“By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be.”
Mark Victorie Hansen
- Be a contestant on the Amazing Race! Seriously if someone has a connection please hook a girl up, this is the #1 thing I want to do literally ever!
- Be on reality tv in general. Love it.
Go skydiving! Go backpacking. Travel by myself.
- Travel for more than six months at a time.
- Go kayaking through caves.
- Visit all seven continents.
Ride in a hot air balloon
- Go whale watching
Work at or volunteer at a wildlife preserve.
- Attend a World Cup.
- Go on a long bike trip.
- Take five different cooking classes around the world.
- A Taste of Tasmania at the Agrarian Kitchen
- Vegetarian Thai Cooking in Chiang Mai
- Traditional Vietnamese Cooking Class in Hanoi
- Thai Cooking class (non-veg)
- Go on a food and wine tasting tour.
Explore a spice market.
- Swim with dolphins.
- See the Aurora Borealis.
Create a pinboard map of everywhere I’ve travelled to.
- Work on a farm.
- Go WWOOFing.
Attend a foam party. Go apple picking.
- Visit a sugarbush.
- Make apple cider.
- Go river rafting.
Ride a vespa/motorcycle. Ride a mechanical bull. Hike a volcano. Study abroad!
Europe & UK:
- See the running of the bulls in Spain
Backpack through Western Europe Explore Eastern Europe Live in the UK for a year. Do the Harry Potter tour in England.
- See Stonehenge.
- Go to Northern Europe
Visit the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
- Go to Oktoberfest in Germany.
See the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. Visit Belfast, Ireland. Go to the Titanic Museum in Belfast, Ireland.
- Travel to Russia.
Visit Auschwitz. Visit a concentration camp.
- Participate in La Tomatina in Bunyol (tomato festival in Spain).
- Travel the Trans-Siberian railway.
- Visit Pompeii.
Explore the Greek Islands. See the ruins at Athens. Drink Ouzo in Greece. Eat tapas in Spain. Visit Checkpoint Charlie. Ride the London Eye. Visit the Amsterdam Sex Museum.
- Visit Cyprus.
Tour the Louvre. Travel to Croatia.
- Take a photo with the “Fucking” sign in Austria.
Get a photo with the IAmsterdam sign.
- Visit Majorca, Spain.
- Visit Ibiza, Spain.
Travel to Bruges. Visit the Anne Frank Haus Eat Belgian Chocolate in Belgium.
- See St. Petersburg.
- Visit Moscow.
- See the Fjords
See the Mosque/Cathedral in Cordoba. See the fireworks on New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam.
- Attend Yacht Week in Croatia!
- Go to a Kaninhop event.
- Go to Legoland!
- See a play at the Globe in London!
Visit a castle.
- Go to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
- See Holland in bloom.
- Go on a romantic trip to Paris.
Ride the London Eye
Australia & New Zealand
Do the Lord of the Rings tour in New Zealand. Travel around Australia! Go to Tasmania, Australia. Do the Sydney Harbor Bridge Climb Take a cruise on the Milford Sound, NZ See Fjordland Roll down a hill in a giant hamster ball (zorbing) Visit the Great Barrier Reef. Tour Hobbiton in New Zealand! Get a photo with a kangaroo. Hold a Koala bear!!! See the Vivid Sydney Lights Show in Sydney, Australia. Visit the Healesville Animal Sanctuary near Melbourne. Hold a wombat! Relax in the thermal pools in New Zealand. Go hiking in New Zealand! Eat kangaroo meat (sorry, roos, you’re just too delicious!)
Middle East & Africa:
- Visit the Pyramids
- Travel to Egypt.
Go to Cappadocia, Turkey.
- Go to Morocco.
- Visit Dubai.
- Travel to Africa
- See Madagasgar.
- Go cage diving with sharks in S.A
- WWOOF on a vineyard in South Africa!
- Climb to the top of Table Mountain
Travel to Israel. Visit Hagia Sophia. Explore the lost city of Petra. Float in the Dead Sea. See the Dome of the Rock mosque. Visit the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. Go to the Middle East. Bathe in the thermal pools in Pamukkale, Turkey.
- Explore South Africa.
- Go on a safari.
- Go sand surfing.
- Climb Table Mountain in Cape Town.
- Ride a camel!
Search for lost family members in the Yad Vashem archive in Israel.
- Visit Mauritius!
- Enjoy a stay at the Lion Park in South Africa!
- Go chill with giraffes at Giraffe Manor in Kenya.
- Visit New Guinea
Travel Southeast Asia Stay at the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand Visit a hill tribe in Thailand
- Experience Thailand’s New Years festival.
- Visit Nepal.
- Visit Bhutan.
Go to Bali, Indonesia.
- See Komodo Dragons in Indonesia
Rock climb in Thailand.
- Rock climb in Vietnam.
Go to a Balinese spa.
- See Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
- Go to Halong Bay in Vietnam.
- See Buddha Park in Lao.
- Go to Luang Prabeng, Lao.
- Go tubing in Lao.
- Go to Vang Vieng, Lao
Go snorkeling! Attend a full moon party on Koh Phangan, Thailand.
- Walk through Japan’s tunnel of lights.
- See the thousand gate thing in Japan.
- Celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
- Be outdoorsy at Yosemite National Park.
- Hike part of the Appalachian Trail.
Visit NYC. See Vermont in the fall. Visit the 9/11 Memorial
- Cruise Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park!
Take a painting class at Canvas and Cocktails!
- Visit Big Sur National Park!
- Visit Rocky Mountain National Park
- Tour San Francisco
- Visit Hawaii!
South America & Caribbean
- Backpack through South America
- Visit Argentina
- See Carnival in Brazil.
- Visit the Caribbean.
- Visit Peru.
- See the Mayan ruins.
- See the Aztec pyramid.
- See Venezuela’s Everlasting Storm at lake Maracaibo
- Visit Cuba.
- See Easter Island.
- Take Spanish lessons in South America.
- Trek the Inca trail.
- Swim with pigs in the Bahamas!!
- Finish a long Russian novel.
Graduate uni (University of Vermont 2014) Ice climb. Go climbing outdoors.
- See Phish in concert.
Master 5+ recipes.
- Have a garden.
- Work on a tea farm.
- Adopt a shelter dog.
- Adopt a fat old kitty.
- Work abroad.
- Work in a hostel.
Go on a road trip with a friend.
- Go parasailing.
- Fall in love.
- Grow and blend my own teas.
- Learn how to make ginger beer!
- Read all the Game of Thrones books. (Progress: 4/5 read!)
- Read every book on the BBC’s “100 books to read before you die” list.
- Have a greenhouse.
- Volunteer at an animal shelter.
- Buy and sleep in a hammock.
- Learn to speak French.
- Become fluent in German.
- Be a contestant on the show The Amazing Race.
Read a book in a foreign language.(Der Besuch der alten Dame, German)
- Run a 5k all the way through.
- Write a book.
Start a cooking blog.
- Finish 25 books in one year.
Get a piece on traveling published on an external writing site.
- Write a piece for National Geographic.
- Take a picture every day for a year.
- Do a 1940’s style makeover and photo shoot.
- Get a milkshake from Black Tap Burgers in NYC!
Go ice skating in NYC.
I’m very open to suggestions and hearing about other people’s adventures, so if you have any suggestions or would like to link me to your own bucket list, adventure blog, etc I would be glad to read it. You can e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) or leave a comment below.