Good stuff in here. Thanks guys.
It sounds like we'll likely fly into Hong Kong so we will probably spend a few days there emptying our wallets.
From there, I think we are leaning towards Thailand, although exactly where hasn't been decided. Phuket has been recommended by some friends and I like the idea of a small remote island...and my wife would love it.
I've never been to Phuket so can't really comment, but was in Thailand back in May. Went to Ko Chang Island, which is not quite so far south as Phuket, and east of Bangkok, it's not far from Trat. It was pretty quiet when we went, but I think it wasn't peak season. I actually prefer it that way, as I found it quite relaxing. Stayed at the most expensive place in the area of the island we chose (for the exchange rate, figured we might as well, it was still ridiculously cheap for what it was
) The wet edge pool with a bar in it got quite a working, many beer towers were charged to the room.
There's activities to be had if that's your kind of thing, did a snorkel tour and an elephant ride and had a great time.
Also spent a week in Bangkok. As far as suggestions go, if you want to go to temples, pick one or two and go. Don't try to visit every single temple as you'll just be wasting your time once you begin to realise how much of the same thing you'll be looking at. Oh and taxis everywhere, I think I was taking 2 or 3 taxis a day because they were so cheap.
You can do the tiger temple tour too if you haven't done something like that before. I paid to go in and play with the baby tigers and that was pretty cool, had four of them chasing down a toy I was swinging around at one stage.
You can get tailored suits in Bangkok (and other asian countries) too, I picked up 2 suits and 5 shirts that I'm pretty happy with. Obviously, they aren't Saville Row or anything, you get what you pay for, but not bad nonetheless. Just don't go with the guys that stand outside their shops trying to get you in, those will be the low quality suits that you'll pay really good prices for, but the suits will fall apart in no time. Sites like tripadvisor can point you in the right direction.