My Little Book Of BIG Adventures

>My Little Book Of BIG Adventures

My wonderful husband and I have this mini book we call our Little Book of Big Adventures.

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Cover page drawing courtesy of my darling husband ♡ and the hand lettering is mine.

Honestly it’s just a bucket list, in the spirit of #LiveInspired, but the twist is every time we complete something we will scribble, doodle or if we feel up to it draw something on a new page to remember it by.

Alongside I have decided to publish the list itself here, minus any item that is my husband’s only, and every time we complete something on the list I will post about it on the blog.

This way I can finally remember everything I want to do, and I can add to it as I go along. I like this part, I knew I wanted to put this out here, but I got the idea doing it as a core post like this from a friend, and it has really got everything together.

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To Complete – 51

Done – 0/

So… without further ado here’s the list:

As of April 2015 when I am publishing this post and in no particular order.

  1. Go to Space, if Virgin Galactic or any other company will allow me to someday.
  2. Own my own business
  3. Build our own house
  4. Take part in the Clipper Round the World Race – At least one leg of it
  5. Go on the Trans-Siberian all the way to Beijing (Official Website)
  6. Go on the Seven Stars in Kyushu on the 4 days journey (Official Website)
  7. See the Pamukkale salt flats in Turkey
  8. Write a book and get it published
  9. Visit Thrihnukagigur Volcano in Iceland
  10. Visit the Grand Canyon
  11. Learn to play the ukulele
  12. See the Egyptian and Aztec Pyramids
  13. Ride on a Hot Air Balloon
  14. Go to the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China
  15. Get a table at the London MCM Comic Con Comic Village
  16. Get my body fat % between 21 – 24%
  17. Get a tattoo
  18. Go on at least one Safari
  19. Drive a tank
  20. Go to Obon festival in Japan
  21. Take a pastry cooking class
  22. Learn to shoot a gun
  23. Go to the Great Wall of China
  24. Learn to cook meat and fish like a chef
  25. Get a good Virtual Reality Headset
  26. See a Hot Air Balloon festival – E.g. Albuquerque Int’l Balloon Fiesta, New Mexico
  27. Stay at an Ice Hotel
  28. Go to Southeast Asia: Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia…
  29. Go to Singapore & swim in the Marina Bay infinity pool
  30. See the Northern Lights
  31. Have (at least :p) a post on this blog rating number 1 on Google
  32. Spend a night on a deserted island, or organise a party on it!
  33. Go on a cruise
  34. Try Sky Diving once -eek-
  35. Reach Japanese learning level: JLPT N2 & earn that certificate!
  36. Get to live in Japan for a few years
  37. Swim in the blue lagoon in Iceland
  38. Meet with J.K Rowling – I’m not much of a celebrity follower, and frankly I have no idea how I would react or what I would say, but here goes, JK Rowling is just special.
  39. Be an extra in a film
  40. Cross the Salar de Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia
  41. Visit Petra, in Jordan
  42. Go to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo
  43. Become a fellow or board member at a cultural association & influence positive change
  44. Go on a helicopter ride
  45. Design a dress or other item of clothing and have it tailor-made
  46. Put together a collection of paintings
  47. Go on a trip last-minute
  48. Invent a cake recipe
  49. Re-do and complete my own Hogwarts model
  50. Build an epic train set which will conveniently link to my Hogwarts model
  51. Dye my hair: Pink, very light blonde & black again

Below are some things I’ve done in the past and may end up writing about – Let me know if there’s one you are particularly interested in:

  1. Go to French Polynesia: In fact I have lived there for three years, and have visited Bora Bora & the Marquisian Islands
  2. Swim with dolphins
  3. Swim with stingrays
  4. Go on a backpacking tour of Japan
  5. Celebrate New Year & Hastumode (First visit of the new year to a shrine) in Kyoto, Japan
  6. Been to Holland – during bloom and otherwise as my family lived there for a while
  7. Shark Feeding
  8. Went on a few sailing trips, one was around the Polynesian islands
  9. Ride a camel
  10. Ride an elephant
  11. Volunteer
  12. Try dog sledding (it wasn’t pretty)
  13. Learned Judo (again, it wasn’t pretty)
  14. Riding a horse on a beach – when we went to the Marquisian Islands
  15. Sung publicly – a few times
  16. Act in plays
  17. Had the most embarrassing public experience…
  18. Go to a film premiere – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 in London. Would have given anything to go back for part 2…!
  19. Drive a motorcycle & a scooter
  20. Dyed my hair: Black, Blonde, Purple, Blue, … Now I hope I get to do very light blonde and pink.
  21. Threw a party in a castle – our wedding, it was magical.
  22. Create my own website

Suggestions are welcome too! What’s on your bucket list?

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