Tag: Bucket list ideas

Taking a Helicopter Over the Red Centre

Scenic flight over the Red Centre, Australia showing the constrast of reds and greens.

I could feel my nervousness start to build as I stood on the tarmac listening to the safety briefing delivered by Sarah, our pilot for the day. My tummy felt like it had half a million three-winged butterflies in it vying for flying space.… Continue Reading “Taking a Helicopter Over the Red Centre”

Bucket List: Wine Tasting at McLaren Vale

The d'Ardenberg Cube

Going on a wine tour has been an item on my bucket list for a very long time, so when I found myself heading to Adelaide during a time that corresponded with my birthday you can bet I jumped at the opportunity to celebrate with a big bucket list check in McLaren Vale, Adelaide.

Trephina Gorge Ridge Top Walk and Chain of Ponds

Chasing Emma at the Trephina Gorge Ridgetop Walk Lookout

Trephina Gorge, home of stark red gorges, hidden rockholes and picturesque scenery. Completing the Ridgetop Walk was an amazing experience that is deserving of a place on your Red Centre bucket list.

Bucket List: Experience the Magic of Rainbow Valley

Rainbow Valley as the sunsets

Have you ever witnessed the magic of Rainbow Valley? I recently did and think you should absolutely add it to your Northern Territory to do list.

Should you go White Water Rafting in Bali?

Did I hear that right? I thought to myself when my friend first suggested it. White water rafting in Bali?
The real question is should you add it to your bucket list?

Bucket List: Make Origami + tips and tricks

Bucket List: Make Origami, www.chasing-emma.com

This is probably one of my more unusual bucket list items, but I personally find origami to be a rather amazing and beautiful art, especially if it is done with beautiful paper. As a teacher I’d thought creating origami was going to be a great and easy activity to assign my students one chaotic Friday afternoon, but boy was I wrong. Origami is deceptively difficult.

Exploring Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens

The Orangerie Schönbrunn Palace, Chasing Emma

If you’re anything like me, you’ve never heard of Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens, colloquially known as the Summer Palace. But trust me, you should definitely know about it and it should be on the top of your to do list the next time you’re in Austria.

A Guide to climbing Mt Batur

7 Useful tips and tricks for climbing Mt Batur, a must do experience for every bucket list chaser in Bali.

Bucket List: Climb Mt Batur

My legs were burning, sweat was dripping down my back and down the sides of my face, and I huffed and puffed like a pack-a-day smoker out on a casual stroll. Apparently we were at the 90% point and only had a small section… Continue Reading “Bucket List: Climb Mt Batur”

Bucket List: Get a Fish Pedicure

I never thought I’d get a fish pedicure. I’m way too ticklish. But that’s exactly the bucket list experience I found myself having in Bali.