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 of  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 the 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 ??

  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.

  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 🙂 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.. 🙂 I hope you can plan to visit soon

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

    Your list looks like mine…never ending ? 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 ? I am a female travel blogger and FA as well)

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