Pkjulesworld Dream Travel Bucket List – From Kampala to Punta Cana To Inspire Yours! #DreamTravel
Has it occurred to you that there are things in life that you want to do and haven’t done, places you’ve dreamt of seeing, and how old are you today? When it’s the latter it’s commonly called a travel bucket list, and today we wanna inspire you to create yours and Start ticking it off.
Pauli and I grew up in the Kampala suburbs, and boy did we envy people who went “abroad” and anyone that “flew to UK” was considered to have gone to London irrespective of which part of UK they were visiting! You went to USA for holidays or vacation, my goodness, you were considered super posh and everyone wanted to be your friend.
One of the things that drew us closer was that we had a hunger to travel widely and we had “flown Abroad” in our uni days. 🙂 We also had a mutual desire to see a heck of a lot more, fly off to explore far off places together. We literally talked about Europe, Asia, USA etc. and created our travel Bucket List way before we created Pkjulesworld. As we travelled more and ticked it off, the name evolved in our family. Lo and behold, we created this travel one-stop-hub growing day by day and today we share Pkjulesworld Inspired Travel Bucket list!
Well you may be wondering whats a travel bucket list?
“A bucket list is essentially a list of experiences or achievements one wants to have in their lifetime!”
Even though I have always been a city girl, Paul was born in Rural Soroti, Northern Uganda. I must say he has definitely embraced his “country boy” background. But we both love to call Liverpool Home and Uganda our motherland. Our love of travel has offered us mega opportunities to grow, learn and embrace other cultures cuisines, traditions and above all people.
Sadly we know and have found lots, esp. on our travels who have never left their locality and it’s not for want of resources. They just don’t think travel is for them. And we like to test their mentality with a Qn that almost always shows that they would love to travel more, they just never really think about it as a priority. And whats that question then?
“If money was not an issue and you had all the time, where would you go and why?”
Due to our love of all things travel we have been fortunate to be able to visit lots of world destinations that would turn many shrek-like. 🙂 Cities & locations like Assisi, Breckenridge, Orlando, Tampa, Atlanta, Rome, Pyrenees, Lourdes, Greece, Cyprus, London, Turkey, Spain, Italy, Llndundo, Cardiff, Austria, Paris, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, Munich, Nairobi, Dar-Es-Salaam, Florence Mwanza, Bukoba, Tucson, (in fact you can read about our trip here), coast to coast UK, wales, Edinburgh, Glasgow etc. In fact we’ve left our lots and I can tell you now we have lots more to see while we still have breath and thus our Pkjulesworld travel wish List!
We are also blessed to have access to a travel app that allows one to put together a travel bucket list online, which automatically enters one in a draw to have your dream holiday created into a dreamtrip experience. These experiences are not your normal type vacation. They include Accommodation to 4-5 Star Properties/Hotels/resorts with airport pickup included for most, Your Breakfasts, special 5 course meals. At least 2 excursions or activities in the Local area, and much more. How about taking part in a voluntour where you get to build a school for children in need while staying in a 5 star hotel all meals included, excursions etc. Giving back to those less fortunate is such a good thing. And the best of all you could go free…! Some of the popular Travel App Bucket list items are shown below. And our own Activity & Travel Bucket List created via the travel app is shown with the ones we have done grayed out. They Include Locations, Activities and Dinning or places we’d love to eat out!
You can see we’ve put together a series of destinations within the app and bookmarked them. We have been ticking off item after item and adding more as we go.
This travel wish list is focused on locations and activities in general and includes some summer travel bucket list ideas. Destinations and travel experiences we wish to partake of. Predominantly because the liluns have lots of places they want to visit while mom and dad are still paying lol. We the adults also hope to get away at least a couple of times for R & R. So the question is what makes them so special to us?
Now that’s pretty personal, to each of us. Yet PKJULESWORLD’s vision is to Inspire and encourage you and many others to go beyond your geographical limitations and See more of this beautiful planet, Experience more and Become that better person and thus our Tagline:
“Travel the new Living – See more, Do more and Be more.” ~ Pkjulesworld
It’s time to get more out of the box, there is no box, let’s burst that comfort zone, and lets inspire you to see a new destination or 4 every year at the very least. Use our travel bucket list items to spark your own. Book mark this post and use it as a beacon of light and guide. We shall be adding to the list as we go until its a Formidable Ultimate Dream Travel Bucket List, so don’t forget to check back often… 🙂
So while this is nowhere near our Ultimate bucket list, below in no particular order are the 8 destinations by country that we plan to visit or re-visit soonest in next 10 months:
USA – Re-do Orlando Fl
Spain – Spend a Weekend in Madrid
France – Have an evening at the Eiffel Tower
India – Revisit the Taj Mahal
Caribbean – Yeahmon…anywhere
Africa – The usual
Scotland – Lock Ness & the Edinburgh Summer Festival
On a wider scale there are some Peak Life and Travel experiences that everyone must simply partake while you’re alive and below are 18 bucket list items to inspire you in no particular order:
- Zip lining in Hawaii or other exotic location
- Build a bottle school in Guatemala
- Do a beach barbeque and drink cruise in Waikiki
- Have a picnic at the Pink Lake in Australia.
- Take a Wild Life Safari in East and/or South Africa
- Take a Cruise Round the world in 30 days!
- See the baby turtles on turtle beach
- Have a Mud Bath in Dalyan Turkey (we’ll tell you more about this soon)
- Visit Disney world (This never gets old)
- Take a Guided Tour of Beverley Hills LA
- Swim with Dolphins
- Sleep on or own a water bed
- Simply Chill out for a fortnight on a Caribbean beach
- Eat caviar with champagne at the Louvre
- Experience the Great wall of China
- Scuba diving in Shicheng
- Go to Rio de Janeiro and spend lazy days on the beach
- See the gorgeous Icelandic Scenery and the Northern Lights…
Yes some can be done in your locality. Some we’ve done too but there’s lots more to see, do and be more across the planet; we’ve only just started. 🙂 We shall be sharing our trips either prior to, during, or after. While it’s so much fun to share during a trip, its not always possible. But to give you a taste of what we shall be sharing here are 9 subjects to explore in each destination:
- Some Random Facts, fictions, culture, and a wee history about the exact destination.
- Some must See tourist and non-touristy places to see.
- Airport and Transportation.
- Accommodation in detail.
- Food and where to eat.
- Entertainment and fun places.
- Shopping of course for the memorabilia.
- Our Experience of the destination and whether it lived up to our hopes.
- And finally our recommendation on whether it should be added to YOUR travel bucket list! 🙂
As smart travellers we like to return home from our trips with way more than memorabilia, tans, extra body mass and Kodak moments. We love to learn new cultures, cuisines, games, a bit of the language; Our hope is that our children come home with a piece of that destination in their souls.
And on that note we hope we have sparked a fire in you too, create your Life experiences or travel bucket list and share with us. Reach out to us for your travel needs. And stay tuned as we take you on our travels with this dreamy bucket list travel. We shall be unveiling our first trip abroad 2016 soonest! Super exciting xoxo
So let’s ask you the same question; if money was not an object, where would you visit and why?
Do you have a suggestion for a “must –visit” destination or life experience to add to our list?
Are you planning any vacations this year? Drop your answers below and…
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See, Do, and Be more!
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