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Ummi’s Bucket List

  1. Volunteer to clean up a public space
  2. Volunteer at an animal shelter
  3. Volunteer/work on a farm
  4. Volunteer to build a house
  5. Be an aid worker in a third-world country
  6. Hug a redwood
  7. Visit a virgin rainforest
  8. Be a tourist in my own city
  9. Go on a road trip
  10. Go on a cruise
  11. Travel in a camper van
  12. Travel solo
  13. Hitchhike
  14. Pick up a hitchhiker
  15. Couchsurf
  16. Host a Couchsurfer
  17. Help someone cross something off their bucket list
  18. Make a snow angel
  19. Build a snowman
  20. See an iceberg
  21. See a blowhole
  22. Visit an ice cave
  23. Visit a sulfur mine
  24. Visit an active volcano
  25. Visit a floating village
  26. Visit a ghost town
  27. Visit McKamey Manor
  28. Visit a castle
  29. See windmills
  30. Walk in sea foam
  31. Experience a hailstorm
  32. See a tornado
  33. Stand under a waterfall
  34. See a petrified waterfall
  35. Watch a solar/lunar eclipse
  36. See a meteor shower
  37. See the Aurora Borealis
  38. See the Aurora Australis
  39. Experience the midnight sun
  40. Experience the polar night
  41. Experience zero gravity
  42. Ride in a cable car
  43. Ride on a ski lift
  44. Ride a funicular in Switzerland
  45. Ride on a roller coaster
  46. Ride on a Ferris wheel
  47. Ride a carousel (as an adult)
  48. Ride a mechanical bull
  49. Go to the circus
  50. Go to a chocolate factory
  51. Go to Candytopia in Santa Monica
  52. Go to Meow Wolf in Santa Fe
  53. Go to the Pecularium in Portland
  54. Visit the airplane graveyard in Bangkok
  55. Visit an edible museum
  56. Visit the hair museum in Turkey
  57. Visit an upside-down museum
  58. Visit a 3D-art museum
  59. Go to Madame Tussaud’s
  60. Go to Universal Studios
  61. Go to Disneyland
  62. Learn to swim
  63. Learn to swim like a mermaid
  64. Swim in a cenote
  65. Swim in a glass-bottom pool
  66. Swim in the infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands
  67. Swim in the largest pool in the world
  68. Do the Polar Bear Plunge
  69. Jump off a diving board
  70. Jump off a cliff
  71. Rope swing into water
  72. Go snorkeling
  73. Go scuba-diving
  74. Go ZUBA diving
  75. Go free-diving
  76. Go sea-walking
  77. Ride the Aquaskipper
  78. Ride a banana boat
  79. Ride on a bamboo raft
  80. Ride on a water taxi in Bangkok
  81. Ride a jet-ski
  82. Ride a gondola in Venice
  83. Ride a shikara in Kashmir
  84. Ride a hovercraft
  85. Ride in a submarine
  86. Go sea kayaking
  87. Kayak through icebergs in Greenland
  88. Go cave canoeing
  89. Row a sampan
  90. Learn to sail
  91. Join the Croatia Sail Week
  92. Go white-water rafting
  93. Go tubing in Laos
  94. Go kiteboarding
  95. Go flyboarding
  96. Go zip-lining
  97. Go paragliding
  98. Go parasailing
  99. Go skydiving
  100. Go Scad diving
  101. Hang glide
  102. Go bungee jumping
  103. Do the reverse bungee
  104. Do the waterblob (human catapult)
  105. Base jump with a wingsuit
  106. Wing walk on a bi-plane
  107. Cycle in a foreign country
  108. Cycle down the Danube Bike Trail
  109. Ride on a tandem bike
  110. Ride a unicycle
  111. Go sky-biking
  112. Go fat-biking
  113. Learn to ride a scooter/motorbike
  114. Ride a Vespa
  115. Ride a Harley
  116. Ride a Segway
  117. Drive an ATV
  118. Drive a dune buggy
  119. Drive a Go-Kart
  120. Drive a truck
  121. Drive a tractor
  122. Drive a sports car
  123. Drive abroad
  124. Drive Route 66
  125. Go on a hayride
  126. Participate in a rickshaw run
  127. Ride in a songthaew
  128. Ride in a convertible
  129. Ride in a limo
  130. Fly first-class
  131. Fly in a private jet
  132. Fly in a fighter jet
  133. Fly in a hot-air balloon
  134. Fly in a helicopter
  135. Fly in a blimp
  136. Fly in a seaplane
  137. Fly an airplane
  138. Fly over a volcano in Hawaii
  139. Fly on a trapeze
  140. Go abseiling
  141. Go wall-climbing
  142. Go rock-climbing
  143. Go spelunking
