Bucket List (it’s a work in progress)

  • Travel
  • Africa
  • Visit Victoria Falls in Zambia Zimbabwe
  • See a Giraffe in the Wild
  • Attend a World Cup purely for the atmosphere
  • Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
  • Asia
  • Stay in a Bungalow in Bora Bora
  • Attend a Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan, Thailand
  • Stay one night in the Burj Al Arab Hotel (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
  • Australia (and New Zealand)
  • Scuba Dive in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Go Zorbing in New Zealand
  • Road trip from Melbourne to Cairns
  • Europe
  • Attend the Monaco Grand Prix (Monte Carlo, Monaco)
  • Run with the Bulls (Pamplona, Spain)
  • Have a beer at Oktoberfest (Munich, Germany)
  • Hike through the Dolomites in Switzerland
  • St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, Ireland
  • Walk to the top of the Eiffel Tower (Paris, France)
  • Attend La Tomatina (Spain)
  • Visit Pompeii, Italy
  • Walk across one of the Spanish Pilgrimage Trails
  • North America
  • Climb a Mountain
  • Rock Climb in Yosemite National Park (Yosemite, California)
  • Go Skydiving
  • Sell a House for a Profit
  • Heli-Ski (Valdez, Alaska)
  • Golf at Agusta National Golf Course
  • See a Dave Matthews concert at the Gorge Amphitheater
  • Attend Coachella Music Festival (Coachella Valley, California)
  • Visit New York City
  • Ride Every Roller Coaster at Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio)
  • Experience Burning Man (Black Rock Desert, Nevada)
  • Go to Cuba before the embargo is lifted and have a cigar (Havana, Cuba)
  • Golf at Pebble Beach (California)
  • Golf at Bandon Dunes (Bandon, Oregon)
  • Be an extra in a Hollywood movie
  • Bungee Jump
  • Have a beer at a Deer Valley or Aspen ski lodge
  • Whitewater rafter at Cherry Creek, California
  • Take a road trip from LA to New York
  • South America
  • Hang glide over Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • \Dance in the Rio Carnival Parade
  • Visit Iguazu Falls
  • Stay in the Amazon jungle for 3 days
  • Visit Machu Picchu
  • Other Travel Related Goals
  • Visit Every Continent
  • a.       Africa   b.      Antarctica
  • c.  Asia
  • d. Australia
  • e.      Europe
  • f.      North America (completed March 26, 1983)
  • g.     South America
  • Play guitar for one hour on the street in a foreign country
  • Learn how to sail
  • Sail from one country to another
  • Swim at sunrise in each:
  • a.       Asia
  • b.      Africa
  • c.       Australia
  • d.      Europe
  • e.      North America
  • f.        South America
  • Travel for more than 3 months straight
  • Go to each of the four major tennis tournaments
  • a.       Australian Open (Melbourne, Australia)
  • b.      French Open (Roland Garros, France)
  • c.       Wimbledon (London, England)
  • d.      US Open (New York City)
  • 55.   Work at a resort Hotel
  • \While traveling, stop at each guitar store I see and write a song, then post a video of it.
  • Go into space on Virgin Galactic
  • Live for a month on a tropical island
  • Ski at 5 of the world’s best resorts:
  • a.       Whistler (British Columbia)
  • b.      Chamonix (France)
  • c.       Vail (Colorado)
  • d.      Park City/Deer Valley (Utah)
  • e.      Zermatt (Switzerland)
  • \Go to the airport and board a plane with no preconceived idea of where it’s going
  • Go to a Vipassana retreat
  • Take an international trip with my dad
  • Take an international trip with my mom
  • All of the Other Things I Would Like to Do
  • Get a photograph published
  • Get an article I’ve written published
  • Become proficient at Adobe Photoshop
  • Own my own business
  • Start a successful Blog
  • a.       50 RSS Subscribers
  • b.      100 RSS Subscribers
  • c.       500 RSS Subscribers
  • d.      1,000 RSS Subscribers
  • Make a living off my own business
  • Bench press 200 lbs.
  • Donate more than $1,000 to an important cause
  • Make at least one terrifying decision that will get me closer to my goals
  • Record an album with 10 original songs
  • Achieve zero debt
  • Drive a Ferrari
  • Do something newsworthy
  • Go for at least one month without internet
  • Take dance lessons for:
  • a)  Salsa               b) Tango              c) Ballroom             d) Samba
  • Swim with dolphins
  • Ride something larger than a horse
  • Play tennis with a former or current top 10 player in the world
  • Embarrass myself in front of a bunch of people
  • Compose at least one SPECTACULAR HDR photo
