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Life & Travel Goals
Everyone's got a list of must do's - here's mine! Mostly travel-related, but some personal goals too.
Less than 5 Years (Approx. Age 30)
Visit New York Time Square at Christmas Focus on my well-being and get in better shape Take a course and learn car basics (change my own oil, tires, brakes, etc.) Go to a drive-in movie Watch a meteor shower at its peak - planned for summer 2019 Visit Costa Rica Try zip-lining Visit Machu Picchu Take a voluntourism trip Visit Yellowstone National Park Visit Yosemite National Park Visit the Grand Canyon Go sky-diving (planned for my 30th birthday) Try 'glamping' Go dog-sledding in the Canadian north
5-10 Years (Approx. Age 35)
See the Big 5 on safari in Africa (Kruger/Serengeti National Park) Visit Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe Volunteer at Kevin Richardson's Wildlife Sanctuary in South Africa Swim with wild humpback whales Go gorilla tracking in Uganda/Rwanda Get Scuba certified Go on a sailing trip in the British Virgin Islands Try surfing Photograph the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) in Alaska
10-15 Years (Approx. Age 40)
See the Roman Coliseum Ride a gondola in Venice Stand on the Eiffel Tower in Paris Scuba-dive the Great Barrier Reef Visit New Zealand Visit a Buddhist Temple in Bhutan Visit the Galapagos and photograph the unique wildlife there Visit the Egyptian Pyramids
15-20 Years (Approx. Age 45)
Visit Ireland Visit Scotland See Stonehenge Stay at an Eco-resort Visit the pristine Seychelles Visit Maldives (and get a picture of the glowing waves) Walk on the Great Wall of China
See Mount Everest IRL (from a distance, not the top - too cold!) See Mount Kilamanjaro IRL (again, not the very top) Travel to all 7 contintents Sleep in a foreign country, outdoors under the stars See an active volcano See a polar bear in the wild Experience zero gravity Learn another language fluently
Accomplished Under 30 ✓ See a solar eclipse - 2017 ✓ Stay overnight at the Ice Hotel, Quebec - 2017 ✓ Hot Air Balloon Ride over Cappadocia - 2016 ✓ Experience a Blue Jays game in Toronto - 2016 ✓ Stand at the top of the CN Tower - 2015 ✓ Visit Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto - first time in 2015 ✓ Eat an IKEA hot dog - 2015 ✓ Read all the Harry Potter books - 2014 ✓ Visit the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - 2013 ✓ Go parasailing - 2011 ✓ Go scuba diving - 2011
Accomplished Under 20 ✓ Go to the Calgary Stampede - 2010 ✓ Go whale watching on the Canadian east coast - 2010 ✓ Go to horseback riding on the beach - 2010 ✓ Ride in a helicopter over the Canadian Rockies - 2010 ✓ Visit Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) - first time pre-2010 ✓ See Niagara Falls - first time pre-2009 ✓ Visit the Ontario Science Centre - first time pre-2009 ✓ Visit the Art Gallery of Ontario - first time pre-2008 ✓ Go to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) - first time pre-2005
*Several of these goals originated on my Schemer account, when Schemer still existed...