I thought it would be cool to put a bucket list out here to let you guys know what my travel goals are! There are so many things I want to do so this definitely isn’t a comprehensive list and I am adding things every day.



  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Tower of London
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Cliffs of Dover
  • Loch Ness
  • Colosseum 
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Hike Mount Vesuvius
  • Cinque Terre
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Louvre
  • Visit Giverny (Monet’s home)
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Go sledding in Finland
  • See the remains of the Berlin Wall
  • Auschwitz
  • Visit Belarus
  • See the Swiss Alps
  • Neuschweinsten Castle
  • Oktoberfest
  • See the red roofs of Dubrovnik
  • Mostar Bridge
  • Plitvice Lakes
  • La Tomatina
  • The Acropolis, Athens
  • Santorini
  • Sail in the Mediterranean
  • Visit Bran Castle, Romania
  • St Basil’s Cathedral
  • Red Square
  • Hermitage Museum
  • Charles Bridge, Czech Republic
  • Spend a summer in Portugal
  • Visit Bruges
  • Pamukkale, Turkey
  • Cappadocia, Turkey
  • Matterhorn
  • Blue Mosque
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Canals of Venice
  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Lake Bled
  • Drink at ruin bars in Budapest
  • Visit Lviv, Ukraine
  • Go to a European Christmas market
  • Trans-Siberian Express






  • Spend a night in the Sahara Desert (Photos from the Sahara Desert)
  • See the souks of Morocco  (Best Things To Do In Morocco)
  • Climb Mt Kilimanjaro
  • Kruger National Park
  • Go on a Safari
  • Visit Cape Town
  • See Victoria Falls
  • Explore the Namibian Desert
  • Explore the beaches of Zanzibar
  • Serengeti/Masai Mara


Middle East

  • Experience Petra
  • Cruise down the Nile River
  • See the Pyramids of Giza
  • See the Dome of the Rock
  • Tehran, Iran
  • Journey along the Silk Road
  • Wadi Rum
  • Swim in the Dead Sea
  • Western Wall


North America

  • See the Empire State Building (Quick Guide To New York City)
  • Gamble in Vegas
  • Do an American Road Trip
  • Yosemite
  • Bridal Falls
  • Niagra Falls
  • Banff National Park
  • See a Broadway show
  • Walk through Central Park
  • Statue of Liberty
  • White House
  • Hollywood Sign
  • Visit Mexico City
  • See Chichen Itza
  • Grand Canyon
  • Road to Hana (Best Road Trip Ever: The Road To Hana)
  • Waikiki Beach


South America

  • Salar de Uyuni
  • Atacama Desert
  • Buenos Aires
  • Hike in Patagonia
  • Visit Ushuaia
  • Christ the Redeemer
  • Copacabana Beach
  • Bogota, Colombia
  • Inca Trail/Machu Picchu
  • Sacred Valley
  • Visit Cusco
  • Angel Falls
  • Visit Cartagena
  • Visit some South American coffee plantations
  • Explore Quito, Ecuador
  • Visit Cuba
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Iguazu Falls
  • Perito Moreno Glacier



  • Uluru
  • Snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Great Ocean Road
  • Road trip around Tasmania (10 Days In Tasmania: Itinerary)
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Visit every state and territory
  • Ski in New Zealand
  • Milford Sound
  • Rotorua



  • Actually visit Antarctica
  • Swim in Antarctic waters


Am I missing something? Let me know in the comments below!

Lucy Owens Travel Textbook


My name’s Lucy and I’m the junior doctor and travel writer behind the blog. If you’re a fan of scratching beneath the surface of travel, visiting interesting destinations, and exploring ethically, then you’re in the right place. Focusing on purposeful budget and solo travel, Travel Textbook hopes to inspire more young people to seek meaningful adventure.


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