Asia's delectable cuisines, fine art, distinctive architecture, and breathtaking landscapes bewitch and enchant us. This part of the world is infused with a spirituality often lacking elsewhere, evidenced in cultural experiences centered on vibrant monastic communities and sacred places, such as those of Bhutan, Japan, and India. The Great Wall, Angkor, and the Taj Mahal rank among mankind's greatest achievements, while the Gobi Desert, the Mekong River, and Halong Bay are showpieces of nature. The fashion and business meccas of Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore, and Bangkok also offer some of the planet's best shopping and cultural opportunities. We can't get enough of astonishing Asia!