Bucket List

ADVENTURE

ANIMALS/FARMING

BOOKS/WRITING

  • Read 52 books in 1 year
  • Read the Bible in entirety
  • Read the top 100 books of all time (according to TIME Magazine – https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/2681.Time_Magazine_s_All_Time_100_Novels)
  • Write a book
  • Write a screenplay
  • Write a best seller
  • Write myself a letter, seal it, and read it 10 years later
  • Write a children’s book
  • Leave a note for a total stranger
  • Write an article in a magazine or newspaper
  • Write down the story of my life sparing no details
  • Finish a whole coloring book

CAREER

  • Have a weekly segment on Local Memphis Live
  • Guest on the Art of Charm podcast
  • Give an Alumni Chapel speech at St. Mary’s Episcopal School
  • Get my name on Wikipedia
  • Start my own company/Be the boss
  • Be someone’s mentor
  • Public speech in front of 1,000 people
  • Give a commencement speech
  • Get something patented
  • Invent something
  • Meet a U.S. President in person

CHANCE ENCOUNTER

  • Catch a ball in the stands of a major league baseball stadium
  • See a bear catch a salmon
  • Meet someone famous randomly
  • Watch turtles hatch and run for the ocean
  • Introduce two people who fall in love
  • Win big in a casino
  • Make a wish on a shooting star
  • Witness a miracle
  • Find a four leaf clover
  • See an active volcano

CHARITY/GOOD WILL/NON-PROFIT/CIVIC DUTY/SPIRITUALITY

CULTURE

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION/BRAIN POWER

  • Honorary Duckmaster at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN
  • Become a yoga teacher
  • Get a master’s degree
  • Get a PhD
  • SCUBA certified
  • Certified lifeguard
  • Permit to carry a handgun
  • Personal training certification
  • Study photography
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Motorcycle license
  • Get certified in first aid
  • Learn CPR
  • Receive an honorary degree
  • Learn sign language
  • Learn about astrology
  • Teach college for at least one semester
  • Teach a class
  • Get in the Guinness Book of World Records
  • Solve a Rubik’s Cube
  • Put together a huge puzzle all by myself

FAMILY

FOOD/DRINK

HOLIDAYS/SPECIFIC DATES

HOME

  • Get a world map and put pins on the places I’ve been
  • Have a vegetable garden
  • Write my will
  • Have my dream house built
  • Get to know my neighbors
  • Buy a personalized license plate
  • Have a tree swing
  • French bulldog
  • Police ride along
  • Citizen’s Police Academy
  • Build a treehouse
  • Drive a hybrid car
  • Have a home library
  • Own a miniature horse
  • Own a farm with chickens, pigs, cows, the works
  • Purchase land
  • Host a formal wine and cheese party
  • Host a foreign exchange student
  • Flip a house
  • Request a song on the radio
  • Restore a house
  • Be in a community theater
  • Start a memory jar

MATERIAL/HEDONISM/VANITY

MEMPHIS

ONGOING

  • Learn a new vocabulary word every day
  • Sample authentic foreign food
  • Keep a journal (of my travels)

OUT OF MY HANDS

  • Have a drink named after me
  • Have a street named after me
  • Be interviewed on a national morning show
  • Be invited to the White House
  • Be invited onto a professional court or field
  • Something named after me
  • Get a standing ovation

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT/GROWTH

ROMANCE

SKILLS

  • Learn how to crack an egg with one hand
  • ✓ Salsa (I don’t claim to be a pro…or even good…but I did learn the basics in Lima, Peru!)
  • ✓ Learn the NATO phonetic alphabet
  • Bar trick: tie a cherry stem in a knot
  • Catch a fish with my bare hands
  • Learn how to change a tire
  • Learn a martial art
  • Learn circus skills
  • Start a fire without matches
  • Flip on a trampoline
  • Ride a unicycle
  • Wilderness survival training
    • Bushmasters trip
  • Learn about Feng Shui
  • Take a course in self-defense
  • Learn how to tie a tie
  • Learn how to fence
  • Learn how to cook
  • Scorpion yoga pose
  • Do the splits
  • Bake a cake with no mixes
  • Learn calligraphy
  • Learn to swing dance
  • Learn to tango
  • Learn to sew
  • Learn to knit (and knit a scarf)
  • Learn how to ice skate
  • Learn hot to skateboard
  • Learn how to rollerblade
  • Learn how to surf
  • Archery
  • Learn how to rock climb
  • Learn to blow glass
  • Go on a 30 day leadership adventure
  • Learn how to give a great massage
  • Learn how to ski (water)
  • Learn how to ski (snow)
  • Learn how to drive a stick shift
  • Make a quilt
  • Learn how to play the piano
  • Learn how to play the guitar
  • Learn how to drive a tractor
  • Master a few fancy recipes
  • Learn how to make a great bouquet of flowers
  • Learn to sail a sailboat
  • Learn how to belly dance
  • Fly a plane (pilot’s license)
  • Learn how to properly play chess

SPORTS/WORKING OUT

TRAINING REQUIRED

  • Run a 5k
  • Run a 10k
  • Run a half-marathon
  • Run a marathon and finish
  • Do a Color Run
  • Tough Mudder
  • Complete a triathlon
  • Run a six minute mile
  • Finish a round in a Grand Prix (horse show)
  • Have six-pack abs
  • Win a barrel race
  • Win a gun tournament
  • Skip stones
  • Compete in a rodeo
  • Learn a magic trick
  • Make a hole in one
  • Learn to juggle with three balls
  • Bring along a green pony
  • Get a piece of art into an exhibition
  • Take an award-winning photograph
  • Circuit champion in Gulfport for AO’s

TRAVEL

  • New Seven Wonders of the World
  • Stay at a hostel
  • Visit every capital city in Europe (https://www.countries-ofthe-world.com/capitals-of-europe.html)
  • Visit all UNESCO World Heritage sites (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/)
  • Sleep under the stars
  • Sleep under the stars on a beach
  • Go on a sleigh ride
  • Shower in a waterfall
  • Spend the night in a haunted house
  • Sleep on a boat
  • Dive to a shipwreck
  • Spend the night in a castle
  • Ride in a dune buggy in the desert
  • Throw a dart at a map and travel to where it lands
  • Pray in the holy land
  • Visit an orphanage in a foreign country
  • Arrive by seaplane
  • Set foot on each of the seven continents
  • Show up at the airport and take the first flight anywhere for under $100
  • Live like a local for a month
  • Ride a camel in the desert
  • Bamboo rafting
  • Walk on a suspension bridge
  • Sleep in a yurt

