Bucket List


I decided to start making one because my life has taken me on a path that I never ever would've imagined growing up. I think I started thinking about it the minute I got on a airplane for the first time when I was 20 (yes, that late!) traveling to Europe. And as evident from my blog, because I like lists haha.  

To do:

  • Swim with dolphins
  • Learn to roast coffee
  • Be on stage with a rock band
  • Smash grapes with my feet to make wine
  • Learn an Asian language ...I'm working on it, but I still suck >.<
  • Have my own coffee shop
  • Ride a camel in Egypt
  • See a meteorite shower
  • Milk a cow
  • Raise and train a puppy on my own
  • Own a farm ...or at last have a family garden
  • Take a cruise
  • See the castle from Downton Abbey
  • See wild penguins
  • Do a pilgrimage
  • Pet a tiger cub
  • Make funnel cake from scratch
  • Live in France or Italy longer than a year
  • Live in Mexico (again) for a year
  • Be in India for Diwali or Holi
  • Make tteok from scratch
  • Take the steps up the Eiffel Tower
  • Sleep in a bungalow next to a warm beach
  • Learn to drive stick shift ...ugh, I know!
  • Drive a Vespa through an Italian city
  • Conquer the world of vegetarian/vegan cuisine
  • Go to an olympic event
  • Fly first class on a flight longer than 8hrs
  • TRAVEL TRAVEL TRAVEL (the list of places is too long haha)

Accomplished

  • Drink coffee and eat baguettes in Paris
  • Skydive

  • Ride a gondola in Venice (I rode a gondola in 2006, but I can't find pictures, so this is from 2008)













  • Visit Anne Frank's house
  • Climb the Eiffel Tower
  • Make crepes from scratch
  • Live in a country with 4 seasons ...thanks Korea!
  • Go to a Korean jimjilbang 
  • Eat pizza in Italy

  • Look for 4-leaf clovers in Ireland (Cliffs of Moher)



















  • Go up the Tower of Pisa (again, I can't find my 2006 pics)











  • Visit Auschwitz










  • See the Sistine Chapel
  • Touch a dolphin
  • Ride a double-decker bus in London
  • Color Run and Neon Run










  • Do a temple stay in an Asian country














  • Eat sushi in Japan






























  • Make pumpkin pie from scratch











  • Frolic in autumn leaves












  • Volunteer at dog shelter
  • Live in an Asian country longer than a year ....thanks Korea again!
  • Backpack Europe



...somewhere on a train in Europe





  • Learn to make kimchi ...kinda lol
  • Take a MOOC (Today May 6, 2015, I received my first Statement of Accomplishment, hooray!)
  • Swim in open sea (My fear of open sea was conquered in Indonesia)
  • Scuba dive (Thank you Indonesia!)
  • Make pancakes from scratch 
  • Get SSI certified (scuba dive)

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