The Bucketlist

After what seems like a gazillion items, and some relevant trimming, the infamous list has been narrowed down. Of course, pending revision as I see fit… Items in blue are one the short term list for 2014. If you got any suggestions on things for me to do, or places to visit, please do share..

1. Run a 5K, 10k, half marathon
2. Learn to play golf
3. Go on a road trip
4. Go kayaking
5. Go horseback riding
6. Learn how to ice skate (was actually wayyy easier than I ever thought)
7. Learn how to roller blade
8. Learn to kitesurf
9. Learn to play tennis
10. Go mountain biking

11. Learn to windsurf
12. Learn conversational French
13. Learn sign language
14. Learn enough Italian to be able to understand opera
15. Learn to play the piano
16. Learn to play the guitar
17. Sing Karaoke  (<- drunk karaoke, the best)
18. Learn to Tango
19. Learn to Belly Dance
20. Witness a meteor shower

21. Witness a solar eclipse
22. Live in a foreign country for six months.
23. See a comet
24. See a space shuttle or rocket launch (saw the ISS fly by, was awesome!)
25. Experience a formula 1 race  (Go Kimi ❤ )
26. Publish a coffee table book of photo’s I’ve taken
27. Watch turtles hatch and run to the sea
28. Watch a turtle lay eggs  (this was actually the same turle as #27)
29. Walk across a swingy suspension bridge
30. Ride in a hot air balloon

31. Go on a helicopter ride
32. Go scuba diving
33. Go snorkeling in a shipwreck
34. Go white water rafting
35. Dive in a submarine
36. Go rock climbing
37. Race a sports car
38. Fire a pistol
39. Go jet skiing
40. Go Zip-lining

41. Go on a cruise
42. Experience weightlessness
43. Go on the world’s top ten train rides
44. Jump from a cliff into deep water
45. Bob sled

46. Visit The Basilica di San Marco, Venice
47. Experience Carnival in Venice, Italy
48. Visit the Trevi fountain and the Coliseum in Rome
49. Visit ruins of Pompeii
50. The Leaning Tower of Pisa

51. Visit The Acropolis and The Parthenon in Greece
52 Honeymoon in Santorini, Greece
53. The Alhambra in Spain
54. Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
55. Stonehenge, United Kingdom
56. The Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, London, England
57. Ride the London’s Eye
58. The British Museum in London, England
59. Tour an English Castle
60. Visit the English Channel Tunnel

61. Shop at Harrods
62. Watch a tennis match at Wimbledon
63. Watch Changing of the Guards at Buckingham
64. Watch the Aurora Borealis in Iceland
65. Visit Volcanoes and Viking settlements in Iceland
66. The Kremlin in Russia
67. The Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia
68. The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
69. The Louvre, Paris, France

70. The Eiffel Tower
71. Disneyland Paris
72. Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
73. Gamble at Monte Carlo, Monaco
74. Dubrovnik, Croatia
75. Salzburg, Austria
76. Visit the site of the Berlin Wall
77. Drive on Autobahn, Germany

Middle East
76. The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
77. Visit Ancient City of Petra, Jordan
78. The Dome of the Rock, Israel
79. Karnak Temple; Egypt
80. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo

Far East
81. The Great Wall of China
82. See the Terracotta Warriors
83. Hong Kong Harbor
84. Visit Sengakuji , Japan

85. Snorkel The Great Barrier Reef Australia
86. Visit The Sydney Opera House, Australia
87. Go Zorbing in New Zealand.
88. Explore Austrlian Outback

North America
89. Visit The Grand Canyon,
90. Watch a rocket launch (live).

91. Visit SeaWorld and Disney World, FL
92. Travel around San Francisco in the cable car, CA
93. See the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA
94. Go to Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA
95. Visit the San Diego Zoo, CA
96. Visit Hollywood walk of fame, CA
97. Travel around New York, NYC
98. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NYC
99. See the Empire State Building, NYC
100. Climb up the Statue of Liberty, NYC

101. A Broadway Play, NYC
102. Go to a St. Patrick’s Day Parade, NYC
103. Walk through central park, NYC
104. Go to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, NYC
105. Go to Times Square on New Year’s Eve, NYC
106. Walk across Brooklyn bridge, NYC
107. Experience Mardi Gras, New Orleans
108. The Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC
109. Tour the white house, DC
110. Go to the Pike Place Market in Seattle, WA

111. Go to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, MA
112. Visit Waikiki Beach, Oahu, HI
113. Visit Pearl Harbor, HI
114. The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race
, IN
115. Hike to a waterfall, TN
116. See an iceberg, Alaska
117. Celebrate Midnight Sun, Alaska
118. Climb a glacier in Alaska
119. Polar Circle Alaska
120. Drive on Route 66, IL- CA

121. Drive down highway 101 (west coast highway) CA- WA
122. Visit Crater Lake national park, OR
123. Learn to ski/snowboard, CO
124. River raft down CO river
125. See old faithful at Yellowstone National Park, WY
126. Watch a major league baseball game
127. Climb to the top of a volcano

South America
128. Swim in the largest swimming pool in the world, off the coast of Chile.
129. Visit The Statues of Easter Island, Chile
130. Chichen Itza, Mexico

131. Experience The Day of the Dead, Mexico
132. Visit The Galapagos Archipelago,
133. Visit The Perito Moreno Glacier
134. The Panama Canal
135. Visit Cuba

136. Learn to play poker
137. Learn to play pool
138. Take up photography
139. Take up astronomy
140. Learn to play chess
141. Fly kites
142. Make mobiles
143. Solve the Rubik’s Cube
144. Learn to make candles
145. Paint – watercolors, oil, acrylics
146. Gardening
147. Learn to draw
148. Take up Sewing
149. Donate blood
150. Charter a yacht

151. Own a beach house
152. Drive a Lamborghini or a Ferrari
153. Sleep in a castle
154. Start your own business
155. Own a bar
156. Have your paintings exhibited in a gallery.
157. Become a wild life photographer
158. Sell your original artwork
159. Become financially literate
160. Create a financial strategy

161. Create enough passive income
162. Become a millionaire
163. Get married
164. Go whale-watching
165. See penguins in their natural habitat
166. See a platypus
167. Go on safari
168. Ride a horse on the beach
169. See a wild bear close up (the scariest experience so far, and totally unexpected)
170. A concert by your favorite entertainer (JT is the bomb!)


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