How to Create your dream travel BUCKET LIST

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If you Love to Travel I’m giving you the best advice today…

How to Create your dream travel Bucket List!

Because in a few days I will be in Malta celebrating Christmas I decided to write this article TODAY! So…You can start hate me right now! Anyway, I think you already know how much I love to travel.

Traveling is one of my top 5 addictions! Maybe I don’t do it as often as I want to and this means at least once a month! But I do it as often as possible! And when I’m not doing it, I read about amazing places and fabulous treasures and put them on my dream Travel BUCKET LIST!

Because to me it happened …at the beginning of 2014 one of my wishes became true! I spent my New Year’s Eve in Mexico and I had the chance to take some pictures with a baby crocodile and an yellow boa constrictor. I hate to rate things, but this was without a doubt one of my top 10 travel experiences so far.

Every traveler knows that the best way to better one’s mind, body and soul is to explore a new culture or spend time in a foreign land. It’s a big, beautiful planet we live in. With so much to see, I thought It’s time to inspire you for creating your dream travel bucket list!

I overheard these days that Travel BUCKET LISTS were only for when you are about to die. It made me wonder how many of you think this way also? I completely disagree, because my travel bucket list is never ending! I cross an experience off and then I find another one to add it! I think that everyone should aspire and make their own Travel BUCKET LIST. Here are some tips:

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” — St. Augustine

1. Always Dream BIG

Think about what makes you happy and where would you go if you don’t have to worry about work, money and other commitments? The Bucket List Guy says it’s all about increasing the focus on what makes you happy in your life. Be open-minded and have a never-ending state of curiosity. It’s nothing wrong with tourist attractions but there’s plenty of other things that can become memorable experiences! Think outside the Box and Don’t stick to the top recommendations!

2. Think about what you want to achieve

We should never let fear eliminate our thirst for curiosity. If you want to learn a new skill, you must face your fears! Think first about what you want to achieve and find the best place to do it.

3. Do your own research

When you want to travel research is very important because is helping you familiarize with the places you want to discover. Always look after places that you’re naturally drawn to. Every traveler has a story and everyone loves talking about their experiences around the world. So, You can take new ideas by speaking with friends and even strangers about their travels.

You just need to pay attention to their stories!

4. Set travel goals

You don’t have to be rich to travel. This is a misconception because in reality travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. The only thing you have to do is putting money aside for your travels. If you set some travel goals and a realistic plan, your funds could last for upcoming planned travels.

I’m so glad, I decided to ignore the voices telling me that some of my bucket list dreams couldn’t be done and I wrote them down anyway.

5. Enjoy it!

Making your Travel Bucket List it means a blissful reminder of how much you’re living life and doing what makes you truly happy. In the end, these are beautiful memories that you’ll have for the rest of your life. Travel learned me so many things about the world and myself that I hadn’t even thought of. It gave me a sense of achievement and open up so many opportunities I just never know.

So…take your time and write down your Bucket List!

 Don’t let your time waste, embrace and enjoy it!

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My Question is – do you have already a travel bucket list? 

If you Do Please share them in the comment section below!

With a new exciting year just around the corner, I’ve been dreaming and plotting new adventures to share with you! For 2016 I want to visit Bali and Singapore, to spend another summer holiday in beautiful Greece, to finally land and explore one of my dream destination of  Zanzibar & Tanzania and deep my toes into more blue waters around the world. And of course to spent a month in amazing New York City. Oh God…Please Help me!

