The List

This is my list, my seemingly ever-growing list of all the things I want to see and do around the world before I die.

So in no particular order, here goes:


The Bucket List

Trek to the Everest Base Camp
Climb Kala Patthar
See the Temple of Angkor Wat
Hike the Great Wall of China
Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Hike the Pacific Crest Trail
See the Eiffel Tower
Swim with dolphins
Travel by horseback
See the Taj Mahal
Visit a Tibetan Monastery
Visit Bhutan
Visit a tulip field in the Netherlands
See a windmill
See the Hagia Sophia
Go zip-lining
Go sky-diving
See the Shaolin Temple
Try out ‘Dinner in the Sky’
Visit Antartica
Stay in Yurt in Kyrgyzstan
Eat ice-cream in Times Square
Ride horses in Mongolia
Train with the monks in the Wudang Mountains
Ride a camel
Practice Karate with the masters in Okinawa
Eat mochi in Japan
Buy a wand at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando
Try deep-dish Chicago pizza
Visit Universal Studios
Visit Disney Land Paris
Watch a play at the Red Theatre in Beijing
Ride in Gondola in Venice
Watch the Northern Lights
Eat Khachipuri in Tbilisi
Eat Kebabs in Delhi
Eat Iskender Kebabs in their place of origin, Bursa
Visit Ireland
Learn to do the Irish Jig
Watch Riverdance live.
See a baby polar bear.
Visit Scotland
Buy celtic jewellery in Scotland
Learn to play the bagpipes
Visit a bamboo forest.
Sail solo on the ocean
See the Zhangye Danxia Landform in China
Visit Yellowstone National Park
Canoe in Lake Louise, Alberta
Go cliff diving
Hold a snake
Go snorkelling in Bali
Climb Mount Rainier
Roll down sand dunes
Summit Mount Elbrus in Winter.
Go camping in the desert
Go to a ballet in Russia
Watch a game of buzkashi live in Afghanistan
Eat nihari in Lahore
Go zorbing
Visit the Auschwitz Concentration Camp
Visit Bucharest
Climb Mount Fuji
Climb Jbel Toubkal in Morocco
Visit the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens in Bangalore
Take a picture at platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross
Stay at the ice hotel in Sweden
Visit Norway
See the butterfly park in Malaysia
Eat cookies in Denmark
Lounge on the beach in the Maldives
Go on an African safari
See the Niagara Falls
Go scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef
Go camping in New Zealand
See the backwaters of Kerala
Go on a road trip
See Wagah Border
Stay in a houseboat in Kashmir
Witness a Chinese Tea Ceremony
Hike in Leh
Drink tea in Assam
Visit Islamabad
Ride elephants in Sri Lanka
Buy tea glasses in Morocco
Visit the hill station Ooty
Visit Transylvania
Visit Mecca
Try Durian
Kayak in the Bioluminescent Bay of Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Eat Gelato in Italy
Eat Biryani in Hyderabad
Stay in an Igloo
Visit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Go for a ride on the Palace on Wheels Train
Visit the Stalin Museum in Georgia
See the colosseums of Rome
Climb Mount Olympus
Stay in a tree house
Climb Mount Everest