  • Sleep in an igloo

  • Swim in every ocean
  • See the floating fire lanterns
  • Climb one of the world’s Seven Summits
  • Hunt for treasure
  • See a Civil War reenactment
  • Sleep on the beach
  • Take a moonlit walk on the beach
  • Stay in the Presidential suite at the fanciest hotel in town
  • Live in a random state for a month
  • Dude ranch in the summer
  • Live with an Amish family for a month
  • Go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
  • Photograph an endangered species in their natural habitat
  • Take a road trip with my girlfriends
  • Meditation retreat
  • RV across America
  • Have a campfire on the beach
  • Visit every country in the world
  • Swim in a hot spring
  • Stand on the equator
  • Spend 24 hours in the jungle
  • Tour a pirate ship
  • Tour a dairy farm
  • Drive on Route 66
  • Chase a tornado
  • Sleep in a tree house
  • Camp in a national park
  • Climb a lighthouse
  • Sleep in a rainforest
  • Archaeology dig
  • Go to the beach in the winter
  • Bare all on a nude beach
  • Volunteer abroad for a month
  • Cross a glacier on foot
  • Climb an active volcano
  • Jump off a cliff into a natural body of water in an exotic location
  • Embark on a road trip across the country (all 48 states)
  • Build a snowman
  • Go to all 50 states
  • Take a road trip across the US from coast to coast
  • Take the Polar Plunge
  • Visit a stage coach stop
  • See a plantation
  • Wear a real kimono
  • Attend a late night show as an audience member
  • Inner tube down a river
  • Go in a submarine
  • Vacation on a house boat
  • Be in the stands when two rival European soccer teams play
  • Tailgate at a Southern football game
  • Walk the Appalachian Trail (from Georgia to Maine)
  • Ride world’s highest rollercoaster
  • Teach English in another country
  • Work on a ranch for the summer
  • Go to a NASCAR race
  • Reindeer Racing
  • Dog sledding expedition
  • Open a Swiss bank account
  • See an erupting volcano
  • Attend a film premiere
  • Go to a Pow-Wow
  • Prosecco tasting tour
  • Champagne tasting tour
  • Try cattle ranching
  • Fly somewhere just for lunch or dinner
  • Jane Austen weekend – where I get to dress up!
  • Go to a nudist colony for vacation
  • Attend a music festival in another country
  • Watch the launch of a space shuttle in person
  • Go to a wildlife refuge
  • Sail in a yacht
  • Stay in a hostel
  • Go on a week long camping trip
  • Go on vacation without any clothes or suitcase
  • Climb a mountain
  • Bungee jump
  • Skydive
  • Dive with sharks
  • Float in the Dead Sea
  • Get lost in a foreign country
  • Catch a last minute flight to a random destination

TRAVEL LOCATIONS

NORTH AMERICA

  • Visit all the  50 states

ALABAMA

  • Orange Beach

ALASKA

  • See the salmon run
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Tatshenshini River Rafting
  • Fairbanks
  • Kenai Fjords
  • Mendenhall Glacier

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

  • Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites (UNESCO site)
  • Palm Beach

ARIZONA

ARKANSAS

  • Stay at the Crescent Hotel (America’s Most Haunted Hotel)
  • Eureka Springs

BAHAMAS

BARBADOS

  • Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison (UNESCO site)

BELIZE

  • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
  • Dive the Blue Hole

BERMUDA

  • St. George

CALIFORNIA

  • LOS ANGELES
    • Whale watching
    • The Walker Inn, Los Angeles
    • Playboy Mansion party
    • Helicopter tour of LA
    • Concert at the Hollywood Bowl
    • Trapeze on the Santa Monica Pier
    • Picture in front of the Golden Girls House – 245 N Saltair Avenue in Brentwood
  • NAPA
  • SAN DIEGO
    • Stay in Room 3327 at The Hotel Del Coronado (haunted hotel)
  • SAN FRANCISCO
    • ✓ Golden Gate Bridge
    • Attend the San Francisco Black and White Ball
    • Smuggler’s Cove
    • ABV
    • Drive down Lombard Street
    • Stand in a cell on Alcatraz Island
    • Trick Dog
  • Calico (ghost town)
  • Stay at Inn Above Tide, Sausalito
  • Redwood National and State Parks
  • California Missions Trail
  • Stay at Farmhouse Inn in Forestville
  • Glass beach
  • Hearst Castle
  • The French Laundry
  • Coachella
  • Cayucos
  • Big Sur
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Sequoia National Park

CANADA

  • Halifax, Novia Scotia
    • Visit Titanic grave site at Fairview Cemetery
  • L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site (UNESCO site)
  • Nahanni National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Dinosaur Provincial Park (UNESCO site)
  • Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/Glaciar Bay/Tatshenshini-Alsek (UNESCO site)
  • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump (UNESCO site)
  • SGang Gwaay (UNESCO site)
  • Wood Buffalo National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Candian Rocky Mountain Parks (UNESCO site)
  • Historic District of Old Quebec (UNESCO site)
  • Gros Morne National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Old Town Lunenburg (UNESCO site)
  • Waterton Glacier International Peace Park (UNESCO site)
  • Miguasha National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Rideau Canal (UNESCO site)
  • Joggins Fossil Cliffs (UNESCO site)
  • Landscape of Grand Pre (UNESCO site)
  • Red Bay Basque Whaling Station (UNESCO site)
  • Mistaken Point (UNESCO site)
  • Stay at Free Spirit Spheres
  • Hang from Toronto’s CN Tower
  • Ride the Rocky Mountaineer
  • The Yukon
  • Stay at Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino, BC

CAYMAN ISLANDS

COLORADO

  • Stay in Room 217 at the Stanley Hotel (where Stephen King and his wife stayed, which inspired The Shining)
  • Estes Park
  • Stay at The Little Nell in Aspen

CONNECTICUT

  • The Inn at Mystic

COSTA RICA

  • Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Cocos Island National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Area de Conservacion Guanacaste (UNESCO site)
  • Precolumbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquis (UNESCO site)
  • Road trip
  • Playa Carrillo

CUBA

  • Old Havana and its Fortification System (UNESCO site)
  • Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios (UNESCO site)
  • San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba (UNESCO site)
  • Desembarco del Granma National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Vinales Valley (UNESCO site)
  • Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba (UNESCO site)
  • Alejandro de Humboldt National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Camaguey (UNESCO site)
  • Havana
  • Cayo Coco

DELAWARE

  • Bethany Beach
  • Montchanin (Brandywine Valley)

DOMINICA

  • Morne Trois Pitons National Park (UNESCO site)

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

  • Colonial City of Santa Domingo (UNESCO site)
  • Bahia de las Aguilas

EL SALVADOR

  • Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site (UNESCO site)

