Bucket List

Sophie’s Suitcase Bucket List

  1. Rent a Camper van and travel down the East Coast of Australia
  2. Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  3. Climb Kilimanjaro
  4. Learn to surf
  5. Surf in Bali
  6. Become a Dive Master
  7. Go skiing in New Zealand
  8. Learn to Snow board
  9. Travel the Galapagos
  10. Travel to every continent: Asia, North America, South America, Europe, Australasia
  11. Full Moon Party at Ko Phangan
  12. Elephant Trekking
  13. Hot Air balloon ride at sunset
  14. Safari ride across the Kenyan bush or the Masai Mara
  15. Drive route 66 in a campervan: the ultimate American road trip
  16. Hit up Las Vegas
  17. Watch the Haka
  18. Spend Christmas and New Year on a beach with a BBQ
  19. Go interrailing across Europe
  20. Island hop in Fiji
  21. Do a full RTW trip and persuade someone else to come with me…
  22. Travel and stay at someone’s house I have met whilst travelling
  23. Visit all the wonders of the world
  24. Go tubing in Laos
  25. Get a tattoo!
  26. Explore more of Italy
  27. Get some clothing hand made in Hoi An, Vietnam
  28. See S21 and the Killing Fields, Cambodia
  29. Visit Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  30. Visit the temples of Bali – there are lots!
  31. Travel alone, with mates and with a boyfriend
  32. Take a cruise!
  33. Travel somewhere on an organised trip
  34. Visit the Grand Canyon
  35. Stay in a 5* villa on a resort in somewhere classy
  36. Visit the beaches of Phi Phi
  37. Find a completely deserted island
  38. Soak up the scenery of Halong Bay, Vietnam
  39. Kayak round Halong Bay
  40. Trek a huge distance with a massive backpack round Vietnam
  41. Get on a 24 hour train journey
  42. Spend days travelling from one place to the next without stopping….
  43. Learn to speak Spanish
  44. Take a trip in a helicopter
  45. Experience a hop on, hop off bus
  46. Road trip the California coast
  47. Camp in a jungle
  48. Take a weekend break to Paris with the best friend
  49. Visit the pyramids of Egypt and ride a camel
  50. Do 12 countries in 12 months
  51. Do 5 countries in 5 weeks
  52. Visit Byron Bay
  53. Buy a DSLR
  54. Dive or snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef
  55. Spend a year working somewhere else in the world
  56. See and explore South America
  57. Climb the Great Wall of China
  58. Do some build work in an underdeveloped country
  59. Work at the Australian Tennis Open
  60. Travel across India
  61. Visit the Colosseum in Rome
  62. See the lights of Hong Kong
  63. Go skiing in Canada
  64. Sleep on the floor of a house with only a mosquito net.
  65. Do a cooking course
  66. Run a half marathon
  67. See two continents in one day in Istanbul
  68. Go to the Amazon rainforest
  69. See the Northern Lights in Finland
  70. Stay in Dubai and feel like a queen for a few days
  71. Go to Glastonbury Festival
  72. Go to a festival in the UK every year
  73. Visit Auschwitz, Poland
  74. Travel the trans-Siberian railway
  75. Take an outdoor bath in Budapest
  76. Go to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland
  77. Go on a cruise
  78. Discover paradise islands of Islas Cies, Spain with a friend
  79. Dance my way in to a Rio carnival
  80. Climb Sydney harbour bridge
  81. Visit Petra
  82. Spend a day cruising round Milford Sound for the day, New Zealand
  83. Watch sunset in Santorini
  84. Go sand-boarding
  85. Visit the ruins of Easter Island, Chile
  86. Go to Oktober Fest, Munich
  87. Visit Borocay Islands, Philippines
  88. Buy a GoPro
  89. Take a sailing trip round Whitsundays, Australia
  90. Explore a new religion
  91. Stay in a log cabin in the English countryside
  92. Swim with dolphins
  93. Climb a mountain
  94. Fly over the Great Barrier Reef
  95. Visit 30 countries by my 30th birthday…
  96. Visit Tonga
  97. Road trip around the USA
  98. Go skiing in Canada
  99. TBC



  • Reply
    My Bucket List – UPDATED | The Nomadic Backpacker
    August 12, 2014 at 10:40 am

    […] Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu […]

  • Reply
    November 19, 2014 at 11:43 am

    78 – visit Petra – could not urge you to do this any more – it is truly wonderful.

    Love your bucket list, it makes me want to get my backpack back on and travel again (five months of being home and I’m already getting itchy feet again!)


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      December 11, 2014 at 8:11 am

      Travel more! Ive just returned only two days ago and I am already planning my next trip! xo

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    Whitney Ruby
    September 14, 2018 at 11:15 am

    Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu… highly recommend. I even got engaged on that hike!

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      Sophie Davis
      October 4, 2018 at 4:14 pm

      Oh amazing – what great news!!! Congrats!! xx

      • Reply
        Whitney Ruby
        October 13, 2018 at 12:30 pm

        And got married in Slovenia! All AFTER I turned 30 ;P

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    November 21, 2018 at 2:23 am

    100: See the Himalayas 🙂

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