Did you know that the Earth's largest continent is Asia? It's also the continent with the largest population and enormous growth. Many say that the 21st century is the century of Asian growth. Indeed, many countries in Asia are breaking out of its shell and is developing at a rapid rate. Asian destinations we cover include both Northern Asia, especially Japan, China (especially Macao, which is a Special Administrative Region of China) and South Korea. Some of our favourite spots are in Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Where is Asia?

Asia's footprint extends to the Eastern Hemisphere and the Northern Hemisphere. Asia shares part of its landmass with Europe and Africa. The Pacific Ocean is to the east while the Indian Ocean makes up the southern boundary of Asia and the Arctic Ocean is the northern boundary.

How large is Asia?

44,579,000 sqkm (17,212,000 sq mi) is the size of Asia. This continent covers around one-third of the Earth's area on land. Asia has the largest population on earth of all the continents and is home to many ancient civilisations.

What are the largest countries in Asia?

The two largest countries in Asia are China and India. Both have many amazing places to explore. Historically, the main trading route in Asia was The Silk Road while the major sea route was the Straits of Malacca.

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