100 greatest travel experiences

According to Wanderlust magazine (see article here). Yes I have found yet another list! You know I love a list, especially travel related ones! I don’t know how I keep up with them all!

fraser beach jump

Fraser Island, Australia

This one actually looks quite interesting! I think I may definitely be looking for opportunities to cross a few of these off the bucket list!

100. Soak up Santorini, Greece

99. Dive the Great Barrier Reef, Australia (I’ve sailed it but not dived because I can’t swim. This upsets me greatly!)

98. Roam the outer Hebrides, Scotland

97. Whitewater Rafting, Nepal

96. Explore the backstreets of Kathmandu, Nepal

95. Spot polar bears in Spitsbergen, Norway

94. Get lost in Venice, Italy (I did this in the dark. Drunk.)

93. Uncover Kyoto, Japan

92. Interrail around Europe

91. Visit Auschwitz, Poland

90. Hang out in Halong Bay, Vietnam

89. Ride elephants in Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal

88. Sleep out in Wadi Rum, Jordan

87. Go wild in the Falkland Islands

86. Live like a local on Lake Titicaca, Peru

85. Hike Taman Negara National park, Malaysia

84. Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia

83. Get spiritual in the Ganges, India

82. Swim in marine life heaven in Caye Caulker, Belize

81. Spice things up on Zanzibar, Tanzania

80. Slow down on the Keralan backwaters, India

79. Watch sunrise and sunset at Uluru, Australia

78. Get your motor running on a road trip, USA (I was about 9 at the time, but our family holiday was a 3 week road trip around California – LA, Anaheim, San Diego, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, Yosemite, Death Valley, Monterey, San Francisco)

77. Climb Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa

76. Go wild in Kakadu National Park, Australia

75. Whale and dolphin watch, New Zealand

74. Admire Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

73. Watch whales in the Gulf of St Lawrence, Canada

72. Roam Rome and the Vatican, Italy

71. Dive the cenotes, Yucatan, Mexico

70. Atacama desert and El Tatio geysers, Chile

69. Sail out on Milford Sound, New Zealand

68. Boat up the Mekong, Laos (done this in Vietnam)

67. Stand atop of the rock city of Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

66. Feel like a movie star in New York

65. Have fun on Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia

64. Browse Hoi An, Vietnam

63. Fancy free backpacking in Australia

62. Roam the Roman city of Palmyra, Syria

61. Yomp around Yosemite National park, USA

60. Stroll old Cartagena, Colombia

59. Kayak in Fiordland, South Island, New Zealand

58. Sample sultry salsa nightlife in Havana, Cuba

57. Sea kayak with orca, Canada

56. Husky mush in Lapland, Sweden

55. Temple gaze at Abu Simbel, Egypt

54. See a solar eclipse (saw in the UK earlier this year)

53. Be bewitched by the Northern Lights

52. Get up close with elephants in South Africa

51. Climb Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

50. Gawp at the Grand Canyon, USA

49. Explore Banff National park, Canada

48. Walking safari in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

47. Rock out in Utah’s canyons, USA

46. Raft the Zambezi, Zambia

45. Hover over Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

44. Motorbiking or biking, Vietnam

43. Paddle to Angel Falls, Venezuela

42. Walk the Great Wall of China

41. See the great migration, Tanzania/ Kenya

40. Climb to Tigers Nest, Bhutan

39. Glimpse the peaks of the Himalayas

38. Fly over the skeleton coast, Namibia

37. Waterhole watch in Etosha National Park, Namibia

36. Look out for bears in Canada

35. Jaguar spot in the Pantanal, Brazil

34. Visit the Jokhang and Potala palace, Lhasa, Tibet

33. Explore Cappadocia, Turkey

32. Catch your first sight of Taj Mahal, Agra, India

31. Plunge into the wilderness, Alaska, USA

30. Glimpse the Torres del Paine, Chile

29. Feel the spray, Victoria Falls

28. Get close to Mt Everest, Nepal

27. Go on a bush safari, Botswana

26. Watch wild orang utans, Borneo, Malaysia and Indonesia

25. Sit among 100,000 king penguins, Georgia

24. Roam the remains of Hampi, India

23. Ride the Trans Siberian railway, Russia

22. Delve into the dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia

21. Marvel at the Mayan ruins of Tikal, Guatemala

20. Lounge on islands, Malaysia

19. Meet moai, Easter Island, Chile

18. Hike the Tongariro crossing, New Zealand

17. Listen to the creak of the Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina

16. Trek to Macchu Picchu, Peru

15. Travel the Karakoram highway, Pakistan

14. Take a mokoro through the Okavango Delta, Botswana

13. Get a glimpse of ancient Petra, Jordan

12. Take in sunrise over Angkor Wat

11. Visit the temples of Bagan, Burma

10. Venture to Shibam, Yemen

9. Cross the Salar de Uyuni salt flats, Bolivia

8. Appreciate all that ice, Antartica

7. Sit on the summit of Stromboli, Italy

6. Ogle Igacu Falls, Argentina/Brazil

5. Snorkle with Manta Rays in Bora Bora

4. Learn about lemurs, Madagascar

3. Arrive in Timbuktu, Mali

2. Meet mountain gorillas, Rwanda/Uganda

1. Cruise the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador


View over Vatican and Rome

So I’ve done 7 and a half! Theres loads on here that I really want to do like Taj Mahal, Angkor Wat, safari, antartica, Macchu Picchu…. I best get saving my pennies!

How many have you done?


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