Issue Posted by Current World Archaeology. September 6,
Southeast Asiaor Southeastern Asiais a subregion of Asiaconsisting of the countries that are geographically south of China and Japaneast of Indiawest of Papua New Guineaand north of Australia. The region is the only part of Asia that lies partly within the Southern Hemispherealthough the majority of it is in the Northern Hemisphere. In contemporary definition, Southeast Asia consists of two geographic regions:.
Muslims can be found in all mainland countries, but the most significant populations are in southern Thailand and western Burma Arakan. The Cham people of central Vietnam and Cambodia are also Muslim. Islam is the state religion in Malaysia and Brunei.
With such an enormous collection of islands in Southeast Asia to choose from, as a traveller — how do you know where to start? While the Philippines boasts more than 7, islands, Indonesia takes the lead with 17, Drum roll please!
If you love nothing more than relaxing on pristine beaches, with the sun beating down on your face while listening to the waves lap the shore, then these Asian islands are for you. El Nido — The Philippines 2. Camiguin — The Philippines 3.
Best Beaches. Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — Finding an empty beach in Asia was a breeze a few decades ago, but it's not quite so easy anymore.
They are the perfect answer for those seeking moments of relaxation and freedom out of the hustle and bustle of cities. Under the crystal-clear waters of this marine nature reserve lies a paradise for divers and snorkelers. With warm weather all year, this is the perfect spot to see gorgeous corals, imposing boulders and beautiful tropical fish in a peaceful setting.
Oct Crystal Clear water, White beaches, Palm trees, Green hills, Incredible underwater, Surfing, scuba diving — All of these would have impressed you a lot on the web, but now you can enjoy seeing and indulging in all of these in real life if you take up an Island touring. Southeast Asia offers a ton of opportunities for the tourists to enjoy their Island holidaying, from endless coastlines to numerous beaches, Southeast Asia is blessed in abundance.
Southeast Asia has been quite a prominent travelling destination in the last couple of years. This corner of the world is no longer a mysterious, unreachable dream that we can only speculate on. All of the countries at this end of the Asian continent have opened their doors to tourism and let in all the good and the bad that comes with it.
During these trips Frank and I visited several islands and always had a hard time choosing which one s to visit. Because there are so many amazing islands in Southeast Asia! Another great feature of islands is the fact they are surrounded by ocean yes, I know this is stating the obvious but bear with me. And in oceans you can go snorkeling or diving.