My 1000 adventure list

Yeah, 1000 adventures. I’ve not thought of them all yet but that’s my impossible goal! I’m so inspired by reading other people’s bucket lists, and I get a sense of achievement when I look over the experiences I’ve had in my life so I’m combining the two into this ultimate life list. This has been a piece of work over the last few months, and I’ll continue adding to it as I think of new ideas and achieve new things.

Some of the completed experiences have links to my corresponding blog post, perhaps a new goal will be to write about each one too!

The list below includes future goals and past achievements, the ones I’ve completed are in bold.

  1. Visit Disney World, Florida
  2. Ride underwater in a submarine
  3. Visit the Louvre
  4. Have a caricature drawn of me
  5. Complete a life journal
  6. Ride in a dune buddy
  7. Make a YouTube video
  8. Make pastry from scratch
  9. Get a tattoo
  10. Complete a scrapbook
  11. Eat pizza in Naples
  12. Ride in a helicopter
  13. Keep a line-a-day journal for one year
  14. Complete all coding lessons on Khan Academy
  15. Try stand up paddling
  16. Play human table football
  17. Take a Bookkeeping course
  18. Feed a giraffe
  19. Get a promotion
  20. Earn my Girlguiding leadership qualification
  21. See sunset and sunrise in the same night
  22. Attend Comic Con
  23. Go on safari
  24. See Hamilton
  25. Ride the vomit comit
  26. Attend a cooking class
  27. Attend a baking class
  28. Visit Reykjavik
  29. Shoot paintballs with a slingshot
  30. Camp at a music festival
  31. Tour the Houses of Parliament
  32. Win a big game of Monopoly
  33. Visit the Colosseum
  34. Ride a Segway
  35. Take an indoor skydiving lesson
  36. Be able to recite all the Commonwealth countries
  37. Take a creative writing course
  38. Try archery
  39. Workout every day for 3 months
  40. Donate blood
  41. Tour a police station
  42. Try caving
  43. See the northern lights
  44. Watch all the Disney classic films
  45. Do yoga
  46. Take a fencing class
  47. Swim with dolphins
  48. Ride a jet ski
  49. Take a bushcraft lesson
  50. Publish a novel
  51. See a caravan banger race
  52. Hold a plank for 5 minutes
  53. Get the high score on an arcade machine
  54. Visit a castle
  55. Play Basketball
  56. Attend a Formula One race
  57. Eat a croissant in Paris
  58. Go white water rafting
  59. Witness a wedding proposal
  60. Learn to use chopsticks
  61. Visit Pax Lodge
  62. Read one novel every month for a year
  63. Attend a secret cinema event
  64. Attend a Brazilian carnival
  65. Complete the Girlguiding ‘Going Away’ qualification
  66. Go up a volcano
  67. Visit Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
  68. Run 5k
  69. Visit Universal Studios, Florida
  70. Take a skiing lesson
  71. Be able to tread water
  72. Visit another Scandinavian city
  73. Drink beer at Oktoberfest
  74. Buy a house
  75. Go to a driving range (golf)
  76. Go zorbing
  77. Be fluent in another language
  78. Visit New York
  79. Complete the Golden Circle, Iceland
  80. Visit the Tower of London
  81. Go on a ghost hunt
  82. Eat chocolate at Cadbury World, Birmingham
  83. Organise a tombola fundraiser
  84. See a tennis match at Wimbledon
  85. Learn the periodic table
  86. Gut a fish
  87. Go camping
  88. Try clay pigeon shooting
  89. Design and paint a games room mural in my home
  90. Be able to recite all the European countries & their capitals
  91. Have a palm reading
  92. Attend a wine tasting
  93. Have Afternoon Tea
  94. Mosh in a mosh pit
  95. Contact someone with the same name
  96. Have a dolphin perform a trick
  97. Visit the Vatican
  98. Learn ballroom dancing
  99. Make soap
  100. Watch all Studio Ghibli films
  101. Tour the Churchill Cabinet War Rooms
  102. Attend a murder mystery
  103. Ride Kingda Ka at Six Flags, New Jersey
  104. Travel first class
  105. Play laser tag
  106. Ride The Smiler at Alton Towers
  107. Go on a cruise
  108. Take a life drawing course
  109. Put on a bet at Newmarket
  110. Tour the Globe Theatre
  111. Attend a concert
  112. Complete all statistics lessons on Khan Academy
  113. Bury a time capsule
  114. Be a Girlguiding Peer Educator
  115. Act on stage
  116. Go zip lining
  117. Walk along the Great Wall of China
  118. Go paintballing
  119. Complete my web comic
  120. Learn to crochet
  121. Visit the Blue Lagoon, Iceland
  122. Go rock climbing
  123. Ride The Ultimate at Lightwater Valley
  124. Explore a cave
  125. Do a high ropes course
  126. See Mount Rushmore
  127. Read all of ‘A Song of Ice & Fire’
  128. Make a wish at the Trevi Fountain
  129. Visit Porta Ventura theme park in Spain… three times!
  130. Escape an escape room
  131. Race a Go Kart
  132. Collect and donate school equipment to Malawi
  133. Stand at the top of Mount Vesuvius
  134. Learn to start a campfire
  135. Send flowers
  136. Visit Australia
  137. Hold a Tarantula
