Bucket List

The list of things I want to do, sort of like my bucket list, as well as the pictures below of what I have completed. This will probably change (a lot) over time. They aren’t in any particular order but the ones near the top have been on my list for a while:

some dates are linked to post’s i’ve done for them 🙂

  1. Raise Lions/Cubs in South Africa
  2. get a harry potter tattoo
  3. no credit card debt
  4. Live in England
  5. be in a healthy BMI range
  6. long term travel
  7. Hobbiton, New Zealand 27/12/14
  8. white Christmas
  9. seen 4 of the 7 wonders
  10. See the view from the London Eye
  11. Franz Josef Glaciers, New Zealand 7/01/15
  12. Floating Markets in Thailand
  13. go on exchange while studying at Uni
  14. Graduate from university
  15. visit 30 countries before i’m 30my-travel-map (1)
  16. travel solo June 2015
  17. travel with a stranger
  18. amphitheater drakensberg, Cape Town, South Africa
  19. live out of a camper-van 25/12/14 – 9/01/15
  20. Hike Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
  21. Take a boat trip to Seal Island, Cape Town, South AfricaIMG_6624
  22. Hike to the Cape Point Lighthouse, South Africa
  23. get my full license
  24. learn to ride a motorcycle
  25. Drive through Cape Point National Reserve, South Africa
  26. become partially fluent in a second language (german)
  27. Canyon Swing, New Zealand 2/01/15
  28. Gondola Ride in Queenstown, New Zealand 5/06/15
  29. Ice Skate on a Lake
  30. watch the ball drop in NY on New Years
  31. Take a Snowshoe Hike
  32. Milford Sound, New Zealand 11/06/15 (happy birthday to me:)
  33. Gather enough passport stamps to warrant a new one
  34. White Water Rafting, New Zealand 3/01/15
  35. Do a pub crawl in Dublin, Ireland
  36. Walk Across Abbey Road In London, England
  37. Coffee Adventures
    • The Lockhart, Toronto
    • Central Perk, Liverpool
    • The Hobbit Pub, Southampton
    • Coffee in Paris
  38. Harry Potter
    • Harry Potter studios London
    • Visit Harrods,  Knightsbridge, London
    • The Hogwarts Express (Jacobite Steam Train)
    • Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando
    • Hogwarts Great Hall in Christ Church College, Oxford
    • Durham Cathedral, England
    • Hogwarts School- Broomstick Flying & Quidditch Scenes in Alnwick Castle
    • King’s Cross Station, London, England
    • Millenium Bridge in St. Pauls
    • Hogwarts Library in Bodleian Library, Oxford
    • Diagon Alley in Borough Market
    • Gringotts Wizarding Bank in Australia House, Strand
    • Hogsmeade Station in Goathland Station, North Yorkshire
    • Glencoe, Scotland
    • Bodleian Library, Oxford, England
  39. See EMINEM live 4/12/11 and 24/02/14 (both times in Australia)
  40. Climb Harbour Bridge, Australia 2011
  41. Ferg Burger in Queenstown, New Zealand 12/06/15
  42. Walk Great Wall of China
  43. Taieri gorge railway, Dunedin 31/12/14
  44. See Three Story Tree House, British Columbia, Canada
  45. Yosemite National Park, US
  46. sky dive
  47. have awesome European adventures
  48. See the Colosseum in Rome, Italy
  49. Do a walking tour in Prague in the Czech Republic
  50. Visit concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, Germany 
  51. Snowboard The Swiss Alps, Switzerland
  52. Check out the Louvre in Paris
  53. Have Pizza in Italy
  54. Stand in a red phone box in England
  55. snowboard in switzerland
  56. Bicycle tour of Amsterdam
  57. Have a croissant at a side walk café in Paris
  58. Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany
  59. Holocaust memorial near the Brandenburg Gate, Germany
  60. Have a pint at Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany
  61. Sunbathe in Nice on the French Riviera
  62. Take a chocolate walking tour in Brussels, Belgium
  63. Explore Buda Castle in Budapest, Hungary
  64. Go cycling in the Netherlands
  65. Drink wine in Paris, France
  66. stay in a castle in Bavaria, Germany
  67. Go island hopping in Greece
  68. Visit Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle) in Transylvania, Romania
  69. Anne Frank House, Amsterdam
  70. Make a wish at the Trevi Fountain in Rome
  71. Bike Tour around France
  72. Walk the ancient city of Dubrovnik, Croatia
  73. Party in Spain’s Ibiza
  74. Visit Juliet’s balcony in Verona, Italy
  75. Dive into the Blue Grotto in Capri, Italy
  76. Get involved in La Tomatina in Spain
  77. Explore Torcello in the Venetian Lagoon, Venice
  78. Check out the darker side of London on a ghost tour
  79. Drift down a canal in Amsterdam
  80. Venice gondola ridevinyl-wall-map-800x491
  81. Cycle around Bruges, Belgium.
  82. Check out the Christmas markets in Germany
  83. Pay your respects to Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison at Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris
  84. Berlin Wall in Berlin, Germany
  85. Embark on a comic strip walk in Brussels, Belgium
  86. Visit the Electric Ladyland gallery in Amsterdam
  87. Check your adrenaline on the rides at Europa-Park, Germany.
  88. Learn to cook, Catalan-style, in Barcelona
  89. Swim at Puglia in southern Italy
  90. Ride the Dragon Khan rollercoaster at PortAventura in Salou, Spain
  91. Go sailing around the Stockholm islands in Sweden
  92. Buy a book at Shakespeare & Co in Paris
  93. Take a private plane trip in Budapest, Hungary
  94. Check out the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia
  95. Visit Cinque Terre in Italy
  96. Take the plunge and bungy jump in Switzerland
  97. Ride in an air balloon over Cappadocia, Turkey
  98. Grab a waffle in Covent Garden, London
  99. Check out the time on the Prague Astronomical Clock, Czech Republic
  100. Snap the ultimate photo at Pulpit Rock, Norway
  101. Check out Sziget summer music festival in Hungary
  102. Kayak at Lake Bled, Slovenia
  103. Predjama Castle, Slovenia
  104. Watch the sunset from Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
  105. Jump off the rocks at Dubrovnik, Croatia
  106. Get freaked out at Rome’s Capuchin Crypt
  107. Dive between continental plates in Silfra, Iceland
  108. Swim in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
  109. Check out the Northern Lights above the Arctic Circle in Norway or Iceland
  110. Take the road less travelled on Transfagarasan Road, Romania
  111. Soak up the hot waters in the Blue Lagoon, Iceland
  112. Eat a seven-course meal at a French chateau
  113. Check out the street art in Copenhagen, Denmark
  114. Walk the cobbled streets of Toledo, Spain
  115. Gamble in Monaco
  116. Check out the East Side Gallery in Berlin
  117. Marvel at Stonehenge in England
  118. Catch the changing of the guard in Warsaw, Poland
  119. Bottle your own wine at a private Tuscan vineyard in Italy
  120. Take a photo of Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland
  121. Sunbathe on a black beach in Santorini, Greece
  122. Tiptoe through the tulips in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  123. See the colourful buildings in Sintra, Portugal
  124. Take in the history of Pompeii, ItalyIMG_7871
  125. Check out the Palace of Versailles in France
  126. Take an alfresco dip in Lidos, London
  127. Snowboard the alps in Austria.
  128. Build a snowman in the European winter
  129. Roam the Vatican in Italy
  130. Go hiking in the Tyrol Alps, Austria
  131. Look out over Athens from the Acropolis
  132. Ride a marshrutka minibus in Armenia
  133. Have a picnic in Central Park, New York
  134. See the Redwoods, US
  135. cross-country tour via Bike
  136. Experiencing Weightlessness // Indoor Skydive
  137. Stay in an over water Villa in the Maldives
  138. Travel to Bhutan
  139. Ride in a Hot Air Balloon
  140. sleep under the stars
  141. Stand under a Waterfall
  142. Attend/Host a Murder Mystery Dinner
  143. Meet Rupert Grint
  144. milk from a fresh coconut
  145. learn the alphabet in sign language 
  146. Say “Thank You” in 10 Languages
  147. Quadbiking
  148. Ride In A Tuk Tuk, Thailand
  149. cable car
  150. Ride On A Segway
  151. fly first class
  152. go on a cruise
  153. go on a safari
  154. sleep in a Capsule Hotel
  155. sleep in a houseboat
  156. sleep in a teepee
  157. sleep in a tree house13fd64a36f26f463953c79178f34c049
  158. sleep in an overnight train
  159. underwater hotel
  160. step foot in all 7 continents
  161. Throw a Dart at a Map and Just Go
  162. See The Northern Lights, Alaska
  163. Walk The Las Vegas Strip, Nevada
  164. Grand Central Station, New York
  165. Times Square, New York
  166. Niagara Falls, New York/Canada
  167. Shop At The European Christmas Markets
  168. Stand In Front Of The Taj Mahal, India
  169. Blue Grotto, Italy
  170. Sit On The Edge Of Preikestolen, Norway
  171. Hike The Inca Trail, Peru
  172. Hike Through The Crooked Forest, Poland
  173. Let Go Of A Floating Lantern, Thailand
  174. Visit Rupert, Daniel And Emmas Handprints
  175. Visit The Amazon Rainforest
  176. Tigers & Elephants in Thailand
  177. Temples in Thailand
  178. Go To A Floating Lantern Festival, Thailand
  179. snake around my neck
  180. Drive a Snowmobile
  181. Swim In An Infinity Pool
  182. Have A Campfire On The Beach
  183. Go For A Fish Pedicure, Malaysia
  184. Cliff Diving

