Melissani Cave (Greek: Μελισσάνη) or Melissani Lake, also Melisani is a cave located on the island of Kefalonia, Greece.

10 Things I Want To Do Before I Die

They say you can speak things into existence. So, fingers crossed – I’m sharing ten specific things I definitely want to do before I leave this little world, and I won’t quit until I cross every single one of these off my list.

1. Sit in the “end of the world swing” at Casa del Arbol in Ecuador.

Casa del Arbol Swing | End of the World | Ecuador | Travel

I do not swing on swings often, but when I do, I will sit on this one at the “end of the world.”

2. Learn how to surf in Hawaii.

Sunset Surf | Hawaii | Travel

I’ve never been to Hawaii. I’ve never learned how to surf. Whether it’s after I retire or within the next few years, I’ll be moving to Hawaii for a few months to learn how to surf.

3. Sit on the tippy top of Trolltunga in Norway.

Trolltunga, Norway | Travel

Norway is home to some of the most famous cliffs in the world, but Trolltunga is completely one of a kind. I’ll be here to soak in the sun, catch a breath after a long hike and let my feet hang off the very tip of this badboy.

4. Take a hot air balloon ride at sunset in Cappadocia, Turkey.

Cappadocia, Turkey | Hot Air Balloon | Travel

One of the most scenic places to take a hot air balloon ride is Cappadocia in Turkey, and I hope to experience this one day.

5. Light a Khom Loi at the Yi Peng festival in Mae Cho, Chiang Mai

Floating Lanterns | Yi Ping Festival

Every year, hundreds of lanterns are lit and float into the sky in Chiang Mai, Thailand for the Yi Peng festival.

6. Dive off a cliff.

Cliff Diving | Travel

…pretty much anywhere.

7. Witness the Northern Lights.

Iceland | Northern Lights | Travel

It’ll be bitter cold outside but this – seeing this in person would be well worth any cold.

8. Canoe through the Melissani Cave in Greece.

Melissani Cave | Greece | Travel

It’s only fair that one of the most beautiful caves in Greece be explored intimately by canoe.

9. Take a month long cruise around the Mediterranean.

Mediterranean Coast | Travel

One day I’m going to book a cruise with Thomson Cruises for 24 nights, and sail through Turkey, Greece, Malta, Spain, Portugal and Bulgaria in one big swoop.

10. Slip into the glass skywalk on a mountain peak in Chaminox, France

Chaminox, France | Glass Skywalk | Travel

Chaminox is a popular ski resort town in the French Alps. They built a glass skybox at a peak, and they’ll make you wear slippers when stepping into it. I don’t mind slippers, and I definitely don’t mind stepping into a glass box built on top of a mountain.

So, would you come with me?

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