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Build your dream vacation with this eclectic and tantalizing collection of 1,000 life-affirming adventures spanning the 7 continents
A travel book like no other, this unique guide will inspire both seasoned trekkers and arm-chair globetrotters alike to build experiences you will treasure forever. You'll find memorable, once-in-a-lifetime activities organized by longitude and latitude (country-by-country index also included) so you can max out your itinerary with the best things to do and the best places to visit around the world.
Discover recommendations that fit every traveler's must-do list, whether you go for museums and cultural experiences, sports & adventure travel, natural wonders and monuments, or culinary delights.
Packed with over 300 remarkable photos and info on the best beaches, museums, monuments, islands, inns, restaurants, and mountains at every longitude, each chapter includes not only geographically unique ideas, but also activities you can fit in to any itinerary, for travelers of all ages:
Globetrotting: Hitchhike across a border, or stand on the International Date Line Wildlife Encounters: Watch sea turtles lay eggs on a beach, or fish with a cormorant on the Yangtze Extreme Sports: Rafting on the Yukon, or zipline down the Alps Music & Dance: Learn the guitar in 7 days and perform in a public square, or find a tango partner in the street in Buenos Aires Legacy: Volunteer at an Orangutan sanctuary in Borneo, or research your family history and visit an ancestral site Food & Drink: Eat a beignet at Café Du Monde in New Orleans, or forage your own dinner in Central Park
A valuable reference and a wonderful gift for digital nomads, recent grads, sabbatical planners, and adventuresome retirees, fair warning: you might just find your travel bucket list getting much, much longer.
About the Author
Kath Stathers grew up in the Middle East, has traveled extensively in South America, and now lives and works as a writer and editor in London, from where she continues to explore the world.
"It’s a guide to wanderlust and self-fulfillment, catering to all ages and interests. Bucket List not only includes standard travel to-dos like kayaking through Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay or visiting Petra at sunrise; but also localized experiences, such as sipping tea with Bollywood stars in Mumbai or helping conserve the Arabian oryx." —RealClearLife.com
"Travel Around the World and Back with Spring’s New Coffee Table Books" —Fathom
"LIFE IS SHORT, BUT THE BUCKET LIST IS HERE TO HELP YOU FILL IT WITH PRICELESS MEMORIES." —MetroSource NY
"Whether you're a long time explorer, or a newbie to the adventurous lifestyle, THE BUCKET LIST's collection of one thousand around-the-world activities, both big and small, will have your heart racing and your camera clicking with page after page of once in a lifetime experiences too good to miss." —Guest Of A Guest