"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." Helen Keller

Bucket List Inspiration: 101 Things to Do Before You Die

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On their bucket list: Get out of the bucket and go to the ocean (and they did!)

If a baby sea turtle can do it, so can you. Need some inspiration to fill your buckets? Check out my to-do list, then learn how to create your own bucket list here.

1. Ride in the Goodyear blimp

2. Marvel at the Northern Lights

3. Go dogsledding in the Yukon

4. Dance on a glacier

5. Drink a pint of Guinness in Ireland

6. Spot the “Big 5” on an African Safari

7. Climb inside the Great Pyramid

8. Road trip across America

9. Sleep under the stars in the Sahara Desert

10. Meet penguins in Antarctica

11. Swim with a Great White Shark

12. Hike across Easter Island

13. Tour the Viking ruins in Greenland

14. Cruise the fjords of Norway

15. Sunbathe on a black sand beach in Tahiti

16. Tip a street performer in Montreal

17. Eat sushi in Japan

18. Skip along the Great Wall of China

19. Sign up for a surfing lesson

20. Buy spices at a bazaar in Morocco:


21. Spotlight for jaguars in the Amazon Jungle

22. Trek the Himalayas

23. Stroll along the Oregon coast

24. Raft a river in Costa Rica

25. Witness a live volcano

26. Cheer athletes at the Olympic Games

27. Dive into the turquoise Aegean Sea

28. Sail the Nile River

29. Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

30. Soak in a thermal pool in Iceland

31. Float in a hot air balloon

32. Eat fried potatoes on the street in Belgium

33. Experience Machu Picchu

34. Parasail above the French Riviera

35. Explore the rainforests of Olympic National Park

36. Hang on the outside of a cable car in San Francisco

37. Hit the beach in Brazil

38. Journey to Siem Reap temple in Cambodia

39. Ride a train down Vietnam

40. Smell the lavender in Provence:

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41. Sleep in a castle in Wales

42. Visit a tribe in Papua New Guinea

43. Close your eyes in Times Square

44. Do yoga in Goa

45. Smoke a joint in Jamaica

46. Experience the Trans-Siberian railway

47. Drink red wine at a sidewalk café in Paris

48. Take your picture at the Taj Mahal

49. Ride a horse in Mongolia

50. Be massaged in Bali

51. Go skiing or snowboarding in Whistler

52. Admire to the animals of the Galapagos

53. Follow a walking path in the Cotswolds

54. Bark at a monkey in Sri Lanka

55. Watch the bridge bats fly in Austin

56. Stand on top of the Acropolis in Athens

57. SCUBA dive Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

58. Meditate in a monastery in China

59. Feast on sausage and sauerkraut in Austria

60. Hike to a waterfall in Fiji:


61. Hang out at a beer garden in Germany

62. Drive a convertible up the coast of Big Sur

63. Visit pandas at the San Diego Zoo

64. Listen to jazz in New Orleans

65. Drink espresso in Seattle

66. Wander around Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens at night

67. Build a sand castle in the Bahamas

68. Ride a bull at Billy Bob’s in Fort Worth

69. Sail up the coast of Croatia

70. Go kite surfing in South Africa

71. Meet the lemurs of Madagascar

72. Eat pizza with garlic in Italy

73. Watch an elephant paint in Thailand

74. Book a sightseeing flight over Mt. Everest

75. Drive across the Scottish Highlands Bungee jump in New Zealand

76. Make an offering at a temple in Bhutan

77. Ride a bike alongside rice patties in Laos

78. Cruise the canals of Amsterdam

79. Traverse the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul

80. Get lost in Prague:


81. Dance the tango in Argentina

82. Stand in awe in the temple of Petra

83. Cruise Alaska’s Inside Passage

84. Tour Moorish Spain with your friends

85. Snorkel the reefs in Belize

86. Play in the snow in the Rocky Mountains

87. Trek part (or all) of the Appalachian Trail

88. Lie on the beaches of the Algarve in Portugal

89. Camp in Glacier National Park

90. Travel across Canada by train

91. Be serenaded in a gondola in Venice

92. Swim with a sea turtle in the open ocean in Indonesia

93. Steer a wooden schooner off the coast of Maine

94. Dangle your feet off the Santa Cruz boardwalk tram

95. Strut the Walk of Fame in Los Angeles

96. See the holy sites of Jerusalem

97. Smoke a cigar in Cuba

98. Win big money in Las Vegas

99. Find your favorite piece at the Art Institute of Chicago

100. Sip a pina colada in Barbados

101. Fly over Kauai in a helicopter:


What am I missing? Please let me know in the comments below!

Author: worldromper

I write, wrestle wiener dogs, win big at skee-ball and wander at large on a world-size scale.

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