Everybody should have a bucket list! A list of things they want to achieve, or places they want to go, or things they want to see.
Heres mine. And it’s going to grow as I learn about all the amazing things this World has to offer, I’m sure!
Live in Bangkok
Visit Easter Island
Go to an Opera
Bungee Jump (Darren – not for me, thank you. I don’t mind jumping down, but I certainly don’t want to be thrown back up!)
Drink a Bloody Mary at every St Regis Hotel
To visit at least 100 countries together (and to get to 20 in 2015) To date:17 /196 Countries in the World
Get an Advanced Open Water Diver licence. (We got our Open Water Licence in 2006)
Do a Night Dive.
Walk the Inca Trail
See the Pyramids
Go in a Hot Air Balloon (Vic – Darren did this back in 2007)
See the Northern Lights
Eat in a Michellin Starred Restaurant – and eat a 7 course taster menu – with pared wines!
Go to the Galapagos Islands
Go on a yoga / mediation retreat
See a Rhino in the wild
Visit every continent (so far Europe, South East Asia, Australasia) (Vic also America and Africa – if Tunisia counts!!)
Go on the American Road Trip my Nan always planned for us to do
Go on a Cruise
Sleep in an Overwater Bungalow
Eat a fish that I catch myself
Eat a Champagne Brunch
Sleep at the London St Regis Hotel (sadly, its no longer a St Regis hotel)
Go wine tasting
Fly first class
Attend Holi Festival in India
See the Taj Mahal
Go to the Grand Canyon
See the 7 New Wonders of the World
Ski or Snowboard in Canada
Meet up with somebody we met travelling in 2006
See the Eiffel Tower
Surf in Bali
Fly somewhere first class. (Not quite first class, but we have flown business class now)
Learn a new language. Not just the basics.
Find a Koala in the wild. We never saw one the whole time we were in Australia in 2006!
Climb the summit of a mountain – high up like Mount Everest or Mount Kilimanjaro. We’ve already scaled Mount Snowdon in Wales.
Walk the Great Wall of China.
See Ayers Rock.
Go to the 2018 Rio Olympics. Hopefully Dani (King) will win another Gold Medal.
Own our own bar.
Stay at the Evason And Mandara in Nha Trang. I learned to swim and dive in the pool. The pool was AMAZING
Get a degree. In 2006, travelling was more important than my place at Uni, so I gave it up. But one day I will get that certificate! (I’m currently looking into an open degree in English and History)
Already ticked off the list
Go travelling – we did this in 2006
Learn to Scuba Dive
Camper van around Australia
Go on an Elephant Trek
Visit Angkor Wat
Stay at Plaza Athenee, A Royal Meridien Hotel
Go to the Sirocco Sky Bar, Bangkok.
What is on yours? Have I missed something spectacular?!