Wednesday, November 16, 2011

101 Things To Do/See Around The World Before You Die

1. Sky Dive

Leap out of a plane sky diving over Lake Wanaka , New Zealand.

2. Scuba Diving

Go scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

3. Bungee Jumping

Free fall with just a length of rubber tied to your legs, Bungee jumping in Queenstown, New Zealand.

4. Nude Beach

Don’t be shy, visit a nude beach in Tulum, Mexico.

5. Dive with sharks

Go down to the depths of the ocean diving with sharks in Australia.

6. Mount Everest

Pay a visit to the breath-taking Mount Everest, Nepal.

7. Visit A Volcano

Erupt with excitement visiting a volcano, Krakatoa, Indonesia.

8. Take A Mud Bath

Cleanse the skin with a mud bath in Yangshuo, China.

9. Learn A New Language

Learn Russian in St Petersberg, Russia.

10. Take A Cooking Class

Take time out to learn new skills in the kitchen stir frying in Chang Mai, Thailand.

11. Go Skiing

Head to the slopes of the amazing Andes, Argentina.

12. Go On A Safari

Grab the binoculars and go wildlife spotting in Tanzania, Africa.

13. Get Chased By A Bull

Run for your life from the raging bulls at “the running of the bulls” in Pamplona, Spain.

14. Turtle Watching

Watch the turtle lay their eggs on the shore in Queensland, Australia.

15. Whale Watching

Marvel at these huge animals as they jump out of the ocean at Hervey Bay, Australia.

16. Swim With Dolphins

Fulfil every ones favourite dream and swim with dolphins in Mexico.

17. Trek The Great Wall

Trek along the world’s longest man-made structure the Great Wall Of China.

18. Volunteer

Try your hand at some volunteer work and make a difference in other people’s lives.

19. Learn Martial Arts

Take some time out from your travels and learn some self defence.

20. Write A Travel Journal

Write an online travel blog or even just a hand written journal, it’ll be great to look back on in years to come.

21. Teach A Language

Give something back by teaching in a foreign country.

22. Tomato Fight

Grab a tomato and throw for your life at the tomato throwing festival – La Tomatina, in Bunol, Spain.

23. The Killing Fields

Visit a harrowing chapter in Cambodian history at the killing fields.

24. Wine Tasting

Check out the local wines at a vine yard in California, USA.

25. Eat Kangaroo Steak

Sample the local wildlife with a giant kangaroo steak in Australia.

26. Angkor

Visit the amazing temples of Angkor including Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

27. Stonehenge

Visit and ponder the huge stones at Stonehenge, England.

28. Machu Picchu

Take a trip to Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu in Peru.

29. Sail The Galapagos

Go face to face with the giant tortoise on the Galapagos Islands.

30. Trek Through The Amazon Rain forest

Trek through the Amazon Rain forest in Brazil before it disappears.

31. Witness The Tour de France

Watch as the cyclists zoom by in The Tour de France.

32. Run A Marathon

Push yourself to the limit in a marathon for charity.

33. Watch A Soccer Match

Go to a live soccer match and feel the atmosphere of the world’s favourite game.

34. Sumo Wrestling

Grab a ticket for the ancient Japanese sport of Sumo wrestling.

35. Muay Thai

Experience the Asian martial art of Muay Thai in Thailand.

36. Ride The Trans-Siberian Express

Tackle the huge seven day train journey on the Trans-Siberian Express through Russia.

37. White Water Rafting

Head down some fast flowing rapids in a rubber boat white water rafting in New Zealand.

38. Ride An Elephant

Hop on the back of one of these great beasts for a ride you’ll never forget, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

39. Visit The Grand Canyon

If you have a head for heights take a trip to the Grand Canyon and the Grand Canyon Skywalk in the USA.

40. Spend The Night In A Haunted Castle

If you don’t believe in ghosts, you soon will spending a night at a haunted castle in Scotland.

41. Sip Green Tea

Try the local green tea in the homeland of tea, China.

42. Hug A Koala Bear

Hug a sleepy Koala Bear in Australia but watch out for their sharp claws.

43. Tickets To The Ball Game

Get yourself down to a Major League Baseball game in the USA.

44. Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Achieve great heights climbing the world’s tallest free-standing mountain rise in Tanzania, Africa.

45.The Pyramids Of Giza

Visit the most famous monuments of ancient Egypt the Pyramids of Giza.

46. Victoria Falls

Be blown away by Victoria Falls the largest waterfall in the world.

47. Visit Cape Town

See the sights of Cape Town, South Africa a rare cultural gem.

48. Visit Goa, India

Spend some time in laid back, peaceful ,warm and friendly Goa with it’s architectural splendours and wonderful scenery.

49. Stroll The Summer Palace, Beijing

Take time to stroll around the Summer Palace in Beijing, the largest imperial garden existing in China.

50. Trekking In The Himalayas

Trek the amazingly beautiful mountain range in Nepal.

51. The Grand Palace, Bangkok

Wander around the stunningly decorated Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand.

52. Party Hard In Saigon

Explore the nightlife of Saigon, Vietnam and try the local bia hoi (local beer).

