Jason’s bucket list

With Sophia posting her “bucket list” yesterday, I’ve decided to make my own and post it as well! Hopefully we can get some of these crossed off soon! We will keep it updated!

 

TRAVELING

CARIBBEAN ISLANDS

  1. Jamaica
    • Bamboo River Rafting
    • Swim in the Luminous lagoon
  2. Dominican Republic (Punta Cana) Check mark symbol
  3. Cuba (Varadero & Cayo Coco) Check mark symbol
    • Visit Havana Check mark symbol
    • Snorkel Check mark symbol
    • Catamaran Check mark symbol
  4. Bahamas
    • Visit the Atlantis Resort
    • Swim with pigs (Exuma island)
  5. Barbados
    • Kite Surfing
  6. Guyana
    • Kaieteur Falls
  7. Dominica
    • Dive Champagne Reef
    • Hike the Waitukubuli National Trail
  8. St. Lucia
    • Hike the Pitons
  9. Cayman Islands
    • Swim with stingrays
  10. British Virgin Islands
    • Drink a Painkiller at the Soggy Dollar Bar
  11. Curacao
    • See the colorful row of houses
  12. Turks & Caicos
    • Shark diving (Aqua TCI company)?
  13. *Bermuda Island

EUROPE

  • See the northern lights (Scandinavia country or Canada)
  • Ride the Orient Express through Europe
  • Malta
    • Valletta Check mark symbol
    • Mdina Check mark symbol
    • Sliema Check mark symbol
    • St. Julian’s Check mark symbol
    • Rabat Check mark symbol
    • Comino Check mark symbol
    • Attend a mystery & dinner show Check mark symbol
    • Gozo
    • Birgu
  • France
    • Paris
    • Marseille
    • Montpellier
    • Metz Check mark symbol
    • Lourdes
    • Nice Check mark symbol
    • Bordeaux
    • Cannes Check mark symbol
    • Carcassonne
    • Cognac
    • St. Tropez
  • Luxembourg Check mark symbol
  • Vatican City
    • Get the Pope’s blessing from the balcony Check mark symbol
    • Pray in the Sistine Chapel Check mark symbol
  • Italy
    • Visit the Colosseum Check mark symbol
    • Visit the Pantheon Check mark symbol
    • Ride a gondola Check mark symbol
    • Ride a taxi boat Check mark symbol
    • Attend a private orchestra concert (Palermo, ITA) Check mark symbol
    • Rome Check mark symbol
    • Venice Check mark symbol
    • Bologna
    • Verona
    • Pisa
    • Sicily Check mark symbol
    • Amalfi Check mark symbol
    • Florence
    • Sorrento Check mark symbol
    • Assisi
    • Milan
  • Spain
    • Barcelona Check mark symbol
    • ALBARRACIN (Aragon)
    • Cadiz
    • Pamplona
    • Las Palmas
    • Palma, Majorca
    • Cordoba
    • Malaga
    • Bilbao
    • Canary Islands
  •  Portugal
    • Lisbon Check mark symbol
    • Lagos/Albufeira Check mark symbol
  •  Greece
    • Athens Check mark symbol
    • Thessaloniki
    • Corfu Check mark symbol
    • Santorini Check mark symbol
    • Mykonos
    • Rhodes
    • Zakynthos
  • Turkey
    • Ephesus Check mark symbol
    • Cappadocia hot air balloon
    • Visit Hagia Sophia
    • Istanbul
  • Switzerland
    • Geneva Check mark symbol
    • Lucerne
    • Lugano
    • Neuchâtel
  • Germany
    • Munich Check mark symbol
    • Hamburg
    • Frankfurt
    • Cologne
    • Berlin
  • Croatia
    • Dubrovnik Check mark symbol
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park Check mark symbol
  • Ireland
    • Sleep in a castle
  • Scotland
    • Sleep in a castle
  • Iceland
    • Soak in the Blue Lagoon as a stopover
  • Finland
    • Stay in a Glass Igloo
  • Cyprus
  • Monaco Check mark symbol
  • Gibraltar
  • Russia
    • Moscow
  • Czech Republic
    • Bungee jump in Prague

NORTH AMERICA

  • Hike Yosemite (CA)
  • Visit Universal Studios
  • Visit Disneyland (CA)
  • Visit Disney World (FLA)
  • Visit the Ice Hotel in QUE city Check mark symbol
  • Trek the Mendenhall Glacier Caves (Alaska)
  • Hike or helicopter/plane ride through the Grand Canyon (AZ) Check mark symbol
  • New Year’s Eve in Times Square (NY)
  • Go to Mardi Gras in Louisiana
  • Visit Vegas and walk on the strip Check mark symbol
  • Take an road trip (NY and Southern USA) Check mark symbol
  • Alberta Check mark symbol
  • Quebec Check mark symbol
  • Ontario Check mark symbol
  • British Columbia Check mark symbol
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick Check mark symbol
  • Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Nova Scotia Check mark symbol
  • Prince Edward Island Check mark symbol
  • Saskatchewan Check mark symbol
  • New York Check mark symbol
  • Michigan Check mark symbol
  • Ohio Check mark symbol
  • California Check mark symbol
  • Arizona
  • Georgia
  • Florida Check mark symbol
  • Nevada (Las Vegas & Henderson) Check mark symbol

