If you're seeking a quieter Southeast Asian experience with fewer crowds, Laos is the answer. Get there before everyone else does (just don't ride their dreaded "VIP" buses). Click to read the full blog post.
Sunrise and hot air balloons over the ancient temples in Bagan, Burma. Bagan is an ancient city hidden deep inside Burma. At the height of the Kingdom of Pagan, the city had over 10,000 Buddhist temples. Today, over 2200 of these are still standing, making it an amazing place to visit.