Yes, you read it right. You actually could travel from Tokyo to Istanbul by road. Have you ever heard about Asian Highway? I'm sure you haven't. Okay, let me tell you about it.
Asian Highway 1 (AH1) is the longest route of Asian Highway Network. It runs from Tokyo, Japan via Korea, China, Hongkong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and to the west of Istanbul, Turkey where it joins end-on European Route E80.
What are you waiting for? Let's go on a world tour on your favorite bike or car.