Tuesday, 12 November 2013

The Bucket List


Something that everybody should have and attempt to do is A Bucket List.

The good thing about a Bucket List is that it can be fluid, forever changing as you cross things of and add others.
Here is mine so far...


Places to Visit:


  • The Eiffel Tower (June, 2013)
  • The Colosseum (July, 2013)
  • Anzac Cove, Gallipoli (April, 2014)  blog post here
  • Niagara Falls
  • Cinque terre, Italy
  • The Palace of Versailles, France
  • Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
  • Taj Mahal, India
  • The Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland (November, 2013)  blog link
  • Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Uluru, Australia
  • Visit all 7 continents (Africa, Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Antarctica, Australasia)
  • Laze on a beach in the Caribbean
  • Harry Potter Studio Tour, England (September, 2014)
  • The Dead Sea
  • The Crooked Forest, Poland
  • The Grand Canyon, USA (September, 2016)
  • The Leaning Tower of Pisa (June, 2013)
  • Pearl Harbour, Hawaii (October, 2016)
  • Stonehenge, England
  • Dachau, Germany (2013)
  • Auschwitz-Berkenau, Poland (October, 2014) photo essay
  • La Sagrada Familia, Spain (July, 2013)
  • Red Square, Russia
  • Dubrovnik, Croatia (July, 2013)
  • Valley of the Kings, Egypt
  • See the cherry blossoms of Japan


Adventures to Have:


  • Walk the Kokoda Trail
  • Go to La Tomatina (2013)
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Skydiving (Switerland, 2013) Scariest thing ever!
  • Go sea cave canoeing (Phuket, 2012)
  • Stay in a treehouse (April, 2014 / May, 2014)
  • Do a Segway tour
  • Attend a football (soccer) match in England
  • Drive in a country where they drive on the opposite side of the road (Switzerland, 2013)
  • Go white water rafting (Phuket, 2008)
  • Go parasailing (Phuket, 2008)
  • Ride a helicoper (Australia, 2004; Switzerland, 2013)
  • Ride in a hot air balloon (Cappadoccia, Turkey, 2014)
  • See a play on Broadway (October, 2016)
  • See a play in the West End (Book of Mormon, January 2015, Jersey Boys, March 2015)
  • Ride in a gondola in Venice (2013)
  • Go on a safari
  • Ride a camel in the desert (September, 2014)
  • Go on a cruise down the River Nile
  • Go abseiling (Australia, 2009)
  • Go caving (Australia, 2009)
  • Go to Mardi Gras
  • Drive rather aimlessly around a foreign country
  • Sail the Croatian Islands
  • Sail the Greek Islands (2013)
  • Cage diving with crocodiles (Darwin, Australia, 2010)
  • See a polar bear
  • Take a Gap Year (2009)
  • Live in another country (moved to London, August 2013) 
  • Visit the Grand Bazaar, Turkey (April, 2014)
  • Drive on a race track (Monaco, 2013)
  • Go ski-ing (Bulgaria, March, 2014)
  • Go to a random festival (British Summer Time, July, 2014)
  • Travel on the TransSiberian Railway
  • Travel on the Ghan



Food and drink to Try:

  • Es Cargot (snails) (France, 2013)
  • Frog's legs
  • Haggis (July, 2014)
  • Crocodile (Australia, 2012)
  • Kangaroo (Australia, 2011)
  • Cheese Fondue (Switzerland, 2013)
  • Jerk chicken (London, 2013)
  • Fugu, 'Pufferfish'
  • Stroopwafel (Amsterdam, 2013)
  • Pizza in Naples
  • Spacecake
  • Borscht (Poland, 2014)
  • Gumbo
  • Sauerkraut (Munich, 2013) 
  • Absinthe (February, 2014 - thanks housemates!)
  • Rosti (Switzerland, 2013)
  • Steak and Guiness Pie (London, 2013)