53. Hit The Bali Beaches

Take your towel to the beach and sun yourself in Bali, Indonesia.

54. See Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Visit this huge sacred sandstone rock at Red Centre, Australia.

55.Marvel at Sydney Opera House

Take time to wander around Sydney Opera House marveling at its wonderful architecture.

56. Climb Up Sydney Harbour Bridge

If you’re feeling energetic you can climb right to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

57. Hit The Great Ocean Road

Drive down the breath-taking coastline of south-west Victoria on The Great Ocean Road, Australia.

58. Taj Mahal

Pay a visit to one of the most famous treasures of the world, the Taj Mahal in India.

59. Climb Mount Fuji

Get your climbing boots at the ready and climb this well known symbol of Japan.

60. Chill Out In a Japanese Garden

Take time to chill out in these spiritual gardens in Japan.

61. Ride The Bullet Train

Be blown away riding the high speed “Bullet Train” or the Shinkansen as it’s known in Japan.

62. Niagara Falls

Visit the huge horse shoe shaped falls in Canada.

63. Learn To Snowboard

Learn a new hobby snowboarding in Canada.

64. The Statue Of Liberty

Visit the huge copper Statue Of Liberty in New York Harbour, USA.

65. Mount Rushmore Nation Park

Be amazed by the looming 60ft face of George Washington at Mount Rushmore, USA.

66. Death Valley National Park

Feel the intense heat at Death Valley Nation Park, USA.

67. Spotting Howler Monkeys

Take a trip to the tropical rain forest of Mexico and listen out for the local Howler monkeys.

68. The Iguazu Falls

Being taller than Niagara Falls and twice as wide you should pay a visit to the Iguazu Falls in Argentina and Brazil.

69. Trek The Inca Trail

Trek along the historic Inca Trail through ruins toward the spectacular Machu Picchu, Peru.

70. Admire The Terracotta Warriors

Admire the thousands of life size Terra-cotta warriors and horses in Xi ‘an, China.

71. Check Into A Capsule Hotel

Check into a Tokyo capsule hotel and experience sleeping in a truly minimalist space.

72. Hit The Beach

Find your perfect spot under the palm trees at the beach on one of the many beautiful Thai islands.

73. Long Tailed Macaques

Monkey around with the long tailed Macaques in Bali, Indonesia.

74. Trek The Rice Paddy Fields

Get a great view of the rice paddy fields by trekking around them in Vietnam.

75. Cruise Halong Bay

Cruise around the beautifully scenic Halong Bay, Vietnam.

76. Visit Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre built to rehabilitate orphan orangutans in Malaysia.

77. Cruise Down The Mekong

Take a lazy cruise down the Mekong river in Laos.

78. Take A Roman Bath

Wander around the Roman Baths in Bath, England.

79. Go To The Top Of The Eiffel Tower

Take the lift to the top of France’s most famous landmark, the Eiffel Tower.

80. See Pompeii

Take a trip to the world’s most famous volcano disaster, Pompeii, Italy.

81. The Leaning Tower

See the world’s most famous cock-up the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy.

82. The Colosseum

Visit one of the forgotten wonders of the world the Roman Colosseum, Italy.

83. The Cook Islands

Large green volcanic mountains and white sand beaches await you on the Cook Islands.

84. Angel Falls

Feel the spray from the water of Angel Falls, Venezuela. The waterfall flows from the top of a large mountain 15 times higher than Niagara Falls.

85. Try Out Your Language Skills

Test out your basic language skills on the locals, even if you’re bad they’ll appreciate the effort.

86. Petronia’s Towers

Gaze up at the Petronas Towers in Malaysia, the tallest twin towers in the world.

87. Try Sushi

Try some real sushi in Japan.

88. Visit An Iceberg

Pay a visit to an iceberg in chilly Greenland.

89.Take A Photo In Hollywood

Have your photo taken beneath the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, USA.

90. Take A Gamble

Play poker or head to the roulette table in one of the many casinos in Las Vegas, USA.

91. Make New Friends

Meet like minded friends from various different backgrounds and cultures on the road .

92. Join The Carnival In Rio

Join the drums, dancing and singing at the Rio Carnival in Brazil.

93. Go Zorbing

Throw yourself (zorbing) down a hill suspended in a transparent PVC sphere in New Zealand.

94. Spot A Kangaroo

Spot a kangaroo out in the bush in Australia.

95. Experience A Motor Taxi

Risk your life on the back of a motor taxi in South East Asia., it’s sometimes the only way to get around.

96. Try Some Strange Foods

Try eating some snake, crocodile or even a nice roasted dog in Asia.

97. Learn To Surf

Grab a board and catch a wave learning to surf at Surfers Paradise, Australia.

98. Big Ben And The Houses Of Parliament

See one of London’s best known land marks up close.

99. Test Your Bartering Skills

Brush up on your bartering skills at a local market.

100. Visit The Stone Moai Of Easter Island

Visit Easter Island with it’s strange stone Moai steeped in mystery.

101. Learn About Yourself

Learn just what it is that makes you tick by spending some time traveling alone.

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