Travel Bucket List

This post will be constantly updated as I get further inspired, and as I get to cross items off. I’m also going to include things I have already seen or done, so I can start the list with a few crosses.


Oceans: 4/5
Seas: 10/141
Continents: 4/7
Countries: 21/198

Trans-Siberian Railway (Russia)

Seven Wonders of the…

Ancient World:
(Obviously most of these have been destroyed, so with the exception of the Pyramids, I’m talking visiting the site, or surviving artifacts. Also, since we’re not sure the Hanging Gardens ever existed, I’m going to replace them with the Ishtar Gate, which appeared on pre-Colossus lists)

Great Pyramid of Giza (Giza, Egypt)
Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (Izmir Province, Turkey, also plundered artifacts at British Museum)
Statue of Zeus at Olympia (Olympia, Greece)
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus (Bodrum, Turkey, also plundered artifacts at British Museum)
Colossus of Rhodes (Rhodes, Greece)
Lighthouse of Alexandria (Alexandria, Egypt)
Ishtar Gate (Originally Babylon, Reconstructed in Berlin, Germany, and parts on display at other museums, including the British Museum)

Natural World:
Grand Canyon (Arizona, USA)
Great Barrier Reef (Queensland, Australia)
Harbor of Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Mount Everest (Kathmandu, Nepal)
Aurora Australis and Borealis (Extreme Northern and Southern Hemispheres)
Paricutin Volcano (Uruapan Municipality, Mexico)
Victoria Falls (Border Zimbabwe and Zambia)

Modern World:
Channel Tunnel (Strait of Dover, English Channel)
CN Tower (Toronto, Canada)
Empire State Building (New York City, USA)
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco Bay, USA)
Itaipu Dam (Border Brazil and Paraguay)
The Netherlands (The Netherlands, Europe)
Panama Canal (Panama)


(This list is for everything between the Ancient Greeks’ list and the Modern list.)

Colosseum (Rome, Italy)
Taj Mahal (Agra, India)
Great Wall of China (China)
Machu Pichu (Cusco Region, Peru)
Angkor Wat (Siem Reap, Cambodia)
Petra (Ma’an, Jordan)
Christ The Redeemer (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)


Countries Stood On: 0/55

Fez Medina (Fez, Morocco)
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
The Valley of Kings (Luxor, Eqypt)
Kruger National Park (South Africa)
Egyptian Museum (Cairo, Egypt)
Karnak (Karnak, Egypt)
Carthage (Tunis, Tunisia)
Luxor Temple (Luxor, Egypt)
Grande Mosquee (Djenne, Mali)
Timbuktu (Mali)
Lower Zambezi National Park (Zambia)
Central Kalahari Game Reserve (Botswana)
Matmata (Tunisia)
Roman Amphitheatre (El-Jem, Tunisia)


Countries Stood On: 1/49

Lake Baikal (Siberia, Russia)
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (Hiroshima, Japan)
Halong Bay (Halong City, Vietnam)
Forbidden City (Beijing, China)
Terracotta Warriors (Shaanxi, China)
Tbilisi Old Town (Tbilisi, Georgia)
Korean DMZ (Border North Korea and South Korea)
Summer Palace (Beijing, China)
Burj Khalifa (Dubai, UAE)
Cu Chi Tunnels (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
Persepolis (Iran)
Mt Fuji (Japan)


Countries Stood On: 17/51

Aya Sofya (Istanbul, Turkey)
British Museum (London, UK)
Greek Island-Hopping (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Old City Walls (Dubrovnik, Croatia)
Gondola Ride (Venice, Italy)
Acropolis (Athens, Greece)
Charles Bridge (Prague, Czech Republic)
Chateau de Versailles (Versailles, France)
Louvre (Paris, France)
Eiffel Tower (Paris, France)
Pompeii (Naples, Italy)
Old Town Square (Prague, Czech Republic)
Notre-Dame (Paris, France)
Anne Frank House (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Stonehenge (Salisbury Plain, UK)
Berlin Wall (Berlin, Germany)
St Peter’s Basilica (Vatican City)
Red Square (Moscow, Russia)
Giant’s Causeway (Northern Ireland, UK)
Auschwitz-Birkenau (Oswiecim, Poland)
Vatican Museums (Vatican City)

Prinsengracht Canal (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Blue Mosque (Istanbul, Turkey)
Chernobyl/Pripyat (Ukraine)
Schloss Neuschwanstein (Bavaria, Germany)
Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Mont St-Michel (Normandy, France)
Reichstag (Berlin, Germany)
Natural History Museum (London, England)
Cinque Terre (Italy)
Duomo (Milan, Italy)

Gallipoli (Turkey)
Lake Geneva (Geneva, Switzerland)
Casino de Monte Carlo (Monaco)
Normandy Beaches (Normandy, France)
Sedlec Ossuary (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic)
Catherine’s Palace (Tsarskoe Selo, Russia)
Hadrian’s Wall (UK)
Jungfraujoch (Alps, Switzerland)
Brandenburg Gate (Berlin, Germany)
Black Forest (Germany)
Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland)
Flanders Fields (Belgium/France)
Leaning Tower of Pisa (Pisa, Italy)

North America:

Countries Stood On: 2/23

Yosemite National Park (California, USA)
Old Havana (Havana, Cuba)
Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming, USA)
Chichen Itza (Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico)
The Met (New York City, USA)
Niagara Falls (Border Canada and USA)
Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island (New York City, USA)
Disneyland (Anaheim, USA)
Walt Disney World (Orlando, USA)
National Mall (Washington DC, USA)
Underwater Statue Park (Moliniere Bay, Grenada)
Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, USA)
Burgess Shale (British Columbia, Canada)
Blue Hole (Belize)
Griffith Observatory (Los Angeles, USA)


Countries Stood On 1/14
Australian States/Territories: 7/8

Great Ocean Road/Twelve Apostles (Victoria, Australia)
Uluru (Northern Territory, Australia)
Kakadu (Northern Territory, Australia)
Sydney Opera House/Harbour Bridge (Sydney, Australia)
Anakena Beach (Rapa Nui, Chile)
Bay of Islands (New Zealand)
Port Arthur (Tasmania, Australia)

South America:

Countries Stood On: 0/12

Iguazu Falls (Border Brazil and Argentina)
Tikal (Flores, Guatemala)
Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
Angel Falls (Venezuela)
Encontro das Aguas (Manaus, Brazil)
Nazca Lines (Peru)