Life List

Long-term travel and experience goals!

  • ride a motorcycle
  • see the cherry blossoms in Japan
  • go skinny dipping
  • go on a cruise
  • marry the love of my life
  • try skiing
  • make a souffle
  • go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
  • lie out on a nude beach
  • go parasailing or paragliding
  • go water skiing
  • safari in Africa
  • spend a day in at least half of each of the States (currently at 21/25)
  • see the Northern Lights
  • spend at least a week hiking in the wilderness
  • walk in at least half of America’s National Parks (currently at 5/29)
  • talk to an Icelander in Reykjavik
  • get ears pierced
  • get a tattoo
  • try snowshoeing
  • spend time on at least 6 continents (currently at 3/6):
    • North America (born here)
    • Europe, March 2012
    • Australia, June 2008 (NZ)
    • Asia
    • Africa
    • South America
  • explore these cities:
    1. Athens
    2. Rome
    3. Kyoto
    4. Christchurch
    5. Barcelona
    6. Florence
    7. Stockholm
    8. Rio de Janeiro
    9. Toronto
    10. New Orleans
    11. Hong Kong
    12. Edinburgh
    13. Dublin
    14. Birmingham
    15. Boston
    16. Louisville
    17. Austin
    18. Prague
    19. Seattle
    20. Vancouver
    21. London
    22. Salzburg
    23. San Francisco
    24. Paris
    25. Stockholm
    26. New York
    27. Los Angeles
    28. Budapest
    29. Amsterdam
    30. Melbourne
    31. Istanbul
    32. Dubai
    33. Copenhagen
    34. Denver

 

Completed since this list started in 2012

  • meet Julie Andrews, October 2012
  • move to a different country, November 2013
  • ride in a hot air balloon, summer 2012
  • visit a real castle, first one Windsor Castle April 2013
  • visit the Louvre, birthday (April) 2013
  • see a Broadway show in NYC, October 2012
  • Go on the Sound of Music tour in Salzburg, May 2014
  • see Julie Andrews’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, February 2013
  • ride over the Golden Gate Bridge, February 2013
  • climb a volcano, September 2014
  • see a movie at a drive-in theater, with grandma July 2015
  • visit Toronto, October 2015
  • try surfing in Australia, February 2016
  • go snorkeling or scuba diving, both – Australia, March 2016
  • go sailing, Australia, March 2016
  • live on the US West Coast, June 2016