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35 things to do in Asia & India before you’re 35

A person wearing goggles is snowboarding down a snowy slope in Asia.

Because Asia & India is a whole lotta wonderful, and it’s even better if you do it when you’re young…

Walk a stretch of the 8851 kilometre long Great Wall of China

Munch authentic Pho in Vietnam

Hang out on the ocean swing in Gili Trawangan, Bali (Instagram gold)

ocean swing on Gili Trawangan

Spot Geishas in Kyoto, Japan

Geisha in Kyoto

Watch the sun creep over the 900 year old temples of Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Drink Singapore Slings in their spiritual home (Singapore, obvs)

Ride the tram to Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

Swim with whale sharks in Koh Tao, Thailand

Spot tigers in their natural habitat at Ranthambhore National Park, India

Walk the busiest pedestrian crossing in the world, Shibuya Crossing, in Tokyo, Japan

Shibuya Crossing, Japan

Chase waterfalls in Luang Prabang, Laos

Sleep on the water in a romantic river bungalow in Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

Sleep on a traditional Junk Boat and wake up in paradise, Halong Bay, in Vietnam

Explore the klongs of Bangkok and experience a taste of real local life, Thailand

Tourists on a small boat in a narrow asian waterway

Take an early morning hike through the paddy fields of Ubud, Bali

Offer alms to monks and feel a sense of serenity come over you in Luang Prabang, Laos

Balance your body and mind with an early morning yoga session on the beach in Goa, India

Watch the sunrise over the frickin’ Taj Mahal, India

Taj mahal, agra, india.

Embrace nudity with a traditional Onsen experience in Tokyo, Japan

Spend an afternoon hunting down the best street art in Penang, Malaysia

Street art in Penang, Malaysia

Walk the high bridges of the Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Walk on the pink sand beaches of Senggigi, in Lombok, Bali

Reflect and learn in the Killing Fields of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Pick strawberries in the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Learn the ancient art of Muay Thai in Pai, Thailand

Travel at 320km/hour on the bullet train, Japan

See why the world raves about cherry blossom season (March – April) in Japan

A pagoda with pink blossoms and a blue sky.

Eat a traditional Peking Duck dinner in Beijing, China

See the sites immortalised by Bollywood in Mumbai, India

Camp on ‘The Beach’ in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

A woman is taking a picture of a boat on the beach.

Hunt down hidden waterfalls in Erawan National Park, Thailand

A woman in a bikini standing in front of a waterfall.

Cycle to the idyllic Cam Nam Island to see rural Vietnamese life in full swing, in Hoi An, Vietnam

Eat the best street food of your life in Penang, Malaysia

street food in Penang, Malaysia

Get fat on fish curries and hang out in the gorgeous backwaters of Kerala, India

Ski or shred the incredible fresh powder of Hakuba, Japan

A person wearing goggles is snowboarding down a snowy slope in Asia.