  144. Go canyoneering
  145. Climb a tree
  146. Climb up the steps of Batu Caves
  147. Climb to the top of a lighthouse
  148. Climb the KL Tower
  149. Walk on the sky bridge of Petronas Twin Towers
  150. Do the rope-course challenge at Komtar, Penang
  151. Do the CN Tower Edge Walk
  152. Do the Mount Huashan plank walk
  153. Walk across a hanging bridge
  154. Walk across the world’s longest hanging bridge
  155. Walk across a glass-bottom bridge
  156. Learn a martial art
  157. Compete in a triathlon
  158. Run barefooted
  159. Go dog-sledding
  160. Go tobogganing
  161. Go luging
  162. Go snowboarding
  163. Go snowshoeing
  164. Learn to ski
  165. Learn to roller-blade
  166. Learn to surf
  167. Go body-surfing
  168. Sand surf in a desert
  169. Try stand-up paddling
  170. Go volcano-boarding
  171. Go zorbing
  172. Go aqua zorbing
  173. Try archery
  174. Shoot a gun
  175. Play golf
  176. Learn yoga in India
  177. Go glamping
  178. Climb Mount Kinabalu
  179. Hike to the Annapurna/Everest Base Camp
  180. Hike the Grand Canyon
  181. Hike the PCT
  182. Hike on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  183. Hike El Camino de Santiago
  184. Climb the Piedra el Peñol
  185. Climb one of the 7 summits
  186. Visit all countries in Southeast Asia
  187. Visit 50 countries
  188. Visit 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  189. Visit all 7 New Wonders of the World
  190. Visit all 7 New Natural Wonders of the World
  191. Visit all 7 continents
  192. Visit the happiest country in the world
  193. Visit the coldest capital in the world
  194. Visit the smallest country in the world
  195. Be in two countries at once
  196. Go on the world’s tallest elevator
  197. Experience Grand Wailea water elevator
  198. Live on a tropical island for a month
  199. Become a citizen/permanent resident of another country
  200. See the Mulu Pinnacles
  201. See the Chocolate Hills in Bohol
  202. See the floating markets in Bangkok
  203. Visit the Maeklong Railway Market
  204. Visit the Angkor Wat
  205. Visit North Korea
  206. Visit Bhutan
  207. See Mount Fuji
  208. Visit the Great Wall of China
  209. See the terracotta army in Xi’an
  210. Visit a red-sand beach
  211. Visit the Red Beach, China
  212. Visit a pink-sand beach
  213. Visit a black-sand beach
  214. Visit a green-sand beach
  215. Visit the glass beach in California
  216. Visit a pink lake
  217. Visit the spotted lake in Canada
  218. Visit the biggest lake in the world
  219. Visit the deepest lake in the world
  220. See the Taj Mahal
  221. See the Burj Khalifa
  222. See the ancient ruins of Petra, Jordan
  223. Visit Tibet
  224. Visit Auroville
  225. Visit the Maldives
  226. See the Sydney Harbour Bridge
  227. Travel the Great Ocean Road
  228. See Ayers Rock
  229. Swim the Great Barrier Reef
  230. Swim in the Jellyfish Lake, Palau
  231. Visit the Hobbiton in New Zealand
  232. Walk in the Bora Bora lagoon
  233. See the ruins in Athens
  234. See the Eiffel Tower
  235. See the Catacombs in Paris
  236. See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  237. See the Colosseum
  238. Make a wish at Trevi Fountain
  239. Visit Cinque Terre
  240. See La Sagrada Familia
  241. See the Tower Bridge
  242. See the Big Ben
  243. Ride the double-decker bus in London
  244. See the Stonehenge
  245. See the Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland
  246. Kiss the Blarney Stone
  247. See the Berlin Wall
  248. Visit the Crooked Forest, Poland
  249. See the fjords of Norway
  250. Pose on the Trolltunga rock in Norway
  251. Soak in the Blue Lagoon, Iceland
  252. Visit the Red Square in Moscow
  253. Visit Santorini
  254. Cross the Tunnel of Love in Ukraine
  255. Visit Jerusalem
  256. Swim in the Dead Sea
  257. Visit the Land of the Fairy Chimneys, Turkey
  258. Visit Pamukkale, Turkey
  259. See Haghia Sophia
  260. Visit Socotra Island, Yemen
  261. See the Pyramids of Giza
  262. Go on a desert safari
  263. Go on a safari in Africa
