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This is IT! The ultimate bucket list of life-changing travel experiences.

Stay tuned as we tick them off, one epic trip at a time.

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Street food safari in Singapore
  • Asia Tag
  • Foodie Tag

Chopsticks at the ready! Join Sabrina Iovino as she hits the streets of Singapore’s vibrant Chinatown on a street food safari like no other. Expect colourful temples, buzzing stalls, bags of insider tips and as much cheap and cheerful deliciousness as you can handle. Feeling that #foodenvy yet? We don’t blame you!

Learn to surf in Portugal
  • Europe Tag
  • Fitness Tag

With more than its fair share of sun-soaked beaches and a huge variety of waves to suit beginners as well as pros, it’s no wonder that Ericeira in Portugal is one of the surfing capitals of the world. Join Mandy Celine as she suits up and takes to the water for surfing lessons in some of the most popular breaks around.

Boat ride across Lake Bled
  • Europe Tag
  • Natural Wonders Tag

With its still blue waters, cute little church and even a medieval castle thrown into the mix, Lake Bled is like something straight out of a fairytale ‒ so naturally, it’s a pretty big deal on Instagram. Find out what happened when Jess Glynn hopped on a magical boat ride in one of Slovenia’s most achingly gorgeous locations.

Food fight at La Tomatina in Valencia
  • Europe Tag
  • Festival Tag

Forget your average food fight. With thousands of thrill seekers, truckloads of tomato ammo and an hour’s worth of pelting action to get involved in, La Tomatina is the very definition of organised chaos. Join Emily from Along Dusty Roads as she hits the streets of Valencia and unleashes tomato-based havoc.

Alternative street art tour in Berlin
  • Europe Tag
  • Iconic Tag

Wanna see Berlin’s edgy side in all its gritty, grungy glory? Germany’s capital packs a whole bunch of awesome street art, and an army of undercover paint-spraying pros who decorate unsuspecting walls throughout the city. Unleash your inner graffiti-loving hipster and join Jess on her alternative urban tour of Berlin.

Tandem paragliding in the Austrian Alps
  • Europe Tag
  • Face Your Fears Tag

What’s the best way to check out the breathtaking beauty of the picture-perfect Austrian Alps? Why, by floating through the air, of course! Join Jess Glynn as she takes to the skies for unbeatable views of those rolling green landscapes and snow-capped peaks on an unforgettable tandem paragliding experience. Up, up and away!

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  • Europe tag
  • Fears tag

Like something out of a fairytale, the Swiss Alps are one of Europe’s most impressive natural wonders. And the village of Lauterbrunnen is no exception. Set in a valley of majestic cliffs and powerful waterfalls, #nofilter views are in endless supply here. Come meet Christianne’s travel mate Ben as he takes the plunge and skydives over this storybook setting.

Ibiza Sunset Card Image
  • Europe tag
  • Natural Wonder Tag

Ibiza: a glittering island off the coast of Valencia that has it all. But when it comes to mystery and history, the rocky island of Es Vedrà is pretty special. Join Annemarie Chase and Brooke Miccio as they set sail on azure waters and follow them as they experience a stunning sunset over this unique location.

Paris Picnic Image
  • Europe tag
  • Iconic tag
  • Foodie tag

Known for its cool style, unparallelled art scene, delicious food and iconic architecture, Paris has long been on the bucket list of many fellow travellers. And for good reason. Join Christianne as she soaks up the sights in the city and feasts on a gourmet picnic by that famous tower. Yeah Eiffel Tower, we’re looking at you.

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  • Europe tag
  • Natural Wonder Tag

Nothing gets the heart pumping more than a jump into the freezing waters of Norway. Brendan van Son keeps up the Topdeck tradition and takes the plunge, ticking off this daring bucket list item. Come check it out. Go on, we dare you.

