The Bucket List

On this page you will find listed everything I want to do before I die. As time passes the list will expand and, as I tick each one off, a blog post will appear describing my experience.

If you have any suggestions or ideas for new elements I should consider or add, then let me know!

  1. Visit the 7 continents – click here for the countries I have visited on each continent
    – Antartica
    Australasia / Oceania
    – Africa
    North America
    – South America
  2. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
  3. See the Northern Lights
  4. Walk on the Great Wall of China
  5. Visit Chichen Itza, Mexico
  6. Visit Christ the Redeemer in Rio, Brazil
  7. Visit the Colosseum in Rome, Italy
  8. Visit the Taj Mahal, India
  9. Visit Petra, Jordan
  10. Go to Machu Picchu, Peru
  11. Visit the Grand Canyon, USA
  12. Dive Route 66, USA
  13. Visit Milford Sound, New Zealand
  14. Skydive
  15. Bungy Jump
  16. Ride a horse
  17. Take a trip in a Hot Air Balloon 3
  18. Drive the Great Ocean Road, Australia
  19. Live abroad for a year 
  20. Visit Hobbiton, New Zealand
  21. Walk the Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand
  22. Climb Mt Ngauruhoe (Mt Doom), New Zealand
  23. Work a ski season
  24. Take a ride in a helicopter
  25. Go white water rafting
  26. Visit the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  27. Go on a ‘classic’ road trip
  28. Get married
  29. Have children
  30. Get a piercing
  31. Get a tattoo 
  32. Win a photography competition
  33. Learn a foreign language
  34. Learn how to drive a car
  35. Learn how to ride a motorbike
  36. Go to a weekend-long music festival
  37. Run a marathon
  38. Celebrate New Years Eve in
    – London
    Sydney 5
    – New York
  39. Get a skydiving license
  40. Watch a show on London’s West End
  41. Watch a show on Broadway, New York
  42. Go to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  43. Fly first class
  44. Visit the Louvre, Paris
  45. See the Mona Lisa
  46. Visit the Eiffel Tower, Paris
  47. Visit Stonehenge, England
  48. Visit the Great Sphinx, Egypt
  49. Sleep out under the stars 2
  50. Have a bonfire on the beach
  51. Watch the Olympics live
  52. Watch the Paralympics live
  53. Visit the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City
  54. Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Ireland
  55. Visit the Niagara Falls, USA – Canadian Border
  56. Visit all 50 states of America – click here to see my current progress
  57. Ski in Breckenridge, Colorado,
  58. Take part in Oktoberfest, Munich
  59. Visit the Amazon Rainforest, Brazil
  60. Take part in the Holi festival, India
  61. Gamble in Las Vegas
  62. Kiss in the rain
  63. Dance in the rain
  64. Celebrate Chinese New Year in China
  65. Visit Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  66. Visit Vietnam
  67. Walk on a naturally formed glacier
  68. Hitchhike
  69. Watch the sunset over Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia 1
  70. Drive on Germany’s Autobahn
  71. Visit the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
  72. Take part in Carnival, Rio
  73. Visit Hyde Park’s ‘Winter Wonderland’, London
  74. Visit the four ‘home nations’ (and R.O.I)
    – Northern Ireland
    – Republic of Ireland
  75. Celebrate the White Night Festival, Russia
  76. Celebrate Dia de los Muertes, Mexico
  77. Take part in the ‘Running of the Bulls’, Spain
  78. Witness the Pingxi Lantern Festival, Taiwan
  79. Take part in Songkran, Thailand 8
  80. Take part in the Haadrin Beach Full Moon Party, Thailand 9
  81. Go to Glastonbury Festival, UK
  82. Complete voluntary work in another country
  83. Take part in Mardi Gras, New Orleans
  84. Visit a Christmas Market in Germany 10
  85. Drive a jet ski
  86. Meet an elephant 7
  87. Ride a camel
  88. Visit the Sahara desert
  89. The Harbour Bridge Climb, Sydney 4
  90. Be the Best Man at a wedding
  91. Visit New England in Autumn, USA
  92. Go Whale watching
  93. Go on Safari in South Africa
  94. Watch Cirque du Soleil 
  95. Attend a Grand Prix race weekend
  96. Complete the Three Peak Challenge, UK
  97. Visit Anfield Stadium, Liverpool
  98. Watch a Liverpool FC football match at Anfield, Liverpool
  99. Watch a Boston Red Sox baseball game at Fenway Park, Boston
  100. Attend an NBA game
  101. Attend an NFL game
  102. Visit the Infinity Mirrors exhibit, USA
  103. Visit the Chocolate Hills, Philippines
  104. Watch a show at the Minack Theatre, Cornwall
  105. Eat Steak Tartare in France
  106. Visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa
  107. Eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant
  108. Visit the White Temple, Thailand 6
  109. Slow dance out under the stars
  110. Volunteer at the Olympics/Paralympics
  111. Experience Notting Hill Carnival, London
  112. Experience Cologne Carnival, Cologne
  113. Enjoy a “Day at the Races”
  114. Go on the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow – Beijing
  115. Experience the Cherry Blossom Festival, Japan
  116. Go to Hawaii
  117. Dance in the Snow 11