Stretch your legs and head for the hills on a weekend break from Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or East Asia’s other big cities, as this hiker is doing in Laos. There’s diving, cave exploration, jungle trails, zip lining and much more to do within easy reach, wherever you are. Photo: Getty Images/iStockPhoto Stretch your legs and head for the hills on a weekend break from Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or East Asia’s other big cities, as this hiker is doing in Laos. There’s diving, cave exploration, jungle trails, zip lining and much more to do within easy reach, wherever you are. Photo: Getty Images/iStockPhoto
Stretch your legs and head for the hills on a weekend break from Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or East Asia’s other big cities, as this hiker is doing in Laos. There’s diving, cave exploration, jungle trails, zip lining and much more to do within easy reach, wherever you are. Photo: Getty Images/iStockPhoto

Five long weekend breaks in East Asia to give you a taste of adventure, from Japan to Vietnam to Papua New Guinea

  • If you live in East Asia you don’t need to go far to shake off the rust, from the clear waters of Ishigaki, Japan, to jungle and beaches in Phu Quoc, Vietnam
  • Luang Prabang in Laos, Saipan with its World War II battle sites, and even Papua New Guinea can give you a memorable long weekend adventure too

Topic |   Expeditions and adventures
Stretch your legs and head for the hills on a weekend break from Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or East Asia’s other big cities, as this hiker is doing in Laos. There’s diving, cave exploration, jungle trails, zip lining and much more to do within easy reach, wherever you are. Photo: Getty Images/iStockPhoto Stretch your legs and head for the hills on a weekend break from Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or East Asia’s other big cities, as this hiker is doing in Laos. There’s diving, cave exploration, jungle trails, zip lining and much more to do within easy reach, wherever you are. Photo: Getty Images/iStockPhoto
Stretch your legs and head for the hills on a weekend break from Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or East Asia’s other big cities, as this hiker is doing in Laos. There’s diving, cave exploration, jungle trails, zip lining and much more to do within easy reach, wherever you are. Photo: Getty Images/iStockPhoto
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