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My Bucket Wanderlist

“People say that what we are all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think this is what we’re really seeking. I think what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive”

Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth

Everyone and anyone can have a bucket list, whether it’s day-to-day checklist to keep your life on the right track, places and countries you want to visit, or experiences on a grander scale. It’s a really great way of keeping yourself inspired.

Here’s mine.

πŸ’­ Live in a different country for a while βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Go white water rafting

πŸ’­ Visit Alaska

πŸ’­ Drive the Great Ocean Road in Australia βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Trek Macchu Picchu

πŸ’­ Swim with dolphinsΒ βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Visit Niagara Falls βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Hike a trail

πŸ’­ See Ayers Rock in the Australian outback βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Spend a week in a beach hut in the Maldives

πŸ’­ Go jet-skiing and waterskiing

πŸ’­ Make a scrapbook/travel journal of everywhere I’ve been

πŸ’­ Sleep under the stars βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Start yogaΒ βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Worry less and appreciate more

πŸ’­ Travel around Europe by train βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Learn to cook fresh, simple and healthy meals and enjoy it

πŸ’­ Go on a classic American roadtrip

πŸ’­ Go husky dog sledding and visit Santa in Lapland

πŸ’­ Do something kind everyday

πŸ’­ Take a cooking class in Thailand or India

πŸ’­ Live by the sea

πŸ’­ Go to Glastonbury festival

πŸ’­ Go on an African wildlife safari βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Sleep in the desert βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Learn to paddle boardΒ βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Go island hopping around Thailand βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Go on a trip all by myself

πŸ’­ Snorkel in the Great Barrier ReefΒ βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Volunteer in an orphanage in a third world country

πŸ’­ Go camping βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Backpack through Southeast Asia βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Worry less about what others think

πŸ’­ Take a gondola ride through Venice βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Spend a weekend in bustling Tokyo

πŸ’­ Travel across the south of France by car

πŸ’­ Climb a mountain βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Go to a proper American baseball game

πŸ’­ SkydiveΒ βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Float in the Black sea

πŸ’­ Watch sunrise over Angkor WatΒ βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Be more positive

πŸ’­ Feed kangaroos and cuddle a koala in OzΒ βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Visit the beautiful Amalfi coast βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ See dolphins in the wild βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Drive in another countryΒ βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Swim in the sea amongst the limestone cliffs in Thailand βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Take a photography class and learn how to use my camera properly

πŸ’­ Watch the sunrise after staying up all night

πŸ’­ Take a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Be a vegetarian for a while

πŸ’­ Go on a road trip through the Irish countryside

πŸ’­ Improve someone else’s day where possible

πŸ’­ Just drive somewhere with no direction and no maps

πŸ’­ Eat pad thai from a street stall in Bangkok βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Own my very own little place in London

πŸ’­ Let go of a floating lantern at a lantern festival

πŸ’­ Go to Mexico βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Wander the backstreets and temples of beautiful Istanbul

πŸ’­ Try to appreciate at least one thing every day

πŸ’­ Have a job where I look forward to waking up in the morning

πŸ’­ Read more

πŸ’­ Live in a campervan for a whileΒ βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Put a message in a bottle and throw it in the ocean

πŸ’­ Go whale-watching

πŸ’­ Visit a Buddhist monastery

πŸ’­ Swim with giant turtles

πŸ’­ Visit the Taj Mahal and experience the sights, smells and tastes of India

πŸ’­ Go skinny dipping in the sea

πŸ’­ See the pyramids in Egypt

πŸ’­ Stay in an ice hotel

πŸ’­ Eat real Italian gelato in Italy βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Sleep on the sand

πŸ’­ Explore the bustling capital city of Marrekech

πŸ’­ Toast marshmallows on a bonfire βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Go on a snowy winter’s break to St Petersburg, Russia

πŸ’­ Own a Volkswagen campervan

πŸ’­ Go Greek island hopping

πŸ’­ Ride an elephant βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Laze on Copacabana beach and go to the Brazilian Carnival in Rio

πŸ’­ Learn to surf

πŸ’­ Visit Cinque Terre in Italy

πŸ’­ Go somewhere just for the purpose of getting lost

πŸ’­ Walk through rainforests, fields and deserts βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Take a foreign language course abroad βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Take a dip in the natural hot springs and see the Northern lights in Reykjavik, Iceland

πŸ’­ Jump off rocks into the sea

πŸ’­ Go backpacking in South America

πŸ’­ Swim in waterfalls

πŸ’­ See the Duomo in Florence and the Michelangelo ceiling in Rome βœ”οΈŽ

πŸ’­ Watch turtles lay their eggs on the sand

πŸ’­ Walk along the Great Wall of China

πŸ’­ Go sailing around the world

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