Seoul is the capital of South Korea and also it’s financial, political and cultural centre. As well as being a modern and vibrant city, it also has a great history that dates back to the 14th century and some wonderful temples, palaces, museums, mountains and parks which are well worth a visit. Along with great food and wonderful people, Seoul should be on your list of city destinations.
Tel Aviv is the second largest city in Israel and offers visitors both a fantastic glimpse into its history and also a lively and progressive modern lifestyle. Tel Aviv is known as the White City for its unique Bauhaus-style of buildings which has earned it a UNESCO World Heritage Site declaration in 2003. The city also includes the ancient port city of Yafo (Jaffa) which dates back over 4000 years. Tel Aviv is also known as the city that does not stop, and there is enough here to keep even the most demanding traveller happy.
Singapore is a small island in Southeast Asia whose capital takes the same name. Singapore is a prosperous, affluent city famous for its skyscrapers, bustling nightlife, tropical climate and shopping experience and even though the country is hugely populated, there are plenty of green parks and reserves in this wonderful garden city.
Tokyo is a huge, lively and vibrant metropolis covering an area of over 2,000 square kilometres that includes mountains to the west and subtropical islands to the south. Tokyo is over 400 years old originally starting out as a castle town called Edo.
It soon became the political and administrative capital of Japan and now is a fantastic mixture of futuristic skyscrapers, neon lights, fashionable shops, museums, shrines, temples and parks. Much of your experience of Japan will best be absorbed by wandering the streets, peering into shops, discovering ancient buildings and relaxing in Japan’s tranquil parks.
Bangkok is a huge city of more than 1 million inhabitants, and even though it is characterised with high-rise buildings, congestion and exotic nightlife, it really has so much more to offer. For those who wish to discover the heart of the city, they will find magnificent palaces, spiritual temples, busy markets, and a thriving nightlife to rival any capital city.