  138. Learn basic origami
  139. See Blue Man Group live
  140. Be a Post Pals Fortnightly Writer for a year
  141. See the red arrows
  142. Visit ICANDO
  143. Be able to recite the 50 American States
  144. Attend the Edinburgh Festival
  145. See WWE live
  146. Eat a cannoli in Italy
  147. Take a Jack the Ripper tour around London
  148. Visit an Ice Bar
  149. Find way out of a corn maze at night
  150. See a Boxing match
  151. Go to a horror maze experience for Halloween
  152. Ride in a limo
  153. See Derren Brown live
  154. Visit Pompeii
  155. See the New Year fireworks in London
  156. Learn to spot constellations
  157. Eat at a dark restaurant
  158. Publish my web comic online
  159. Visit Niagara Falls
  160. Lead a campfire
  161. Organise an event for over 100 people
  162. Try kayaking
  163. Visit Platform 9 & 3/4
  164. Attend a demolition derby
  165. Build snowman twins
  166. See a show / musical from a private box
  167. Visit Stonehenge
  168. Try a reflexology treatment…reluctantly!
  169. Complete the Commonwealth Award
  170. See an event at the summer Olympics
  171. Ride the London Eye
  172. Go to a Japanese theme park
  173. Go to the top of the Eiffel Tower
  174. Go parasailing
  175. Visit the catacombs of Paris
  176. Walk over the o2
  177. Try a corn dog in America
  178. Climb Stealth at Thorpe Park
  179. Understand Macbeth
  180. Create a family tree going back at least three generations
  181. Make a hummingbird in origami
  182. Watch experiments at the Science Museum
  183. Run 10K
  184. Visit Disney Land, California
  185. Complete the Chief Guide’s Challenge
  186. See a Basketball match
  187. Watch Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
  188. Change a flat tyre on my own
  189. Write a children’s novel
  190. Organise a Girlguiding district event
  191. Eat a Macaroon in Paris
  192. Carve a pumpkin
  193. Know how to solve a Rubik’s cube
  194. Be able to mix three cocktails
  195. Be a Girlguiding Mentor for a new leader
  196. Count the vote in an election
  197. Play Hockey
  198. Run a half marathon
  199. Visit all capital cities in the UK
  200. Learn five songs on the guitar
  201. Be able to comfortably touch my toes with straight legs
  202. Complete a 365 Day photo challenge
  203. Co-ordinate and produce a 40 page brochure
  204. Attend the live filming of a TV show
  205. Learn to juggle
  206. Meet a sloth
  207. Bake a creative cake I’m proud of
  208. Paint a Christmas bauble for our tree
  209. Eat churros in America
  210. Drink Limoncello in Sorrento
  211. Make beaded pattern bracelets on a loom
  212. Tour the Blackpool Tower
  213. Learn to knit (and complete all the knitting kits I’ve been given!!)
  214. Have an illustration published
  215. Attend a TED Talk
  216. Complete a NaNoWriMo
  217. Sit on a jury
  218. Understand chess strategies
  219. See a Cirque du Soleil show
  220. Attend an equestrian event
  221. Eat McDonalds three times in 24 hours!
  222. Try disc golf
  223. Make a piñata
  224. Go geocaching
  225. Figure out crosswords
  226. Buy art at an auction
  227. Spend 24 hours at an airport
  228. See the Trooping of the Colour
  229. Be able to complete a full car check
  230. Sponsor a child for 5 years
  231. Complete a Wasjig puzzle
  232. Publish a blog post every week for a year
  233. Eat chocolate and waffles in Brussels
  234. Walk the London Bridges
  235. Hold a snake
  236. Learn five Christmas songs on the piano
  237. Make slime
  238. Celebrate Christmas in Lapland
  239. Make some balloon animals
  240. Be interviewed for a magazine article
  241. Make an advent calendar
  242. Complete my camp blanket
  243. Go to an aquarium
  244. Eat a Grande Big Mac
  245. Bake Lebkuchens
  246. Become a Girlguiding trainer
  247. See The Little Mermaid statue in Denmark
  248. Be visited by the 13 Yule Lads of Christmas
  249. Learn to shuffle cards properly
  250. Build a website from scratch
  251. Organise an international Brownie pen pal exchange
  252. Build a bird table
  253. Volunteer at a national Girlguiding event
  254. Visit a planetarium
  255. Design a charity Christmas card
  256. Go to a silent disco
  257. Take a photo at each Monopoly location in London
  258. Attend a self improvement class
  259. Complete a cryptic crossword
  260. Volunteer at a Peer Educator training weekend
  261. Beat James at table tennis
  262. Scare someone in Madame Tussards
  263. Learn Morse Code
  264. Complete a 30 day yoga challenge
  265. See a demolition derby
  266. Build a gingerbread house
  267. Bake a gingerbread house
  268. Watch a full season of LOST in 24 hours
  269. Attend Big Gig
  270. Volunteer at Wellies & Wristbands
  271. Attend a Girlguiding international trip
  272. Own a pet axolotl
  273. Ride in a hot air balloon
  274. Carry the Olympic torch
  275. Raise a child
  276. Go to space
  277. Add 1000 experiences to this list
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