Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The (Ever-Evolving) Bucket List

Every travel experience is amazing, but these are the few that we believe would be truly life-changing!

Visit "art island" (Naoshima) in Japan (2019)
Vespa through the Italian Countryside (2019)
Stay in an over-water bungalow
Ride in a hot air balloon over and stay in a cave hotel in Cappadocia
Sit in a Jacuzzi overlooking a Santorini sunset
Take Nile & Yangtze River Cruises
Visit Machu Picchu
Stay in an arctic igloo in Finland and see the Northern Lights
Visit Petra, Jordan
Float in the Dead Sea

Checked Off The List:
Visit at least 1 place outside of the US each year:
2010 - Puerto Rico
2011Puerto Rico, Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, USVI
2012 - Germany, France, Switzerland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Austria
2013 - Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Canada, Netherlands
2014 - Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Japan
2015 - Canada, Italy, Puerto Rico
2016 - Bali, Mexico, Ireland, England
2017 - Hong Kong, Macau, England, Wales, Austria, Spain
2018 - Mexico, Japan, Iceland

Experiences
Sit on a beach in Thailand - 2013
See Ha Long Bay, Vietnam - 2013
Experience German Oktoberfest in Munich - 2012
See the Temples in Siem Reap, Cambodia - 2013

 Go to a Turkish Bath (Budapest) - 2012
Go to the Grand Canyon - 2012

Visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, FL - 2013 & 2015
Visit the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, NM - 2013
Fly anywhere in Europe for a long weekend - Amsterdam - 2013, London - 2016, Barcelona - 2017
Visit Mayan ruins - Tikal, Guatemala 2014 & Coba, Mexico 2018
See the temples & shrines in Kyoto - Japan 2014
Eat sushi at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo - 2014 at Sushizanmai & 2018 at Sushi Daiwa
Experience the "vortexes" in Sedona, AZ - January 2015
See whales in the wild - Maui, February 2015
See Niagara Falls - April 2015
Show Jason my favorites in Italy - August/September 2015

Sunbathe on Culebrita Beach - November 2015
Find balance in Bali - February 2016
See the ruins in Tulum, Mexico - March 2016 & January 2018
Have a pint of Guinness in Ireland - May 2016
Go to high tea - Ireland, May 2016 & London, November 2016
Go to the Christmas markets in Europe - London, England - 2016 & Barcelona, Spain - 2017
Eat dim sum in Hong Kong - May, 2017
Fly Business Class - August & September 2017
Roadtrip through the English countryside - August, 2017
Visit Neuschwanstein Castle - September, 2017
Go paragliding & canyoning in Innsbruck - September, 2017
Eat tapas and drink cava at La Boqueria in Barcelona - November, 2017
Stay at a Japanese ryokan that has our own private onsen - March, 2018
Drive go-karts on the streets of Tokyo - April, 2018
Swim in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland - July 2018
Experience the midnight sun - July 2018
What's on your Bucket List?

3 comments:

  1. I am South African, so I've done the Kruger park safari quite a few times already. But when you do go, stay for a few days and take a few shorter trips in the mornings and evenings, instead of spending six hours in the car. It's enough to drive anybody nuts.

    Also, the devil's pool? I consider myself a bit of a nut, but not even I'm that crazy to risk it there! As for Thailand, in 2013, I'm sure you'll love it! Best place ever!

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  2. Love this Christie! Alot of mine overlap and you also gave me some new ideas!

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