My 100 List

These are some of the things I’d like to do in life, compiled from my previous diaries (dated back to like 13 years ago) with some new additions/changes (because I changed!)… and some of them had been accomplished! 😀 50 out of 100. More to go!

  1. Writing my own novel/travelogue
  2. Waitressing in a small coffee shop/restaurants/bar/pub
  3. Getting published – done
  4. Going for a road trip on a van with someone (who drives because I don’t) for a month – done in 2017
  5. Learning how to swim in the pool – done (still not a good swimmer, though)
  6. Learning how to swim in the sea – done
  7. Learning how to fly a fighter jet/helicopter – done in 2015 (thanks, Eurofighter!)
  8. Making friends with an FBI agent (I’m close!)
  9. Traveling alone somewhere – done
  10. Making movies
  11. Making announcement like the cabin crew in the plane
  12. Dancing barefooted on a hill, underneath the stars
  13. Wearing bikini – done
  14. Kissing a fellow traveler – done
  15. Dancing with a total stranger in a party – done
  16. Partying all night until morning comes – done
  17. Baking red-velvet cake – done
  18. Taking an advanced course in cooking 
  19. Being a barista
  20. Designing my own house
  21. Learning how to ride a bike – done in 2017
  22. Learning how to give Thai massage – done in 2015 (actually it’s a mixture of Thai, Swedish, and Balinese massage)
  23. Making out under the stars – done
  24. Having a late night conversation with a total stranger – done
  25. Kissing someone inside a bookstore – done, thanks to M 🙂 first one to be crossed out in 2014! 😀
  26. Living in a bookshop for a month
  27. Being a shopkeeper in a small shop abroad
  28. Writing a song – done
  29. Singing on a stage in a small bar in the middle of nowhere
  30. Being proposed inside a bookstore
  31. Attending an island-wedding party – done (thank you, Nila!)
  32. Going on a cruise – done
  33. Snorkeling – done
  34. Jumping from the heights – done
  35. Experiencing sky diving – done (indoor version)
  36. Wearing deep bright red lipstick – done
  37. Coloring my hair pink – done
  38. Being a photographer – done
  39. Living in a wood cabin in the mountains for 1 month
  40. Volunteering abroad
  41. Jumping into a pool full of marshmallows
  42. Learning basic Russian – done
  43. Learning basic Italian – done
  44. Learning basic Spanish – done
  45. Learning Ayurvedic cooking
  46. Learning how to paint patterns/illustrations with watercolour
  47. Reporting stories from conflicting countries
  48. Run a cross-country half-marathon
  49. Traveling light for more than 2 weeks with only one travel bag – done
  50. Greeted by the locals on a first-name basis when traveling – done
  51. Someone making me breakfast in bed
  52. Hugging an elephant
  53. Climbing a tree – done
  54. Experiencing a hangover – done
  55. Appearing on TV/magazine/newspapers – done
  56. Picnic-dating by the beach or in the park – done in 2015 (Vondelpark, yeah! Thanks, D *kisses*)
  57. Learning Latin dances – done in 2015
  58. Toying with a hedgehog
  59. Coming back to a European city abroad I once visited – done
  60. Sending letters to someone I don’t know
  61. Handing out a poetry I wrote to a total stranger – done
  62. Dancing in a club barefooted – done
  63. Handing out flowers to strangers
  64. Handing out coffee to strangers
  65. Handing out a novel I had read to strangers
  66. Paying the bill for a stranger at the next table
  67. Publishing a poetry book
  68. Getting my stories or novels published in other languages
  69. Bringing my white acoustic guitar when I’m traveling abroad
  70. Meeting someone I know online who lives abroad – done
  71. Traveling across Indonesia and visiting all the big islands – done in 2015
  72. Doing yoga by the beach
  73. Feeding the fish in the sea – done
  74. Sleeping in the outdoors, underneath the sky – done in 2015 (missing Sawendui!)
  75. Publishing an anthology of letters
  76. Climbing into the top of a lighthouse – done
  77. Being a vegetarian one week in every month for a year – almost there 🙂
  78. Climbing into a tree house
  79. Learning how to play billiard – done in 2017
  80. Getting Tughra Inayati tattoed on my shoulder blade or Ahem Prema on my wrist
  81. Growing a potted plant – done
  82. Teaching teenagers to write
  83. Live in an ashram/monastery for a week – done
  84. Going for a blind date – done
  85. Kissing under the rain – done, thanks for this, M! #Ubud
  86. Smoking a cigarette – done, twice, and still don’t like it
  87. Trying acupuncture – done
  88. Publishing my own magazine – getting there! 🙂
  89. Going to drive-in cinema
  90. Learning pole dancing
  91. Seeing the Northern Lights
  92. Going on a safari 
  93. Going hiking – done
  94. Living inside a trailer/caravan abroad for two weeks
  95. Publishing an illustrated children’s book – done
  96. Traveling to South America
  97. Serving my own cocktail, called Hanny’s Summer Rain
  98. Skinny dipping 
  99. Watching meteor shower
  100. Speaking at an international literary festival

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