San Fran Sunset Image
  • North America tag
  • History tag

San Fran: the home of classic cable cars, a buzzing Chinatown, quaint architecture, lots of hills and that famous bridge. Come see what’s going down with Em Peachy as she sets sail in San Francisco Bay. At sunset. Yeah, it’s gonna be sweet.

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  • Iconic tag

You’ve seen it in the movies and read about it in the classics, but Venice needs to be seen to be believed. With unique architecture and waterways for roads, Venice is pretty damn sweet. Take a trip with Christianne as she explores this romantic city on an iconic gondola ride on the Grand Canal.

Midnight Sun Card Image
  • Europe tag
  • Natural Wonder Tag

Everyone loves a good sunset. But how about one that doesn’t end? Yes, it’s a thing: it’s called the midnight sun. You can go check it out in Norway, and that’s exactly what Brendan van Son did with Topdeck. Come read his account of this 24-hour sun phenomenon and get ready to be inspired.

Camel riding in the Sahara
  • Middle East tag
  • Animals tag
  • Iconic tag

Go beyond the hustle and bustle of Marrakech’s vibrant souks and be the Arabian prince (or princess) in your own Aladdin tale. Practise your perfect Insta pose atop your trusty camel and experience the magic of the Sahara with Girl Unfurled.

Street Food Tour of Bangkok
  • Asia tag
  • Foodie tag

Dive head first into the sensory overload that is a Bangkok street eats tour. Transport style? Tuk tuk, obvs. Hold on tight as we join Jelly Journeys and weave through the bustling capital to sample the best fried rice, tom yum soup, juicy duck, pork skewers and barbecued fish (just to name a few). Mouth watering yet? Trust us, it will be.

Safari in the Serengeti
  • Africa tag
  • Animals tag

Grab your khaki clothes and camera, it’s time for a safari! We’re heading deep into the Serengeti with How Far from Home as they take us on this ultimate animal adventure. Quick! We just saw a cheetah…

Meander the medina in Marrakech
  • Middle East tag
  • History tag

From its collection of Instagram-worthy mosaic doors, awe-inspiring palaces, colourful souks and lip smacking fresh fruit juices, Marrakech is a feast for the senses. Follow Gurl Unfurled as we get to the heart of Morocco’s capital (and your new favourite city).

Snorkelling in the Gili Islands
  • Asia Tag
  • Natural Wonder Tag

With turquoise waters, picture-perfect beachside bars and an abundance of marine life that can be found on a deep sea snorkelling adventure, the allure of the Gili Islands is oh so real. Join Jake Boys as he makes friends with the kaleidoscopic fish and friendly sea turtles that call this Indonesian island home.

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Ultimate 49 Quiz

Answer 12 questions to find out your ultimate bucket list experience!

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What sort of traveller are you?

Instagram-a-holic
Adventurer
Party animal
Beach bum
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What's your dream holiday destination?

USA
Europe
Asia
Africa
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Where would you sit on a Topdeck coach?

Back
Front
Window seat
Don't care
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When you first arrive on holiday what drink do you order?

Ice-cold beer
Glass of wine
Cocktail
Coffee
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Where would you watch a sunset?

On the beach
In the desert
Mountain summit
Top of a skyscraper
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What is your spirit animal?

Koala
Lion
Eagle
Monkey
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What’s your fave film?

The Hangover
Into the Wild
Cast Away
Jumanji
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Where would you rather take a selfie?

Eiffel Tower
Angkor Wat
Pyramids of Giza
The Colosseum
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What’s on your road trip playlist?

‘Hotline Bling’ - Drake
‘Wild Thoughts’ - DJ Khaled
‘Shake it Off’ - Taylor Swift
‘Despacito’ - Justin Bieber
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What’s your ideal night out?

Street food dinner
Star gazing
Instagram mission
Pub crawl
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What’s your trip style?

Camping
Hostel
Cabin
Hotel
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What's your go-to holiday dish?

Pizza
Noodles
BBQ food
Paella
Finish Quiz

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