Bucket List

Welcome to The Global Couple’s Bucket List! As you can see, it’s a rather lengthy list of things we want to achieve while travelling. It’s growing as we read and see more things we want to do!

Click on the blue links to see the post where we ticked off that bucket list item!

  1. Do an OE (overseas experience)
  2. Learn a foreign language (preferably in a country that speaks said language)
  3. Eat an insect
  4. Go to Coachella
  5. Experience a white Christmas
  6. Eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant
  7. Travel around New Zealand in a campervan
  8. Do a bungy jump
  9. Go skydiving
  10. Work at a vineyard
  11. Explore Palawan in the Philippines
  12. Spend a ski season in Canada
  13. See the big 5 in the wild
  14. Go to Antarctica
  15. Spend months travelling around South America
  16. Live in a foreign country
  17. Catch an overnight bus
  18. Catch an overnight train
  19. Get PADI/SSI open water certificate
  20. Swim with whale sharks
  21. See the Northern Lights
  22. Eat a bagel and a hot dog in New York
  23. Do all of the Great Walks in New Zealand
  24. Volunteer abroad
  25. Take a cooking class
  26. Go SCUBA diving at Sipadan, Malaysia
  27. Win the Green Card Lottery
  28. Set foot on all seven continents
  29. Road trip across America in a muscle car
  30. Make a wish at the Trevi Fountain
  31. Go to Disneyland
  32. Experience Carnival in Rio de Janiero
  33. Experience New Year’s Eve in Times Square
  34. Visit the City of Petra
  35. Dive the Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand
  36. See a blue whale
  37. Hold a kiwi
  38. Sail around the Greek Islands
  39. Go snow-shoeing
  40. Sail around the Caribbean
  41. Visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in China
  42. Live in a Tuscan village
  43. See the Pyramids of Giza
  44. Visit the Eiffel Tower
  45. Visit the Colosseum
  46. Climb the Duomo in Florence
  47. Visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  48. Visit the Taj Mahal
  49. Go to the crazy pedestrian crossing in Tokyo
  50. Visit the Great Wall of China
  51. Go caving
  52. Go to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Air & Space Museum in Washington DC
  53. Go to the Museum of Natural History in NYC
  54. Go to a rooftop bar in Bangkok
  55. Go to the Peak in Hong Kong at night
  56. See a bear in the wild (does hearing a bear in the wild count?!)
  57. See a beaver dam
  58. Go to the Arctic Circle
  59. Experience 24 hours of daylight
  60. Help baby sea turtles return to the ocean
  61. See a sloth in Costa Rica
  62. Eat street food
  63. See the Grand Canyon
  64. Rent a muscle car in America
  65. Take the cable car in San Francisco
  66. Go up the Burj Khalifa in Dubai
  67. Eat a baguette in Paris
  68. Stay at the Ice Hotel
  69. Eat dim sum in Hong Kong
  70. Eat pad thai in Thailand
  71. Drink tea in Myanmar
  72. Go to a wet market in Asia
  73. Go to a flower market
  74. Improve haggling skills
  75. See the temples of Bagan in Myanmar
  76. Have a go at standup paddleboarding
  77. Hike the Inca Trail
  78. Go to Zanzibar
  79. Travel the length of Vietnam by motorbike
  80. Eat tacos in Mexico
  81. Win money in Vegas
  82. Go to London
  83. See a show on Broadway
  84. Eat pizza in Italy
  85. Go freedom camping
  86. Try the local beer in every country we visit (in progress!)
  87. Catch a local bus
  88. Go on a horse and cart
  89. Catch a tuk tuk in Thailand
  90. Go to Kuta Beach in Bali
  91. Learn the local lingo for hello and thank you (at least) for all countries we visit (in progress!)
  92. Go on a hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, Turkey
  93. Work with elephants
  94. Walk along Venice Beach boulevard
  95. Be in the audience of a talk show
  96. Eat curry in India
  97. Do a trek in Nepal
  98. Kiss the Blarney Stone
  99. Do the Mongol Rally
  100. Ride a camel
  101. Bathe an elephant
  102. SCUBA dive in the Caribbean
  103. Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, NYC
  104. Live in Southeast Asia
  105. Go white water rafting
  106. See gorillas in the wild
  107. Hiking in Tasmania
  108. Coming soon…

 

15 comments

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  2. What a fantastic Bucket List and I am sure you will do it all…Yipppeeeee!!! Love your website and your name. Its just getting better and better and love the photo of you both. You both look so happy. Fantastic:)

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  8. Darlene

    You need to add spend the night in the Grand Canyon. See Yosemite National Park. I love your list have fun crossing off and adding to your dreams. Enjoy.

    • Petra
      Author

      Thanks Darlene! We’ve spent the night at the Grand Canyon and loved it – watching the sun set there was incredible! I (Petra) have been to Yosemite but Shaun hasn’t – something we’re hoping to rectify in the future! 🙂

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