Bucket List

The best way to accomplish something is to have a goal. In the spirit of some inspirational travel bloggers I’ve been following lately (ie. John Goddard and Where is Jenny), below is an ultimate bucket list for my life.

Life List

    1. Do something newsworthy – (Nov 2011 – Seoul)
    2. Be on the radio
    3. Have a photo published in a national publication (Jul 2010 – NY Mag; Apr 2011 – Pitchfork)
    4. Have a photo published in an overseas publication – (2011 – Loud & Quiet)
    5. Change someone’s life for the better – (Nov 2009 – Cambodia; Nov 2011 – Seoul)
    6. Be on television – (2002 – Hawaii TV Cooking Show)

To Learn

  1. Be conversational in Spanish, French, German, Mandarin
  2. Snowboarding
  3. Surfing
  4. Salsa Dancing
  5. Tango
  6. Riding a motorcycle

Cultural Events

  1. Burning Man – Nevada, USA
  2. Mardi Gras – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  3. Chinese Lunar New Year – China
  4. Hogmanay – Edinburgh, Scotland
  5. Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany
  6. La Tomatina – Valencia, Spain
  7. Running of the Bulls – Pamplona, Spain
  8. Camino de Santiago – Spain
  9. Christmas at the Vatican – Vatican City, Italy – (Dec 2007)
  10. Christmas and New Years in Costa Rica (Jan 2010)
  11. La Tomatina – Valencia, Spain
  12. Holi – India
  13. Carnival – Venice, Italy
  14. New Years Eve in Times Square – NYC, New York – USA
  15. Olympic Games
  16. World Cup
  17. McDonald’s Thanksgiving parade in Chicago (

Activities to Try

  1. Sky dive
  2. Swim in the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern Oceans
  3. Kayak – sea and fresh water
  4. White water raft
  5. Bungee jump
  6. Wakeboard
  7. Whale watch
  8. Swim with dolphins
  9. Backpack and spend the night in a tropical rainforest
  10. Backpack a mountain
  11. Paddleboard
  12. Paddle a canoe
  13. Cliff dive
  14. Base jump
  15. Sandboarding
  16. Ride a jetski
  17. Ride an elephant
  18. Be in a cage with tigers
  19. Ride a camel
  20. Have an enormous snake wrapped around my body
  21. Go hang gliding
  22. Go cage diving with sharks
  23. Scuba Dive
  24. Paraglide
  25. Parasail
  26. See lava flow from an active volcano
  27. Sing karaoke in a bar in Asia
  28. Bask under a waterfall
  29. Go fishing
  30. Ride a horse
  31. Shave my head
  32. Mush a dog sled
  33. Ride a mechanical bull
  34. Drive a Lamborghini
  35. Shoot a gun
  36. Drive a Mercedes Benz
  37. Play paintball
  38. Go underground caving
  39. Sleep under the stars
  40. Sleep on a beach
  41. Run a marathon
  42. Eat a bug
  43. Get a tattoo
  44. Build a house
  45. Sponsor a child
  46. Teach English to a non-native speaker
  47. Take a random bus/train with no idea where I’ll end up
  48. Ride in a hot air balloon
  49. Be an extra in a film
  50. Complete a triathlon
  51. Go on tour with a band
  52. Be in a food fight
  53. Jump into a pool with my clothes on
  54. Milk a cow
  55. Go cow tipping
  56. Ride in a helicopter
  57. Experience an earthquake
  58. Go zorbing
  59. Go canyoning

Trips to Take

  1. Camino de Santiago – Spain
  2. Visit an Amish town in Pennsylvania
  3. Hike Colca Canyon – Cuzco, Peru
  4. Hike the Inca Trail
  5. Drive across the USA
  6. Spend a season working on a vineyard/winery
  7. Spend a season working on a dude ranch
  8. Spend a season living/working in the Caribbean
  9. Volunteer in an orphanage overseas
  10. Spend a night in an ice hotel
  11. Ride the Trans-Siberian across Asia
  12. Gamble in Las Vegas
  13. Float in the Dead Sea
  14. Surf in Australia
  15. Fly over Yellowstone National Park
  16. Go surfing in Bali
  17. See the changing of the guard in London, England
  18. Live abroad for 6 months
  19. Drive the Romantic Road in Germany
  20. Visit all the national parks in the USA
  21. Futbol game in South America
  22. Go on an African safari

Places to Travel and Landmarks to See

  1. Galapagos Islands
  2. Dubai, UAE
  3. New York City
  4. Atlanta, Georgia
  5. Easter Island, Chile
  6. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  7. Bali, Indonesia
  8. Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
  9. The Vatican, Vatican, Italy
  10. Statue of Liberty, New York, NY
  11. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
  12. Big Ben, London, England
  13. The Killing Fields and Toul Seng, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  14. Acropolis and Parthenon, Athens, Greece
  15. Austin, Texas, USA
  16. Peru/Bolivia
  17. Seoul, South Korea
  18. Japan
  19. Florida Keys, Florida, USA
  20. Pyramids and Sphinx – Cairo, Egypt
  21. Timbaktu, Mali
  22. Dracula’s Castle – Transylvania, Romania
  23. Great Wall of China – China
  24. Ayers Rock – Australia
  25. Mount Everest – Nepal/Tibet
  26. Victoria Falls – Zambia/Zimbabwe
  27. Great Barrier Reef – Australia
  28. Buddhist Temple – Asia
  29. Forbidden City – Beijing, China
  30. Millennium Cave – Santo, Vanuatu
  31. Stonehenge – England
  32. Medieval City – Carcassonne, France
  33. Nasouri Highlands – Vita Levu, Fiji
  34. Petra (ancient ruins) – Jordan
  35. Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) – Hotel Igloo Village Kakslauttanen, Finland
  36. Sydney Opera House – Australia
  37. Taj Mahal, India
  38. Chichen Itza – Mexico
  39. Antartica
  40. Petronas Twin Towers – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  41. Banaue Rice Terraces – Philippines
  42. Helix Bridge – Singapore
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About the Author:

Suzi Pratt is a Seattle event and food photographer available for hire. She is also a contributing writer at Digital Photography School and runs a blog teaching others how to start a photography business.
  • Suhweeeet. Glad to see you made an A-MAZ-ING bucket list. Very inspiring. Look forward to all the awesome photographs.

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    Thanks Jenny! Yours was truly an inspiration 🙂

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