SOUTH AMERICA

  • Visit Rio de Janeiro sites (Brazil) Check mark symbol
  • Visit the Galapagos Islands (near Ecuador)
  • Trek to Machu Picchu (Peru)
  • Tour Patagonia (Chile)
  • Visit Easter Island (Chile)
  • Visit Atacama Desert (Chile)
  • Swim in the World’s largest pool (Chile)
  • Visit the Amazon & Swim with Pink Dolphins
  • Boat or helicopter ride through the Iguazu Falls (Argentina-Brazil border)
  • Argentina
  • Costa Rica
  • Peru

AFRICA

  • Go on a safari in the Okavango Delta
  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza (Egypt)
  • Camel trekking and night in a bedouin tent (Morocco)
  • Algeria
  • Tunisia
  • South Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Ethiopia
  • Mauritius
  • Réunion

ASIA

  • Explore the temples of Angkor (Cambodia)
  • Visit the Taj Mahal (India)
  • Trek through the Himalayas
  • Tour the temples of Kyoto
  • Dive at Raja Ampat (Indonesia)
  • Stay underwater in the Maldives (Rangali Island)
  • French Polynesian Islands – Tahiti / Bora Bora / etc.
  • Soak up the majesty of South Island (New Zealand)
  • Walk the Great Wall of China
  • Climb to Tin Tian, Big Buddha (Hong Kong)
  • Visit the Holy Land (Jerusalem)
  • Visit Petra (Jordan)
  • Swim in the dead sea
  • Lebanon
  • Iraq
  • Japan
  • Vietnam
  • Thailand
  • Philippines
  • Maldives
  • Malaysia
  • United Arab Emirates

AUSTRALIA

  • Dive in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Drive the Great Ocean Road (1 hour from Melbourne)
  • Sydney
  • Brisbane

ANTARCTICA

  • Set foot between accessible months (November – March)

ADVENTURES & MORE

  • Create a bucket list Check mark symbol
  • Get married Check mark symbol
  • Donate something (my car!) Check mark symbol
  • Meet a male celebrity (Joey played by Pat Mastroianni @ Toronto Comicon 2014; Billy Dee Williams @ Niagara Comicon 2015) Check mark symbol
  • Meet a famous band (Walk off the Earth in the airport security line) Check mark symbol
  • Start a travel blog Check mark symbol
  • Take a cooking class with dinner on a rooftop (Palermo, ITA) Check mark symbol
  • Horseback riding on land (Dominican Republic) Check mark symbol
  • Horseback riding on the beach
  • Watch a sunset & sunrise on the same day (Cuba) Check mark symbol
  • Catch a cruise Check mark symbol
  • Ride a mechanical bull
  • Edge walk Toronto’s CN tower
  • Winter dog sledding
  • Get a tattoo
  • Whale watching
  • Swim with whales
  • Zip line
  • Hunting
  • Explore a cave (Mount Etna – ITA) Check mark symbol
  • Hike an active volcano (Mount Etna – ITA) Check mark symbol
  • Minigolf (Canada) Check mark symbol
  • Bowling (Canada) Check mark symbol
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Canoeing (Canada) Check mark symbol
  • Ride a Jet Ski
  • Skydiving
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Zorbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Flyboarding
  • Skyboarding
  • Paintball competition Check mark symbol
  • Ride an ATV Check mark symbol
  • Ride a segway
  • Ride an elephant
  • Bathe an elephant
  • See a bear while hiking (BC & AB 2018) Check mark symbol
  • Feed a wild animal
  • Test drive a sport’s car
  • Sleep in an igloo
  • Sleep in a tent (Ontario) Check mark symbol
  • Sleep in a yurt
  • Learn to roller blade or skate
  • Learn to scuba dive
  • Learn to surf
  • Learn to paddle board
  • Learn Arabic
  • Learn basic Brazilian Portuguese Check mark symbol
  • Learn basic Italian Check mark symbol
  • Learn an Asian language
  • Learn intermediate French (TBD)
  • Learn to salsa Check mark symbol
  • Learn to paint
  • Learn to swim (in progress)
  • Learn something unique (TBD)
  • Host a scavenger hunt (at home) Check mark symbol
  • Sing a duet in front of a crowd
  • Be an extra on a movie/TV show or star in a commercial
  • Be in a newspaper clipping
  • Shoot a gun
  • Shoot a bow & arrow (Dave’s birthday in Mississauga ON) Check mark symbol
  • Tour a winery Check mark symbol
  • Tour a brewery Check mark symbol
  • Wish upon a shooting star Check mark symbol
  • Get a caricature picture Check mark symbol
  • Carve a pumpkin (superhero)
  • Attend an outdoor park movie night
  • Attend Edge Fest Musical Festival Check mark symbol
  • Attend Calgary’s rodeo Check mark symbol
  • Attend a murder mystery dinner in Canada
  • Attend a black tie event/gala
  • Attend a beach party rave
  • Attend a masked ball
  • Attend the Olympics
  • Attend a World Cup Soccer game
  • Pay off your mortgage
  • Pay for a stranger’s drink/coffee Check mark symbol
  • Help someone else cross off an item on their bucket list

Hi, I’m Jason Wingate and I caught the travel bug a few years ago with my wife Sophia Bello. Together, we’ve been travelling the world and sharing our experiences here on our blog, hoping to inspire and help you on your own journey!

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