Incense giving, Vietnam

21 Images That Will Make You Want To Travel South East Asia

Take yourself on a visual adventure through jaw-dropping South East Asia. Beloved by backpackers and adventurers alike, South East Asia has topped travel lists long before the term bucket list starting kicking around, and it's not exactly hard to see why. With tantilising cuisine, heaps to see and do, and a fascinating, though sometimes very bloody, history, it is no surprise that travellers from all walks of life have fallen head over heels for this instantly likable part of our planet. Here are just 21 images to give you a snapshot of South East Asia.

It's incredibly photogenic.

Flower seller, Vietnam Flower seller, Vietnam

 

The colours are mesmerising.

Inle Lake, Myanmar/Burma Inle Lake, Myanmar/Burma

 

 

You can spend the night on a traditional Vietnamese boat...

Boats in Halong Bay Boats in Halong Bay

 

Climb beautiful, atmospheric volcanoes...

Mount Bromo, Java Mount Bromo, Java

 

And walk through beautiful terraced fields.

Great views, Philippines Great views, Philippines

 

 

There are endless spectacular temples to discover...

Borobudur Temple, Indonesia Borobudur Temple, Indonesia

 

Which you can explore by bike...

Cycling in Bagan, Myanmar/Burma Cycling in Bagan, Myanmar/Burma

 

And see devout monks going about their day.

Monks, Myanmar Student monks, Myanmar/Burma

 

 In fact it's ideal for people watching generally.

Monks, Cambodia Monks, Cambodia

 

There are friendly faces everywhere...

School children, Laos School children, Laos

 

In incredibly beautiful settings.

Inle Lake at sunrise, Myanmar/Burma Inle Lake at sunrise, Myanmar/Burma

 

There is no shortage of spectacular sunrises...

The River Mekong, Laos The River Mekong, Laos

 

Or sensational sunsets.

Sunset over Bagan, Myanmar/Burma Sunset over Bagan, Myanmar/Burma

 

 

Generally there is beautiful scenery everywhere you go. Whether you're inland...

Paddy fields, Laos Paddy fields, Laos

 

Or on an island.

Fishing boats, Philippines Fishing boats, Philippines

 

 

You can swim and snorkel to your heart's content...

Perfect beaches, Thailand Perfect beaches, Thailand

 

And unwind on white-sand beaches.

Traditional long-tail fishing boat, Thailand Traditional long-tail fishing boat, Thailand

 

Thrill seekers can get their kicks with exciting activities...

Ziplining in Thailand Ziplining in Thailand

 

Foodies can eat like champions...

Dinner, Vietnam Dinner, Vietnam

 

And history buffs will never be short of iconic places to visit.

 

Angkor Wat, Cambodia Angkor Wat, Cambodia

 

So what're you waiting for? Time to start packing!

Monks, Myanmar/Burma Monks, Myanmar/Burma

 

So there you have it. If you're not convinced to travel to South East Asia by now, we give up! If we've got your attention, though...

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