My Travel Bucket List

Over the past year, I’ve been adding and removing things from my travel list.  I can’t say that I won’t change it after I publish this but here it is as of today.

AFRICA

      • Ride a camel, visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, and cruise down the Nile, Egypt
      • Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe

ASIA

      • See the Sea of Stars at Vaadhoo island, Maldives
      • Ha Long Bay and Pongua Falls, Vietnam
      • Visit the world’s highest nature reserve at Palawan Island, Philippines
      • Thailand
      • India

AUSTRALASIA and Its Surroundings

      • Explore the Glowworm Caves in Waitomo, New Zealand
      • Visit The Kimberley and Whitehaven Beach, Australia
      • Scuba dive in the Great Barrier Reef
      • Stay in a bungalow on the ocean in Bora Bora, French Polynesia

CENTRAL and SOUTH AMERICA

      • Visit Chichen Itza and swim in the cenotes in the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico
      • Attend the Carnavaaaal in Rio de Janeiro and see the Iguazu Falls, Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Panama (Feb-2013)
      • Drink something on fire (Flaming Bob Marley shots, Ecuador, Mar-2013)
      • Stand with one foot on either side of the equator (Ecuador, Mar-2013)
      • Spend 4 days in the Amazon jungle (Ecuador, Mar-2013)

EUROPE

      • France
      • Spain
      • Italy
      • Greece

NORTH AMERICA

      • Yosemite National Park
      • Yellowstone National Park
      • Antelope Canyon
      • Explore The Wave
      • Las Vegas
      • Chicago
      • Washington D.C.
      • LA (Jan-2013)
      • Trek through The Grand Canyon (Nov-2012)
      • Ride roller coasters in Orlando (Nov-2013)
      • Attend a Broadway show in New York City (Chicago, 2010)
      • Feel the power of the Niagara Falls (Jun-2009)

Other Travel-Related Items

      • Fly in a helicopter over a scenic part of the world
      • Stay at any of these 48 epic hotels
      • Experience zero gravity
      • Go fly-boarding
      • Go parasailing
      • Go bungee jumping (San Jose, Costa Rica, Feb-2013)
      • Go zip lining (Boquete, Panama, Feb-2013)
      • See a volcano spitting lava (Tungurahua, Mar-2013)
      • Climb a volcano (Cotopaxi, Mar-2013)

Do you have a travel bucket list?  What would you recommend?
Need help writing your travel or life lists? Read this article to get you started.

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The Day I Jumped Out Of A Plane

Skydiving

It was January 1st, 2013 and I decided to tackle an item on my life list.I made a reservation with a skydiving company in San Diego, CA.

ON THE GROUND
When I got there, I filled out some paperwork stating that if I died, they weren’t responsible. Fair enough. I was introduced to my instructor, who showed me what positions I should take for jumping, free-falling and landing. I paid extra for a video so I could share the experience with my friends and family and boy, was it worth it!

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