I have used Flight Centres 101 Must-Do’s in Europe in 2016 as inspiration for my European adventures.


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  4. I love this section you have some fun things to tick off and some you’ve ticked off are things that are on mine too they look brill 🙂 you need to add Harry Potter studios London that’s where I’m heading this summer it’s been a dream for a while I never travel in my own country and I’m trying to this year 🙂 also I’ve been to Durham cathedral a few times and it is a must see it’s amazing the whole place is try going when it’s lumier light show the whole city is magical then I did a post about it on my blog 🙂 x x x

    • omg massive HP FAN!!! me and my sister are planning to go next year, not sure how that slipped through (plus so many other things i need to add).

      thanks for the comment!! ill be sure to check out your post on Durham cathedral!

      • No prob im really looking forward to going i was just thinking i wonder if she knows about it thats why i commented about it glad you do 🙂 Oh great thanks its just i went to university not far from Durham so i was there a lot and its a beautiful city has lots to offer the cathedral is just one x x x

    • i had to do it in high school years 7&8 and loved it so continued in 9&10 but there weren’t enough people to do it in years 11&12 but it’s something I always thought about doing like an online course but never got around to it. I’m at Uni now so I’m doing it in the next session 😀 I still remember a lot of it but am excited to brush up and talk to other noobs in German haha

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