Bucket List Updated (v2.0)

2014 was a year of change and of new beginnings. I’ve since added a few items to my bucket list. Ones I can realistically tick off before I am 30 are marked with an asterisk (*).

Thrill Seeking

  • Go Sky Diving*
  • Go Bungee Jumping*
  • Go Parachute Skiing*
  • Go to Six Flags
  • Stay overnight in a haunted place*
  • Walk across a rope bridge*
  • Go tubing in Laos*

Language and Culture

  • Learn to speak a European language to a conversational level
  • Learn to speak an Asian language to a conversational level
  • Learn to read an Asian language
  • Find a ‘home away from home’*
  • Shake hands with an influential person*

Travel and Broadening The Horizon

  • Travel through Asia in more detail*
  • Travel through Western Europe
  • Travel through Eastern Europe*
  • Travel through North Africa
  • Travel through Africa
  • Travel through South America*
  • Travel through Scandinavia
  • Travel through Middle East*
  • Travel to Antarctica
  • Travel overland from New Dehli to London*

Outdoors and Adventure

  • Climb to Base Camp Everest*
  • Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Climb the Inca Trail*
  • Ski from France into Italy*
  • Go on an African Safari
  • Hike in the Himalayas*
  • Go whitewater rafting in the Himalayas*23.03.2015

Music and Entertainment

  • Go to Coachella
  • Go to SXSW
  • Celebrate Oktoberfest in Munich*
  • Go to a large European Music Festival*
  • Go to Glastonbury Festival*
  • Go to a Full Moon Party*
  • Go to an international artist’s concert in Tokyo*
  • Go to a K-Pop concert in South Korea*

Spiritual and Enrichment

  • Get Blessed by a Buddhist Monk*
  • Meditate in an ancient temple that is more than 500 years old*
  • Go on a pilgrimage (that is not taken as a personal hiking challenge)*
  • Bathe in the Ganges River* 23.03.2015


  • Volunteer in impoverished communities for a period of time*
  • Volunteer in a soup kitchen*
  • Volunteer in an animal refuge*

Food, Eating Culture and Traceability

  • Visit a factory farm in the USA
  • Volunteer on a French vineyard
  • Learn how to make cheese (preference for French varietals)
  • Volunteer on a coffee plantation
  • Volunteer on a tea plantation
  • Write a Vegetarian/Vegan Cookbook*

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