Travel Bucket List

My travel bucket list is constantly growing. Through reading numerous travel blogs and constantly on the search for new experiences, I am forever experiencing wanderlust. Below is my travel bucket list which I started around 5 years ago:

*bold- completed


Admire the fairy tale-looking castles in Germany

Visit Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Dorset, England

Sail around Croatia

See the Northern lights

See an ice cave

Stay in the glass igloos at Hotel Kakslauttanen

Eat dinner in the dark 

Visit every country in Europe

Visit Pamukkale, Turkey

Drive one of the world’s greatest road trips: Atlantic Road

See a puffin at Iceland’s Latrabjarg Cliffs

Visit a European Christmas Market abroad 

Visit the main Christmas markets in Europe

See Kew Gardens lit up at Christmas

Paraglide off a mountain in Switzerland

Admire Lake Bled, Slovenia

Enter the Vatican

Visit Plitvice Natinoal Park 

Relax and explore villages in the Cotswolds

Hike Snowdonia

Visit Venice 

Drive the Snow Road: Aurlandsfjellet

Visit the lavender fields in Provence, France and  Kent, England

Explore 17 castles in England: Windsor castle, Leeds castle, Bodiam Castle, Warwick Castle, Dover Castle, Bamburgh Castle, Lindisfarne Castle, Lancaster Castle, Raby Castle, Totness Castle, Tattershall Castle, Framlingham Castle, Windsor Castle, St Michaels Mount, Arundel Castle, Highcliffe Castle, Highclere Castle, Tower of London.

See the castles and palaces in Sintra, Portugal

Camp with a view over Lake Bled, Slovenia

See a seal released into the wild

Explore Santorini

Stay and hike in the Faroe Islands

Soak up the views in Hallstatt, Austria

Stay and hike around Interlaken, Switzerland

Climb Mt Vesuvius, Italy



Visit the White Temple, Thailand

Volunteer with orangutans in Borneo

Climb a volcano 

See a turtle hatch and make it’s way to the ocean

Walk among the super trees in Singapore 

Jet ski 

Climb the Great Wall of China 

Visit the Sumatran Rainforest

Hike on Komodo island 

Experience the beautiful train ride from Ella to Kandy, Sri Lanka

Explore the bamboo forest, Japan

See the cherry blossoms in Japan

See Halong Bay, Vietnam

Watch Japanese snow monkeys bathing in the hot springs

Live and work in Singapore

Visit Dubai Miricle Garden

Explore the beaches in the Philippines

See the Chocolate Hills, Philippines

Spot a tiger in the wild

Visit Kerala, India

Oogle over the pandas in Wolong Nature Reserve or Chengdu Reaearch Base, China

Volunteer ethically with elephants


North America

Go Christmas shopping in New York 

Hike in Yellowstone National Park

Explore Banff Natoinal Park

Go to Vegas

See Niagara Falls

See the swimming pigs

Spot grizzly bears fishing in the salmon run

Eat a rainbow bagel (completed February 2017)

Cruise the 1,000 islands from Ontario, Canada

Explore 3 more Caribbean Island

Honeymoon in Hawaii

See the Pink Lake in Mexico


South America

See the inside of an active volcano

Camp in the Amazon Rainforest

See the The Galapagos islands

Climb Machu Picchu

Hike the rainbow mountains, Peru

Help a sloth cross the road in Costa Rica

Stay in Mashpi Lodge in the cloud forest in Ecuador

Volunteer with an animal sanctuary in Costa Rica / Ecuador / Galapagos

See the salt flats in Bolivia

Hike in Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile

Watch an active volcano in Nicaragua

Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina


Volunteer with wildlife in Africa 

Go on a safari

Trek to see gorillas in Uganda

Explore the Souks in Marrakesh

Walk the blue streets in Chefchaouen

Observe the great wildebeest migration

See an animal hunt on a safari

See wild lion cubs

See a cheetah in Namibia

Visit the Born Free Foundation

Visit the David Sheldrick orphanage

See pengiuns on Boulders Beach, South Africa

Safari in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Travel along the Garden Route, South Africa

Admire Epupa Falls , Namibia

Meet Sudan or one of the last two female northern while rhinos

Visit an ethical animal sanctuary

See Victoria Falls

Complete a safari in Botswana

Stay in a lodge overlooking a water hole

Stay in the Giraffe Lodge



Ride the Great Ocean Road, Australia 

See penguins in the wild 


Enter a glowworm cave

See Hobbiton

Bungee jump at Nevis



Take a Frozen Planet cruise

See penguins on the ice



Visit all 7 continents

Sandsurf down the side of a volcano

Stay in a tree house

See a leopard or cheetah in the wild

See an animal released into the wild

Complete a spontaneous, last minute trip abroad

Swim with bio luminescent plankton

See the top 5 in the wild