Our 100 Things List

1.   Drive on the Autobahn in Germany

2.   Swim with whale sharks

3.   Cage dive with Great Whites

4.   Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5.   Trek up to Machu Picchu

6.   Volunteer at an orphanage

7.   Visit Salar de Uyuni – the world’s largest salt flat in Bolivia

8.   See orcas hunt sea lions on the beaches of Punta Norte Peninsula Valdes, Argentina

9.   Hand feed sharks in the Bahamas

10.  Visit the house Dayna’s Grandma grew up in in Glasgow

The house my Grandma and Aunts grew up in

11.  Snorkelling in the Red Sea

12.  See a sunrise over Angkor Wat

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

13.  Go ice fishing

14.  Throw a dart at a map and visit the place it lands on

15.  Drive the Pacific Coast Highway in the US

16.  Swim in the Devil’s Pool on the edge of the Victoria Falls

17.  Go to a football world cup

18.  Swim with dolphins

19.  Go to Oktoberfest

20.  Fly somewhere in business or first class

21.  Spend a night in an underwater hotel

22.  Ride the Trans-Siberian railway through Russia and Mongolia

23.  Walk the Siq to Petra

24.  Go on a road trip around Iceland

25.  Overnight in the Sahara desert in Morocco

26.  Float on the Dead Sea

27.  Stay in an ice hotel

28.  Have a tomato fight at Tomatina in Spain

La Tomatina

29.  See a Great White shark breach in South Africa

30.  Go paintballing

Macho (wo)men

31.  Visit Dayna’s cousin in Belgium

Vimy Ridge

32.  Go volcano boarding in Nicaragua

33.  Grab a last minute deal for an unplanned international trip

34.  Go to Iguaza Falls in Argentina

35.  Hike Cinque Terre

36.  See the Northern Lights


37.  Go to Atlantis Resort in Dubai and ride the Leap of Faith slide (goes through a shark tank)

38.  Go on a Safari in Africa

39.  Drink Champagne in Champagne, France

Mumm tasting

40.  Trek the rainforest of Madagascar

41.  Do a polar bear swim or ice swim

42.  Go skydiving

43.  Visit the Arctic

Sunrise @ Malagen Brygger

44.  Visit every continent (South America and Antarctica to go)

45.  Eat Gelato in Italy


46.  Go snorkelling in the open water in Thailand

Matt Snorkeling

47.  See the Great Pyramids

Camel riding at Giza

48.  Swim in Ha Long Bay

Favourite photo

49.  Go sailing in Croatia


50.  Trek along the Great Wall of China

51.  Stay in an over water bungalow (like in Bora Bora)

52.  See the everlasting storm in Catatumbo, Venezuela

53.  Train through the Swiss Alps (and eat a toblerone)


54.  Go island hopping in Greece

55.  Climb Mt Sinai

56.  Go hot air ballooning in Cappadocia, Turkey

57.  Holiday in the Maldives

58.  See the salmon run up close in Canada

59. Climb up to Taktsang Palphug Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) in Bhutan

60.  Eat pizza in Naples

61.  Take cheesy photos by the leaning tower of Pisa

Holding it up

62.  Have a picnic in front of the Eiffel Tower

Picnic at the Eiffel Tower

63.  Visit the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia

Plitvice Lakes

64. Swim to Hidden Beach on the Marieta Islands in Mexico

65.  Party in Ibiza


66.  See a Shakespeare play at the Globe

67.  Eat at a Michelin star restaurant

Using his hands at a fancy restaurant....

68.  See the running of the Bulls in Pamplona

69.  Bathe in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

70.  Celebrate a St Patrick’s day in Ireland

Guinness Storehouse

71.  Learn to scuba dive

72.  Stroll through the illuminated full size buildings made from blocks of ice at the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival

73.  Take a plenta boat to the island in the middle of Lake Bled

74.  Get Married (August 2014 in Canada)

75. Hang out with penguins in Antarctica

76. See Niagara Falls (Matt hasn’t been)

77. Explore the Grand Canyon (Dayna hasn’t been)

78. Check out the view from Preikestolen cliff in Norway


79. Watch baby sea turtles hatch and make their way to the ocean

80. See the Moai on Easter Island

81. Walk along the Travertines of Pamukkale in Turkey

82. Cycle around the Bagan Archaeological Zone in Myanmar

83. Trek to Angel Falls in Venezuela

84. Christmas Markets in Vienna


85. Visit Kuang Si Falls in Luang Prabang, Laos

86. Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

87. Climb (to) Everest (Base Camp)

88. Take a sabbatical and go on an epic, yearlong (or longer!) trip

89. Visit the Taj Mahal

90. Celebrate the Songkran festival in Thailand

91. Get colourful at Holi festival in Vrindavan, India

92. Get to every country in Europe

93. Visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in China

94. Visit Socotra Island in Yemen

95. Go to the Lantern Festival in Taiwan

96. Visit the precarious monastries at Meteora in Greece

97. See the volcanic ruins in Pompeii

98. Visit the Galapagos Islands

99. Visit Chichen Itza

100. Chase Lava in Hawaii


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    • Yep! And we’ll hopefully be making the trip soon after we arrive in June. Will email you to sort it out closer to then 🙂

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  16. 2 things: you’ll be able to see the salmon run while you’re in BC for your wedding; Chichen itza is much too commercialized these days, better bet for real ruins is ek balam – it’s a Mayan ruin and very, very primitive.

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