By Preston Nix

#48 Cambodia

I liked Cambodia well enough. It is a nice place with some really great history. That said, don’t let the hype get you overly excited. After a while, all of the different temples look the same, and depending on the time of year it can be extremely hot. I’ve heard the beaches are really nice…

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By Preston Nix

#47 Vietnam

I was very impressed with Vietnam. I didn’t really know what to expect, but I was very, very happy with it. A big part of it is that I spent most of the week with my good friend Lauren, who lives in Hanoi, but I could certainly tell that this was a fun / unique…

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By Preston Nix

#46 Philippines

The¬†Philippines is probably the most well known of the Southeast Asian countries, for Americans at least. Thailand is probably the most famous overall, but due to there being so many Americans of Filipino descent, you’re likely to know many people with family in this country. Overall, English is widely spoken, the beaches are stunning, it…

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By Preston Nix

#45 Indonesia

I didn’t really know what to expect with Indonesia; it is the world’s largest Islamic-majority country in the world, has a ton of islands, and was once a Dutch colony. To be honest, I’ve never felt entirely at peace in a predominately Muslim country. It’s always been slightly awkward, a bit tense, and I hardly…

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