Wanderlist

Determinedly stepping foot in and exploring each of the 196 countries stated on the bottom of the Collins A0 World Map that hangs above my bed.

  1. England
  2. Cyprus
  3. Turkey
  4. France
  5. Spain
  6. Switzerland
  7. Greece
  8. Slovenia
  9. Croatia
  10. Hungary
  11. Austria
  12. Poland
  13. Czech Republic
  14. Germany
  15. The Netherlands
  16. Scotland
  17. Portugal
  18. Monaco
  19. Italy
  20. The Vatican
  21. Denmark
  22. Sweden
  23. Morocco
  24. Peru
  25. Bolivia
  26. United States of America
  27. Wales
  28. Luxembourg
  29. Belgium
  30. Finland
  31. Canada
  32. Mexico
  33. Belize
  34. Guatemala
  35. Honduras
  36. Nicaragua
  37. Costa Rica
  38. Panama
  39. Colombia
  40. Ecuador
  41. Chile
  42. Argentina
  43. Uruguay
  44. Brazil
  45. Iceland

Those who know me, know I will do exactly as I say I will:

  1. Swim with a whale shark
  2. Cage dive with sharks
  3. Qualify as a teacher in England
  4. Teach abroad
  5. Catch the Trans-Siberian Express
  6. Learn to surf
  7. See the Northern Lights
  8. Go on a USA roadtrip
  9. Swim with turtles
  10. Watch baby turtles hatch and make the journey into the ocean
  11. Swim with wild dolphins
  12. Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  13. Open up my own restaurant
  14. Work in a travel agency
  15. Hike to the Colarado River in the Grand Canyon
  16. Fish for piranhas in the Amazon
  17. Swim in the Amazon
  18. Go on an Australianย outback roadtrip
  19. Drive from Finland into Russia
  20. Complete the 3 Peak Challenge in 24 hours
  21. Run the Great Wall of China marathon
  22. Swim with manta rays
  23. Hike to the North Pole
  24. Experience an authentic Day of the Dead experience in Mexico
  25. Attend the Rio de Janiero carnival
  26. Attend an England international game
  27. Complete my PADI scuba-diving course in Thailand
  28. Do my Christmas shopping in a Belgian market
  29. Dive the Great Barrier Reef before humanity kills it
  30. Get tattooed in Melbourne
  31. Learn how to surf
  32. Hike to Everest base camp
  33. Visit the Galapagos Islands
  34. Go to a hip-hop gig in Brooklyn
  35. Live in a van
  36. Live on a barge
  37. Build my own house out of recycled materials
  38. Hike the Grand Canyon, rim to river
  39. Cycle from one country to another
  40. Motorcycle from Cairo to Cape Town
  41. Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
  42. Fly over the Nasca lines in Peru
  43. Drive across the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia
  44. Hike up the ‘Stitches in Stone’ mountain staircase in Colombia
  45. Run the North Korean marathon