Bucket Lists

A few travel musings of places/things I would like to see, including those from previous bucket lists not yet achieved

  • Watch a Shakespeare play in the Globe Theatre in London
  • Go to Saint Jorioz in France with timtams in hand
  • Take a campervan trip around Scotland
  • Road trip Ireland
  • Stand in Pompeii before it disappears
  • Visit many Tasmania Tour buddies in various countries
  • Step foot onto a new continent
  • Be able to scratch Germany off my scratchy map
  • Go to Japan. Visit many friends and eat lots of sushi!
  • Drive the Nullabor Plain
  • Get to Australia’s westernmost and southernmost points – Steep Point and Wilsons Promentory
  • Sail through Antarctica
  • See a giant tortoise on the Galapogas Islands
  • Island hop around the Date line
  • Previous Bucket Lists

    Places/things I would like to achieve on my travels.

    2014 Bucket List

    • Throw myself out a plane skydiving on the east coast
    • Scuba Dive the Great Barrier Reef
    • Road trip the Northwest of Australia from Shark Bay to Darwin
    • Go to Cairns and sail up to Cape York
    • Go to Japan. Visit many friends there and eat lots of sushi!
    • Find the Blue Mountains, Kangaroo Valley and Canberra
    • Drive the Nullabor
    • Become settled somewhere and live in an actual flat rather than a hostel
    • Buy a round the world multi city ticket for the way home to Scotland
    • Step foot onto a new continent

    Australia Bucket List

    With a plan to do a ‘figure of 8’ round Australia, up the east coast, through the middle then up the west, my list of places to see when I left the UK was:

    • Melbourne
    • Brisbane
    • Uluru
    • Whitsunday’s
    • Cairns
    • Port Douglas
    • Sydney
    • Kangaroo Island
    • Philip Island
    • Great Ocean Road (Geelong to Warrnambool)
    • Sapphire Coast (New South Wales coast)
    • Grand Pacific Drive (Sydney to Woolongong)
    • Blue mountains and Katoomba falls
    • Bondi beach
    • Kangaroo Valley

    Things to do:

    • Skydive
    • Learn how to scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef
    • Learn a language
    • Take a yoga class in Byron Bay
    • See an Aussie Rules Match

    Melbourne Bucket List

    What I hope to achieve whilst staying in Melbourne:

    • Scale the heights of the Eureka Tower
    • See the penguins on Philip island
    • Find the Southernmost point at Wilson promontory
    • See a film in ACMI and the Rooftop cinema
    • Eat a meal on Degraves Street
    • Visit Yarra bend park
    • Stand in the Shrine of remembrance
    • Take a day trip to Queenscliff
    • Eat all you can eat dumplings in the Dumpling house
    • Get chilly in Chill on Ice
    • Do a free yoga class in Federation Square
    • Do a neighbours tour

    European Bucket List

      • Watch a Shakespeare play in the Globe Theatre in London
      • Go to Saint Jorioz in France with timtams in hand
      • Take a Campervan trip round Scotland. This has to include a stop at Applecross
      • Stand in Pompeii before it disappears
      • Visit many Tasmania Tour buddies in various countries

    5 thoughts on “Bucket Lists

      1. Not quite! But has certainly guided some direction :-). Good to have goals and things to put on a 2015 bucket list ;-). Thanks for checking out my blog 🙂

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