  264. Swim at the edge of Victoria Falls
  265. Visit the Blue Pearl, Morocco
  266. Shop in the souks in Morocco
  267. Visit the White House
  268. Walk in Central Park, Manhattan
  269. See the Empire State Building
  270. See the Statue of Liberty
  271. See the Hollywood sign
  272. See the Golden Gate Bridge
  273. See Mount Rushmore
  274. See New England in the fall
  275. Do the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  276. Visit all 50 states of America
  277. Visit Anne of Green Gables’ house
  278. See the Niagara Falls
  279. See the Mayan ruins
  280. See the statues on Easter Island
  281. Visit the Galapagos
  282. Visit Bioluminescent Bay, Puerto Rico
  283. Visit Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia
  284. Visit the rainbow mountains of Peru
  285. Swing at the end of the world in Ecuador
  286. Visit the Amazon
  287. Visit Patagonia
  288. Go to the North/South Pole
  289. Celebrate Songkran in Thailand
  290. Celebrate Loy Krathong in Thailand
  291. Celebrate Yi Peng in Chiang Mai
  292. Go to the Harbin Ice Festival
  293. Attend a Japanese tea ceremony
  294. See a real-life geisha in Kyoto
  295. See the whirling Dervishes in Turkey
  296. Throw tomatoes at La Tomatina
  297. Participate in the Battle of the Oranges in Italy
  298. Run with the bulls in Pamplona
  299. Celebrate Las Fallas in Valencia
  300. Join a hammer festival in Portugal
  301. Attend snowbombing festival in Austria
  302. Run after a giant wheel of cheese in Gloucestershire
  303. Celebrate Oktoberfest in Munich
  304. Go to the Brazilian Carnaval
  305. See the Burning Man in California
  306. Celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  307. See the Chicago River turn green on St Patrick’s Day
  308. Visit an Amish community in Ohio
  309. Attend a pow wow
  310. Go to a renaissance festival
  311. Spend the 4th of July in USA
  312. Celebrate Holi
  313. Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Times Square
  314. Celebrate Christmas with a Christian family
  315. Decorate a Christmas tree
  316. Go Christmas-caroling
  317. Have a white Christmas
  318. Celebrate Hanukkah with a Jewish family
  319. Go trick-or-treating on Halloween
  320. Travel on a steam train
  321. Travel on an Indian train
  322. Ride the bullet train in Japan
  323. Cross Russia via Trans Siberian/Mongolian railway
  324. Ride the Orient Express
  325. Ride the Glacier Express
  326. Ride “the Tube” in London
  327. Ride on top of a train
  328. Travel on a sleeper bus
  329. Eat chili crab in Singapore
  330. Eat pho in Vietnam
  331. Eat pad thai in Thailand
  332. Eat Peking duck in Beijing
  333. Eat sushi in Japan
  334. Eat kimchi in South Korea
  335. Eat biryani in India
  336. Eat momo in Nepal
  337. Eat ema datshi in Bhutan
  338. Eat shawarma in UAE
  339. Eat kibbeh in Lebanon
  340. Eat pavlova in New Zealand
  341. Eat Turkish ice-cream in Turkey
  342. Eat plov in Uzbekistan
  343. Eat dolmasi in Azerbaijan
  344. Eat khachapuri in Georgia
  345. Eat borscht in Russia
  346. Eat verivorst in Estonia
  347. Eat cepelinai in Lithuania
  348. Eat mamaliga in Moldova
  349. Eat goulash in Hungary
  350. Eat sarmale in Romania
  351. Eat cevapi in Bosnia & Herzegovina
  352. Eat pierogi in Poland
  353. Eat tzatziki and souvlaki in Greece
  354. Eat Belgian fries in Belgium
  355. Eat sauerkraut in Germany
  356. Eat macarons in France
  357. Eat fish n chips in a pub in London
  358. Eat strawberries and cream at Wimbledon
  359. Eat haggis in Scotland
  360. Eat Irish stew in Ireland
  361. Eat frikadeller in Denmark
  362. Eat meatballs in Sweden
  363. Eat smalahove in Norway
  364. Eat stroopwafel in the Netherlands
  365. Eat pizza and pasta in Italy
  366. Eat rosti in Switzerland
  367. Eat paella and tapas in Spain
  368. Eat churros in Spain
  369. Eat Portuguese egg tart in Portugal
  370. Eat francesinha in Porto
  371. Eat schnitzel in Austria
  372. Eat halusky in Slovakia
  373. Eat fli in Kosovo/Albania
