The names of Asia’s cities alone are evocative enough to get a traveller scratching away at their itchy feet. Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur... these are places steeped in history and alive with activity, at once ancient and modern and continuing to develop at breakneck speed.
But Asia’s appeal also lies in the diversity of its landscapes, the disarming welcome of its people, the rollercoaster of flavours in its food and the richness of its many different cultures. To explore this region is to dive into one of the most beguilling and intoxicating places on the planet, and once you’ve had a taste you’ll want to come back for more, again and again and again. With that in mind, we’ve put together the following lists on the very best things to do in the region.