Asia does not come to mind when considering the great waterfalls of the world. Victoria Falls in Africa, Iguazu Falls in South America, and Niagara Falls in North America all seem to outshine the falls in Asia, but the continent is not left out when it comes to waterfalls.
The Jog Falls are the second-highest falls in India. The falls are segmented most of the time, but depending on the time of the year and the amount of recent rainfall, the waterfall becomes a plunge waterfall, where the water picks up the pace and careens over the ledge.
The falls are a major tourist attraction in India and are ranked as 13th in the world, according to the waterfall database.
This Laos waterfall is three-leveled, beginning with shallow pools that fall into separate bodies before arriving at the 60-meter main drop. The falls often act as a side attraction for tourists visiting Luang Prabang.
This well-maintained waterfall empties into a turquoise pool visible on well-maintained walkways and facilities.
The widest falls in India only boast a drop of about 29 meters.
The falls are especially incredible to view during monsoon season, when the spread and force of the falls are emboldened. During this time, the falls are often called the “Niagara Falls of India.”
Another set of falls sometimes referred to as the “Niagara Falls of India,” this one looks much more akin to Iguazu Falls. The falls offer full viewing amenities, including boat rides.
The falls are projected as a major tourist attraction in India and are home to some of the oldest carbonatite rocks in Asia.
The Ryuzu Falls’ name translates to “dragon head” due to the shape and flow of the two falls that make up the formation.
Located in Japan, the falls make their way into lakes Yunoko and Chuzenji.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
While popular destinations around the world are reeling from the effects of overtourism and trying desperately to find solutions, plenty of great destinations that have historically slipped under the radar are gaining ground. These places are great for curious travelers looking to discover new and exciting things.
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Tea is a hugely popular drink. It originated from the tea leaves of Asian plants and has grown into an internationally beloved drink. Tea can be found in households all over the world and, in some ways, unites the world and makes people feel a little bit closer. Of course, there are many different types of tea, some more popular with certain cultures than others. However, there are a few teas whose love crosses borders. Whether for medicinal properties or because it just tastes good, the following tea flavors are the most popular.