Completed Bucket List

I’ve been lucky enough to tick off a number of my bucket list items…lucky in the sense that a number of places are now off limits for travellers.

New Zealand

Visited Middle Earth…my sister Lisa has written about Hobbiton for my blog

Visited Cathedral Cove on a summers day – read about our day trip here

Taken a ride of the Wellington Cable Car…read how to spend 24 hours in Wellington like a local


Slept inside roman ruins at Resafa…a once in a lifetime experience

Went shopping mad inside the souqs in Aleppo and Damascus


Checking out those bad boys in Giza aka the pyramids (three times I’ve visited)my Cairo travel guide

Afternoon Tea at The Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan as the sun was setting…my review of the afternoon tea


Visited numerous roman ruins until I cried for mercy

Went underground at Ghadames


Wandering around Seville while eating oranges…read about my trip to Seville here

Enjoyed the worlds biggest food fight at La Tomatina


Learnt about Port in Porto…you can read my Porto travel guide if you fancy

Scoffed Afternoon Tea at Reid’s Palace in Madiera, a favourite hotel of Winston Churchill


Watched the Sunset in Santorini


Explored Vienna, a city that is all about the cake…my Vienna travel guide

Jumped on a Sound of Music Tour and sang along with all the Japanese tourists


Spent large at the Christmas Markets…I’m addicted to these markets & have visited more than once!

United Kingdom

Scoffed Afternoon Tea at Claridge’s Hotel – read my full gluten free review here

Scoffed Afternoon Tea at The Langham in London – read my full gluten free review here

Visited the Jane Austen Museum / House in Chawton

Ate a Cheddar Cheese sandwich in Cheddar

Ate a Bakewell Pudding in Bakewell – here’s my second trip to Bakewell

Ate Cromer crab in Cromer

Visited the Chelsea Garden Show in London

Enjoyed a spot of Afternoon Tea at Buckingham Palace at the Queen’s Garden Party


Stayed at the famous Ice Hotel and tried (and failed) to see the Northern Lights


Ticked off all the touristy things in New York

I love red and I love bridges…yeap I’ve seen the Golden Gate Bridge

Watched a baseball game in America

Visited America during Fleet Week

Rode a tram in San Fran

Purchased a pair of Gap Jeans in San Fran

Visited the White House…shocked about how small it was!


Visited Gallipoli

Took a hot air balloon ride over Goreme

Shopped till I drop in the Grand Bazaar

Monte Carlo

Helicopter ride to Monte Carlo from Nice…arrived in style!


Stayed at La Mamounia…you can read my review here


Took a hot air balloon flight over the Serengeti

Enjoyed a helicopter flight over Victoria Falls

My Non-Travel Bucket List Items

Had a boogie while watching Tom Jones live…he’s amazing!

I will continue to update as I’ve ticked off a number of items on my bucket list!