 Here’s a peek at my long Travel Bucket List …

  1. Tour of Europe
  2. Spend a week in each island of Greece
  3. Enjoy the sun on a Caribbean Cruise from Punta Cana
  4. Take a 3 Night Jordan Private Tour: Petra, Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea
  5. Skydiving above the Palm Islands Dubai
  6. Visit Eiffel Tower
  7. Enjoy the breathtaking view from Basilique du Montmartre in ParisIMG_7039
  8. Go Shopping in London
  9. See the spectacular Crown Jewels in Tower of London that offers a window on to a gruesome and quite compelling history
  10. Take a day trip far away from London to see Windsor Castle, Bath and Stonehenge
  11. Visit Buckingham Palace in London
  12. Eat an Expensive Meal in Paris -because the best food in the world: French and The best restaurants in France
  13. Shopping in Paris
  14. Rent a boat to explore the Plitvice Lakes National Park
  15. Party in Ibiza
  16. Enjoy one of the luxurious hotels on the beautiful island of MallorcaIMG_1865
  17. Visit Andalusia most famous cities in 4-days Spain Tour: Cordoba, Seville and Granada from Madrid
  18. Explore Barcelona and marvel in front of Sagrada Familia
  19. Climb to the Reichstag’s roof in Berlin that offers spectacular views over the city and close-ups of the modern, Norman Foster–designed glass dome powering from the historic building
  20. Pay respects at the Holocaust Memorial and visit Berlin Wall and Branderburg Gate
  21. Soak in one of the hot springs in Europe, like Széchenyi Baths in Budapest
  22. Visit Acropolis in Athens
  23. Visit Cote d’Azur
  24. Visit Cannes during the Film Festival
  25. Take your lunch at fabulous EDEN ROC Restaurant with all the stars
  26. Take a boat to Ile Sainte Marguerite
  27. Enjoy a morning or afternoon of Vatican splendor on a 2-hours skip-the-line tour of the Vatican Museums, Sixtine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica.
  28. See the longest nose in the Balkans – KALIAKRA Cape
  29. If you are a Romanian don’t dare to miss Queen Marie Castle in Balchik Bulgaria
  30. Canal cruise is one of Amsterdam’s most popular attraction
  31. Spend a day in beautiful Positano
  32. capri_wayfarerstyle2Boat tour in Capri
  33. See Capri’s Blue Grotto
  34. La Dolce Vita in Sorrento
  35. Sailing through Corniche Islands
  36. Visit the old town of Zadar and see the Greetings to the SUN Monument
  37. See all the white houses in Mykonos
  38. Perched on the edge of the cliffs in Santorini to see the most breathtaking views of the volcano and the Caldera with Oia on the right side
  39. Smuggle a chocolate bar out of Switzerland
  40. Skiing in Winter Wonderland Chamonix – the most beautiful mountain resorts I’ve ever beenIMG_8494
  41. See a football match of FC Barcelona in Camp Nou
  42. See Aphrodite’s Rock in Paphos Cyprus – the birthplace of Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Fertility.aphrodite-wayfarerstyle3
  43. Eat Haggis in Edinburgh, Scotland
  44. Climb to the Acropolis in Athens
  45. Ride a Gondola in Venice
  46. Visit Blue Mosque in Istanbul and take a Bosphorus Cruise
  47. Go skiing in Austria
  48. Arrive at the Neuschwanstein Castle nearby Munich in Cinderella style by opting for the horse-and-carriage ride.
  49. Sunbathing in Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda
  50. Eat mussels and enjoy a glass of beer in Grand Place Brussels
  51. Visit Mini Europe
  52. Bring a Kid to Disneyland
  53. Taking a warm mineral bath at the Pamukkale Thermal Pool in Turkey
  54. Eat pizzas in Rome
  55. Visit MaltaDSCN9692
  56. Desert Safari in Dubai
  57. See the world from the tallest building on Earth – Burj Khalifa
  58. Take your breakfast in Burj al Arab Hotel and enjoy the views
  59. Spend a day at AquaAdventure
  60. Beach Side Dining at BBQ Al Qasr, a unique outdoor restaurant in Emirates Palace, on the shores of Abu Dhabi Gulf
  61. Spend a day at Ferrari World on Yas Island Abu Dhabi that claims to be the largest indoor theme park in the world
  62. Visit the breathtaking Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque wearing an Abaya
  63. Fly with Emirates or Etihad Airlines once in your life
  64. Enjoy the powdery sand and crystal clear waters on JUMEIRAH Beach Dubai
  65. JBR Beach

