Some people are so obsessed with making money or working that they completely forget to live their lives. We believe that one should cherish and live life to the fullest. Here is a collection of things to do once in a lifetime. The complete Bucket List can be found here:
The list of things to do once in a lifetime can actually go on forever, as every person out there has his or her own bucket list and his or her personal wishes and secret desires. Why 300, you may ask? Why not 1000, we can ask you back, as life is full of opportunities to do whatever you wish, to follow your dreams and challenge your inner self.
Feel free to add your own items to the bucket list. Let's make it grow together! What would you like to do from the items listed in the presentation?
The Ultimate Bucket List: Things to Do Once in a Lifetime
THE ULTIMATE BUCKET LIST
THINGS TO DO AT LEAST
ONCE IN YOUR LIFE-TIME
A publication of
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do
than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch
the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain
Life isn’t a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a
well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one
hand, latte in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and
screaming ‘Woo-hoo, WHAT A RIDE’!
Want to skip ahead?
Here’s what we’re going to cover
- Go Wild! Travel, Experience, Try, Feel!
- Learn, Evolve, Challenge Yourself!
- The Loony Bin; Go Crazy! Really Crazy
SURF A VOLCANO
You can desert surf in South Africa, Peru, Australia, New
Zealand and U.S.A, but to actually surf a Volcano, you will need to
go to Nicaragua, Hawaii, Costa Rica or Guatemala among
Look the Devil in the Eyes
Some people believe that meeting both the God and the Devil and set
up a bungee thrilling adventure in Pucon, Chile, where you can bungee
jump from the chopper, coming within 700 feet of the actual pool of
VISIT MIDDLE EARTH
We know Middle Earth by the name of New Zealand and if you
want to become the next Frodo, there are plenty of choices in order
for you to visit Lord of the Rings filming locations.
Behold, the mighty Comic Con! You can let the geek inner self of
yours manifest in any possible way and have the time of its life by
taking part in cosplay competitions and win!
Watch the Wild Horses Roam
“Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we
might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to
do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.” Michael Landon Jr.
You can see the herds of Mustangs and noble wild horses in the Grand Canyon,
Death Valley, eastern California portions of the Mojave Desert, South Dakota and
other parks and reservations in the U.S.
Swim with the Stars
Meaning taking a swim at night in the Sea of Stars in
Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives.
Take a Swing at the End of
In Baños, Ecuador, there is this volcano, Tungurahua and a tree house with a
swing. Not for the non-adventurous, but for those whose bucket list includes the
feeling like being stranded at the end of the world, La Casa del Árbol and its
swing may very well become one of those things to do at least once in a lifetime.
Knock on the Door of Hell
The Door to Hell is a natural gas field in Derweze (also spelled Darvaza,
meaning “gate”), Ahal Province, Turkmenistan. The smell of sulfur and the
panorama might make one to reconsider their life choices.
See the Loy Krathong
The Light Festival in Thailand is held every year on the full moon of the twelfth
month in the Thai Lunar Calendar. For the history of the festival and more details
on the events going on.
Attend Mardi Gras, New Orleans
Well, attending the world’s best and most interesting festivals is
among the things to do once in a lifetime, but Mardi Gras is special
from so many points of view, we can’t even begin to describe
Visit Batman’s Cave
In Los Angeles, California, there are the Bronson Caves, a place of magic for
movie producers and directors, as they are perfect to film there hundreds of
horror and adventure movies, including Batman scenes and The Invasion of
the Body Snatchers.
See the Perpetual Water Whirlpool
Often remembered as one of the Earth’s landscapes that can kill
you, the Corryvreckan Maelstrom in Scotland can be safely
approached in good weather and a skilled boatman. It is a natural
powerful water vortex that can indeed kill whomever has the
audacity of approaching it in unsettling climacteric conditions.
Follow Banksy’s Street Art
Banksy turned the streets and walls into art canvas and he is one of the most
prominent names in the world of street artists. So following his graffiti wisdom
on the streets of New York, even L.A or San Francisco, is an enlightening
experience for those passionate about speaking truths in open spaces or just
turning the city into a real gallery.
Let’s see what you can do for yourself
with little effort, time and even money,
that can fulfill you as a person and give
you the feeling that life deserves to be
lived at the fullest.
