What do you seek?
The reason I keep a bucket list is so I can track the number of experiences or achievements I want to have in my lifetime. The ones in bold have been completed with a short description beneath. The items not in bold are on my to do list.
Go to college and get a degree
June 2011 - Graduated and got my bachelor of arts in communication and minor in sociology from University of California, Davis.
- Take a photography class
- Change someones life for the better
- Road trip across the US
VISIT 25 COUNTRIES BY 25 YEARS OLD
DECEMBER 14, 2012 - COMPLETED THIS GOAL A MONTH BEFORE MY 25TH BIRTHDAY.
- 10 day Silent Retreat
- Get a Master's Degree
- Become my fittest self
- Live on a beach
Backpack through multiple countries
November-December 2011- Backpacked through Central America with my Dad. 7 countries in 7 weeks. Check out the blog here.
Be in Oprah Winfrey's presence
November 2014 - Attended Oprah's Life You Want Tour with Kelsey and Cole. THe trailblazers that inspired us were Deepak Choppa, MD, Elizabeth Gilbert, Rob Bell, & Iyanla vanzant.
Become a Yoga Teacher (Obtained my 200hour)
February - March 2015 - I completed my 200hour YTT at Rishikesh Yog Peeth in India.
- Get my 300 hour yoga certification
CREATE A BLOG
- Find my soul mate and have a relationship like my parents
- Have a family
- Donate an entire paycheck to someone in need
- Have my own garden
- Work a ski season in a different country
- Buy a house
Live in a city
Moved to San Francisco March 2014 - June 2015.
Travel Solo in another country
February 2012 -Traveled solo through Singapore and Malaysia.
December 2015- Traveled to Colombia and started my year long trip around the world.
- Live in another country
- Stay in every continent for at least 1 month
Take cooking classes
August 2010 - Took a cooking class in Chiang Mai, Thailand
March 2015 - took a cooking class in Rishikesh, India
may 2016 - took a cooking class in hoi An, Vietnam
- Meet the Dali Lama
- Work for a nonprofit
Teach yoga at a wellness retreat
June 2015 - One of my soul sisters and I always talked about leading a retreat and we finally did in Mammoth. Lean in & Lift off
- Lead an international yoga retreat
- See the green flash of a sunrise or sunset
- Master another language
Go to India for a spiritual awakening
February-March 2015 - Scratched the surface of this one during my YTT. I can't wait to explore more of India.
- Learn to french braid my own hair
- Go to the airport and buy a ticket to an unexpected place
- Spend summer solstice in Sweden
Rent a van and go on a road trip
March 2016: Two of my friends and i got lucky and our friends gave us there van so we drove up the coast of australia. we started in sydney and drove up to brisbane over 12 days.
- Learn to code
- Ride a camel in the desert
Swim with sharks
november 2000 - Swam with them in Tahiti
April 2016 - Swam with a whale shark in Cebu, Philippines
- Go in a hot air balloon
December 2015, Went paragliding in Cartago, Colombia. Check out the video here.
- Go kitesurfing
August 2010, Volunteered with International Student Volunteer for a month in Thailand. Volunteered for two weeks at Baan Unrak Children's home then spent two weeks adventuring around Thailand.
February 2012, Volunteered with Cisco Medi's Developing Local Talent in Technology (DLTT) workshop. Check out the video here.
July 2013, Volunteered with CISV for a month in Denmark as the leader of a US Delegation. I took four 11 year olds to a peace camp with thirteen other countries and taught peace education.
- Visit 57 countries by the time I'm 57
Road trip in a van
march 2016 - road tripped up the east coast of australia from sydney to brisbane in a van. this was one of the biggest highlights of my life.
- Be the change I wish to see in the world
Have breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a different country
April 2016: Started in Darwin, Australia where I had breakfast, Flew to Singapore for a layover and had lunch, ended the day in the philippines where i had dinner.
- Be successful doing what I love
Places to See:
Half Dome in Yosemite
2000 - Hiked to the top of Half Dome.
- Go on a Safari in Africa
- Barcelona, Spain
- Lake Havasu Falls, Arizona
- Grand Canyon, Arizona
Multnomah Falls in Oregon
July 2015 - Took a road trip to Seattle with my parents for a family reunion and stopped in Portland along the way.
Visit the Taj Mahal
March 16, 2015 - Once my yoga teacher training was completed, I went to the Taj Mahal with Lindsay who I met during my course.
- Visit the White House in Washington D.C.
- Niagara Falls, New York
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
July 6, 2016 - Visited Angkor Thom with Kayla and a few friends I met along the journey (Carly, Freddie, Kristen). What an architectural masterpiece. All of angkor thom was incredible.
- The Blue Lagoon in Iceland
- Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
- Milford Sound in New Zealand
- Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia, Turkey
- The Shilin Stone Forest in China
- The Great Wall of China, China
Kawasan Falls in Cebu, Philippines
April 30, 2016 - Went Canyoneering into the And ended at kawasan falls. This was a magical experience and I faced my fears of heights and jumped off all 5 waterfalls ranging from 35-50 feet.
- Petra, Jordan
Hike Peru's Inca trail to Machu Picchu
May 3, 2018 - Took the train from Cusco then the bus to machu picchu. hike rainbow mountain and laguna humantay for my hiking fix this trip.
September 17, 2016 - Met five solo travelers and completed the 6 mile hike to kjeragbolten. It was terrifying & accomplishing standing on the rock.
September 20, 2016 - Rented a car from Bergen with another traveler and woke up at 3am to drive 3.5 hours to odda then hiked for 9 hours. Hiking to the trolls tounge was 11 kilometers one way. it was the most incredible view.
September 16, 2016 - The shortest hike I did in Norway. It only took an hour to get to Pulpit Rock. It was a windy day, being by the edge was scary.
- The Northern Lights, Scandinavia
The Eiffel Tower, Paris
June 206 - Went with my mom and the Heitzman's for a senior graduation trip.
- Cape of Good Hope in South Africa
- Zion National Park in Utah
- Arches National Park in Utah
Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming
August 2015 - Went on a girls trip for a week to Montana and spent a day in Yellowstone. Watched Old Faithful erupt.
- Go snowboarding in Wengen, Switzerland
- Ionian islands, Greece
- The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
- Iguazu Falls, Argentina
- Victoria Falls in Zambia and Zimbabwe
The Statue of Liberty in New York
July 2009 - Visited my cousin while she was living in New York.
- Bali, Indonesia
- Kashmir, India
Sydney Opera House, Australia
February 2016 - Visited my friend Kayla whose been living in Sydney and went on a walk in the botanical gardens next to the Opera house.
- The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
- Patagonia, Argentina
- The North Pole
The Gibbon Experience in Laos
July 2016 - Kayla and i did the 3 day classic gibbon tour. Although we didn't see any gibbons, we heard them and had the most magical time.