Inspiration for Myself and You! 

I absolutely love lists. I buy super cute notebooks for all of my different lists, and collate notes on a huge range of topics. And of course, as a travel blogger... I have a bucket list too! Here's my bucket list, organised by country/continent - I hope it gives you some inspiration for your own! (I will keep adding to it as I make new discoveries, and if you have any suggestions then please leave a comment!).

New Zealand & Pacific Bucket List

  1. See the Cape Reinga Lighthouse - tick!
  2. Ski in Queenstown
  3. Photograph that Wanaka Tree
  4. Live in Wellington
  5. Go sand boarding at 90 mile beach - tick!
  6. Go to a World of Wearable Arts show in Nelson
  7. Walk and Kayak through the Abel Tasman National Park
  8. Hike the Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds
  9. See the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
  10. Explore White Island
  11. Holiday in Rarotonga, Fiji and Niue. 
  12. Easter Island - I need to see the mystery in real life! 
  13. Walk the Tongariro Crossing
  14. Puketitiri Hot Springs (these aren't far from where I live so I should have done these already!)
  15. TBC

Australian Bucket List

  1. Explore Melbourne and Brisbanes' street art 
  2. Visit and photograph Uluru 
  3. Explore the Great Barrier Reef - cruise the Whitsunday Islands, dive in the reef, relax at Airlie Beach....). 
  4. Cruise the Whitsunday Islands
  5. Climb Cradle Mountain in Tasmania
  6. Spend time in the Gold Coast 
  7. Hug a koala and hold a snake!
  8. Take a silversmithing class in Burleigh
  9. See the Sunshine Coast 
  10. TBC

North American Bucket List

  1. New York, New York... I would love to spend a Christmas and New Year in the big apple! 
  2. Live it up in Texas for a couple of months and skate with the Texas Rollergirls - eeeek!!
  3. Las Vegas baby!
  4. The big guns - the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Yellowstone, Zion and Yosemite National Park 
  5. Los Angeles 
  6. San Fransisco
  7. Rout 66 via motorcycle 
  8. Hit up Florida - especially Miami Beach!
  9. Niagara Falls
  10. Do a ski season in Canada, and explore Whistler and Vancouver
  11. Walk into an airport, pick a random flight and GO.
  12. TBC

South American Bucket List

  1. Explore Mayan history in Mexico
  2. Celebrate the Day of the Dead in Mexico - bonus, it's on my birthday! 
  3. Dive in Caye Caulker, Belize and Roatan, Honduras
  4. Hike the Dead Woman's Pass to Machu Picchu
  5. TBC

African Bucket List

  1. Hike Table Mountain and Mount Kilimanjaro
  2. Explore Cape Town 
  3. Kruger
  4. Mozambique
  5. Victoria Falls
  6. Witness the migratory patterns of the wild animals across the Mara River
  7. Madagascar!
  8. Zanzibar island
  9. See Abu Simbels' massive rock temples
  10. Egypt - as much of it as possible! I'm obsessed with this place. Specifically, I want to do a Nile cruise, see the Valley of the Kings, Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and obviously the Pyramids!)
  11. Ride a camel in the Sahara
  12. Barter in the Souks of Morocco
  13. TBC

Middle Eastern Bucket List

  1. Jordan - Petra and the Dead Sea
  2. Relish the futuristic magic of Dubai 
  3. TBC

European Bucket List

  1. See the Duden Waterfalls in Antalya, Turkey
  2. See the glorious Park Guell in Gaudi, Barcelona
  3. Visit beautiful Peniscola, Spain
  4. Explore Santorini, Mykonos and Paros
  5. Explore Croatia, Venice and Prague, Lisbon
  6. Cruise the Mediterranean 
  7. Explore Ancient Greece and Rome (Acropolis, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Colosseum....)
  8. Cross the Tower Bridge - tick!
  9. See Stonehenge - tick!
  10. Eat macarons next to the Eiffel Tower (lame but necessary!)
  11. See an old friend in Paris, experience it like a local
  12. Take the Harry Potter train in Scotland
  13. Admire the beauty of Cinque Terre, Italy and the beaches in Costa Brava
  14. Visit the Giants Causeway, Ireland
  15. Saint Patricks Day in Dublin, Ireland
  16. Take part in La Tomatina and Pamplona Festivals in Bunol and Pamplona, Spain
  17. Party in the Balearics - legendary Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca
  18. Visit Montpellier in Southern France, and swim in the Mediterranean (a friend is from here and absolutely sold it to me! It looks stunning.)
  19. Stay a night in Propellor Island in Berlin (this hotel has very uniquely themed rooms - how would you like to sleep in a coffin? A room full of mirrors? A room where everything is giant sized? They have lots to choose from!)
  20. Visit Lapland in Finland - reindeer safari's, icehole fishing and frozen hotels!
  21. Ski in Sweden and Switzerland
  22. Photograph the Northern Lights in Norway
  23. TBC

Asian Bucket List

  1. Photograph stunning Halong Bay, Vietnam
  2. See and photograph the sunrise at Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  3. Volunteer at the Orangutan Foundation in Borneo
  4. Climb the Great Wall of China
  5. Take part in a meditation retreat in Bali
  6. Visit and volunteer with the elephants in Thailand
  7. TBC

What's on your bucket list? Tweet me at @theseekersspace and let me know!