Learn, Evolve, Challenge Yourself!
Organize a Movie Marathon With Friends
Learn a foreign language
Volunteer for a Cause
Fall in Love
Sleep under the stars
Sing at a karaoke party
Revamp your place
Learn horseback riding
Make Friends with a Complete Stranger
Become one with nature
Start your own business
Protest against something you believe in
ChangeYour Look Radically
Dye your hair, grow a beard, have a piercing or shave your head. Men and women
everywhere state that a radical change of look in the direction that they wanted
or felt it was good for them also made them feel free and having more self-
Write a Letter to the Old You
Tell the old version of you who you are, what you dream of, what you
accomplished so far, what you aim to accomplish and what you think the future
will be like. Save it somewhere safe for you to read at an older age for a drop of
nostalgia or even a wake – up call.
Plant a Tree!
Make this world a better place, even if by planting one tree. Show the planet
you care and your future children that you wanted them to love in a greener
If you’re really good at something, mentor a child or a younger person and
pass on your knowledge and your values, giving that person wings to fly on his
or her own and develop their own talents.
Write nice messages on post-its
and spread them to strangers
There can be motivational quotes, pieces of uplifting poetry, small cute drawings
with a positive message. If you’re shy about it, leave them under cars’ wipers or
in people’s mail boxes. It will be your anonymous contribution to them having
a good day.
Set up a treasure hunt for your
Come up with clues to spread all over the neighborhood or the city, gather
some friends to help you and get your partner to treasure hunt until he or she
ends up at the deadline. You can do this only for fun of it, but you can turn the
mystery treasure into a marriage proposal, a romantic dinner for two, a
love statement or a gift he or she wanted for a long time.
Throw a Masquerade Party
Halloween doesn’t count. Gather your friends or family members, dress up
like your favorite characters, stars or icons and throw a thematic party with
corespondent music and snacks. It may be New Year’s Eve, a birthday party, a
celebration of any sort or just another Saturday night gathering.
Take an orphan child into care
for the holidays
Give an orphan a chance to feel the holiday’s spirit with
people who have warmth in their hearts and appreciate
everything that is good about their lives
REALLY, REALLY CRAZY!
Now… are you up to the best part?
“Time slips. Days pass. Years fade. Life ends. And what we came
to do on earth must be done while there is time!”
REALLY, REALLY CRAZY!
Crash a party
Wrap your head in aluminum foil and walk the streets telling people
Answer with “Nobody talks about Fight Club” to any questions
Celebrate Christmas in summer
Slam the door in the face of technology for one day
Break a serious conversation with a quote in latin
Cross dress with your partner
Go clubbing in your pijamas
Recruit for the Dark Side
Travel the subway/train as the Grim Reaper/Dementor/Sauron
MAKE FUNNY SANDWICHES!
Like the ones you see on the Internet and take them to the office.
Tell everybody your mommy made them for you ’cause you
were a good boy / girl. Share them with your colleagues, don’t
act like a spoiled brat!
Pick your PERSON!
Make a pact with the closest person to your heart that you will be
each others’ “persons”. It may mean anything from
emergencies to re-enacting the Hangover franchise
together. Make a blood oath.
Take a Sexy Photo-Shooting and
Send the Results toYour Partner
Surprise him / her with some hot pics (art not porn though,
those are no fun) and make sure the business remains only
between the two of you..
Photo Bomb a Stranger!
You have plenty of chances to get famous, even involuntarily. Well,
maybe not famous, but at least you’ll have your fun.
Go Skinny Dipping!
If you and your friends are going to a beach club and you know you
will eventually end up skinny dipping, well… re-enact some
scenes from Jaws. It will scare the soul out of them and you will
probably end up beaten up, but it’s worth the shot.
Well, if you read up to here, congratulations! Hope you at
least had some fun with our impossible, doable, less doable
or downright crazy ideas of things to do once in a lifetime. So
the question is, do you have your own bucket list?
Do you even have a piece of paper displaying at least 10
things you’d love to do before you die? Many people do, but
not so many people actually act on their desires. Do you dare
act on yours?
RATE THIS CONTENT & HELP
These were only a few examples of the 300 incredible things you should do
at least once in your life. For the full article please visit
Share it around! Include things you’ve done, things you’re likely to do and
things that you wish you do. Inspire people!