I have added a new menu to the homepage of my blog: The List. Here you’ll find my list, or bucket list, and will be updated upon completion or when I think of new items to add. Without further ado, here is a copy of my current list!
Bucket list, life list, list o’ goals… whatever you want to call it, I have put all my hopes and dreams (mostly travel related, some not) in writing in hopes to conquer my desires. I will check off each item I fulfill upon completion, and add more when I think of them. In no particular order, here it is:
1- Travel to Antarctica
2- See polar bears in the Arctic
4- Trans-Siberian Railway in the winter
5- Stay with a Nomad family in Mongolia
6- Have a stranger invite me to cook dinner with his/her grandmother/mom in a foreign country
7- See the Northern Lights
8- Rent a Lambo and drive it on the Autobahn
9- Attend a Classico game between Barcelona and Real Madrid, in Madrid
10- Hot air balloon over Cappadocia
11- Play with a raccoon
12- Live in NYC
13- Take a crazy, last-minute trip without a large amount of back-up cash
14- Respond to a natural disaster and help victims
15- Volunteer at the Children’s Hospital
16- Get a mohawk-ish type of haircut
17- Work a winter season in Lapland as a chef
18- Stay in the Ice Hotel
19- Live in Dublin
20- Hike to the Everest Base Camp
21- Stay at the Shaolin Monastery
22- Participate in Flugtag
23- Conquer the Mongal Rally
24- Marvel at the amazing mosques of Iran
25- Brew my own craft beer
26- Publish a photography book
Get the courage to sell my Challenger to save money for travel Sold July 30,2014
28- Restore a 65′ SS Nova (once I really start to miss my Challenger!)
29- Read a new book each week for an entire year
30- Learn how to sail
31- Travel to Nova Scotia
32- Take up ocean kayaking
33- Drive the entire Route 66
34- Go cage diving (and live to tell about it!)
35- Hike the Incan Trail
36- Learn how to make the perfect replica of a Czech bread dumpling
37- Volunteer at the Elephant Nature Park
38- Visit St. John’s Cemetery in Queens- final resting place of Lucky Luciano and many more mobsters
39- Attend Mardi Gras
40- Go on a taco crawl through Mexico
41- Take a mule ride to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
42- Listen to a Holocaust survivor speak
43- Stay in an ocean hut in Bora Bora
44- Visit my Aussie friends in ‘Straylia
45- Complete a short animation film
46- Complete travel through every European country (EU and non)
47- Attend an NBA game at every single arena across the US
48- Continue learning French
49- Drive the entire Californian coastline
50- Go on an excavation
51- Learn molecular gastronomy
52- Spoil a homeless person for the day
53- Release rehabilitated wildlife back into the wild
54- Have a beer with Billy Idol (hey, I can dream, right?!)
55- Stay in a treehouse
56- Live on a houseboat
57- Go on a North Pole expedition
58- Visit Komodo Island
59- Float in the Dead Sea
60- See Bengal tigers in their natural habitat
61- Travel through the Black Forest
62- Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau
63- Attempt learning the turntables, again
64- Fund the wish of a Make-a-Wish child
65- Sail the Nile River
66- Go Zorbing
67- Hike the jungles of the Amazon
68- Visit the Google Headquarters
Gotta asking and not Google it…. what is “zorbing”??? 🙂
Zorbing looks like one of the greatest inventions, ever! Rolling down a hill in a giant bubble!
I checked Your thru and found it great! I love for example 8- Rent a Lambo and drive it on the Autobahn. I have drove my own car at the speed of 242km/h or 150mi/h. The feeling is mighty!
Maybe You could add to Your list these:
World’s Biggest Snow Castle.
Arctic Circle in winter.
You can overnight in World’s Biggest Snow Castle, no need to visit Ice Hotel.
Happy and safe travel!
You drove your own car on the Autobahn?! Wow! Sounds awesome!
I would LOVE to stay in a Snow Castle!! Have you?
Yeah, driving balls out on the Autobahn is all kinds of fun!
Some nice items on the list… 🙂
Busy busy!Fab list–be sure to tick that Live In Dublin one off 😃
I WILL be your neighbor one day 🙂
Thanks, Steve! I’m trying!
Wow! No one can accuse you of having a lack of ambition! Better get busy! 😉