My Bucket List - The Bucket List Diaries

It all started with a book. Axel and Ash’s My Bucket List journal to be exact. From travelling across the globe to reading my way through the BBC Top 100 books, this is my journey of 101 bucket list items.

Ready? Let’s go!

  1. Go skydiving
  2. Visit the Hunter Valley
  3. Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge 
  4. See a sunrise on the beach
  5. Watch an opera
  6. Sleep over at Taronga Zoo
  7. Travel solo
  8. Kayak at sunrise
  9. Get a tattoo
  10. Do an adventure trip in New Zealand
  11. See the Northern Lights
  12. Set foot on all 7 continents
  13. Go on an African Safari
  14. Stand in front of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Centre, New York City
  15. Visit Shakespeare and Company bookstore
  16. Volunteer abroad
  17. Learn a new language
  18. Ride in a hot air balloon
  19. Walk the Great Wall of China
  20. Attend a music festival abroad
  21. Read every book written by your favourite author
  22. Write a book
  23. Learn a new musical instrument
  24. Start a blog 
  25. Visit the Great Barrier Reef
  26. Visit Uluru
  27. Sleep under the stars
  28. Take a 24 hour vow of silence
  29. Live abroad 
  30. Take up yoga classes
  31. See the cherry blossoms in Japan
  32. Spend New Years at Hogmanay, Scotland
  33. Visit Machu Picchu
  34. Stay in an overwater bungalow (anywhere!)
  35. Take a trip with no itinerary
  36. Take ski/snowboard lessons
  37. Read the BBC Top 100 books
  38. Participate in a fun run
  39. Attend a third Summer Olympic Games
  40. Visit the Grand Canyon
  41. Help build a Habitat for Humanity home
  42. Visit Byron Bay 
  43. Watch a baseball game live
  44. See Arsenal play live
  45. Go on a sailing trip
  46. See the ball drop in NYC
  47. Complete the 12 Apostles Lodge Walk
  48. Gamble in Las Vegas
  49. Eat at a Michelin starred restaurant
  50. Ride a segway
  51. Read a holy book from cover to cover
  52. Ride in a classic car in Havana, Cuba
  53. Go wine tasting in the Barossa Valley, South Australia
  54. Go wine tasting in the Margaret River, Western Australia
  55. Attend an Anzac Day Dawn Service
  56. See a gospel choir perform live
  57. Kiss the Blarney Stone
  58. Participate in an aerial yoga class
  59. Go punting
  60. Travel to Bali, Indonesia
  61. Attend Oktoberfest
  62. Go on a sunset camel ride on Cable Beach, Western Australia
  63. Release a paper lantern at the Yi Peng Festival
  64. See a drive-in movie
  65. Take a dip in the Blue Lagoon, Iceland
  66. Take a roadtrip
  67. Do a digital detox
  68. Go on a retreat
  69. Fly first class
  70. Fly in a helicopter
  71. Complete a 30-day challenge
  72. Visit every Australian state and territory
  73. Take a mother-daughter trip
  74. Take a photography class
  75. Hike up a mountain
  76. Join a book club
  77. Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Ireland
  78. Go sandboarding
  79. Participate in NaNoWriMo
  80. Walk the Bondi to Coogee trail
  81. Eat the best pizza in the world (400 Gradi in Melbourne)
  82. Visit Rovaniemi, Finland (the official home of Santa Claus!)
  83. Go dog sledding
  84. Cuddle a koala
  85. Experience a real American Thanksgiving
  86. Participate in the 12 trips challenge
  87. Eat dim sum in Hong Kong
  88. Go horseback riding on the beach
  89. Learn to meditate
  90. Go whale watching
  91. Go glamping
  92. Read a book set in your hometown
  93. Take a cooking class
  94. Stay at Gladstone Library
  95. View the Aurora Australis
  96. Visit Arnhem Land
  97. Eat sushi in Tokyo
  98. Take a literary tour of your hometown
  99. Eat chocolate in Switzerland
  100. Read 52 books in one year
  101. Invest in yourself

Have you ticked off any of these experiences from your bucket list? I’d love to hear about them!

xoxo Krish


  • Reply
    Kerry Trevethan
    July 23, 2017 at 5:25 PM

    Possible addition to bucket list
    – Watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve in Times Square New York

    • Reply
      August 8, 2017 at 11:02 AM

      Yes!!! That’s the best idea, I would love to do that! I also want to see the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Centre so I should just hang around then haha

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