TRAVEL GOALS

There are many things that I want to achieve in my life and travelling to every country on Earth is definitely one of them. While this is a long-term goal that will take lots of time, money and effort to achieve, there are many less difficult things to do with travel that are also goals of mine. Some goals I want to achieve this year, some will have to wait another 20 years, but whenever I do achieve a goal, it will be crossed off this list. New goals will most definitely also be added when I discover them!

My goals are often inspired by what other people share with me, so feel free to be inspired and make my goal your goal.

My Travel Goals

Travel to every country on Earth (57/254)
Visit all capitals on Earth (45/254)
Visit every European country before 2020 (34/58)
Visit all seven continents (5/7)
Visit all states in USA (1/50)
Visit all states and territories in Australia (5/8)
Visit all islands in Faroe Islands (15/18)
Live in another country for a year
Study for a semester in another country
Hike on all hiking trails in Faroe Islands
Spend a month on the road on Hokkaido
Spend two months on the road in Iceland
Bike from one end of a country to another
Bike the length of a European river
Bike from Los Angeles to New York
Travel from North to South Africa without flying
Travel through South America
Go on a week-long hiking trip
Visit my sponsor child in Benin
Spend two months in Greenland
Travel to Tristan da Cunha
Travel to Antarctica
Travel to North Korea
Travel to Kaliningrad, Russia
Explore Chernobyl and its ghost towns in Ukraine
Explore Pompeji in Italy
Explore Petra in Jordan
Explore Tibet
Explore Yakutsk, the coldest city on Earth
Visit the Galapagos Islands
Visit the Easter Island
Visit Bethlehem, Nazareth and Jerusalem
Walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain
Stand on the equator
Go to the North Pole
Visit Pyramiden, the abandoned Russian settlement, on Svalbard
Drive the full length of Route 66
See a polar bear
See a wolf
Go on a safari in Africa
Go interrailing in Eastern Europe
Spend Christmas on a beach
Stay with an Amish family
Camp in the Sahara desert
Fly in a hot air balloon
Go scubadiving
Go bungee jumping
Hike the Inca trail in Peru
Go on the Transsibirian Railway
See Aurora Australis
See the Polar Night
Tick off five new countries each year:
- 2015: Latvia, Svalbard, Finland, Estonia, Andorra, Poland, China, Australia and Ireland (9)
- 2016: Northern Ireland, Lithuania, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Brunei, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Jeju Island, Macao, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Åland (16)
- 2017: Iran, Romania, Albania and Wales (only 4 planned so far)

Goals that I've achieved

Visit Stonehenge (England - summer 2009)
Travel to Svalbard (April 15th 2015)
Go dog sledding (Svalbard - April 16th 2015)
See arctic reindeer (Svalbard - April 16th 2015)
Hike on a glacier (Svalbard - April 18th 2015)
Ride a snow mobile (Sweden - April 29th 2015)
Experience the Sami way of life (Sweden - April 29th 2015)
Ride a camel (Tunisia - summer 2010)
See Aurora Borealis (Iceland - April 9th 2015)
See a Total Solar Eclipse (Faroe Islands - March 20th 2015)
See the Midnight Sun (Svalbard - April 20th 2015)
See a puffin (Faroe Islands - August 21st 2015)
Visit a concentration camp (Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland - September 24th 2015)
See a Total Lunar Eclipse (Copenhagen - September 28th 2015)
Go snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef
(Whitsunday Islands - November 25th 2015)
Go to a Black Milk party in Australia
(Brisbane - December 5th 2015)
Spend New Years Eve in another country (Dublin, Ireland - 2015/16)
See the totality stage of a Total Solar Eclipse (Pulau Belitung, Indonesia - March 9th 2016)
Hike to the top of a mountain taller than 3000 m. (Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia - March 19th-20th 2016)
See orangutans on Borneo (Malaysia - March 21st 2016)
See Cherry Blossoms in Japan (Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara - April 2016)
See the Gobi Desert in Mongolia (April 29th-May 5th)
Stay with nomads in Mongolia (April 29th-May 5th)

Mount Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo
Mount Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo

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