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As my wanderlust itch is never satisfied, I’ve created this Wanderlist to curate a collection of ideas to inspire my future travel plans and bucket list goals around the world. I’ve included those which I’m lucky enough to have already crossed off, and the list is by no means complete as I imagine I’ll continue to add more to my Wanderlist when inspirations hits, and when I’m reminded of something amazing I’ve already done! Suggestions are most certainly welcome – sharing is caring!

“He loved mountains, or he had loved the thought of them marching on the edge of stories brought from far away”

– JRR Tolkein, The Lord of the Rings

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  1. See the Northern Lights
  2. Climb Mount Doom
  3. See Fairy Penguins on Philip Island, Australia
  4. Visit New Zealand  (not for the last time that’s for sure!)
  5. Visit the Killing Fields in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  6. Helicopter ride over NYC
  7. See the geysers in Iceland
  8. Swim in the Great Barrier Reef
  9. See the 12 Apostles
  10. Boat ride through the fjords of Norway
  11. Visit Machu Picchu
  12. See the Grand Canyon at sunset
  13. Visit Fiji
  14. Visit the Canadian Rockies
  15. See the Taj Mahal, India
  16. Pet a kangaroo
  17. Hold a koala
  18. Go whale watching
  19. Ride a tram around Lisbon
  20. Visit Hobbiton
  21. Stay in a 5* hotel (anywhere!)
  22. See the sun rise at Angkor Wat
  23. Attend La Tomatina in Valencia
  24. Eat Swedish meatballs in Sweden
  25. Cuddle a wombat
  26. Reach the top of “Stairway to Heaven” in Hawaii
  27. See the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City
  28. Eat churros in Spain
  29. Walk on the Great Wall of China
  30. Hike through Yellowstone National Park
  31. See Mount Fuji, Japan
  32. Visit Anne Frank’s house
  33. Attend a Holi Festival
  34. Take a boat trip through Halong Bay 
  35. Eat gelato in Italy 
  36. See Giant’s Causeway, Ireland
  37. Stay at the Ice Hotel
  38. Sled in Finland
  39. Walk along the salt flats in Bolivia
  40. See Pink Lake, Australia
  41. Attend the Field of Light at Ayers Rock, Australia
  42. See the bioluminescent plankton in the Maldives
  43. Feed the flamingos at Flamingo Beach, Aruba
  44. See the penguins at Boulders Beach, South Africa
  45. Glacier Hike on Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
  46. Take the tourist shot in front of the leaning tower of Pisa
  47. Visit Auschwitz, Poland
  48. See the sunrise at Bagan, Myanmar
  49. Drink at a jazz bar in New Orleans
  50. See The Wave, Arizona
  51. Explore a market in Marrakech
  52. See Iguazu Falls, Argentina
  53. Hike to Crater Lake, Oregon
  54. Feed the monkeys at Monkey Forest, Bali
  55. Island hop in Fiji
  56. Touch the Sydney Opera House
  57. Float/swim in the Dead Sea
  58. Dinner at the top of Burj Al Arab, Dubai
  59. Get to the top of Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
  60. Drink tequila in Mexico
  61. Visit the arctic circle
  62. Eat sushi in Tokyo
  63. Eat pizza along Cinque Terre, Italy
  64. Make a wish at the Tevi Fountain, Rome 
  65. Go to a classical concert in Vienna
  66. Take a surf lesson in Australia
  67. Roadtrip across the US
  68. Vists Oslo, Norway
  69. Visit Golan Heights, Israel
  70. Hear live music at the Bluebird Cafe, Nashville
  71. See the old city of Istanbul
  72. Stand on a peak of the Alps
  73. Visit a Christmas market in Germany
  74. Explore Banff National Park
  75. Do the Philosopher’s Walk in Kyoto
  76. Attend Loy Krathong festival in Chiang Mai
  77. Hike a mountain in Stavanger, Norway
  78. Island hop in the Philippines
  79. See Chand Baori, India
  80. Wine tasting at local vineyards in France, South Africa, and NZ
  81. Tour the ‘stans
  82. Visit the Rainbow Mountains in Peru
  83. See the sunrise at the first point of the new day in Kiribati
  84. Scuba dive in the Pacific
  85. Honeymoon in Antarctica

 

Where are the places on your travel bucket list? How long is your Wanderlist? Share the travel inspiration and let me know where should I go next!

 

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14 Comments

  • Reply
    Paige Wunder
    05/24/2017 at 4:32 pm

    Great list! I’ve done a good handful of these myself and saw quite a few that I’m hoping to check off when my husband and I take off for a year together in September! I can’t wait to follow your adventures that finish off your wanderlist! Cheers!

    • Reply
      suzystories
      05/26/2017 at 6:45 pm

      Sounds wonderful! Where are you going? Look forward to seeing what you get up to!

  • Reply
    dejahgatz
    05/24/2017 at 8:08 pm

    Great list! I might have to add some of these to my travel list 😉

    • Reply
      suzystories
      05/26/2017 at 6:45 pm

      Thank you! haha the list continues to grow!

  • Reply
    Sartenada
    05/26/2017 at 9:51 am

    Great list. Thank you. I found this:

    38. Sled in Finland. Yes, but this must better:

    Reindeer race.

    Think, what an experience, free.

    Happy and safe travels.

    • Reply
      suzystories
      05/26/2017 at 6:45 pm

      Awesome, thanks for the tip!

  • Reply
    intrepid8
    06/09/2017 at 1:48 am

    Wow! You’re ambitious. I hope you get to do it all. Giant’s causeway huh? That’s where an Irish giant fought a Scottish giant. At least in lore. I would’ve loved to have seen that. Think of all the back and forth insults.

    • Reply
      suzystories
      06/10/2017 at 3:34 pm

      Thank you, I’ll do my best! Oh wow! What an amazing story. That makes me want to go even more now!

  • Reply
    Tonkin Voyage Travel Vietnam
    06/19/2017 at 8:38 am

    OMG, amazing list. When do you plan to complete the list?

    • Reply
      suzystories
      06/19/2017 at 7:31 pm

      Thank you! Doubt it will be all in one go, hoping to tick a few bits off this autumn and next year!

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  • Reply
    Kylee Hayes
    03/16/2018 at 2:06 pm

    Awesome list! I am going to start writing mine!

    • Reply
      suzystories
      03/16/2018 at 8:05 pm

      Great! Look forward to seeing it (and maybe stealing some ideas!) 🙂

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