Bucket List


All over the internet there are endless blogs about bucket lists and 30 before 30 etc etc. So here is my attempt at listing what I would like to do. There are of course hundreds of things I would like to do – far too many to list here – but these are things which I am going to make a real attempt to achieve.

I’m sure there will be more things added over the years but as of 28th June 2015 this is my list.

  • All UNESCO site in the UK completed 5 of 28 – Check out some Lake District coverage here!
  • Visit all 7 wonders of the world completed 4 of 7
    • Colosseum
    • Christ the Redeemer
    • Great Wall of China
    • Chichen Itza
    • Machu Picchu
    • Petra
    • Taj Mahal
Colosseum, The Great Wall and Chichen Itza

Colosseum, The Great Wall and Chichen Itza

  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza
  • Visit all 7 continents completed 4 of 7
    • Europe
    • Asia
    • Australasia
    • AfricaTrip to Tanzania in 2017!
    • North America
    • South America
    • Antarctica
Europe, Asia and North America

Europe, Asia and North America

  • Sleep in a desert (preferably the Sahara)
  • Go wild camping
  • Take a cooking class abroad (or several)
  • Complete a River Cottage cooking course – Check out the write up here!
  • Catch a fish
  • Make Sloe Gin – Currently in the cupboard ageing
  • Learn a foreign language (possibly Spanish or German) – Lessons booked for early 2018!
  • Eat at Noma
  • Attend a grand prix race completed 1 of 20 approx (Stuart has been to 4 of 20 approx)
  • Walk/cycle to whole of the South Downs Way 
  • Visit the Tulip fields in The Netherlands
  • Sky Dive
  • Take a road trip in a camper van (Canada or USA) – Completed in Canada 2016!
  • Visit Alcatraz
  • See the Northern Lights – Eekk after missing them in Iceland we were treated with them on multiple nights in Sweden!
  • Go Whale watching
  • Visit an Ikea in Sweden
  • Attend an Oktoberfest – We attended Stuttgart Cannstatter Volksfest in September.
  • Go to the Arctic Circle – Tick. Sweden 2017!
  • Swim in the dead sea
  • Visit all European countries
  • See a Puffin in the wild
  • Attend Oberammergau Passion Play. This is one for Stu. I’ve pre-registered!!! 🙂
  • See a Polar Bear in the wild
  • Either scuba dive or helmet dive
  • Swing on a hammock at the beach
  • See some amazing stars in the nights sky
  • See the Southern Lights
  • Stand up paddle board
  • Visit Easter Island

Happy Travelling!

Have I missed anything off my list? What are your bucket list items?