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Top three places in Asia for a memorable night out

Date: Tue, 07/19/2022 - 19:15
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No matter if you are visiting Thailand, Vietnam, or Macao, all these places offer fantastic nightlife. From Thailand’s legendary beach parties and Vietnam’s hedonistic party strip to Macao’s fancy casino scene, any of these offer the perfect setting for a night out you will never forget.

Anyone visiting Asia and looking for pulsating nightlife will be spoiled for choice, as Asia boasts a whole array of amazing places to visit for a night to remember. No matter if you’re looking for a more laid-back beach party, a party strip that allows for an epic night out on a budget or first-class casinos with glamorous entertainment, Asia has it all. These three places should be on any hedonistic party animal’s list who is visiting the continent.

A beach party to remember: Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand 
It is impossible to list the top nightlife addresses in Asia without mentioning the island of Koh Pha Ngan in Thailand, home to the legendary Full Moon Parties that lure in visitors by the thousands each month. Taking place every month during the full moon, Thailand’s Full Moon Parties on Koh Pha Ngan turn the beach of the tropical island into one of the biggest parties in all of Southeast Asia. Once a small beach party, now up to 30,000 visitors from all over the world visit these legendary events filled with fireworks, bonfires, live music, neon paint, and endless dancing as the bright full moon casts its light over the white-sanded beach of Haad Rin. By now, Koh Pha Ngan is not the only place where the beach turns into a massive event during the night of the full moon, as many Full Moon Parties are now celebrated around the world, as listed on Culture Trip, from Koh Pha Ngan in Thailand and Gili Trawangan in Bali, Indonesia, to Goa in India, Zanzibar in Tanzania and Ibiza in Spain. Thanks to Thailand’s legendary events, now everybody has heard of the Full Moon Party – a must-visit for any party lover. 

Party on a budget: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
It’s the absolute hotspot for the hedonistic backpacker: Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. This vibrant and pulsating city in the South of Vietnam offers a wide array of restaurants, bars, pubs, and clubs that cater especially to the backpacker clientele from all over the world who frequent these bustling streets. The number one go-to is the Bùi Viện street, which is also known as the “Backpacker District” or “Western Street” (Phố Tây Bùi Viện), as this is where the Asian and Western cultures come together in one big and loud party scene. If you have been to Thailand’s party strip on Khaosan road, you’ll know what spectacle to expect on Vietnam’s Bùi Viện street, yet it’s something that has to be experienced to be believed. Visitors find local food stalls, Vietnamese folk games, and clubs to dance the night away with tourists and locals. As one of the most happening cities in Southeast Asia, Ho Chi Minh City belongs among the top addresses for a memorable night out. 

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The capital of gambling and entertainment: Macao, China
The island of Macao lies just across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong and is home to the “Las Vegas of Asia.” The autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China hosts a whole plethora of fancy casinos and malls that resemble the world’s capital of gambling in the Nevada desert. While Las Vegas has long established its name as a casino metropolis in the Western world, the classic casino games are also widely popular in Asia. Macao is the epicentre of gambling in Asia, but the popularity of the classic pastime has long gained traction all over the continent. This can be seen in the rise of platforms offering online gambling to Asian players from different markets. For instance, users can find Vietnamese online casinos and Asian bookies (nhà cái châu), which have been reviewed and rated by the experts of Asiabet for players from Vietnam to play online safely. With the increasing popularity of casino games, many people, and visitors in Asia travel to Macao for an entertainment-filled night out. Visitors find many of the famous Las Vegas casinos, such as The Venetian Macao, the MGM, and the Wynn Palace, offering first-class gambling in a glamorous atmosphere. 

No matter if you are visiting Thailand, Vietnam, or Macao, all these places offer fantastic nightlife. From Thailand’s legendary beach parties and Vietnam’s hedonistic party strip to Macao’s fancy casino scene, any of these offer the perfect setting for a night out you will never forget.


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