What's on your bucket list?

The Urban Dictionary defines a bucket list as ‘A list of things to do before you die. Comes from the term “kicked the bucket”’.

Have you ever made a bucket list? Many have… for some it is written down, for others it is a constant ringing in their head.  For many, it was a youthful set of ideals they may have forgotten to keep on ticking these things off.  Today I dare you to take another look at your bucket list, and write it down…

I took a look around the web and found the most popular items for a bucket list… Are yours on here, or do these give you any inspiration?  Or perhaps we’ve missed some you might be able to share… Tell us your top 5 below.


  1. Eat at one of the world’s best restaurants
  2. Set foot on all seven continents
  3. Solve a Rubik’s cube
  4. Watch the top 100 movies of all time
  5. Shower in a waterfall
  6. Visit the Pyramids
  7. Go on a cruise
  8. Go on a romantic date in Paris
  9. Learn to play the guitar
  10. Learn to speak another language
  11. Climb one of the world’s seven summits
  12. Attend the Olympic Games
  13. Drink beer at Oktoberfest
  14. Swim with dolphins
  15. Ride a hot air balloon
  16. Write a book
  17. Fall in love
  18. Learn to ride a horse
  19. Run a marathon
  20. Milk a cow
  21. Have a white Christmas
  22. Fly into space
  23. Go on a road trip
  24. Jump out of a plane
  25. Drive a V8 car
  26. Go on a horseback ride
  27. Fly in a helicopter
  28. Go whale watching
  29. Go scuba diving
  30. See the Northern Lights
  31. Go caving
  32. Take tango lessons
  33. Spend New Years in Times Square
  34. Kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower
  35. Climb Uluru
  36. Visit the Seven Wonders of the World
  37. Fly a plane
  38. Walk on a glacier
  39. Learn to Surf
  40. Read the New York Times Classic Booklist
  41. Visit the Daintree rainforest
  42. Make a music album
  43. Get a tattoo
  44. Learn to speak French/Italian
  45. Learn a martial art
  46. Learn to cook
  47. Ride a motorbike
  48. Stand on the rim of a volcano
  49. Roll the dice in Vegas
  50. Get a university degree
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