Why develop a Travel Bucket List


I was glancing by means of our eBook the other day and landed on a web page exactly where I shared the travel bucket list I produced for our Australian road trip adventure.

At the time of writing the travel ebook, our trip was in the organizing stage. We hadn’t left and had no actual understanding of how we have been going to make the Australian road trip adventure occur.

I just knew what the burning desires have been inside me – these adventures I just had to have.

I don’t forget preparing my list and leaving items off it mainly because I didn’t believe I could make it occur. That is not the goal of a bucket list. It is not for us to develop primarily based upon our personal judgements of what we believe we can or can not do.

It is the location to unravel the desires of our heart and list them down. It is the releasing of a dream so the magic can begin functioning to develop them for us.

Importance of a Travel Bucket List

You do not have to attach your self to them or push or pull to make them occur. That generally leads to disappointment when they do not perform and the handle we attempt to place more than them gets in the way of flexibility and flow – the space that enables magic creation to occur.

That is why it is vital to develop your travel bucket list.

You are the beginning point for how your future will appear. You set the wheels in motion. You determine what it is you want to see and do and you let that be the framework or the guide for the path you take.

Then you place one particular foot in front of the other, beginning at the point A that tends to make most sense, and allow  the journey to take you.

I’m so glad, I decided to ignore the voices telling me that some of my bucket list dreams couldn’t be completed and wrote them down anyway.

I moved down that list amazed how we had checked off nearly just about every single one particular, such as the ones I didn’t believe I could make occur. I reflected upon how we created them occur and was blown away by the magic – the unplanned events and possibility happenings that twisted and turned us to these experiences.

Right here is the list I began with:

  • Snorkel the Fantastic Barrier Reef √
  • Stroll about Uluru, Northern Territory√
  • Check out Arnhem, Northern Territory ( I briefly visited ahead of this trip. You can see that right here)
  • Swim with whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef, WA (Didn’t make the whale sharks but swam with manta rays)
  • The Melbourne Cup (horse race) √
  • Slow travel in Tasmania for a month √
  • Get lost in Wineglass Bay, Tasmania √
  • Bay of Fires, Tasmania √
  • King Island, Tasmania
  • Cradle Mountain hikes, Tasmania √
  • Australian Tennis Open, Melbourne √
  • Jervis Bay, NSW √
  • Hyams Beach, NSW √
  • Snowy Mountains, NSW √
  • Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  • Barossa Valley, South Australia√
  • Drive the Nullabor Plain
  • The Fantastic Ocean Road, Victoria √
  • Reside in the Daintree Forest, Queensland √
  • Vibrant, Victoria √
  • The Pinnacles, Western Australia√
  • Devote a week on Rottnest Island, Western
    Australia √
  • Flinders Ranges, South Australia
  • Camel ride on Cable Beach, Broome √
  • The Bungle Bungles √
  • Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory √

What’s so fantastic about this list now is I have a handy record of what we did and didn’t do so I know what to come back to. And I can clearly see what I nonetheless have to do and concentrate on producing these dreams occur.

Scuba Diving the Great Barrier Reef - Queensland, Australia
Craig diving in the Fantastic Barrier Reef

Right here are a handful of extra we’ve added to our list thanks to travelers guidelines along the way:

And of course, there have been several items I did not know about at the time, that have jumped on that list. Unexpected surprises and experiences.

That is why it is vital as soon as you develop the bucket list to let go of the rigid handle and deadlines for it. Make space for the items you know nothing at all about. They came roaring in like the wind and will knock your socks off.

Right here are a handful of of the items that knocked our socks off:

So you can see your bucket list is a robust, versatile way to strategy for your travel dreams to arrive and enable a bit of magic to assist make it occur.

Study extra of our amazing highlights on this Aussie road trip:

Inform us one particular location that is on your travel bucket list?


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