My 30 Before 30 Bucket List

Happy New Year Everyone!!! I hope 2019 brings you all an abundance of joy and success ๐Ÿ™‚

This year August, I’ll be turning 30!

So I thought instead of writing resolutions, it would be fun to make a list of 30 things that I have always wanted to do before my 30th birthday.

I’ll put a tick next to what I have accomplished along the way.

1 | Travel to 30 different countries (I’ve already been to England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, France, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Bali, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Canada, USA, India, Tanzania/ Zanzibar, Qatar –ย  so 10 countries to go! is it possible within 8 months?) (Update March 2019: Macau) (Update April 2019: Guangzhou – China)

2 | Re-read 8 classic books

3 | Learn to swim

4 | Learn to ride a bike

5 | Have a set morning and night routine

6 | Try minimalist living

7 | Have a minimum of 100 published blog posts

8 | Get to know my family history/ make a family tree/ geneology testing

9 | Get down from 64kg to 54kg with healthy balanced meals and exercise

10 | Feel comfortable in a Japanese/ Korean Hot Spring, Sauna, and Public Bath

11 | Learn the art of public speaking

12 | Go snowboarding โœ“

13 | Go zip-lining

14 | Go on 2 family holidays โœ“

15 | Throw a fundraiser and donate to a charity

16 | Find out my blood type

17 | Learn calligraphy

18 | Learn video editing

19 | Perfect 3 makeup looks – day, evening, bridal

20 | Learn 30 recipes and make a family recipe book

21 | Speak and learn more Korean

22 | Get better at hiking

23 | Expand on my novel

24 | Get laser eye surgery โœ“

25 | Learn cocktail making

26 | Get Invisalign retainers

27 | Watch 30 Netflix Original series/ films โœ“ย (I’ve already seen Orange Is The New Black, Black Mirror, Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why, Dear White People, Dumplin’, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, Sierra Burgess Is A Loser, The Princess Switch, The Kissing Booth, Nappily Ever After, Set It Up, #REALITYHIGH, Alex Strangelove, Flavours of Youth – so I have 15 series/ films to go … time to binge watch) (Update: 12/01/2019 – You, The End of The Fucking World) (Update: 15/01/2019 – The Bodyguard, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, Candy Jar) (Update: 21/01/2019 – When We First Met, Birdbox) (Update: 22/01/2019 Devilman Crybaby) (Update: 30/01/2019 The Haunting of Hill House) (Update: 08/02/2019 Disenchantment) (Update: 17/02/2019 Aggketsuko, Kingdom) (Update: 18/02/2019 Conversations With A Killer: The Ted Budy Tapes) (Update: 24/02/2019 Degrassi Next Class) (Update: 26/02/2019 Second Act)

28 | Re-learn sewing and crochet

29 | Take a dance class

30 | Live abroad โœ“ย (I’ve lived in Japan for half a year and I’ve been living in Korea for almost a year now, hoping to make it long-term)

Fingers crossed I can get most of these done, if not all – I shall keep you updated!

I’d love to know what’s on your bucket list or even what your new years resolutions are so please share in the comments ๐Ÿ™‚

– Saima –

Featured Image from Unsplash byAnete Lลซsiล†a


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