I thought I would pop up a quick post on a few things that I want to do at some point in life. This is not an exhaustive list by any means. I also admit that I borrowed a few of these ideas from other people’s lists (I’m lazy).

If anyone can help me do any of these things, or wants to join me, then just get in touch and we’ll get on it!

The List

1. Cycle from Lands End to John O Groats
2. Raise £10,000 for a charity
3. Blag an upgrade to first or business class
4. Go to a World Cup final
5. Visit the Olympics
6. Dive with sharks (Reef sharks and bronze whalers)
7. Cage dive with Great White Sharks
8. See Humpback Whales (Saw a couple of these on the North Shore in Hawaii)
9. Go to the Superbowl
10. Go to a major UFC event
11. Study Shaolin Kung Fu in China
12. Volunteer after a natural disaster
13. Teach English abroad
14. Run a half marathon
15. Learn fire poi
16. Dog Sled across snow
17. See the northern Lights
18. Follow the path of Buddha, India, Nepal
19. Visit a meditation retreat
20. Climb an active volcano and look in the crater
21. Visit the Rio Carnival
22. Go to Glastonbury festival
23. Race in a dragon boat
24. Study Jiu Jitsu in Brazil
25. Learn Muay Thai in Thailand
26. Stay in an ice hotel
27. Stay in an underwater hotel
28. Sleep in a Japanese capsule hotel
29. Watch Thai boxing live (Loads of times)
30. Swim with Turtles (Loads of times)
31. Be in the audience of a major game show or contest show e.g. X factor
32. Go Snowboarding (Did this with @myeggnoodles in Japan earlier this year)
33. Walk the Great Wall of China
34. Swim with Dolphins
35. Climb to Everest Base Camp
36. Learn a new Language to conversational level
37. Become an Underwater Videographer
38. Learn to play the Guitar
39. Compile a book of Poetry
40. Take the Trans-Siberian train
41. Attend a major protest
42. See flowing lava (Hawaii)
43. Ride an ostrich
44. Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge
45. Learn to fly a plane or helicopter
46. Charter a boat round tropical islands
47. Drive route 66
48. Do a skydive
49. See the Grand Canyon
50. Bungy jump off a bridge
51. Go Paragliding
52. Do the Bognor Regis Birdman
53. Make “The Sultanas of Swing” video
54. Hot air balloon ride
55. Ride an Elephant
56. Ride the biggest roller coaster in the world
57. Visit the tallest building in the world (Dubai)
58. Weightless flight http://www.gozerog.com
59. Go to the airport and take the next plane to anywhere
60. Own a tailor made suit
61. Learn to Tango
62. See a total eclipse of the sun
63. See a west end show
64. Grow a handlebar moustache
65. Gallop a horse on a beach at sunset
66. Create a world record
67. Walk the Inca trail
68. See the Easter Island heads
69. Learn to Fence
70. Visit Tokyo
71. Trace my family tree
72. See the Sistine Chapel
73. See the Roman Colosseum
74. Visit Komodo Island
75. Go to an Anthony Robbins seminar
76. Become a member of MENSA
77. Lift 100kg in a bench press
78. Experience Nyepi on Bali (Did this and set fire to my room with a candle)
79. Visit the Galapagos Islands
80. See the Dali Lama speak.
81. Visit Angkor Wat Temples

Anybody have any cool ideas or events that I really should see before I die?

  • Hey, nice list! I love that these lists are popping up on people’s blogs… they give me lots of good ideas for my own list. I love your weightless flight idea!

    • Thanks Kirsty. There are loads more things I could add. It could quite literally become endless. I might try and cut it down to make me focus on the things I really want to do most!

      Loving your list too – I stole some of your ideas. Hope you don’t mind 🙂

  • Josie

    This is awesome. Skydiving over the Great Barrier Reef would be wicked! How was Hawaii? I wana go see a friend there soon! Oh and you can cross off elephant ride 🙂 x

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