FLORIDA

GEORGIA

  • Civil War battlefield
  • Cumberland Island
  • Savannah
    • Forsyth Park

GUATEMALA

  • Antigua Guatemala (UNESCO site)
  • Tikal National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua (UNESCO site)

HAITI

  • National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers (UNESCO site)

HAWAII

HONDURAS

  • Maya Site of Copan (UNESCO site)
  • Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO site)
  • Cayos Cochinos

IDAHO

  • Stay at Dog Bark Park Inn
  • McCall

ILLINOIS

  • Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field
  • Aviary, Chicago

INDIANA

  • Pick apples in Wabash

IOWA

  • Stay at The Hotel Winneshiek in Decorah

JAMAICA

KANSAS

  • Abilene

KENTUCKY

  • Kentucky Derby
  • Brownsville (Mammoth Cave National Park)
  • Nolin Lake

LOUISIANA

  • Stay in building 500 at Hotel Provincial in New Orleans (haunted hotel that was a Civil War hospital)
  • Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  • Avery Island
  • Jungle Gardens

MAINE

  • Maine Lobster Festival
  • Tree spa in Kennebunkport
  • Stay at Camden Harbour Inn

MARYLAND

  • Have a Smith Island Cake on Smith Island
  • St. Michaels

MASSACHUSETTS

  • Stay at the Liberty Hotel in Boston
  • Go to Fenway Park and see the Boston Red Sox play
  • Go to Walden Pond and read Thoreau while drifting in a canoe
  • Nantucket

MEXICO

  • Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City
  • The Zocalo in Mexico City
  • See the Myan temples in the Yucatan
  • Go to Day of the Dead
  • Todos Santos, Baja California Sur
  • Licorera Limantour, Mexico City

MICHIGAN

  • Grand Haven beach
  • Stay at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island
  • Torch Lake, Antrim County

MINNESOTA

  • Lutsen (North Shore)

MISSISSIPPI

  • Antebellum homes tours in Natchez
  • Old Natchez Trace
  • Oxford
  • Vicksburg

MISSOURI

  • See the Arch in St. Louis

MONTANA

  • Whitefish
  • Stay at Triple Creek Inn in Darby

NEBRASKA

  • Valentine

NEVADA

  • Participate in Burning Man
  • Lake Tahoe
  • Throw down a large amount of money on Roulette in Vegas
  • All-nighter in Vegas

NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • Pittsburg

NEW JERSEY

  • Cape May
  • Jersey shore for the week in the summer

NEW MEXICO

  • Search for UFOs and aliens in Roswell
  • Cloudcroft

NEW YORK

  • Celebrate NYE in Times Square
  • Visit Coney Island
  • See the lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas tree
  • Go to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Search for my ancestors at Ellis Island
  • Go to a concert at Carnegie Hall
  • Niagra Falls
  • Serendipity Foot-Long Haute Dog at Serendipity 3 ($69)
  • Quintessential Grilled Cheese at Serendipity 3 ($214)
  • Skaneateles (Finger Lakes)
  • Picnic in Central Park (this looks AMAZING: https://www.perfectpicnicnyc.com/order/picnicexperiences)
  • The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog
  • Attaboy
  • Nomad Bar
  • Employees Only
  • Maison Premiere
  • Mace Bar
  • Dante
  • PDT

NORTH CAROLINA

  • Duck (Outer Banks)

NORTH DAKOTA

  • Medora

OHIO

  • Logan (Hocking Hills)

OKLAHOMA

  • Broken Bow

OREGON

  • Cannon Beach
  • Oneonta Gorge

PENNSYLVANIA

  • Eat a Philly Cheese Steak in Philadelphia
  • Jim Thorpe

PUERTO RICO

  • Swim with the bioluminescent plankton
  • Culebra Island
  • La Factoria, Old San Juan

RHODE ISLAND

  • Newport
  • Stay at Ocean House in Watch Hill
  • Stay at Chanler at Cliff Walk

SOUTH CAROLINA

  • The Red Horse Inn at Landrum
  • Stay at the French Quarter Inn in Charleston
  • Stay at Wentworht Mansion in Charleston

SOUTH DAKOTA

  • Mount Rushmore
  • Spearfish (Spearfish Canyon)

ST. LUCIA

  • Ladera Resort

ST. JOHN

  • Lameshur Bay Beach

ST. MARTIN

  • Maho Beach
  • Happy Bay

TENNESSEE

  • Gatlinburg
  • Smoky Mountains
  • Dollywood
  • MEMPHIS
    • Graceland
    • Beale Street
    • National Civil Rights Museum
    • Sun Studio

TEXAS

  • San Antonio River Walk
  • Corpus Christi (Padre Island National Seashore)
  • Matagorda Beach

TURKS & CAICOS

UTAH

  • Race a car on the salt flats of Utah
  • Park City
  • Homestead Resort and Spa

VERMONT

  • Quechee

VIRGINIA

  • Middleburg
  • Chincoteague auction – and buy a pony!
  • Norfolk
  • Stay at Inn at Little Washington
  • Stay at Primland Meadows

WASHINGTON D.C.

  • Visit the Library of Congress
  • Take a tour of the White House
  • Visit the Senate and the House of Representatives

WASHINGTON

  • Visit an alpaca farm on San Juan Island
  • Salt Creek Recreation Area
  • Mount Rainier

WEST VIRGINIA

  • Lost World Caverns in Lewisburg
  • Harpers Ferry

WISCONSIN

  • Have my picture taken wearing a cheese hat
  • Canoe Bay in Chetek

WYOMING

  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Jackson Hole
  • Jenny Lake in the Grand Teton National Park

EUROPE

ALBANIA

  • Butrint (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra (UNESCO site)
  • Tirana

ANDORRA

  • Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley (UNESCO site)

AUSTRIA

  • Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg (UNESCO site)
  • Palace and Gardens of Schonbrunn (UNESCO site)
  • Hallstatt-Dachstein/Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Semmering Railway (UNESCO site)
  • City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg (UNESCO site)
  • Wachau Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Ferto/Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Vienna (UNESCO site)
  • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps (UNESCO site)
  • Opera in Vienna
  • Salzburg, pay homage to Mozart
  • Hall in Tirol

BELARUS

  • Bialowieza Forest (UNESCO site)
  • Mir Castle Complex (UNESCO site)
  • Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh (UNESCO site)
  • Struve Geodetic Arc (UNESCO site)

