Christmas is fast approaching and in many parts of the world, Jack Frost is paying his annual visit, turning countries into winter wonderlands. While, in other parts of the world Christmas is a time for sunshine and barbecues on the beach. Whether it’s the beach or a vibrant city you’re craving this festive season, our guide for best places to spend Christmas in Asia has got you covered.
When the Christmas snow starts settling and the chill reaches your bones it’s easy to start fantasizing about a tropical getaway and Asia has many countries that are hot in December to thaw yourself out in.
Christmas in the city
Cities can be nice to spend time in during the Christmas period. It’s a time of year when fairy lights come out of their boxes to be strewn throughout the streets and coiled around street lamps, making everything look magical. If you’re a city lover, Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Bangkok (Thailand), are both bustling hubs with plenty of places to enjoy a festive Christmas getaway.
Ho Chi Minh
Though Ho Chi Minh has a large Buddhist population, it doesn’t stop the city from getting festive. The city is decorated with beautiful lights and there are many activities to be found around the city.