Some of these have been on my mind since I was seven or eight years old; some of them are fairly new. All of them will be accomplished. (And more will most likely be added along the way.)


  • Visit 30 countries before 30
  • Fill my passport(s) with as many stamps as possible
  • Sail around the Greek Islands
  • Visit the pyramids in Egypt
  • Visit all seven continents
  • Visit the temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia
  • Visit the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland
  • Go back to Irkutsk to see Lake Baikal
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  • Make a wish in the Trevi Fountain
  • Stay in an overwater bungalow
  • Swim in the world's largest pool in Chile
  • See Heaven's Trail in Ireland
  • Walk through the Tunnel of Love in Ukraine
  • Walk across the Sydney Harbour bridge
  • See the cherry blossoms in Japan
  • Celebrate Holi in India
  • Go to the lantern festival in Taiwan
  • See the glaciers in Patagonia, Argentina
  • Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
  • Visit Israel (take a belated Birthright trip)
  • Visit the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan


  • Do a road trip across America
  • Drive the full Pacific Coast Highway
  • Go on a safari in Africa
  • Hike down the Grand Canyon
  • Ride a camel in the desert
  • Swim at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe
  • Try skiing (again) in the Swiss Alps
  • Hot air balloon ride in Cappadoccia, Turkey
  • Swim through underground caves
  • Climb up Machu Picchu in Peru to see the ruins


  • Name a star
  • Eat the best pasta of my life in Italy
  • Have an all-nighter in Las Vegas
  • See a ballet in Russia
  • Run a marathon (just kidding!)
  • Live abroad for at least six months
  • Spend a new year in Australia
  • Send a message in a bottle... but from where?
  • Float in the Dead Sea


  • Learn how to play piano
  • Learn as many languages as possible
  • Learn to fly/get my pilot's license
  • Learn to ride a motorcycle and a horse


  • Get married on the coast of Croatia
  • Become a mum