BELGIUM

  • Flemish Beguinages (UNESCO site)
  • La Grand-Place, Brussels (UNESCO site)
  • The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louviere and Le Roeulx (Hainaut) (UNESCO site)
  • Belfries of Belgium and France (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Brugge (UNESCO site)
  • Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels) (UNESCO site)
  • Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) (UNESCO site)
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai (UNESCO site)
  • Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex (UNESCO site)
  • Stoclet House (UNESCO site)
  • Major Mining Sites of Wallonia (UNESCO site)
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier (UNESCO site)
  • Dinant

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

  • Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar (UNESCO site)
  • Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic Bridge in Visegrad (UNESCO site)
  • Stecci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (UNESCO site)

BULGARIA

CROATIA

  • Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (UNESCO site)
  • Old City of Dubrovnik (UNESCO site)
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Porec (UNESCO site)
  • Historic City of Trogir (UNESCO site)
  • The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik (UNESCO site)
  • Stari Grad Plain (UNESCO site)
  • Stecci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (UNESCO site)
  • Primosten
  • Pucisca
  • Eat oysters from the bay of Mali Ston and have a glass of local wine

CYPRUS

  • Paphos (UNESCO site)
  • Painted Churches in the Troodos Region (UNESCO site)
  • Choirokoitia (UNESCO site)
  • Lost & Found, Nicosia

CZECH REPUBLIC

  • Historic Centre of Cesky Krumlov (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Prague (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Telc (UNESCO site)
  • Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelena Hora (UNESCO site)
  • Kutna Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec (UNESCO site)
  • Ledncie-Valtice Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Gardens and Castle at Kromeriz (UNESCO site)
  • Holasovice Historic Village (UNESCO site)
  • Litomysl Castle (UNESCO site)
  • Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc (UNESCO site)
  • Tugendhat Villa in Brno (UNESCO site)
  • Jewish Quarter and St Procopius’ Basilica in Trebic (UNESCO site)
  • Staromestske Namesti in Prague
  • Telc
  • Slavonice

DENMARK

  • Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (UNESCO site)
  • Roskilde Cathedral (UNESCO site)
  • Kronborg Castle (UNESCO site)
  • Ilulissat Icefjord (UNESCO site)
  • Wadden Sea (UNESCO site)
  • Stevns Klint (UNESCO site)
  • Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church Settlement (UNESCO site)
  • The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand (UNESCO site)
  • Legoland
  • Stay at Dragsholm Slot (haunted castle)
  • Tisvildeleje
  • Ruby Bar, Copenhagen

ENGLAND

ESTONIA

  • Historic Centre (Old Town) of Talinn (UNESCO site)
  • Struve Geodetic Arc (UNESCO site)
  • Koguva

FINLAND

  • Fortress of Suomenlinna (UNESCO site)
  • Old Rauma (UNESCO site)
  • Petajavesi Old Church (UNESCO site)
  • Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (UNESCO site)
  • Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki (UNESCO site)
  • High Coast/ Kvarken Archipelago (UNESCO site)
  • Struve Geodetic Arc (UNESCO site)
  • Igloo Village
  • Shop in Helsinki’s Stockmann Department Store
  • Lapland
  • Hotel Kakslauttanen

FRANCE

  • Mother-daughter trip to France
  • Mont Blanc wine and cheese hike
  • Chartres Cathedral (UNESCO site)
  • Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay (UNESCO site)
  • Palace and Park of Versailles (UNESCO site)
  • Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vezere Valley (UNESCO site)
  • Vezelay, Church and Hill (UNESCO site)
  • Amiens Cathedral (UNESCO site)
  • Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments (UNESCO site)
  • Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay (UNESCO site)
  • Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (UNESCO site)
  • Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the “Triumphal Arch” of Orange (UNESCO site)
  • From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Productions of Open-pan Salt (UNESCO site)
  • Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe (UNESCO site)
  • Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve (UNESCO site)
  • Place Stanislas, Place de la Carriere and Place d’Alliance in Nancy (UNESCO site)
  • Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) (UNESCO site)
  • Strasbourg – Grande ile (UNESCO site)
  • Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims (UNESCO site)
  • Paris, Banks of the Seine (UNESCO site)
  • Bourges Cathedral (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge (UNESCO site)
  • Canal du  Midi (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne (UNESCO site)
  • Pyrenees – Mont Perdu (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Site of Lyons (UNESCO site)
  • Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France (UNESCO site)
  • Belfries of Belgium and France (UNESCO site)
  • Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion (UNESCO site)
  • The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes (UNESCO site)
  • Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs (UNESCO site)
  • Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret (UNESCO site)
  • Bordeaux, Port of the Moon (UNESCO site)
  • Fortifications of Vauban (UNESCO site)
  • Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems (UNESCO site)
  • Episcopal City of Albi (UNESCO site)
  • Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island (UNESCO site)
  • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps (UNESCO site)
  • The Causses and the Cevennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin (UNESCO site)
  • Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardeche (UNESCO site)
  • Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars (UNESCO site)
  • The Climats, terroirs of Burgundy (UNESCO site)
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier (UNESCO site)
  • Pyla-sur-Mer
  • Go skinny dipping at midnight in the south of France
  • Stay at the Shangdi La in Paris
  • Attrap Reves Hotel
  • Crazy Horse in Paris
  • Moulin Rouge in Paris
  • Cooking class in Paris
  • Go up in the Eiffel Tower
  • Dinner at the Eiffel Tower
  • Versailles
  • Calanque do Sormiou
  • Colmar
  • Chassignolles
  • St.-Genies
  • Candelaria, Paris
  • Little Red Door, Paris

GERMANY

  • Aachen Cathedral (UNESCO site)
  • Speyer Cathedral (UNESCO site)
  • Wurzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square (UNESCO site)
  • Pilgrimage Church of Wies (UNESCO site)
  • Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Bruhl (UNESCO site)
  • St Mary’s Cathedral and St Michael’s Church at Hildesheim (UNESCO site)
  • Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier (UNESCO site)
  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire (UNESCO site)
  • Hanseatic City of Lubeck (UNESCO site)
  • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (UNESCO site)
  • Abbey and Altenmunster of Lorsch (UNESCO site)
  • Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System (UNESCO site)
  • Maulbronn Monastery Complex (UNESCO site)
  • Town of Bamberg (UNESCO site)
  • Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg (UNESCO site)
  • Volklingen Ironworks (UNESCO site)
  • Messel Pit Fossil Site (UNESCO site)
  • Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau (UNESCO site)
  • Cologne Cathedral (UNESCO site)
  • Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg (UNESCO site)
  • Classical Weimar (UNESCO site)
  • Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin (UNESCO site)
  • Wartburg Castle (UNESCO site)
  • Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Worlitz (UNESCO site)
  • Monastic Island of Reichenau (UNESCO site)
  • Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar (UNESCO site)
  • Upper Middle Rhine Valley (UNESCO site)
  • Muskauer Park / Park Muzakowski (UNESCO site)
  • Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen (UNESCO site)
  • Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof (UNESCO site)
  • Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany (UNESCO site)
  • Berlin Modernism Housing Estates (UNESCO site)
  • Wadden Sea (UNESCO site)
  • Fagus Factory in Alfeld (UNESCO site)
  • Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps (UNESCO site)
  • Margravial Opera House Bayreuth (UNESCO site)
  • Bergpark Wilhelmshohe (UNESCO site)
  • Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey (UNESCO site)
  • Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus (UNESCO site)
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier (UNESCO site)
  • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Oktoberfest
  • Drive on the German Autobahns
  • Baden-Baden (famous spa in the Black Forest)
  • Cochem
  • Staufen im Breisgau
  • Buck & Breck, Berlin
  • Stay at V8 Hotel
  • Walk the Berlin Wall

