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So far I’ve been lucky enough to travel to 33 countries across four different continents but there is still so much more to go. Here is my ever-increasing bucket list (including everything I already ticked off):

Asia

  • Train in a Muay Thai camp in Thailand
  • Ride a motorbike around the Mae Hong Son Loop in Northern Thailand
  • Go gibbon spotting and ziplining through the rainforest at the Gibbon Experience in Laos
  • Visit Angkor Wat
  • Go canyoning in Da Lat, Vietnam
  • Watch the sun rise over the temples of Bagan in Burma
  • Admire the view from the World’s highest infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore
  • See the Orangutans in Borneo
  • Watch the sunrise over Mount Bromo in Java
  • See the ‘blue fire’ at the sulphurous crater lake on Kawah Ijen
  • Swim with whale sharks in the Philippines
  • See the tarsier monkeys in the Philippines
  • Take a ride on the Darjeeling Railway in India
  • Visit Jodhpur in India
  • Trek the Anapurna circuit in Nepal
  • Hike to Everest base camp in Nepal
  • Visit Tibet
  • See the Giant Pandas in Chengdu, China
  • See the Three Gorges on a boat ride the Yangtze River in China
  • Take the Trans-siberian from Moscow to Beijing (via Mongolia)
  • Stay in a traditional Ger in Mongolia
  • Visit the Gates of Hell in Turkmenistan
  • Take a ride on the bullet train in Japan
  • Bathe in hot springs alongside macaques at the Jigokudani Monkey Park in Japan

Europe

  • Drive the Amalfi Coast in Italy
  • Eat my way through Bologna in Italy
  • Visit the beautiful Plitvice Lakes in Croatia
  • Stay in the igloo village at Hotel Kakslauttanen and watch the Northern Lights from my bed
  • Visit the fjords in Norway
  • Take a ride on the glacier railway in Switzerland
  • Go island hopping in Greece
  • Take a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia in Turkey

Africa

  • Take the Shosholoza Meyl train from Johannesburg to Cape Town
  • See the Great Migration in the Masai Mara
  • Stay in the Giraffe Manor in Nairobi
  • Go on a safari in the Okavango Delta in Botswana
  • Bathe in the Devil’s Pool at Victoria Falls
  • Dive the sardine run in South Africa

Australasia

  • Go on a campervan road trip through New Zealand
  • Take a cruise on Milford Sound in New Zealand
  • Drive the Stuart Highway in Australia between Port Augusta and Darwin, stopping at Uluru on the way

North America

  • Gamble the night away in Las Vegas
  • Visit the Wave in Arizona (and take a lot of photos)
  • Take a boat ride down the Mississippi river
  • Eat cajun food in Louisiana
  • Climb the Stairway to Heaven in Hawaii

South America

  • Drive the Pan-American highway from Alaska to Argentina
  • Hike through the Copper Canyon in Mexico
  • Go wildlife spotting on the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador
  • Watch the sun rise over the Moai statues on Easter Island
  • Visit the salt flats in Bolivia
  • Take a bike ride down Bolivia’s ‘death road’
  • Hike to Macchu Picchu
  • See penguins and whales in Antarctica

Festivals

  • La Tomatina festival in Spain
  • St Patrick’s Day in Dublin and Boston
  • Burning Man festival in Nevada
  • Coachella festival in California
  • Carnival in Brazil
  • Crop Over festival in Barbados

Experiences

  • Bungee jump
  • Skydive
  • White Water Rafting