save flip-flops

                                                                                                                                                                                              take pictures of friends holding items

                                                                                                                                                                                                how i always know which headphone is the left one

                                                                                                                                                                                                  put a stocking over the end of a vacuum

                                                                                                                                                                                                    How to make sure you drink enough water

                                                                                                                                                                                                      user a can opener to open blister

                                                                                                                                                                                                        good sandwich guide

                                                                                                                                                                                                          turn your muffin pans upside down

                                                                                                                                                                                                            50 pounds of groceries and living on the 5th floor

                                                                                                                                                                                                              the right way to make a blt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                add one teaspoon of baking soda

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    hair straighteners equals to collar irons

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      stack your clothes vertically to see them all

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the right way to make cookies in the summer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          how to clean a blender

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the right way to eat a popsicle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              use bread clips to label and organize power cords

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to get the built up residue off of your shower head

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  user a hair clip to orgainize long wires

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a frozen saturated sponge in a bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      rub stuck zipper teeth with a graphite pencil

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        use a soda pop tab

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            51 How to multiply large numbers in your head.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              52 How to open a bottle if you dont have a corkscrew.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  kids fall out of bed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    use toothpaste to clear up hazy car

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        59 keep pizza out while driving home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          60 put your straw through the tab to keep it from rising

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            hold oreos with a fork so your fingers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Never lose your remotes again

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                hiding your emergency money

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  use a bread tab to hold your spot on a roll

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    if you are at a hotel and run out of chargers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      keep a square of cardboard in a ziplock bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        If you need to pee or smoke at a bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          drill holes in the bottom of your garbage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            use an accented letter as your passcode

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              use a squeeze ketchup bottle top with your shopvac

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                do something unusual when locking the door

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  when heating leftovers space out a circle in the middle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    dont burn yourself in those hard to reach candles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        75 use a piece of paper to organize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          use half a pool noodle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            pencil case to store cables

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              78 clothespin to hold nail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                79 make blts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  80 take a picture of your fridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    81 fill plastic water bottles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      82 right ways to eat chips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        99 if your plug keeps failing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          100 put the banana on the wire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            88 before you throw away a post it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Source: Reddit LifeProTips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              There you go, 100 awesome life hacks that you can try right now to make your life a lot easier!

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