My original post from 2013 has seen me really work through getting the things I want to do, DONE! So I’ve also updated my ‘completed Bucket list post‘ So I have decided to republish and deleted some things that no longer seemed like things I wanted to do or buy or achieve.
I ended up with eight big things, 22 travel related things, and 11 ‘experienes’ – 41 in total. It’s a shorter list than I expected if I’m honest – perhaps I need to find more things to add. As always, I’d welcome suggestions!
The BIG stuff (8)
Live in NYC
Get married (before the children)
Have children (thinking 3)
A home with a passionfruit vine, a frangipani tree, a magnolia grandiflora… and a vegie patch.
Pay off my mortgage (currently about $250k to go)
Fully fund my retirement
Write my will
Prepay and plan my funeral
Visit every continent (Completed: Australia, Asia, Europe, Middle East – need South America & Antartica)
Visit The Maldives
Visit Iceland – 2017
travel experiences (13)
Go to Carnival in Rio de Janeiro (could do it with the bro in 2014, but alas, I realise I don’t love crowds and big parties, so maybe another time)
See Machu Picchu (to think my brother just did this Jan 2014!)
See Aurora Borealis (maybe in an igloo?)
Visit tulip fields in The Netherlands (April) – 2017
Stay in Igloo Village – and see the Northern lights?
Stay in a tree house (in Europe)
Visit Oradour-sur-Glane, France – a town annihilated by Germans by torching – 2017
Go to the super bowl (early Feb)
Go to Burning Man, Black Rock desert, Nevada USA (late Aug/early Sept)
Go to (the original) Mardi Gras in New Orleans (mid Feb)
Spend Christmas or Thanksgiving in the US
Fly FIRST class – maybe Emirates where I can shower?
Go on a ‘big boat’ style cruise (maybe in retirement)
Learn the name and location of all the countries in Africa – 2017
Get my palm read/fortune told – 2017
Watch a movie at a drive in (if they still exist!) – 2017
Swim with dolphins in NATURE (not in Dubai…:s)
Go to a silent retreat
Get body painted for an event
Go caving – 2017
Be part of a flash mob (thanks Moonwave for the tip!)
Build a bonfire and make S’mores
Try kite surfing
Try a pottery wheel
Attend a masquerade ball
And there’s at least seven I’m targetting to achieve THIS year!
What’s on your bucket list?