S: TOP 5 PLACES TO VISIT
BC: by vivian gu, block e
FC: BY: VIVIAN GU BLOCK E | MY | top 5 places to visit
1: wanderlust | "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."
2: SANTORINI, GREECE
3: round trip flight: $1903 currency rate: 1 Canadian Dollar =0.723154 EUR | things to do in Santorini: | 1. ride a mule 2. watch sunsets at Oia 3. rent a scooter 4. explore the beaches 5. go scuba diving at the Volcano Diving Center | why? 1. to relax and experience a new culture 2. to see where they filmed the sisterhood of traveling pants 2 3. to have greek food!
4: Giza and Cairo, Egypt | round trip flight: $1514 currency rate: 1 Canadian Dollar = 6.11620 Egyptian Pound
5: why? 1. to experience and learn about a new culture and history 2. to see a real mummy! 3. to make friends with a camel :) | 1. ride a camel 2. see the Great Pyramids at Giza 3. see the Great Sphinx 4. visit King Tut in the Egyptian Museum 5. take a Nile River Cruise | things to do!
7: 1. be a part of La Tomatina 2. wander down Las Ramblas in Barcelona at night 3. watch flamenco 4. visit the Salvador Dali Museum 5. see a bullfight | Barcelona, Valencia, and Madrid, Spain | to do list: | why? 1. to learn some Spanish! 2. to see some art 3. to explore the culture of the country | round trip flight: $1291 currency rate: 1 Canadian Dollar =0.723154 EUR
8: Bangkok, Thailand
9: round trip flight: $1150 currency rate: 1 Canadian Dollar = 31.25 Thai Baht (THB) | things to do: 1. ride an elephant 2. visit the Floating Markets of Damnoen Saduak 3. go snorkeling 4. ride on a tuk-tuk 5. see the Grand Palace & Wat Prakeaw | why? 1. to try authentic thai noodles 2. to meet a real elephant 3. to explore a different culture
10: NICE, FRANCE | things to do in nice: | round trip flight: $1202 currency rate: 1 Canadian Dollar =0.723154 EUR | 1. rent a cottage and do nothing but paint 2. have authentic French food 3. visit Cours Saleya Flower Market 4. go sailing 5. visit le chateau (the castle, not the store :) ) | round trip flight: $1202 currency rate: 1 Canadian Dollar =0.723154 EUR
11: why? 1. to learn French 2. to be inspired to paint 3. to “live like a local”
12: my bucket list: 100 things to do before i die | 01.Go camping, have smores, and meet a bear 02.Spot a constellation in the sky 03.Ride in a hot air balloon 04.Get published 05.See the northern lights/aurora borealis 06.Paint an elephant, ride it, and become friends with it 07.Backpacking in Europe with my best friend 08.Live in the south of France and paint 09.Have a gallery showing of my art 10.Read 100 books in one summer 11.Get married outdoors by a lake with paper lanterns 12.Own a hammock in the backyard 13.Visit Germany and Russia 14.Live in the perfect house on a tree-lined street 15.Learn to make blueberry pancakes flawlessly 16.Fall in love and do something reckless 17.Learn to dance tango in Buenos Aires 18.Accomplish a 365 Photo project 19.Inspire somebody 20.Learn to drive a boat
13: 21.Spend a summer in Santorini 22.Raise as much money as possible for the BC Cancer Society 23.Be a bridesmaid of honour and help plan a wedding 24.Never stop being creative, making art, and taking photos 25.Never stop reading, finding music, and exploring 26.Horseback riding by the sea 27.Learn to do ballet 28.Plant a tree and care for it until I die 29.Drink the perfect cup of coffee 30.Spend a whole day drawing at the MET 31.Raise and own a puppy 32.Fight for something I believe in 33.Remake something ugly into something beautiful 34.Set foot on every continent of the world 35.Attend/host a masquerade ball/soiree 36.Write a message in a bottle and toss it out to sea 37.Own jellyfish 38.See all my favourite artists in concert. ALL. 39.Learn how to figure skate 40.Go snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reefs 41.Visit and explore Thailand 42.Spend a summer in Barcelona and Valencia 43.Volunteer abroad 44.Visit Vienna 45.Be a part of La Tomatina in Buñol, Spain 46.See the Galapagos Islands 47.Live in Montreal 48.Soak in a Japanese onsen/hot spring 49.Learn to walk gracefully in heels 50.Be a part of a Pillow Fight Flash Mob | continued...
14: 51.Have tea and macaroons in Britain 52.Name and own a star 53.Go zorbing 54.Find my doppelganger 55.Catch a firefly 56.Go tandem biking in Stanley Park 57.Mail a message to a random address 58.Sleep under the stars 59.Catch butterflies on a summer’s day 60.Learn to drive a car 61.Go strawberry picking 62.Learn a new word everyday for a year 63.Live in London 64.Make friends with a senior 65.Collect wildflowers and press them 66.Live as eco-friendly as possible 67.Eat nothing but Nutella for a day 68.Have a kid or two. But not three. 69.Have a job that pays a lot so I can afford this list 70.Grow taller 71.Save up for art supplies, books, and camera lenses/gear 72.Adopt an elephant/sea turtle/polar bear from the WWF 73.Make friends with somebody wise 74.Sit in silence with my best friend 75.Never forget about my family even if I move away 76.Be content 77.Have warm tea on a cold, rainy day 78.Point to a spot on a map, and go there 79.Learn to make genuine Italian pasta from an Italian person
15: 80.Have a voice, and never compromise it 81.Never lose my imagination 82.Discover a spot and claim it as mine 83.Find a cure for cancer 84.Give my kid(s) interesting/unique name(s) 85.Buy antique furniture 86.Own a Polaroid camera 87.Walk along the sea wall at night 88.Try frozen hot chocolate 89.Rent a beachside cabin for a month and have a bonfire with friends 90.Find a cure for Alzheimer’s 91.Go boating with somebody I love 92.Impress somebody influential 93.Fill a wall with my favourite quotes and sayings 94.Own a vintage typewriter just for the sake of owning it 95.Become friends with a professor in university 96.Discover if Alexandria’s Genesis is a myth or a real thing 97.Have my ashes thrown over the Mediterranean Sea 98.Hug everyone I love 99.Take a road trip with my friends 100.Discover the meaning of life