Photography is an essential part of modern travel, and great photography doesn’t always come easy, especially if you have to queue for hours/elbow people out of the way/wake up at sunrise to get your shot with that superfamous monument/painting/dog statue. Of course, there is actually a wealth of beautiful, hidden and Instagrammable photo spots all over Asia, so we called on WanderSnap social editor Pauline De Leon and the network’s photographers to give us some insider tips on where to go for the best shots.

Life-changing excursions that you can take in 2018

#1 In Bali, look for Tukad Cepung waterfall

Visit this virgin waterfall before it becomes one of the top tourist attractions in Bali.

#2 In Bangkok, look for Wat Arun

Take photos of this unique temple’s design from every angle possible.

#3 In Chiang Mai, look for No.39 Cafe

This cafe is the opposite of minimal, and comes complete with a slide!


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#4 In Dubai, look for Old Dubai

It’s always good to experience the new and the old side of any city you visit.

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#5 In Ho Chi Minh City, look for Phu An Bamboo Village

Get lost in this Vietnamese village and capture mother nature at its finest.


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#6 In Phuket, look for Samet Nangshe Viewpoint

This serene spot is just a half-hour drive from Phuket.

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#7 In Seoul, look for Haneul Sky Park

Situated in Seoul’s World Cup Park, this is the perfect spot to live out your Korean drama fantasies.


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#8 In Singapore, look for Coney Island

Get out of the city and head to Coney Island for coastal forests, grasslands, mangroves, and casuarina woodlands.

#9 In Tokyo, look for Anato No Warehouse

This five-storey warehouse was inspired by the rustic architecture of Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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This article originally appeared in Wanderluxe by The Luxe Nomad.