My bucket list

A view from an airplane window
A view from an airplane window

As travelling is my biggest love I constantly keep updating the list of places I want to see. Nothing can be compared to the feeling when you visit a place for which you have been dreaming for years. I hope you will enjoy reading my travel bucket list and will find some inspiration for your own travels.

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Travel bucket list

  1. Spend a night watching Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).
  2. See Taj Mahal at sunset.
  3. Spend a month in Vienna and live like a local.
  4. See the sunrise at Maldives.
  5. Stay in a hut over the ocean in Bora Bora.
  6. Have a cup of mulled wine at Christmas markets in Alsace.
  7. Searching for vampires in Bran castle, Romania.
  8. Have a drink in an ice bar.
  9. Feel the past glory of the Khmer Empire while standing in front of temples of Angkor.
  10. See Petra at night lit up by hundreds of candles.
  11. Have a beer and a bratwurst at Oktoberfest.
  12. Sleep in an old castle for a night.
  13. Visit Auschwitz.
  14. Visit Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.
  15. Search for ghosts in the haunted Mary King’s Close in Edinburgh.
  16. Visit Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral in Florence.
  17. Ride a camel through a desert.
  18. Enjoy a glass of wine and French cheese in Provence.
  19. Visit Claude Monet’s garden in Giverny.
  20. Take a walk on the medieval streets of Saint Emilion in France.
  21. Enjoy the stunning beauty of the city of Carcassonne, France at night.
  22. See St. Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square in Moscow.
  23. Take a walk along the Neva River during the white nights in St. Petersburg.
  24. Visit Prague in the autumn.
  25. Look for fairies in Black Forest (Schwarzwald).
  26. Spend a night in an ice hotel.
  27. Be amazed by the glowing beach in the Maldives.
  28. See the cherry blossom trees in Japan just before sunset.
  29. Transfer myself to Middle-earth by visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata, New Zealand.
  30. Drink a glass of Guinness in Dublin, Ireland.
  31. Be stunned by the colorful Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park, USA.
  32. Float in the Dead Sea.
  33. Snowboard in the Alps.
  34. Admire the pyramids in Egypt.
  35. Spend a night in the Harry Potter-themed room at Georgian House London.
  36. Visit Hampton Court Palace in London, England.
  37. Visit the Bone Church in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic.
  38. Enjoy the sunset with a glass of rose wine in Santorini, Greece.
  39. See the Eiffel Tower lit up by fireworks on the Bastille Day in Paris.
  40. Visit the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein in Germany.
  41. Visit Berlin during the Festival of Lights, when the city becomes a scene of illumination and light art.

Already done:


A view from Musala peak
A view from Musala peak


Sunset from an airplane
Sunset from an airplane
  • See the sunset from a plane (October 2008, travelling from Vienna to Sofia).
  • Feed a squirrel with nuts in a park (October 2008, Schönbrunn park in Vienna).


Museums of Vatican City
Museums of Vatican City
  • See the treasures kept in the museums of Vatican City, Italy (May 2009).


Beauvais Cathedral
Beauvais Cathedral
  • Have a kiss in front of the Eiffel Tower, Paris (September 2010).
  • Have a walk on the streets of Montmartre, Paris (September 2010).
  • Be stunned by the beauty of Beauvais Cathedral (September 2010).
  • Visit a cemetery in Paris in the autumn (September 2010, Montmartre Cemetery).


Cologne cathedral
Cologne cathedral


Hungarian Parliament building
Hungarian Parliament building


A view from the top of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
A view from the top of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
  • Take a ride on the Giant Ferris Wheel in Vienna in the evening and be amused by the view of the city at night. (September 2013).
  • Visit the Imperial Crypt in Vienna (September 2013).
  • Eat macarons in the Tuileries Garden in Paris (October 2013).
  • See Monet’s Water Lilies in person (October 2013, Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris).
  • Watch the sunset from the top of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris (October 2013).
  • Attend a mass in Notre Dame, Paris (October 2013).
  • Take a walk amongst the dead in the catacombs of Paris (October 2013).


A view from the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica
A view from the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica


Burg Kreuzenstein
Burg Kreuzenstein


Sunset over the canals in Navigli
Sunset over the canals in Navigli
  • Visit the bone church, San Bernardino alle Ossa, in Milan (November 2016).
  • Take a walk on the rooftops of Duomo in Milan (November 2016).
  • Watch the sunset over the canals in Navigli, Milan (November 2016).
  • Pet sheeps and goats on a Christmas market (Bratislava, December 2016).
  • Visit a funeral museum (Vienna Undertakers’ Museum, December 2016).
  • Take a walk among mummies in the crypt under St. Michael’s Church in Vienna (December 2016).

Have you visited any of these places? What do you have in your bucket list?

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