How to Create A Nice Bucket List
Sacré-Cœur in Paris

One of the main reasons why you should create a bucket list is that it motivates you to explore more.

✦ Why a Bucket List?

The Gardens of the Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna Austria
The Gardens of the Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna Austria

This includes all the places that you would like to visit, the adventures, and the experiences that you would like to have. And this will help you to set goals for your travels.

The list may change and vary along the way, but it’s true that some people are best motivated when they have goals to achieve.

✦ What to Add on the Bucket List

Mombasa, Kenya

The choice of what to have on your list depends largely on the person. Like where to place the goals ( short term or long term ). And of course, you can choose to have no time limits on the list.

✦ The Reality

City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia
City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia

The truth is, some of my most memorable moments during the travels, are unexpected. They may not even featured on the bucket list.

Bucket List: The Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete
The Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete

✦ How to Create the Bucket List

The Park Güell

Creating the bucket list is fun but it can be overwhelming to look at your long list and thing how and when you will complete them all.

The following are the steps of creating a bucket list

✦ Step 1. Brainstorm

Lychnostatis Open Air Museum
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum in Crete

Take the time and write down every idea that comes to mind without holding yourself back.

✦ Step 2. Edit the List

Tsavo National Park
Tsavo National Park In Kenya

Ask yourself the following questions:

  • What is it on my list that has a time limit?
  • Who is doing it with you?
  • Do they require accommodations?
  • Where is it?
  • Do you need to arrange travel ahead of time?
  • How much does it cost?
  • How long will it take you to save up the funds?

Step 3. Keep Reviewing the List

Boat Cruise in Symi Island
Boat Cruise in Symi Island

As you grow, your dreams and desires do not remain the same. Therefore, be flexible and allow your travel bucket list also to evolve. Thus keep reviewing your it so that it remains relevant.

✦ Step 4. Start Today

Table Mountain in Cape Town
Enjoying The Beauty Of The Table Mountain in Cape Town

Go through your list and choose what items to start with. Choose 3 goals that excite you the most and think about what can you do right now to make it happen.

There are so many destinations in the world that are not to be missed and many experiences to have. Get out there, start checking off your bucket list!

The Springs of Kallithea
The Springs of Kallithea