GREECE

HUNGARY

  • Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrassy Avenue (UNESCO site)
  • Old Village of Holloko and its Surroundings (UNESCO site)
  • Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst (UNESCO site)
  • Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment (UNESCO site)
  • Hortobagy National Park – the Puszta (UNESCO site)
  • Early Christian Necropolis of Pecs (Sopianae) (UNESCO site)
  • Ferto / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Row down the Danube
  • Soak in a thermal bath in Budapest

ICELAND

  • Pingvellir National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Surtsey (UNESCO site)
  • Black sand beach
  • Bathe in the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa
  • Reykjavik
  • Jokulsarlon Beach
  • Hellnar

IRELAND

  • Bru na Boinne – Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (UNESCO site)
  • Sceilg Mhichil (UNESCO site)
  • Stay at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin (haunted hotel)
  • Drink beer out of a barrel in a real Irish pub
  • Kiss the Blarney Stone and develop the gift of gab
  • Visit the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin
  • Road trip in Ireland
  • Stay at Ashford Castle Co in Mayo
  • Cong
  • Roundstone
  • Trinity College

ITALY

  • Drink grappa in Bassano Del Grappa
  • Capo Sant’Andrea, Elba
  • Sail around the island of Capri
  • Rock Drawings in Valcamonica (UNESCO site)
  • Church and Domincan Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Florence (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of San Gimignano (UNESCO site)
  • The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera (UNESCO site)
  • City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto (UNESCO site)
  • Crespi d’Adda (UNESCO site)
  • Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Siena
  • Castel del Monte
  • Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of the City of Pienza (UNESCO site)
  • The Trulli of Alberobello (UNESCO site)
  • 18th- Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex (UNESCO site)
  • Archaeological Area of Agrigento (UNESCO site)
  • Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata (UNESCO site)
  • Botanic Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua (UNESCO site)
  • Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena (UNESCO site)
  • Costiera Amalfitana (UNESCO site)
  • Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) (UNESCO site)
  • Residences of the Royal House of Savoy (UNESCO site)
  • Su Nuraxi di Barumini (UNESCO site)
  • Villa Romana del Casale (UNESCO site)
  • Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia (UNESCO site)
  • Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archaeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Urbino (UNESCO site)
  • Villa Adriana (Tivoli) (UNESCO site)
  • Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites (UNESCO site)
  • City of Verona (UNESCO site)
  • Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) (UNESCO site)
  • Villa d’Este, Tivoli (UNESCO site)
  • Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily) (UNESCO site)
  • Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy (UNESCO site)
  • Monte San Giorgio (UNESCO site)
  • Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (UNESCO site)
  • Val d’Orcia (UNESCO site)
  • Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica (UNESCO site)
  • Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli (UNESCO site)
  • Mantua and Sabbioneta (UNESCO site)
  • Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes (UNESCO site)
  • The Dolomites (UNESCO site)
  • Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power (568-774 AD) (UNESCO site)
  • Prehistoric Pile dwellings in the Alps (UNESCO site)
  • Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany (UNESCO site)
  • Mount Etna (UNESCO site)
  • Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato (UNESCO site)
  • Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefaul and Monreale
  • Wine class in Italy
  • Cooking class in Italy
  • Eat pasta in Italy
  • Tellaro
  • Bosa
  • Bolgheri
  • Lake Como
  • Norcia
  • AMALFI COAST
    • Hotel Le Sirenuse, Amalfi Coast
  • BARI
    • Hotel Ristorante Grotta Palazzine Polignano a Mare
  •  FLORENCE
    • See the statue of David
    • Stay at Hotel Lungarno
  •  MILAN
    • See an opera at La Scala
    • Nottingham Forest
  • PISA
    • See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
    • Piazza del Duomo (UNESCO site)
  • POLIGNANO A MARE
    • Ristorante Grotta Palazzese
  •  NAPLES
    • Historic Centre of Naples(UNESCO site)
    • Pompeii
    • Eat pizza
  • ROME
  • SARDINIA
  • SICILY
    • Mount Etna
  • VENICE
  • VERONA
    • Juliet’s balcony

MALTA

MONACO

  • Attend the Grand Prix

MONTENEGRO

  • Kotor

NETHERLANDS

NORWAY

  • Northern Lights
  • Reine
  • Himkok Bar, Oslo

POLAND

  • Krakow
  • Kazimierz Dolny

PORTUGAL

  • Be in Portugal when they win the European Football Championship for the first time (2016)
  • Surf the Atlantic Coast
  • Stay at the Conrad Algarve and swim with Portuguese water dogs
  • Salema
  • Obidos
  • Marvao
  •  LISBON
    • Explore Torre de Belem
    • Take the Santa Justa Elevator
    • Ride an iconic tram
    • São Jorge Castle
    • São Jeronimo Monastery
    • Padrão Dos Descubrimientos
    • Pastéis de nata at Pastéis de Bélem
    • Walk through Alfama Neighborhood
    • Queijo de Serra and Portuguese Wine picnic
    • Mercado da Ribeira
    • Take in the view from Rua Augusta Arch
    • Belem Tower
    • Eat miniature everything at Mini Bar
    • Lisbon Cathedral
    • Carmo Convent
    • National Tile Museum
    • Praca do Comercio

ROMANIA

SCOTLAND

SERBIA

SLOVAKIA

  • Bratislava
  • Banska Stiavnica

SLOVENIA

  • Wine tasting
  • Bled

SPAIN

  • Hot air balloon over Segovia
  • MADRID
    • Dine at Lhardy, one of the oldest restaurants in Madrid
    • Bullfight (ethically against it but important to experience the culture)
  • Stay in Room 712 at Parador de Cardona (haunted medieval fortress)
  • Stay at Hotel Marques de Riscal
  • Running of the Bulls
  • Throw a tomato at the La Tomatina Festival
  • See the Alhambra in Granada
  • Cala Macarelleta, Menorca
  • Albarracin
  • Getaria
  • Ullastret
  • Watch a flamenco show in Andalusia
  • Watch Valencia burn during Las Fallas

