Bucket List

Northern Lights Iceland

Aurora Borealis in the Night Sky in Iceland – photo credit: Arnar Valdimarsson via photopin cc

It was hard writing down a bucket list here, mostly because the list of places I want to go to and things I want to do is about three miles long.  But I think this hits on a lot of the most persistent dreams I have that excite me the most.

  1. See the northern lights in Hammerfest, Norway.
  2. Learn to surf.
  3. Visit Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  4. See Uluru, Australia.
  5. Take the Trans-Siberian Railway.
  6. See Grand Canyon, USA.
  7. Drive across the USA (NY-LA).
  8. See the night sky from Death Valley (International Dark Sky Site).
  9. Trek Inca Trail in Machu Picchu, Peru.
  10. Visit Vienna, Austria.
  11. Visit Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  12. Visit Cape Town, South Africa.
  13. Learn Spanish (conversational level).
  14. Write a book on travel.
  15. Visit Jerusalem, Israel.
  16. Visit Glacier National Park, Montana.
  17. Go to Antarctica.
  18. Get up one day, go to airport, take next international flight out.
  19. Visit Marrakech and Fez, Morocco.
  20. Visit Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  21. Bungee jump.
  22. Learn HTML & CSS.
  23. Visit Prague, Czech Republic.
  24. Visit Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
  25. Visit Cairo & see the Great Pyramids in Egypt.
  26. See the temples in Angkor Wat, Cambodia.
  27. Visit Bangkok, Thailand.
  28. Visit Jamaica.
  29. Go to Bali, Indonesia.
  30. Visit Munich, Germany.
  31. Learn snowboarding.
  32. Visit New Orleans, Louisiana.
  33. See Santorini in Greece.
  34. Dance in sambodromo in Brazil’s Carnaval.
  35. See Skeleton Coast in Namibia.
  36. Visit Istanbul, Turkey.
  37. Produce and direct a documentary.
  38. Visit Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  39. See Ha Long Bay in Vietnam.
  40. See the Forbidden City in Beijing.
  41. Visit Rome, Italy.
  42. Visit Tokyo & Kyoto in Japan.
  43. See Cliffs of Moher in Ireland.
  44. Go to Bora-Bora, French Polynesia.
  45. Visit Patagonia, Argentina.
  46. Visit Medellin, Colombia.
  47. Visit Paris, France.
  48. Visit Barcelona, Spain.
  49. See Salar de Uyuni (Salt Flat) in Bolivia.
  50. Visit Patagonia, Argentina.
  51. Trek through the rainforest in Madagascar.
  52. Get into good enough physical condition to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro.
  53. Drive up Pacific Coast Highway from San Diego, CA to Seattle, WA.
  54. Visit Lisbon, Portugal.
  55. Visit Bodie, CA (abandoned mining town).
  56. Visit St. Petersburg, Russia.
  57. See the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
  58. Get certified in diving.
  59. Volunteer for a month in sub-Saharan Africa.
  60. Visit Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
  61. Visit Tunis, Tunisia.
  62. Trek through the Sahara on camelback.
  63. See red rocks in Sedona, AZ.
  64. Visit Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  65. Visit Copenhagen, Denmark.
  66. Visit Stockholm, Sweden.
  67. See Iguazu Falls (Argentina/Brazil).
  68. Visit Florence, Italy.
  69. Visit Edinburgh, Scotland.
  70. Learn how to snowboard.
  71. Visit Chania in Crete, Greece.
  72. Drive from London to Istanbul.
  73. See Ancient City of Petra, Jordan.
  74. Learn a form of combat.
  75. Visit Hong Kong.
  76. Visit Budapest, Hungary.
  77. See Niagara Falls, New York.
  78. Visit Havana, Cuba.
  79. Take boat through the Amazon River, Brazil.
  80. Visit Montevideo, Uruguay.
  81. Go to Venice, Italy.
  82. Go to Oktoberfest in Munich.
  83. Learn horseback riding.
  84. Stay in a medieval castle for a few nights.
  85. Visit Miami, Florida.
  86. Visit Reykjavik, Iceland.
  87. See Cuzco in Peru.
  88. Do the eight ‘Great Walks’ in New Zealand.
  89. Visit Bruges, Belgium.
  90. Visit Easter Island.
  91. Trek through Scottish Highlands.
  92. Walk on the Great Wall of China.
  93. See Chichen Itza in Mexico.
  94. Go parasailing.
  95. Learn photography well enough to get a photo in a gallery.
  96. Visit the Philippines.
  97. Drive loop all around Australia.
  98. Visit Lalibela, Ethiopia.
  99. Visit Berlin, Germany and experience the best nightlife.
  100. Visit every country in the world!