To Do

This is a list of things I would like to do before I die (a.k.a. a “Bucket List”) – In case you couldn’t tell, many of them are travel related.


  • Attend a Music Festival in New Orleans
  • Attend a NightLife event at California Academy of Sciences
  • Drive across the country (Road Trip!)
  • Go to the top of the Space Needle
  • Hike a Glacier
  • Learn West Coast swing – and then do it on the West Coast!
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Tour “Wine Country”
  • Two-step in Texas
  • Walk in a Gasparilla Parade
  • Zion


  • Attend a Carnival celebration
  • Learn to Tango in Argentina
  • Machu Pichu Trek
  • Mayan Ruins
  • Sail on the Amazon river
  • Salsa dance in South America
  • Visit the southernmost city in the world (Ushuaia)


  • Angkor Watt, Cambodia
  • Bali
  • Climb the Sydney Opera House
  • Great Wall of China
  • Hobbiton in New Zealand
  • Ride an Elephant in Thailand
  • Ride a Mongolian Horse through Mongollia
  • See a wild kangaroo and koala
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
  • Take the Trans-Siberian Express
  • Trekking in the Himalayas
  • Universal Studios in Singapore


  • Float in the Dead Sea
  • Cape Town
  • Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Great Egyptian Pyramids and Sphinx
  • Petra
  • Ride a camel
  • Safari
  • Victoria Falls – climb/swim?
  • Markets in Marrakech (also Casablanca and Tangier)


  • Acropolis
  • Bathe in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland
  • Cruise the Mediterranean
  • Dance Music Festival in Europe
  • Drink a pint (ok, let’s be real, more than one pint) of Guinness in Ireland
  • Experience a “White Night”
  • Explore Prague
  • Get my Italian citizenship
  • Ice skate ON the Eiffel Tower
  • Icebar
  • Night out in Istanbul
  • Ride a donkey up the cliffs of Santorini
  • Ride a gondola in Venice
  • Step on Italian soil
  • Stonehenge
  • Take the Channel Tunnel
  • Take the Orient Express
  • Visit top of World/northernmost town
  • Watch a Formula 1 race


  • Attend a concert in a cave (e.g. Gibraltar)
  • Attend a fancy “gala” type party (Black Tie and Champagne style!)
  • Attend a World Cup match
  • Attend some sort of strange race (i.e. bed races, tractor pull, etc.)
  • Circumnavigate the world
  • Dance in a foreign country
  • Dance on a bar
  • Drink at a swim-up bar
  • Get a new job (does this really count? I feel like it’s a revolving door type of goal…)
  • Go muddin’
  • Go spelunking
  • Go tubing down a river
  • Have a library in my house
  • Have a perfectly comprehensible conversation with someone in another language (spoken not written!)
  • Help build a house
  • Hike to the SUMMIT of a mountain
  • Kiss atop a National/International Monument (Eiffel Tower, Leaning Tower, Empire State Building, etc)
  • Learn to drive manual/stick
  • Learn to surf
  • Participate in a Flash Mob
  • Publish a book
  • Ride a Ferris Wheel at night overlooking some big city (London, Kobe, etc.)
  • Ride a horse bareback
  • Run through a giant field of sunflowers that are as tall as/taller than me
  • Sail a boat
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Set foot on Antarctica
  • Stand UNDER a waterfall (also behind one, climb one, and jump off of one)
  • Swim with dolphins
  • Take a celebrity cruise (i.e. “Rock the Boat”, etc.)
  • Teach a class of some sort
  • Visit all 7 continents (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America)
  • Visit every Disneyland (Cali, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai)

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