SWEDEN

  • Stay at Treehotel
  • Stay in the Ice Hotel, Jukkasjarvi
  • Hike Sarek National Park
  • Rattvik
  • Arild
  • Linje Tio Bar, Stockholm

SWITZERLAND

  • Eat chocolate
  • Ski in Zermatt
  • Arnensee in Canton of Berne
  • Acher Cliff
  • The Cambrian Hotel, Adelboden
  • Hotel-Restaurant Oschinensee
  • Gruyeres
  • Guarda
  • Braunwald
  • Murren
  • Rigi
  • Saas-Fee
  • Wengen
  • Zermatt
  • Giornico

SOUTH AMERICA

  • Canoe in the Amazon Jungle
  • Chop a path with a machete in the jungle

ARGENTINA

BOLIVIA

  • Stay at Palacio de Sal
  • City of Potosi (UNESCO site)
  • Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (UNESCO site)
  • Historic City of Sucre (UNESCO site)
  • Fuerte de Samaipata (UNESCO site)
  • Noel Kempff Mercado National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture (UNESCO site)
  • Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System (UNESCO site)
  • La Paz

BRAZIL

  • Historic Town of Ouro Preto (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda (UNESCO site)
  • Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia (UNESCO site)
  • Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas (UNESCO site)
  • Iguacu National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Brasilia (UNESCO site)
  • Serra de Capivara National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Sao Luis (UNESCO site)
  • Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves (UNESCO site)
  • Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina (UNESCO site)
  • Central Amazon Conservation Complex (UNESCO site)
  • Pantanal Conservation Area (UNESCO site)
  • Brazilian Atlantic Islands (UNESCO site)
  • Cerrado Protected Areas (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of the Town of Goias (UNESCO site)
  • Sao Francisco Square in the Town of Sao Cristovao (UNESCO site)
  • Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea (UNESCO site)
  • Pampulha Modern Ensemble (UNESCO site)
  • Participate in a Carnival parade
  • Visit the Amazon Rainforest
  • Eat at an authentic Brazilian steakhouse
  • Christ the Redeemer
  • Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul
  • Alagoas

CHILE

  • Rapa Nui National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Churches of Chiloe (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaiso (UNESCO site)
  • Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works (UNESCO site)
  • Sewell Mining Town (UNESCO site)
  • Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System (UNESCO site)
  • Atacama Desert
  • Torres del Paine
  • Stay at Montana Magica Lodge
  • Swim in the world’s largest pool: San Alfonso Del Mar Resort

COLOMBIA

  • Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena (UNESCO site)
  • Los Katios National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox (UNESCO site)
  • National Archaeological Park of Tierradentro (UNESCO site)
  • San Agustin Archaeological Park (UNESCO site)
  • Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary (UNESCO site)
  • Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia (UNESCO site)
  • Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System (UNESCO site)
  • Playa Blanca
  • San Andres Island

ECUADOR

  • City of Quito (UNESCO site)
  • Galapagos Islands (UNESCO site)
  • Sangay National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca (UNESCO site)
  • Qhapaq Nan, Andean Road System (UNESCO site)
  • Puerto Ayora in central Galápagos

FALKLAND ISLANDS

  • Meet the “Big 5” of Penguins

PERU

PANAMA

  • Dog Island, San Blas

URUGUAY

AFRICA

  • Safari
  • Take a bush plane into Africa’s interior
  • Join a caravan in the Sahara
  • Victoria Falls
  • Kruger National Park

ALGERIA

  • Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad (UNESCO site)
  • Djemila (UNESCO site)
  • M’Zab Valley (UNESCO site)
  • Tassili n’Ajjer (UNESCO site)
  • Timgad (UNESCO site)
  • Tipasa (UNESCO site)
  • Kasbah of Algiers (UNESCO site)

BENIN

  • Royal Palaces of Abomey (UNESCO site)

BOTSWANA

  • Tsodilo (UNESCO site)
  • Okavango Delta (UNESCO site)

BURKINA FASO

  • Ruins of Loropeni (UNESCO site)

CABO VERDE

  • Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande (UNESCO site)

CAMEROON

  • Dja Faunal Reserve (UNESCO site)
  • Sangha Trinational (UNESCO site)

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

  • Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Sangha Trinational (UNESCO site)

CHAD

  • Lakes of Ouinanga (UNESCO site)
  • Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)

CONGO

  • Sangha Trinational (UNESCO site)

COTE D’LVOIRE

  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (UNESCO site)
  • Tai National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Comoe National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Town of Grand-Bassam (UNESCO site)

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

  • Virunga National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Kahuzi-Biega National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Garamba National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Salonga National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Okapi Wildlife Reserve (UNESCO site)

EGYPT

  • Abu Mena (UNESCO site)
  • Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Cairo (UNESCO site)
  • Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur (UNESCO site)
  • Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae (UNESCO site)
  • Saint Catherine Area (UNESCO site)
  • Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) (UNESCO site)
  • See the pyramids of Giza
  • Cruise down the Nile

ETHIOPIA

  • Simien National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela (UNESCO site)
  • Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region (UNESCO site)
  • Aksum (UNESCO site)
  • Lower Valley of the Awash (UNESCO site)
  • Lower Valley of the Omo (UNESCO site)
  • Tiya (UNESCO site)
  • Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town (UNESCO site)
  • Konso Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)

GABON

  • Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lope-Okanda (UNESCO site)

GAMBIA

  • Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites (UNESCO site)
  • Stone Circles of Senegambia (UNESCO site)

GHANA

  • Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions (UNESCO site)
  • Asante Traditional Buildings (UNESCO site)

KENYA

  • Stay at Giraffe Manor

MADAGASCAR

  • Belo Sur Mer

MOROCCO

  • Essaouira
  • Hammam

MOZAMBIQUE

  • Ibo Island

SEYCHELLES

  • Anse Source d’Argent

SOUTH AFRICA

  • Swim with penguins on Boulder Beach
  • Stay at Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg
  • Stay at Singita Lebombo Lodge

