Bucket List

This list is a moving, breathing document. It changes from time to time when I complete things or add new items.

  • Skydive over Bora Bora
  • Stay at the Grand Wailea in Maui
  • Take a river cruise through Germany during Christmas
  • Be on 2 different continents at almost the same time
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
  • Off road adventure
  • Carnival in Brazil
  • Stay at the Four Seasons on Rodeo Drive
  • See the Dragon Trees in Yemen
  • Drive the road to Hana in Maui
  • Shipwreck diving in Aruba
  • Swim in the clear waters of Maldives
  • Gaudi tour in Spain
  • Go to Asia!
  • Pet Icelandic horses
  • Go to the top ofย  Burj Khalifa in Dubai
  • Visit Kandy in Sri Lanka
  • See red and black sand beaches in Maui
  • Swim with the pigs in the Bahamas
  • Travel by rail through Ireland
  • California Road Trip
  • Road trip from Miami to the Florida Keys
  • Visit Gardens by the Bay in Singapore
  • Blue Lagoon in Iceland
  • Sail the French Riviera
  • See a glacier
  • Yacht Week
  • Hot air balloon over Cappadocia Turkey
  • Travel to Mauritius
  • Tour Europe by Rail
  • Safari in Sri Lanka
  • Do a complete road trip of the United States
  • Stand under the Hollywood sign
  • Read a book every week for a year
  • High tea in Dubai
  • Take a wildlife tour
  • Join a club
  • Swim in the infinity pool of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore
  • Safari in Kenya
  • Tour an underground city
  • See Lemurs in Madagascar
  • Go to Wall Drug in South Dakota
  • Stay in an over water bungalow in Bora Bora/Moorea
  • Visit Yellowstone
  • Learn to cook pho in Vietnam
  • Cancun, Mexico Spring Break
  • Learn to code and build websites
  • Food tour of Las Vegas
  • Drive the Golden Circle in Iceland
  • Do a color run
  • See the only 7 star hotel in the world – Burj Al Arab
  • Visit the Grand Canyon
  • Go to a foam party
  • Hawaii
  • Alaska- my last of the 50 states to travel to
  • Ski the Grand Tetons
  • Desert safari
  • Parasailing
  • Ride in a San Francisco cable car
  • Visit Pearl Harbor
  • Learn to fish
  • Visit Mexico
  • Swim with dolphins
  • Go on a cruise
  • Mardi Gras
  • Take a helicopter tour over an amazing landscape
  • Learn Spanish in another country
  • Sail around the world
  • Stay in a hostel
  • FIFA World Cup
  • See pink sand beaches
  • Summer Olympics
  • Shoot clays
  • Golf at Pinehurst
  • Snorkel
  • Visit the Pyramids in Egypt
  • Take a 2+ week trip through Europe
  • Travel by train
  • Cliff jump
  • Hike the Salcantay trail to Machu Picchu
  • Visit a ghost town
  • Ride a dog sled
  • Go on a tour of Greenland
  • Spend a weekend in New York eating all sweets
  • Dragon boat races in Taiwan
  • Visit Turkey a second time with a friend
  • Sumo wrestling in Tokyo
  • Travel through Costa Rica
  • Selfie with a camel
  • Visit India
  • Whiskey tour in Scotland
  • Hike to the top of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece
  • Write a cookbook
  • Travel to the motherland, Ireland
  • Take my mom on an epic trip
  • Make a wish at the Trevi Fountain in Italy
  • Scuba diving
  • Start a new family tradition
  • Niagara Falls
  • Cage dive with sharks
  • Bike around Mackinac Island
  • See Mt. Rushmore
  • Camping
  • See the Aurora Borealis in Iceland
  • Visit Plitvice Lakes in Croatia
  • Take a seasonal job in a remote location
  • Oktoberfest in Germany
  • Go to the Holi festival in India
  • Go to Bermuda and survive the triangle to tell about it
  • See the 7 wonders of the world
  • Visit Jerusalem
  • Live in a city where the population is less than 100
  • Swim in the Dead Sea
  • Walk with lions
  • Visit Russia
  • Disneyland and be a kid for a day
  • Visit Morocco
  • Attend the Kentucky Derby
  • Glamping
  • Visit Deadvlei, Namibia
  • Go in the springs in Pamukkale, Turkey
  • Attend a large scale music festival
  • Get married on an island in the Caribbean
  • Go to all the Disney Parks
  • Walk the canals of Amsterdam
  • Get over my fear of flying
  • Visit Petra, Jordan
  • See the sunset from Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Walk on the Great Wall of China
  • Basilica Cistern in Istanbul
  • Stay at the Giraffe Manor in Kenya
  • Travel solo
  • Microlight flight over Victoria Falls
  • See a Broadway
  • Write a book
  • Whiskey and Castles in Dublin
  • Dinner in the sky
  • Live on an Island
  • Visit theย Tegalalang Rice Terraces in Bali
  • See the Long Library at Trinity College in Dublin
  • Stroll the vineyards of South Africa
  • See the ruins of Ephesus in Turkey
  • Visit all the wineries in Virginia
  • Spend 4th of July in New York
  • Stand on the ledge at the Willis Tower Skydeck, Chicago
  • See the salt flats in Bolivia
  • Visit La Sagrad Familia in Barcelona, Spain
  • Harry Potter Studio in London
  • Finish my MBA
  • Island hop in the Philippines


  1. March 11, 2016 / 2:46 am

    WOw! that’s an extensive list, but what a great idea to write it down.

    • March 11, 2016 / 3:04 am

      I am Always adding new things I want to do and keeping track keeps me going.

    • March 19, 2016 / 10:18 am

      Thank you. No I didn’t know that. I will have to check it out ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

  2. March 29, 2016 / 8:54 am

    This list is so cool and you have managed to tick so many off! Wonderful.
    Do try a Kerala backwater cruise and an Ayurveda massage.

    • March 29, 2016 / 7:31 pm

      Thank you so much! I will definitely look into it ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. thetravelpockets
    November 17, 2016 / 6:59 pm

    We love this bucket list. We just went to Aruba and adore the Icelandic horses. Definitely bucket list worthy ๐Ÿ™‚ FIFA World Cup, Staying at the Giraffe Manor in Kenya, and Glamping are awesome ideas to add to ours.

  4. January 19, 2017 / 9:31 pm

    Love the list! Glad to see India on it.. ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope you can plan to visit soon

  5. Becca
    March 14, 2017 / 6:37 am

    Your list looks like mine…never ending ๐Ÿ˜‚ I live a few blocks from the Sears (Willis) Tower! Happy to take you or show you some of Chicago’s best if you are ever around! (I don’t mean this creepily at all ๐Ÿ˜‚ I am a female travel blogger and FA as well)

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