  • Climb a 5.11 climbing route
  • Win a tennis tournament with at least 12 entrants)
  • Wake up before 6 a.m. every day for 2 weeks
  • Make $100/day average from my blog
  • Finish a marathon
  • a) Finish a half marathon b) Run a 10k c) Run a 5k
  • Create a list of my top 100 albums of all time
  • Have coffee with the CEO of a Fortune 500 company
  • Jam with a rockstar
  • Write a manifesto
  • Design a theme for this blog
  • Write a book
  • Shake hands with a President
  • Reach 10,000 Followers on Twitter
  • a.       500        b.      1,000      c.       5,000
  • Start a band
  • Fly in a Fighter Jet
  • Create my own drink, and get it on the menu at a bar or restaurant
  • Speak in front of a large crowd
  • People’s choice #1
  • People’s choice #2
  • Live in a high rise condo with an amazing view.
  • Take a month long vacation on the opposite side of the world in a city with a completely different culture.
  • Attend the Super Bowl live.
  • Jump out of a perfectly good airplane.
  • Make love in places you aren’t supposed to.
  • Swim with the sharks
  • Scuba-dive to a large ship wreck.
  • Audition to be on TV or in a movie… even if you’re just an extra.
  • Throw the house party of all house parties. Supply all the booze and invite everyone you know.Take sexy photos of yourself (keep them somewhere safe).
  • Learn to fly a plane.
  • Become skilled with a musical instrument.
  • Live in southern California for at least a year.
  • Live in the heart of New York City, Chicago, Boston or another major city for at least a year.
  • Spend a few weeks vacationing on the beaches of Kauai with your partner.
  • Surf a Hawaiian wave.
  • Learn to speak a foreign language.
  • Visit the North Pole.
  • Attend The Tonight Show or The Late Show as an audience member.
  • Read at least 30 books.
  • Jump off a cliff into a natural body of water in an exotic location.
  • Go mountain climbing.
  • Go deep sea fishing and learn to filet and cook your own fish.
  • Go horseback riding on the beach with your partner.
  • Drink warm beer out of a barrel in a real Irish pub.
  • Spend a night pub-hopping in London.
  • Stage dive and crowd surf at a rock concert.
  • Take a set amount of money and hit the Blackjack and Craps tables in Las Vegas.
  • Visit a high-end Las Vegas strip club.
  • Embark on a month-long road trip across the country with 3 of your best friends.
  • Ride a camel across a sandy desert
  • Go white water rafting.
  • Go snowboarding in the Rockies.
  • Get in great shape and enter some kind of fitness competition.
  • Attain a solid understanding of how the government works in your country.
  • Master one particular style of dance.
  • Fall in love.
  •  Write a book… even if it’s short and never gets published.
  • Drive through a (somewhat safe) portion of a third world country like Mexico or Costa Rica to gain perspective on what true poverty looks like.
  • Go skinny dipping in a large body of water at midnight.
  • Take a shower under a waterfall.
  • Decide on your current life goals and write them down.
  • Spend New Years Eve in Times Square.
  • Go on a blind date (or a couple’s dinner date with new friends you hardly know).
  • Sleep on the beach under the stars in Key West.
  • Hit up Oktoberfest in Munich.
  • Hit up Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
  • Hit up Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Experience Spring Break in all its glory in Cancun, Mexico or Panama City Beach, Florida.
  • Catch a ride in a hot air balloon.
  • Rent a fast sports car and speed down the Autobahn.
  • Switch jobs until you find one you truly enjoy.
  • Buy your first house.
  • Own a convertible sports car.
  • Hike the Grand Canyon.
  • Attend a Red Sox vs. Yankees game in Fenway Park.
  • Spend a whole day making love without every leaving the house.
  • Learn to make one mixed cocktail like a pro bartender.
  • Run a marathon.
  • Stand up in front of a large audience and tell a great joke.
  • Shoot a gun.
  • Swim across the English Channel.
  • Bicycle ride down a mountain road.
  • Learn to sail a sailboat.
  • Learn the basics of a martial art.
  • Visit the Amazon Rainforest
  • Bare all on a nude beach.
  • Master one really cool magic trick.
  • Master a few fancy dinner recipies. 
  • Finish up your formal education (but continue learning).

 

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Posted on November 21, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. It’s as long as my bucket list!

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