Southeast Asia consists of eleven countries, from the east of India to the south of China. While geographically close to each other and interconnected with an excellent air network, all the countries are remarkably different from each other, giving the traveler the opportunity to explore and experience multiple countries within one trip with ease.
Steeped in rich, ancient customs and traditions, compelling history and culture and featuring diverse nature, from pristine beaches, sprawling rice terraces, to mountains and rainforests, it’s a place that travelers want to return to, over and over again.
East Asia includes 6 countries in the north east of Asia and is known for some the world’s biggest cities, such as Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul. The widespread distances of this region range from the mountain ranges in the west, including the Himalayas, the dry air of deserts and steppes, to subtropical climates in places like Taiwan and the Okinawa islands, Japan. The climates are as varied the cultures, food and traditions, although the main cultural traditions of Confucianism, Taoism, Zen Buddhism and Shintoism are dominant in a region that was heavily influenced by Chinese culture across the millennia.
South Asia is the southern region of the Asian continent, surrounding the Indian subcontinent, and home to about one fifth of the worlds population. However, the label is more geographical, as the religious and cultural diversity of the region is astounding and the climates range from the Himalayas in the north to the tropical islands in the south