Travel Challenges/Goals

Here is a list of the travel challenges/goals I have set myself for this trip – most are definitely achievable, with some…not so much…we’ll call them bonus goals. This list will be updated as the journey continues and find out about more cool stuff to do.

One Offs:

  • Trek to Machu Picchu
  • Trek the Quito Loop in Ecuador
  • Visit the Galapagos Islands
  • See a sloth as up-close as possible
  • Learn to dive
  • Be able to converse in Spanish
  • Go on a cycling tour


  • Take a time-out for myself every day to meditate/sit with my thoughts
  • Immerse myself in the culture of every place I go to
  • Eat as much local food as possible
  • Try out local beers
  • Keep my travel journal updated
  • Find a patch/other momento for the different places I go to
  • Stargaze and draw sketches

Bonus Goal:

  • Pet/touch/hold a sloth
  • Climb a volcano
  • Visit at least one science museum in another country