  374. Eat couscous in Tunisia
  375. Eat kushani in Egypt
  376. Eat tagine in Morocco
  377. Eat an Ethiopian meal
  378. Eat nyama choma in Kenya
  379. Eat succotash in Equatorial Guinea
  380. Eat New York Cheesecake in New York
  381. Eat buffalo wings in Buffalo
  382. Eat Kentucky Fried Chicken in Kentucky
  383. Eat poi in Hawaii
  384. Eat poutine in Montreal
  385. Eat maple syrup pancakes in Canada
  386. Eat tacos in Mexico
  387. Eat gallo pinto in Costa Rica
  388. Eat ropa vieja in Cuba
  389. Eat ceviche in Ecuador
  390. Eat pastel de choclo in Chile
  391. Eat feijoada in Brazil
  392. Eat bugs
  393. Eat bird’s nest
  394. Eat red durian
  395. Eat cactus
  396. Eat escargot
  397. Eat raw oysters
  398. Eat caviar
  399. Eat a century egg
  400. Eat sea urchin
  401. Eat kangaroo meat
  402. Eat crocodile meat
  403. Eat crocodile egg
  404. Eat herring
  405. Eat the stinky tofu
  406. Eat balut
  407. Eat a wormcake
  408. Eat black pudding
  409. Eat nagashi somen
  410. Eat the spiciest chili on earth
  411. Eat liquid-nitrogen ice-cream
  412. Eat fondue
  413. Dine in the dark
  414. Dine in the sky
  415. Enter a food eating contest
  416. Eat a molecular gastronomy dinner
  417. Chew betel leaf
  418. Chew khat
  419. Drink Ceylon tea in Ceylon
  420. Drink tea in England
  421. Drink kopi luwak
  422. Drink Absinthe
  423. Drink eggnog
  424. Drink at an ice bar
  425. Go to an oxygen bar
  426. Go tea-tasting
  427. Go cheese-tasting
  428. Go on a food tour
  429. Crowd surf
  430. Smoke hookah
  431. Smoke a cigar
  432. Drink weed tea
  433. Drink bhang lassi
  434. Blow smoke rings
  435. Inhale the laughing gas
  436. Try the magic mushroom
  437. Eat space brownies
  438. Go to a full-moon party
  439. Go to a luau party
  440. Party on a helipad
  441. Party on a yacht
  442. Party at the Playboy Mansion
  443. Watch a ping pong show in Thailand
  444. Receive a lap dance
  445. Go skinny dipping
  446. Shower outside in a sarong
  447. Sunbathe topless on a crowded beach
  448. Go to a nude beach
  449. Attend a horse race
  450. Ride a horse
  451. Ride an ostrich
  452. Ride a camel
  453. Ride an elephant
  454. Bathe an elephant
  455. Swim with pigs in the Bahamas
  456. Swim with dolphins
  457. Swim with whale sharks
  458. Swim with manta rays
  459. Swim with manatees
  460. Swim with otters
  461. Kiss a sea lion
  462. Cage dive with sharks
  463. Cage dive with saltwater crocodiles in Darwin
  464. Go whale-watching
  465. Go bird-watching
  466. Shear a sheep
  467. Milk a cow/goat
  468. Herd cattle
  469. Feed a crocodile
  470. Play frisbee with a dog
  471. Walk a St Bernard on St Bernard’s Pass
  472. See kangaroos in their natural habitat
  473. See penguins in their natural habitat
  474. See fireflies
  475. See the salmon run
  476. See a yak
  477. See an alpaca
  478. See komodos on Komodo Island
  479. See the Serengeti’s great migration
  480. See glowworms in New Zealand
  481. Visit the Giraffe Manor in Kenya
  482. Visit a bee farm
  483. Extract honey from a bee hive
  484. Visit the rabbit island in Japan
  485. Visit the cat island in Japan
  486. Be a panda keeper in China
  487. Hold a monkey/ape/chimp/orangutan
  488. Hold a koala
  489. Hold a parrot
  490. Hold a tarantula
  491. Cuddle a tiger cub
  492. Wrap a python around my neck
  493. Release a bird
  494. Release baby turtles into the sea
  495. Adopt a pet dog
  496. Go to a pet cafe
  497. Go fishing
  498. Go deep sea fishing
  499. Go clam digging
  500. See a baobab tree
  501. See a giant sequoia tree
  502. See cherry blossoms
  503. Visit a lavender field
  504. Visit a tulip field
  505. Visit a poppy field
  506. Visit a sunflower field
  507. Visit a bamboo forest
  508. Walk through a corn maze
  509. Pick my own strawberries at a strawberry farm
  510. Pick wild blackberries
  511. Wade in a cranberry bog
  512. Stomp grapes for wine
  513. Tap a maple tree
  514. Go truffle-hunting
  515. Release a sky lantern
  516. Go on a meditation retreat
