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. Travel on the Belmond Pullman Train
  6. Surf in Bali
  7. Become a Divemaster
  8. Visit Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
  9. Go skiing in New Zealand
  10. Visit Vineyards in Argentina
  11. Learn to Snowboard
  12. Become a pro at skiing
  13. Travel to Cappadocia and Istanbul
  14. Travel the Galapagos Islands
  15. Travel to every continent: Asia, North America, South America, Europe, Australasia
  16. Visit the Masai Mara
  17. Stay in Hotel Grand Tremezzo
  18. Full Moon Party at Koh Phangan
  19. Elephant Trekking
  20. Hot Air balloon ride at sunset
  21. Visit Kefalonia and relax for a weekend
  22. Host my own private tour with a tour company
  23. Visit at least 5 of the Caribbean islands: St Lucia, Aruba, Barbados, Bahamas, Antigua
  24. Cruise through the Norwegian Fjords
  25. Do the BIG FIVE safari
  26. Safari ride in Africa visiting the animals
  27. Stay at Giraffe Manor
  28. Stay 5* in the Maldives and stay in an above water villa in The Maldives
  29. Drive route 66 in a campervan: the ultimate American road trip
  30. Hit up Las Vegas
  31. Watch the Haka
  32. Take the Bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto
  33. Eat at The Rock restaurant in Zanzibar
  34. Visit the stunning city of Seville
  35. Drive the roads of the Amalfi Coast
  36. Visit the gorillas at Bwindi NP Uganda
  37. See Machu Picchu
  38. Spend Christmas and New Year on a beach with a BBQ
  39. Visit the Masia Mara
  40. Stay at Jade Mountain
  41. Eat Sushi in Toyko
  42. Visit the Serengeti
  43. Go interrailing across Europe
  44. Explore the Ngongoro Crater
  45. Island hop in Fiji
  46. Do a full RTW trip and persuade someone else to come with me…
  47. Travel and stay at someone’s house I have met whilst travelling
  48. Visit all the wonders of the world
  49. Go tubing in Laos
  50. Get a tattoo!
  51. See the Great Wall of China
  52. Wine tasting in the Douro Valley
  53. Get some clothing handmade in Hoi An, Vietnam
  54. See S21 and the Killing Fields, Cambodia
  55. Visit Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  56. Visit the temples of Bali – there are lots!
  57. Take a dip in the Blue Lagoon
  58. Travel alone, with mates and with a boyfriend
  59. Take a cruise!
  60. Travel somewhere on an organised trip
  61. Visit the Grand Canyon
  62. See Iceland and the waterfalls
  63. Visit Scotland, explore the lochs and stay at Eagle Brae
  64. Go skiing in most major ski-friendly countries in Europe and beyond: France, Switzerland, New Zealand
  65. Stay in a 5* villa on a resort in somewhere classy
  66. Visit the beaches of Phi Phi
  67. Find a completely deserted island
  68. Soak up the scenery of Halong Bay, Vietnam
  69. Kayak round Halong Bay
  70. Trek a huge distance with a massive backpack round Vietnam
  71. Get on a 24 hour train journey
  72. Spend days travelling from one place to the next without stopping….
  73. Learn to speak Spanish
  74. Sail around the med on a boat
  75. Stay at The Fallen Angel in Cornwall
  76. Stay at Whitepod in Switzerland
  77. Go skiing at Utah, Solitude
  78. Take a trip to the wonderful island of Hawaii
  79. Stay in Atoll Rangiroa, French Polynesia
  80. Get my groove on in Nashville
  81. Live the life in Santa Barbara
  82. Take a trip in a helicopter
  83. Experience a hop on, hop off bus
  84. Eat, drink and be merry in Lisbon
  85. Explore the lesser known areas of Florida on a road trip
  86. Visit the city of Philadelphia USA
  87. Stay at Reethi Faru Maldives
  88. Stay at The Kulm in Switzerland
  89. Explore more Sweden, especially the countryside and take a weekend in Gothenburg
  90. Join a wellbeing weekend with Casa Fuzetta
  91. Explore Costa Rica
  92. Camp in a jungle
  93. Drink wine in Chile
  94. Take a weekend break to Paris with the best friend
  95. Visit the pyramids of Egypt and ride a camel
  96. Do 12 countries in 12 months
  97. Do 5 countries in 5 weeks
  98. Visit Byron Bay
  99. Buy a DSLR
  100. Take a long weekend trip to New York!
  101. Take a USA Southwest Road Trip
  102. Dive or snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef
  103. Spend a year working somewhere else in the world
  104. Eat Tapas in Barcelona
  105. See and explore South America
  106. Climb the Great Wall of China
  107. Go swimming in the Blue Hole in Belize
  108. Do some build work in an underdeveloped country
  109. Work at the Australian Tennis Open
  110. Travel across India
  111. Head to the desert in Oman
  112. Visit the Colosseum in Rome
  113. See the lights of Hong Kong
  114. Swim in the rooftop pool in Singapore
  115. Go skiing in Canada
  116. Sleep on the floor of a house with only a mosquito net.
  117. Do a cooking course
  118. Run a half marathon
  119. See two continents in one day in Istanbul
  120. Go to the Amazon rainforest
  121. See the Northern Lights in Finland
  122. Stay in Dubai and feel like a queen for a few days
  123. Go to Glastonbury Festival
  124. Go to a festival in the UK every year
  125. Visit Auschwitz, Poland
  126. Travel the trans-Siberian railway
  127. Road trip around Western Canada stopped in Vancouver, Alberta, Banff, Jasper and Whistler
  128. Take an outdoor bath in Budapest
  129. Go to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland
  130. Go on a cruise
  131. Discover paradise islands of Islas Cies, Spain with a friend
  132. Dance my way in to a Rio carnival
  133. Climb Sydney harbour bridge
  134. Visit Petra
  135. Spend a day cruising round Milford Sound for the day, New Zealand
  136. Watch sunset in Santorini
  137. Go sand-boarding
  138. Visit the ruins of Easter Island, Chile
  139. Go to Oktoberfest, Munich
  140. Visit Boracay Islands, Philippines
  141. Buy a GoPro
  142. Take a sailing trip round Whitsundays, Australia
  143. Explore a new religion
  144. Stay in a log cabin in the English countryside
  145. Swim with dolphins
  146. Climb a mountain
  147. Fly over the Great Barrier Reef
  148. Visit 30 countries by my 30th birthday…
  149. Visit Tonga
  150. Road trip around the USA


  • 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!)


    • Reply
      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

  • Reply
    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!

    • Reply
      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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