I've been thinking a lot about all the things I'd like to see and do in South East Asia and, given my love of lists, reached the conclusion that it would be most appropriate to write a bucket list! As our travel plans aren't finalised yet, leaving me unsure as to exactly which areas and cities we'll be visiting, I've chosen to focus on general experiences rather than specific attractions.

1. Go on a tuk tuk

2. Ride a motorbike

3. Travel on a public bus

4. Go on an overnight train

5. Take a slow boat ride

6. Visit a late night market

7. Go to a floating market

8. Eat some street food

9. Get a massage

10. Try out some yoga

11. Practice some meditation

12. Do some volunteering

13. Spend some time with elephants

14. Visit a hill tribe

15. Visit a temple

16. Visit a mosque

17. Trek through the jungles

18. Swim in the sea

19. Do some island hopping

20. Stay in a beach hut

21. Watch the sunset on a beach

22. Watch the sunrise on a beach

23. Go to a full moon party

24. Learn to speak some of the local languages

25. Learn to cook some of the local food

Are there any other experiences you would recommend?

PS. If you're heading to Asia, check out these top tips for visiting India too.