Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Cruise Deals. Cruise Questions and Answers! > All Things Cruising
Register Forgot Password?

All Things Cruising Any cruise question not specific to one cruise line

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old September 26th, 2013, 04:38 PM
storybookcruises.com's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Cape Coral, FL
Posts: 2,251
Default What's On Your Travel Bucket List?

The #1 thing on our Travel Bucket List for 20 years was to visit Tahiti. Last year, we finally got to cross that off our list after spending 2 weeks in the wonderful and magical tropical paradise. We did a one-week cruise on the Paul Gauguin, which out of our 46 cruises still ranks #1 of our all-time favorites, plus a one-week stay on a private island near Ta'haa.

With that done, our new #1 item is to visit Egypt and Jordan. This will probably have to wait for a while given the latest problems in the region, but we definitely want to see the Great Pyramids and other famous archeological wonders of the world. We'd really love to do a Nile River cruise!

For right now, we are more looking at #2, which is to visit Australia, and #3, which is to visit Brazil. Preferably doing a cruise in each location.

These are pretty big trips and will take alot of planning, so in the meantime, we hope to cross off a couple of other items from our list, which is to try an Azamara cruise and an MSC cruise, since we've not been on either of these cruise lines.

So tell us, what's on your Travel Bucket List? And why?

Travel Agent/Cruise Specialist w/15 yrs exp and 50 Cruises on 12 different cruise lines in many parts of the world! VIETNAM VETERAN OWNED & OPERATED. Certified Accessible Travel Advocate. Specializing in unsurpassed personal service to insure you have a hassle-free vacation!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old September 27th, 2013, 11:48 AM
green_rd's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Indianapolis (USA)
Posts: 6,673

So many things:

In the cruising realm; a trans-Atlantic on Cunard, a canal transit, a dare I say a world cruise

On the land basis; French Polynesia, Southeast Asia, a year in Europe

All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by; John Masefield
Carnival: Glory 2004, Destiny 2008, Splendor 2009, Freedom 2011, Valor 2012, Dream 2013
Celebrity: Summit 2011
Princess: Ruby 2010, 2014, Caribbean 2013, Coral 2014, Regal 2014, 2016, 2018
Sail Windjammer: Mandalay 2017
Star Clippers: Royal Clipper 2015
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old September 27th, 2013, 10:05 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Dallas, Tx
Posts: 1,002

What's the maximum post size? lol

Top few anyway; Russia, Amsterdam, Hawaii, Galapagos, Scotland, Iceland, Australia, South Africa, New York, Nepal.
List of cheap solo cruises
Cruise Food Gallery

BOOKED: Holland Oosterdam May 25; 7N ship, 4N Anchorage, 6N Denali, 5N Denver
11 cruises in 2012, 90 nights at sea visiting 15 countries
8 cruises in 2013, 56 nights at sea visiting 7 countries
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old September 29th, 2013, 06:58 AM
Truck Cruiser's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 929

We want to go to Alaska, hopefully on a cruise and then Hawaii, preferably by land.

Next would be a European cruise that would go to Germany, Scandinavia and maybe Russia.

We would also like to visit all of the U.S. affiliated Islands in the Pacific!
Live life to the fullest because tomorrow may never come!

Caribbean Princess 07
Carnival Valor 08
Carnival Holiday 08
Carnival Triumph 09
Island Princess 09
Carnival Miracle 10
Norwegian Pearl 11
Norwegian Sun 13
Independence of the Seas 14
Carnival Splendor 15
Holland America Westerdam 15
Carnival Sunshine 16
Norwegian Pearl Alaska May 2017
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old October 20th, 2013, 12:25 PM
mehawk's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Houston aka Space City, Texas, USA
Posts: 9,718

(1) I would like to visit the grave sites of all of the US presidents who are deceased, so as to pay my respects to them. (2) I wish to go to Switzerland. I almost moved there when I was 16 but Mom decided to stay here at the last minute. (3) Travel the NE USA in fall. Been there during the spring. (4) Go to all of the National parks. (5) Cruise to Alaska, Hawaii and do a trans-Atlantic cruise!

Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

Courage and perserverance have a magical talisman; before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into the air.

Pick your company wisely! Hang around people who are going to help you become all God created you to be.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old October 20th, 2013, 06:26 PM
Senior Member
Cruise Maniac
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Virginia
Posts: 203

Australia, New Zealand, Alaska and Europe.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old October 20th, 2013, 11:48 PM
Moiraine's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: on my computer
Posts: 5,763

Oh, I don't know. Tops would be visit England, do Panama Canal and Hawaii cruises.
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old October 21st, 2013, 02:42 AM
Mike M's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: You're Looking At Me
Posts: 24,361

The only place left on our "Bucket List" is Australia. We should be able to do that in 2014. We'll wait until we find a reasonably priced Australia/New Zeland cruise and then coordinate the cruise with an extended visit with out Australian relatives.

After that it's a car a trip to New England. We have both been to parts of New England but it was on business and we never "really" enjoyed the area. It will also cross off the last three states that I need to say I have been to all fifty states. Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are all that are left.

I would also like to set foot on Antarctica so I could say I've been on all continents but I'm not sure when and if that will happen.

Take care,
Cruisemates Community Leader/Moderator

"There is a great difference between being well traveled and just having been to many places." ~Me

"Fear is the assassin of dreams." ~Me
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old November 6th, 2013, 09:20 AM
ThomasOrtiz's Avatar
Junior Member
Familiar Face
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 11

We have two cruise bucket lists in our home, his and hers.

My list includes:

An Antarctica Cruise
Great Barrier Reef Cruise
Alaskan Cruise

Her list includes:

Mediterranean Cruise
European River Cruise (Next on our list.)
Hawaii (Cruise or not)

Luckily, she loves the adventure cruises as much as I do, as long as I agree to alternating with her luxury cruises.
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old November 6th, 2013, 09:35 PM
Marc's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Huntsville, AL
Posts: 3,636

We made it to all seven continents before we turned 55. We have a trip of a lifetime, a Northwest Passage cruise from Kangerlussuaq Greenland to Nome Alaska, scheduled next summer and then two trips back to Africa. Still, we have lots of trips on our bucket list.

We are hoping to move back to Europe next year so we can knock a number of these off the list:

Grand Prix of Monaco

Paolo in Siena

Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

New Year's Eve Ball in Vienna

Lots more on the bucket list; hopefully we will have time (and money) to keep experiencing life.


"Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero"


Seven Seas Explorer - Miami - Venice - Mar 2017

Silverseas Explorer - Arctic - Aug 2017

Seven Seas Voyager - Rome to Beijing - Oct 2017

Seven Seas Mariner - Lima to Buenos Aires - Jan 2018

Silverseas Explorer - Siberia - Jul 2018

Seven Seas Mariner - Australia Circumnavigation - Dec 2018
Reply With Quote


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cruise Ship Bucket List Lakers Fan Chit - Chat for Cruisers 6 March 14th, 2012 08:53 AM
The Gut Bucket List venice Chit - Chat for Cruisers 14 August 14th, 2010 11:37 PM
Another Travel Bucket List Luanne Russo Chit - Chat for Cruisers 12 July 24th, 2010 11:27 PM
My Travel Bucket List Luanne Russo Chit - Chat for Cruisers 22 July 22nd, 2010 08:49 AM
Cruise Bucket List green_rd All Things Cruising 17 July 13th, 2009 07:01 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:30 PM.
design by: Themes by Design

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1