Hey everyone! This is a question I’m asking out of curiosity since I’ve lived in South Korea for several years, been to China, Thailand and the Philippines and have recently traveled to Malaysia and Vietnam. By no means is pollution unique to Asia, but much of the developing process involves CO2 emissions and places like Indonesia and Vietnam produce a lot of smoke in the air by burning rice fields. Personally, this really puts me off from visiting these countries for any substantial period of time so I was wondering if it’s a factor for you as well, or do you just deal with it - and if so, for how long?
I think I’m admittedly pretty sensitive to air quality because I’m prone to dust allergy, and especially since I have reaped the benefits of living in clean places like Sweden and Finland in the past. But I can’t imagine this not being an important factor especially for people who have children or health issues. I’d love to get your thoughts on this