Global Whispers Travel Bucket List

I decided to share with you guys the travel related places, sites and experiences I have listed on my own bucket list. Hopefully I can tick each of these off or at least we can all do some of them together! Everyone has things they want to achieve to feel like they have made the most out of this life we’ve been given and so… without further ado… here are mine:-

Bucket List

Some of the places I’ve ticked ✓ off the list. 2014. Photo Credit: K.Allan


Step foot on every continent in the world
Watch a live match at a tennis World Championship TICK ✓ [Australian Open]
Watch a live game of football (soccer)
Watch a live NBA game TICK ✓ [In New York]
Attend an AFL Grand Final game
Experience staying in a famous 5-star hotel
Fly internationally in a class higher than Economy TICK ✓
Go Skydiving TICK ✓
Visit all the Disney Theme Parks [TICK SO FAR – Disneyland, California Adventure Park, Tokyo Disneyland, Disneysea]

Africa & The Middle East:-

Cape Town – Cage Dive with Great White Sharks
Dubai – Surf down the sand dunes in the desert
Egypt – Cruise along the Nile River
Egypt – Explore the Egyptian Pyramids
Israel – Swim in the ‘Dead Sea’
Morocco – Visit the Atlas Mountains
South Africa – Spot the Big 5 Safari Animals
South Africa – Sleep underneath the stars
Tanzania – Photograph Mount Kilimanjaro
Zimbabwe – Visit Victoria Falls


Bali – Sip a cocktail on the beach and watch the sun set over the water TICK ✓
Cambodia – Visit Angkor Wat
China – Walk along the Great Wall of China
Hong Kong – Bungee Jump from the worlds highest bungee
India – Visit the Tahj Mahal
Japan – Photograph a traditional Geisha – TICK ✓
Malaysia – Visit the skybridge at the top of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur 
Singapore –
Ride the Singapore Flyer (largest ferris wheel in the world)
Thailand – 
Visit the Big Buddah
Thailand – Bathe an Elephant
Vietnam – Cruise along Halong Bay


Amsterdam – Walk through Anne Franks house – TICK ✓
Athens –
Visit the Temple of Zeus – TICK ✓
Austria –
Visit the Swarovski Crystal Palace – TICK
Croatia – Swim in Plitvice Lakes
Florence – Climb the Piazza Del Duomo
France – Eat Escargot (snails) – TICK ✓
Germany – Pay respects at a Holocaust concentration camp – TICK ✓
Greek Islands – Smash plates and dance in celebration – TICK ✓
Iceland – Swim in the Blue Lagoon
Ireland –  
Visit Newgrange during the winter solstice
London – Visit the Warner Brothers Studios Harry Potter Set tour – TICK ✓
London –
View London from the London Eye – TICK ✓
Norway – See the Northern Lights
Paris – 
Walk up the Eiffel Tower – TICK ✓
Rome – 
Visit the Colosseum – TICK ✓
Scotland –
Visit all the Harry Potter sites including Elephant Cafe, Balmoral Hotel and ride the Hogwarts Express (Glenfinnan Viaduct)
Spain –
Visit the Guggenheim Museum
Sweden –
Stay at the Ice Hotel
Switzerland – Stand at the peak of the Swiss Alps – TICK ✓
Turkey –
Visit ANZAC cove & Gallipoli
Venice – 
Take a gondola ride through the canals – TICK ✓

North America:-

Boston – Rub the foot of  the John Harvard statue at Harvard University – TICK ✓
Cancun, Mexico –
Swim with dolphins – TICK ✓
Cancun, Mexico –
Stay in an all-inclusive resort – TICK ✓
Hawaii –
Step foot on an active volcano – TICK ✓
Hollywood –
Walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame – TICK ✓
Las Vegas –
Watch the Fountains of the Bellagio, multiple times – TICK ✓
Las Vegas –
Watch a Cirque Du Soleil show – TICK ✓
Los Angeles –
Dance on the stairs at the set of the Ellen Degeneres Show – TICK ✓
Los Angeles
– See a concert at the Staples Centre – TICK ✓ (Thanks Justin Timberlake!)
New Orleans – Experience the live Jazz and culture along Bourbon Street – TICK ✓
New York –
Experience New Years Eve in Times Square – TICK ✓
North Carolina –
Visit Wilmington to see some filming locations from TV series One Tree Hill
Orlando –
Visit Universal Studios Orlando to see the wizard world of Harry Potter
San Francisco –
Experience what prison life was like at Alcatraz – TICK ✓
Seattle –
View the city from the top of the Space Needle
The Grand Canyon –
Ride in a Helicopter over the canyon – TICK ✓
Vancouver, Canada –
Eat at Top Of Vancouver revolving restaurant – TICK ✓
Washington D.C. –
Step foot inside a rocket at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum – TICK ✓
Whistler –
Experience a white Christmas overseas – TICK ✓
Yosemite National Park –
Photograph the Giant Sequioa Trees – TICK ✓

Oceania & Antarctica:-

Antarctica – See a penguin colony living on the ice – TICK ✓
Australia – 
Visit the 6 states and 2 territories of Australia
Easter Island – See the mysterious Moai statues
New South Wales – Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge – TICK ✓
Northern Territory – Visit the aboriginal sacred site of Uluru – TICK ✓
New Zealand – Ride the world’s biggest swing
Northern Territory – Watch the sun rise at Uluru/Ayers Rock – TICK ✓
Queensland – Snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef – TICK ✓
Tahiti – Stay in an ocean front hut on stilts
Tasmania – See the Aurora Australis (The Southern Hemisphere’s Northern Lights)
Victoria – Drive the Great Ocean Road & see the remainder of the ’12 Apostles’ – TICK ✓

South America:-

Argentina – Walk along the Iguazu falls waterfall trail – TICK ✓
Brazil – Party and dance at Carnival festival – TICK ✓
Chile – Visit Torros Del Paine
Peru – 
Trek the Inca Trail to  Machu Picchu

Anything you think I’ve missed or you also want to do? Comment below and let me know, I’m always open to new places to see!

All posts are by Global Whispers and are entirely my own opinions, views and experiences.


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