TANZANIA

  • The Underwater Room at The Manta Resort

ZAMBIA

  • Swim in the Devil’s Pool

AUSTRALIA/OCEANIA

AUSTRALIA

  • Scuba dive off the Great Barrier Reef (UNESCO site)
  • Kakadu National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Willandra Lakes Region (UNESCO site)
  • Lord Howe Island Group (UNESCO site)
  • Tasmanian Wilderness (UNESCO site)
  • Gondwana Rainforests of Australia (UNESCO site)
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Wet Tropics of Queensland (UNESCO site)
  • Shark Bay, Western Australia (UNESCO site)
  • Fraser Island (UNESCO site)
  • Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh/Naracoorte) (UNESCO site)
  • Heard and McDonald Islands (UNESCO site)
  • Macquarie Island (UNESCO site)
  • Greater Blue Mountains Area (UNESCO site)
  • Purnululu National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens (UNESCO site)
  • Sydney Opera House (UNESCO site)
  • Australian Convict Sites (UNESCO site)
  • Ningaloo Coast (UNESCO site)
  • Lord Howe Island
  • Stay at Mira Mira
  • Ayers Rock
  • Cage dive with crocodiles
  • Freycinet National Park in Tasmania
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Shell Beach
  • The Baxter Inn, Sydney
  • Black Pearl Bar, Melbourne
  • Bulletin Place, Sydney

BORA BORA

  • Stay in an overwater bungalow

COOK ISLANDS

  • Aitutaki

FIJI

  • Levuka Historical Port Town (UNESCO site)

GUINEA

  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (UNESCO site)

NEW ZEALAND

  • Stay at The Boot Hotel
  • Hobbit huts
  • The Moeraki Boulders

PALAU

  • Swim with jellyfish in Jellyfish Lake

TONGA

  • Swim with whales

ZANZIBAR

  • The Manta Resort
  • The Rock Restaurant

ASIA

AFGHANISTAN

  • Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam (UNESCO site)
  • Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley (UNESCO site)

ARMENIA

  • Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin (UNESCO site)
  • Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots (UNESCO site)
  • Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley (UNESCO site)

AZERBAIJAN

  • Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower (UNESCO site)
  • Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)

BAHRAIN

  • Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun (UNESCO site)
  • Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy (UNESCO site)

BANGLADESH

  • Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat (UNESCO site)
  • Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur (UNESCO site)
  • The Sundarbans (UNESCO site)

BHUTAN

  • Tiger’s Nest Temple

CAMBODIA

CHINA

  • Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang (UNESCO site)
  • Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (UNESCO site)
  • Mogao Caves (UNESCO site)
  • Mount Taishan (UNESCO site)
  • Peking Man Sites at Zhoukoudian (UNESCO site)
  • The Great Wall (UNESCO site)
  • Mount Huangshan (UNESCO site)
  • Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area (UNESCO site)
  • Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area (UNESCO site)
  • Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area (UNESCO site)
  • Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (UNESCO site)
  • Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde (UNESCO site)
  • Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu (UNESCO site)
  • Lushan National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area (UNESCO site)
  • Ancient City of Ping Yao (UNESCO site)
  • Classic Gardens of Suzhou (UNESCO site)
  • Old Town of Lijiang (UNESCO site)
  • Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing (UNESCO site)
  • Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrifical Altar in Beijing (UNESCO site)
  • Dazu Rock Carvings (UNESCO site)
  • Mount Wuyi (UNESCO site)
  • Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun (UNESCO site)
  • Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (UNESCO site)
  • Longmen Grottoes (UNESCO site)
  • Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System (UNESCO site)
  • Yungang Grottoes (UNESCO site)
  • Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas (UNESCO site)
  • Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Centre of Macao (UNESCO site)
  • Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries (UNESCO site)
  • Yin Xu (UNESCO site)
  • Kaiping Diaolou and Villages (UNESCO site)
  • South China Karst (UNESCO site)
  • Fujian Tulou (UNESCO site)
  • Mount Sanqingshan National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Mount Wutai (UNESCO site)
  • China Danxia (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Monuments of Dengfend in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth” (UNESCO site)
  • West Lakes Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou (UNESCO site)
  • Chengjiang Fossil Site (UNESCO site)
  • Site of Xanadu (UNESCO site)
  • Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces (UNESCO site)
  • Xinjiang Tianshan (UNESCO site)
  • Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor (UNESCO site)
  • The Grand Canal (UNESCO site)
  • Tusi Sites (UNESCO site)
  • Hubei Shennongjia (UNESCO site)
  • Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Stand on the Great Wall of China
  • Forbidden City in Beijing
  • Danxia Landform
  • Hong Kong
  • Lobster Bar, Hong Kong
  • Speak Low Bar, Shanghai
  • Quinary, Hong Kong

GEORGIA

  • Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery (UNESCO site)
  • Historical Monuments of Mtskheta (UNESCO site)
  • Upper Svaneti (UNESCO site)

INDIA

  • Agra Fort (UNESCO site)
  • Ajanta Caves (UNESCO site)
  • Ellora Caves (UNESCO site)
  • Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram (UNESCO site)
  • Sun Temple, Konarak (UNESCO site)
  • Kaziranga National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Keoladeo National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (UNESCO site)
  • Churches and Convents of Goa (UNESCO site)
  • Fatehpur Sikri (UNESCO site)
  • Group of Monuments at Hampi (UNESCO site)
  • Khajuraho Group of Monuments (UNESCO site)
  • Elephanta Caves (UNESCO site)
  • Great Living Chola Temples (UNESCO site)
  • Group of Monuments at Hampi (UNESCO site)
  • Khajuraho Group of Monuments (UNESCO site)
  • Elephanta Caves (UNESCO site)
  • Great Living Chola Temples (UNESCO site)
  • Group of Monuments at Pattadakal (UNESCO site)
  • Sundarbans National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers Natioanl Parks (UNESCO site)
  • Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (UNESCO site)
  • Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi (UNESCO site)
  • Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi (UNESCO site)
  • Mountain Railways of India (UNESCO site)
  • Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya (UNESCO site)
  • Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (UNESCO site)
  • Champaner-Pavagadh Archaelogical Park (UNESCO site)
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) (UNESCO site)
  • Red Fort Complex (UNESCO site)
  • The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (UNESCO site)
  • Western Ghats (UNESCO site)
  • Hill Forts of Rajasthan (UNESCO site)
  • Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area (UNESCO site)
  • Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat (UNESCO site)
  • Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda, Bihar (UNESCO site)
  • Khangchendzonga National Park (UNESCO site)
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier (UNESCO site)
  • Travel India by train
  • Ganges
  • Taj Mahal (UNESCO site)
  • Celebrate Holi
  • Karaikal Beach
  • Agonda Beach, Goa

INDONESIA

  • Bali 
  • Borobudur Temple Compounds (UNESCO site)
  • Komodo National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Prambanan Temple Compounds (UNESCO site)
  • Ujung Kulon National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Sangiran Early Man Site (UNESCO site)
  • Lorentz National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra (UNESCO site)
  • Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy
  • Stay at the Panchoran Retreat in Bali
  • Hotel Ubud Hanging Gardens
  • Pink Beach

