My Travel To-Do List

My travel list is always changing. Items are added, rewritten, or taken away as they need to. One (Go on a bike trip with Grandpa) should be removed, but I don't have the heart to do so yet. Here it is, as it stands right now.

  • Study French Become fluent in French, oui
  • Live on each continent (sans Antarctica) for at least a year: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania
  • Visit Antarctica
  • Get my motorcycle license
  • Skydive
  • Climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Ride a camel
Riding camels in Mali

Riding camels in Mali

  • Go scuba diving and swim with the fish
  • See the world from a hot air balloon
  • Learn to sail, then go on an overnight sailing trip
  • Hitchhike
  • Portage
  • RV around Australia's coastline
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Try dog-sledding
  • Walk inside a real igloo
  • Go to Timbuktu
  • Sleep on the Great Wall of China
  • Sleep in a haunted house
  • Catch, cook, and eat a fish all by myself
  • Go on safari and see some of the Big 5
Leopard "spotted" on safari in Zambia

Leopard "spotted" on safari in Zambia

  • Learn how to surf in Tofino
  • Take Korean and Japanese cooking classes
  • Spend a week working on a ranch
  • Visit Go hiking in the Grand Canyon
  • Visit Niagara Falls, Victoria Falls and Angel Falls
  • Go camping in winter
  • Go on a bike trip with Grandpa
  • Watch a space shuttle launch
  • Ride the Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Eat live octopus in Korea
  • Cross a country just by walking or biking
  • Go to "Burning Man"
  • See an exploding volcano
  • Go to Carnaval in Brazil
  • Explore a real ghost town
The ghost town of Kayaköy, Turkey

The ghost town of Kayaköy, Turkey

  • Learn more about my Irish heritage in Ireland
  • Go on a road trip with no destination
  • Visit all ten Canadian provinces
  • Visit 10, 20, 30, 40 all 50 US states
  • Hike a long trail (ex. Appalachian, Pacific Crest, El Camino de Santiago) end-to-end
  • Do a Polar Bear Swim
  • Show up at an airport and take the next flight out
  • Dip my big toe into each of the world's five oceans: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern, Arctic