Tuesday, November 13, 2012

2012 Nov: Travel+Leisure - Places Every Traveler Should Know

101 Places Every Traveler Should Know


Life lists naturally stir up debates. 
For every Angkor Wat fan, another prefers Petra. 

How many have you visited? 
~ From November 2012 By Travel + Leisure Staff

I have never been outside Asia, so I'll just post those places I've been in Asia, my score
4 out of 15.

Asia
• Angkor, Cambodia: Ditch the crowds at Preah Kahn temple
• Bali, Indonesia: Get a lulur scrub at Amanusa
• Beijing: Explore by foot, bicycle, and rickshaw [next attraction]
• Fatehpur Sikri, India: Admire the former Moghul capital
Hanoi, Vietnam: Stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake
Hong Kong: Soak in views from rooftop hotel bars
Huangzhou, China: Dine at visionary restaurant Dragon Wel
• Koh Samui, Thailand: Get a treatment at Kamalaya wellness retreat
• Kyoto, Japan: Visit Tawaraya, a 300-year-old ryokan [soon]
• Rajasthan, India: Sleep on a sand dune under the stars
Singapore: Eat at Maxwell Road Hawker Center
• Sri Lanka: Sample beaches and colonial architecture
• Sumba Island, Indonesia: Go to surf camp at Nihiwatu
• Tokyo: See the tuna auction at Tsukiji Fish Market
• Yangtze River, China: Cruise from Beijing to Shanghai

Source: http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/101-places-every-traveler-should-know
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