IRAN

  • Meidan Emam, Esfahan (UNESCO site)
  • Persepolis (UNESCO site)
  • Tchogha Zanbil (UNESCO site)
  • Takht-e Soleyman (UNESCO site)
  • Bam and its Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Pasargadee (UNESCO site)
  • Soltaniyeh (UNESCO site)
  • Bisotun (UNESCO site)
  • Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran (UNESCO site)
  • Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System (UNESCO site)
  • Sheikh Safi al-din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil (UNESCO site)
  • Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex (UNESCO site)
  • The Persian Garden (UNESCO site)
  • Gonbad-e Qabus (UNESCO site)
  • Masjed-e Jame of Isfahan (UNESCO site)
  • Golestan Palace (UNESCO site)
  • Shahr-i Sokhta (UNESCO site)
  • Cultural Landscape of Maymand (UNESCO site)
  • Susa (UNESCO site)
  • Lut Desert (UNESCO site)
  • The Persian Qanat (UNESCO site)

IRAQ

  • Hatra (UNESCO site)
  • Ashur (Qal’at Sherqat) (UNESCO site)
  • Samarra Archaeological City (UNESCO site)
  • Erbil Citadel (UNESCO site)
  • The Ahwar of Southern Iraq

ISRAEL

  • Masada (UNESCO site)
  • Old City of Acre (UNESCO site)
  • White City of Tel-Aviv (UNESCO site)
  • Biblical Tels – Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (UNESCO site)
  • Incense Route – Desert Cities in the Negev (UNESCO site)
  • Bahai Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee (UNESCO site)
  • Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel (UNESCO site)
  • Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves (UNESCO site)
  • Necropolis of Bet She’arim: A Landmark of Jewish Renewal (UNESCO site)

JAPAN

  • Meiji Jingu Shrine in Tokyo
  • Sensoji Temple in Tokyo
  • Stay at Benesse House
  • Partake in a Japanese Tea Ceremony
  • See cherry blossoms
  • See the firefly squids glow
  • Shinjuku Gyoen
  • Panama Island, Okinawa
  • Eat sushi in Japan
  • High Five, Tokyo

LAOS

  • Bokeo Nature Reserve

LEBANON

  • Central Station Bar, Beirut

MALAYSIA

MALDIVES

  • Bioluminescent phytoplankton
  • Snorkeling in the Maldives
  • Stay at the Conrad Maldives on Rangali Island

MAYNMAR

  • Shwedagon Pagoda

MONGOLIA

  • Yolyn Am

NEPAL

  • Phewa Lake

NORTH KOREA

  • Complex of Koguryo Tombs (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong (UNESCO site)

PHILIPPINES

  • Banaue
  • Linapacan Island
  • Villa Escudero
  • Panglao Island
  • Labassin Waterfall Restaurant at Villa Escudero Resort

RUSSIA

  • Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg (UNESCO site)
  • Kizhi Pogost (UNESCO site)
  • Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow (UNESCO site)
  • Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings (UNESCO site)
  • White Monumnets of Vladimir and Suzdal (UNESCO site)
  • Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad (UNESCO site)
  • Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye (UNESCO site)
  • Virgin Komi Forests (UNESCO site)
  • Lake Baikal (UNESCO site)
  • Volcanoes of Kamchatka (UNESCO site)
  • Golden Mountains of Altai (UNESCO site)
  • Western Caucasus (UNESCO site)
  • Curonian Split (UNESCO site)
  • Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery (UNESCO site)
  • Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin (UNESCO site)
  • Central Sikhote-Alin (UNESCO site)
  • Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent (UNESCO site)
  • Uvs Nuur Basin (UNESCO site)
  • Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent (UNESCO site)
  • Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve (UNESCO site)
  • Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl (UNESCO site)
  • Struve Geodetic Arc (UNESCO site)
  • Putorana Plateau (UNESCO site)
  • Lena Pillars Nature Park (UNESCO site)
  • Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex (UNESCO site)
  • Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Plios
  • Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow

SAMOA

  • To Sua Ocean Trench

SINGAPORE

  • Singapore Botanic Gardens (UNESCO site)
  • Ride on the Singapore Flyer
  • Manhattan Bar
  • 28 Hong Kong Street Bar, Singapore
  • Operation Dagger

SOUTH KOREA

  • The War Memorial of Korea
  • Daehan Dawon

TAIWAN

  • Rainbow Family Village

THAILAND

  • Historic City of Ayutthaya (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Town of Sukhothai (UNESCO site)
  • Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries (UNESCO site)
  • Ban Chiang Archaeological Site (UNESCO site)
  • Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex (UNESCO site)
  • Grand Palace in Bangkok
  • Bathe an elephant
  • Visit Elephant National Park
  • Patong
  • Koh Phi Phi Don
  • Rayavadee Krabi
  • Koh Lanta

TURKEY

  • Ephesus (UNESCO site)
  • Grand Bazaar in Istanbul
  • Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia (UNESCO site)
  • Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (UNESCO site)
  • Historic Areas of Istanbul (UNESCO site)
  • Hattusha: the Hittite Capital (UNESCO site)
  • Nemrut Dag (UNESCO site)
  • Hierapolis-Pamukkale (UNESCO site)
  • Xanthos-Letoon (UNESCO site)
  • City of Sanfranbolu (UNESCO site)
  • Archeological Site of Troy (UNESCO site)
  • Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex (UNESCO site)
  • Neolithic Site of Catalhoyuk (UNESCO site)
  • Bursa and Cumalikizik: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire (UNESCO site)
  • Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Diyarbakir Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape (UNESCO site)
  • Archaeological Site of Ani (UNESCO site)
  • Take a bath in Turkey at a hammam
  • Istanbul
  • Bodrum
  • Cirali Beach

VIETNAM

  • Ride a motorbike in the streets of Vietnam
  • Ha Long Bay (UNESCO site)
  • Complex of Hué Monuments (UNESCO site)
  • Hoi An Ancient Town (UNESCO site)
  • My Son Sanctuary (UNESCO site)
  • Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park (UNESCO site)
  • Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi (UNESCO site)
  • Citadel of the Ho Dynasty (UNESCO site)
  • Trang An Landscape Complex (UNESCO site)
  • Stay at Hang Nga Villa
  • The Mekong Delta
  • Phu Quoc Island
  • Ho Chi Minh City
    • Night Saigon street food tour via motorbike
    • Mekong Delta experience by speedboat
    • Cu Chi tunnels

ANTARCTICA

  • Sail to Antarctica
  • Ice camp

*roll dice to see what I’m doing that day

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