Seminyak, Bali

© iStock.com/Tom-Kichi By Josephine Brierley For a town which started out with very humble beginnings, Seminyak has certainly evolved into one of Bali’s most fashionable areas. Originally a detached town with rice fields, farms, and local villages, it’s become an extension of Legian, with high-density shopping and fine-dining restaurants. A treasure trove of fashion boutiques, Read more...: Seminyak, Bali

Batu Ferringhi, Penang

©iStock.com/laughingmango By Kirsten Raccuia Drive north along the coast of Penang Island, approximately one hour from the Penang International Airport, and you’ll arrive in the beach resort of Batu Ferringhi. Its popularity with tourists means a high concentration of bars and restaurants. It’s also where you can ride a horse along the beach, go parasailing at sunset Read more...: Batu Ferringhi, Penang