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Over the years, Asia has always been a destination chosen by many visitors all over the world. Not only famous for its stunning sceneries, Asia’s specific and tasty cuisine, unique culture and long-standing history have also attracted visitors to visit every year. We at Hiasia are here to share plenty of interesting travel experiences and provide best recommendations for you - Asian lovers.

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The most beautiful mosques in Istanbul, Turkey
With the minarets of around 3,000 mosques piercing Istanbul’s skyline, these places of worship are an integral part of the city. Here are the most beautiful mosques worth visiting on your trip.
Common condiments you can find in Japanese cuisine
When you go to most Japanese restaurants, you will come across several jars or bottles of different condiments placed on the table. But do you know what those condiments are or what they taste like? Here are some of the basic condiments found in Japanese restaurants.
Top 6 restaurants in Xidan, Beijing
Xidan is one of Beijing’s most bustling commercial areas, so it is no surprise that it has some of the city’s best places to dine. Keep reading to find out where and what to eat in Xidan, Beijing.

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Must-see tourist attractions in Taipei
As the capital of Taiwan, Taipei is a huge tourist hub that is loved not only in Asia but also all around the world. This city is both traditionally and contemporarily captivating, which is why it attracts so many visitors.

Discover Buon Ma Thuot, the hidden gem in Central Highlands
Located in Dak Lak Province of the Central Highlands, Buon Ma Thuot is expected to have spectacular views and ethnic people. Coming to Buon Ma Thuot, tourists will not regret their times spent in this highland city.

Cultural destinations in Kathmandu, Nepal
As the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu is one of the places people love stopping by the most in Nepal. The city is full of Buddhism spotlights and cultural destinations, which is perfect for people seeking for a pilgrimage trip.

The most beautiful mosques in Istanbul, Turkey
With the minarets of around 3,000 mosques piercing Istanbul’s skyline, these places of worship are an integral part of the city. Here are the most beautiful mosques worth visiting on your trip.
7 attractions in Bangladesh
Bangladesh, a South Asian country, is located on the Bay of Bengal. The country marked by lush greenery and rich culture is a vision to the eyes. Every corner here offers some incredible views, making it one of the best countries to travel.
7 souvenirs you can only buy in Turkey
You can always find Turkish products abroad or, due to the confluence of different cultures throughout history, you’ll find variations of them in different countries. However, there are a few items from specific shops that you can only find in Turkey.
Top 10 attractions in Azerbaijan
Combine mountains and semi-arid plains stretching endlessly towards the horizon with historic towns. Now add in wildlife, fire and hundreds of kilometres of coastline to get an idea of Azerbaijan’s real beauty. Here’s a roundup of the ‘Land of Fire’s’ most beautiful spots.
The ideal places for backpackers in Vietnam
Vietnam is an amazing destination to go backpacking, although the country looks small on a map it packs quite a punch! If you are researching an adventure and need tips or are not sure which are the must-visit places, you should check out this list.
A day to visit Cai Rang Floating Market
Known as the biggest floating market in the Mekong Delta, Cai Rang is just 6 km from Can Tho in the direction of Soc Trang. There is a bridge here that serves as a great vantage point for photography. The market is best around 6 am to 7 am, and it's well worth getting there early to beat the boatloads of tourists and the heat. This is a wholesale market, so look at what's tied to the long pole above the boat to figure out what they're selling to smaller traders.
A trip to Nam Du Island in Vietnam
Nam Du is a beautiful archipelago in the Gulf of Thailand. It’s a popular destination for many Vietnamese but still a mystery to foreigners because it was once an off-limits area to non-Vietnamese visitors. But the island is now open to foreign visitors and its once restricted charm is available to those who make the trip.
Southern Vietnam and the most peaceful getaways
People often say that northern Vietnam is more beautiful than the south. While the north does have more mountainous terrain, this statement is simply untrue. Here are some of the most beautiful places in the southern half of the country.
Staying in Ryokan, a unique experience in Japan
Ryokan are Japanese style inns found throughout the country, especially in hot spring resorts. More than just a place to sleep, ryokan are an opportunity to experience the traditional Japanese lifestyle and hospitality, incorporating elements such as tatami floors, futon beds, Japanese style baths and local cuisine, making them popular with both Japanese and foreign tourists alike.
Things that make you fall in love with Kyoto
The ancient capital of Kyoto offers numerous reasons to visit, from historic temples and colorful shrines to the mysterious culture of maiko and geisha and artistic luxury of multi-course kaiseki ryori meals. Here are a few of favorite reasons to visit the cultural and historic heart of Japan.
Things you should never do in Myanmar
Most of the norms in Myanmar are heavily influenced by the richness of its ancient history steeped in Buddhism. The following list is a guide to understanding the layers of tradition in the culture as well as its quirkiness. It’s important to remain tolerant and aware of what could be considered insulting to locals, while also discovering the beautiful Myanmar.
Facts about Hanbok that you may not know
Hanbok is Korea's traditional costume. The costume is not only elegant looking but also full of interesting facts. Follow this article to find out more about this piece of Korea's pride.
Common condiments you can find in Japanese cuisine
When you go to most Japanese restaurants, you will come across several jars or bottles of different condiments placed on the table. But do you know what those condiments are or what they taste like? Here are some of the basic condiments found in Japanese restaurants.
The best restaurants to have pizzas in Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok is not necessarily known for its delicious Italian cuisine, but these restaurants are certainly impressing even the most seasoned of pizza lovers with their delicious pies. From crust baked to doughy perfection to savory slices, here are the best places to get pizza in the Thai capital.
Japan, the quintessence of cuisine in Asia
Japanese cuisine (washoku) offers an abundance of gastronomical delights with a boundless variety of regional and seasonal dishes. When it comes to food, the Japanese are among the most enthusiastic and passionate of any race. From the traditional dishes of Kaiseki cuisine, sashimi, and sashimi, absolutely nothing compares to the quality and variety of cuisine in Japan.
Destinations for spicy food lovers in Asia
When it comes to spicy food, Asian countries are the most popular in the world. Every country’s got its own take on hot and spicy foods, with so many different delightful ways to burn your face off. Here are the best countries for those who love enjoying spicy dishes.
The best destinations to celebrate Christmas in Asia
In Asia, Christmas celebration varies among each country. It is a collection of practices by different religions occurring during this holiday period. The Western influence makes Christmas time more fun and exciting in the East.
Get to know Yi Peng lantern festival in Chiang Mai
Yi Peng is celebrated on the full moon of the twelfth lunar month which is held annually in November every year. As the biggest festival in Chiang Mai, Yi Peng attracts thousands of people to come to the ancient city of Thailand.
Get to know Indian Hindu festivals
Hinduism is one of the most diverse religions in the world and is associated with a multitude of myths and deities. This belief in more than one god brings with it a plethora of festivals.
Discover upcoming festivals in Asia
These big fall festivals in Asia are exciting and widely celebrated, further proof that fall is an interesting time to travel in Asia. Arrive a few days early to these celebrations for a great travel memory, otherwise, steer clear completely until things calm down and return to normal.

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