    JBR Beach

  66. Take a day trip to see the Mountain of the Sun – Jebel Shams – Oman’s highest mountains known for the view into the spectacularly deep Wadi Ghul lying alongside it
  67. Visit Kuwait Towers, Kuwait’s most famous landmark, with their distinctive blue-green ‘sequins’
  68. Hiking the Table Mountain – a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa
  69. Hang out and swim with the penguins at Boulders Beach a part of the Table Mountain National Park in South Africa
  70. Set foot on Antarctica—the world’s least visited continent, watch majestic albatross soar by the ship while crossing the Drake Passage and witness immense icebergs and magnificent glaciers
  71. Arrive into Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world
  72. Spend a week at the magnificent Halong Bay, ‘where the dragon descends into the sea’, designated a World Heritage Site in 1994
  73. Cuts a channel across Panama from Colón (Atlantic) to Balboa (near Pacific)
  74. Spend a day at Teotihuacán to see the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon – fabulous archaeological zone and Mexico’s biggest ancient city a
  75. Explore the amazing ruins of Tulum, Palenque and Tikal
  76. Rent your dream bungalow in Tulum Paradise Mexico and spend one month enjoying the most beautiful beach on Earth
  77. Visit one of the 7 New Wonders of the World CHICHEN ITZAChichen Itza - wayfarerstyle1
  78. Swim in the Secret River at XCARET Park Mexico
  79. Drive a Jeep Safari around Cozumel Islandcozumel-wayfarerstyle21
  80. Visit Moscow – Russia’s capital city is a marvel for its vodka culture, fairytale-like
  81. Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan Thailand
  82. Walk down the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  83. Gamble in Las Vegas – If you do it right, one visit to Vegas is enough!
  84. Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro
  85. Drive a tuk-tuk in Bangkok
  86. Bargaining at the local markets in Bangkok and experience the city eating your way through it
  87. Ride an elephant in Thailand
  88. BANGKOK – tour the golden Buddhist temples and treat yourself with a traditional massage
  89. Take a tour of Damnoen Saduak Floating Market when in BangkokFloating Market - wayfarerstyle1
  90. Visit India’s TAJ MAHAL – one of the most beautiful and recognizable buildings in the world
  91. Walk the Great Wall of China and stare down the Terracota Warrriors
  92. Learn to surf in Australia
  93. Have fun at Coachella Festival in California
  94. Swim in a cenote in Mexic
  95. Wander through the medinas and souks in Morocco
  96. Machu Picchu – The Inca’s most sacred city is magnificent for its perch among the clouds on the dramatic slopes of the Andes in Peru.
  97. Go to Manhattan, New York
  98. Take a ferry to visit the Statue of Liberty
  99. Spend a month in New York City – It’s the stuff of childhood dreams and Sinatra songs, and it doesn’t disappoint.
  100. Visit the Empire State Building‘s world-famous observation deck for unparalleled skyline views
  101. Don’t pass up an opportunity to take in the ancient Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx in Egypt, perhaps the most magical and iconic of the world’s great wonders
  102. See the Northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis in 2024 – Scientists say the Northern Lights is brightest and best-viewed every 11 years. The next ideal viewing period begins in 2024.
  103. Visit Victoria Falls – the world’s largest waterfall
  104. Sunbathe in South Beach, Miami
  105. Attending the Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  106. Swim With Dolphins
  107. Take pictures with the penguins in South Africa
  108. Go on an African Safari to see elephants, lions, leopard, water buffalo and gazelles in their own element.
  109. Ride a camel in the desertsafari-wayfarerstyle40
  110. Sleep in a water bungalow in Bora Bora
  111. Learn to surf in Hawaii and visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  112. Learn to dance Tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  113. Take in the beautiful beaches of Bali, the magnificent mountains, verdant rice paddies, and the warm, colorful people who call this Indonesian island home
  114. Spend my dream honeymoon in Seychelles -an Indian Ocean archipelago nation made up of 155 islands
  115. Take a bath in the saltiest naturally water – Dead Sea, on the Israel-Jordan border
  116. Visit the Temple Mount and The Church of the Holy Sepulchure in the Old City of Jerusalem
  117. Take Yoga classes in India
  118. Take a bath in the Blue Lagoon – Iceland’s famous turquoise-hued geothermal spa
  119. See the amazing Iguazu Falls Argentina
  120. Visit Petra in Jordan – this once-forgotten sandstone civilization in the south of Jordan and one of the 7 World Wonders
  121. Snorkel and see the coral in Coron, the Philippines
  122. Take a helicopter tour of the World’s largest reef – Great Barrier Reef in the Australian Sea
  123. Meet a celebrity in New York
  124. Raft the Colorado River
  125. Bathe in a waterfall
  126. Snorkeling with beautiful fish in Caribbean Sea
    Isla Cozumel

    Isla Cozumel

  127. Ride the Atlantic road in Norway
  128. Swim at Marina Bay Sands SkyPark in Singapore
  129. Spend a night in a castle
  130. Visit Hong Kong
  131. Discover the beaches and check out the view from the lighthouse in Byron Bay
  132. Walk around the medieval town of Byblos Lebanon
  133. Take a boat tour of the Jeita Grotto
  134. Visit Providence Canyon in Georgia, USA
  135. Take a dip in the pink-colored lake on Middle Island, Western Australia – Lake Hillier
  136. Watching the sunrise at the iconic Hindu Temple Angkor Wat in Cambodgia – the world’s largest religious monument
  137. Discover vibrant Vietnam and the very best of Indochina
  138. St. John Day Trip from St.Thomas, islands sightseeing in the Caribbean
  139. Visit famous Stingray City in Grand Cayman and play with the friendly southern stingrays
  140. Spend your holiday in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  141. Visit Virgin Islands National Park
  142. Discover the fort of El Morro in Old San Juan
  143. Visit several of Guatemala’s Spanish colonial towns and modern-day Mayan villages
  144. See all the Pacific Islands
  145. Cruise the southern islands of the Galápagos
  146. Follow in the steps of the ancient Peruvians on an Inca trek, from Lima to Cuzco

What’s so great about this Bucket List?

Is the fact that I can clearly see what I did (see more pictures if you click on the link) and what I still have to do and focus on making those dreams happen.

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Like the poet William Ross Wallace said:

“Every man dies — not every man really lives.”

So how do you know if you’re really living if you don’t have a Travel Bucket List?