Destinations in Asia

Your comprehensive guide to Asia.

Map of Asia

Travel offers; book through Rough Guides

Asia features

The latest articles, galleries, quizzes and videos.

Video: a 1 minute guide to Japan

Video: a 1 minute guide to Japan

Japan has long captivated the imaginations of travellers around the globe, seeming to both baffle and beguile all who venture there. Between language barrier…

25 May 2017 • Colt St. George videocam Video
Indonesia beyond Bali: 7 places off the tourist trail

Indonesia beyond Bali: 7 places off the tourist trail

Bali’s beautiful beaches and shimmering rice paddies have made it a justifiably famous tourist destination – but there’s so much more of Indonesia waiting…

16 May 2017 • Daniel Stables insert_drive_file Article
A Rough Guide to: the Japanese tea ceremony

A Rough Guide to: the Japanese tea ceremony

Hushed voices, the scratch of a bamboo whisk, then a bow, a nod and a bowl of steaming matcha is handed around. Any delicate sounds in the room are amplified by…

15 May 2017 • Ros Walford insert_drive_file Article
View more featureschevron_right

Join over 60,000 subscribers and get travel tips, competitions and more every month

Join over 60,000 subscribers and get travel tips, competitions and more every month