  517. Go on a darkness retreat
  518. Get ordained
  519. Stay in an ashram
  520. Stay in a Buddhist monastery
  521. Stay in a nunnery
  522. Stay in a cabin in the woods or by a lake
  523. Stay at a dude ranch
  524. Stay in an ice hotel
  525. Stay in a cave hotel
  526. Stay in an underwater hotel
  527. Stay on an oil rig
  528. Stay in an overwater bungalow
  529. Stay in a jjimjilbang
  530. Stay in a capsule hotel
  531. Stay in a ryokan
  532. Stay on a houseboat
  533. Sleep in a tent
  534. Sleep in a tree house
  535. Sleep in a cave
  536. Sleep in a salt mine
  537. Sleep in a teepee
  538. Sleep in a yurt
  539. Sleep in an igloo
  540. Sleep in a trailer
  541. Sleep in a castle
  542. Sleep in a prison cell
  543. Sleep in a hammock
  544. Sleep in a stable on a haystack
  545. Sleep in a windmill
  546. Work on a ship
  547. Work as a fruit-picker abroad
  548. Quit my job and be my own boss
  549. Start my own business
  550. Have my own business cards
  551. Learn to use chopsticks
  552. Learn to perform CPR
  553. Learn Thai massage in Thailand
  554. Attend a basic survival course
  555. Attend an avalanche survival course
  556. Attend a space camp
  557. Learn to escape from quicksand
  558. Learn to throw a boomerang
  559. Learn to juggle
  560. Learn to eat fire
  561. Learn to dance flamenco
  562. Learn to waltz
  563. Learn to salsa
  564. Learn to tango in Argentina
  565. Learn traditional Balinese dance
  566. Dance bharatanatyam
  567. Do the Hula dance
  568. Join in a tribal dance
  569. Play a didgeridoo
  570. Attend a cooking class
  571. Roast a turkey for Thanksgiving
  572. Learn to shuck an oyster
  573. Learn to make sushi
  574. Join a chocolate-making workshop
  575. Learn to make ice cream
  576. Learn to make latte art
  577. Learn to make pickles
  578. Learn to make cheese
  579. Make homemade jams
  580. Make fresh pasta
  581. Bake a cake
  582. Make bread from scratch
  583. Make my own pizza
  584. Make homemade marshmallows
  585. Learn fruit-carving
  586. Carve a pumpkin
  587. Learn to weave a ketupat
  588. Make something out of clay
  589. Blow glass
  590. Learn to make candles/soap
  591. Create my own fragrance
  592. Learn to speak a new language fluently
  593. Take Spanish lessons in a Spanish-speaking country
  594. Learn sign language
  595. Celebrate my birthday abroad
  596. Wear a cheongsam
  597. Wear a sari and bindi
  598. Wear a kimono/yukata
  599. Wear a hanbok
  600. Wear a kilt
  601. Wear traditional Thai costume
  602. Wear a conical hat in Vietnam
  603. Wear traditional Balinese/Javanese costume
  604. Wear a burqa in the Middle East
  605. Wear baju kurung in a foreign country
  606. Go to a fish spa
  607. Take a mud bath
  608. Go to a hammam in Turkey
  609. Go to an onsen in Japan
  610. Go to a thermal bath in Hungary
  611. Go to a beer spa in Austria
  612. Have a sulfur bath in Georgia 
  613. Soak in a natural hotspring
  614. Try a sensory deprivation tank
  615. Eat at a Michelin starred restaurant
  616. Eat at a Hard Rock Cafe
  617. Stay at a Hard Rock Hotel
  618. Go to a music festival
  619. Go to a drive-in movie
  620. See a Broadway musical
  621. Watch ballet
  622. Watch the opera
  623. Watch a flamenco show in Spain
  624. Listen to fado music in Portugal
  625. Watch the launch of a space shuttle
  626. Watch a sports match in a stadium
  627. Watch a muay thai match in Thailand
  628. Watch sumo wrestling in Japan
  629. Watch The Alternative Games in Wales
  630. Watch the Grand Prix in Monaco
  631. Attend the Olympics
  632. Attend the Merdeka Parade
  633. Attend a WWE match
  634. Watch a TED talk live
  635. Attend a gay parade
  636. Attend a wedding of a different culture
  637. Attend a Bon Odori festival
  638. Meet an internet-famous animal
  639. Meet a president/prime minister
  640. Meet the POTUS/FLOTUS
  641. Meet the Dalai Lama
  642. Meet the Queen of England
  643. Meet the Pope

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