BUCKET LIST

Food and Travel (UK) - - 200 th Issue -

When Barack Obama vis­ited Stone­henge in 2014 say­ing he’d ‘knocked that one off the bucket list’, it was con­firmed as a global phe­nom­e­non. In travel terms, ‘bucket list’ is best de­scribed as a lo­ca­tion to visit or some­thing to ex­pe­ri­ence be­fore dy­ing. It en­tered the global lex­i­con with 2007 film The Bucket List with Jack Ni­chol­son and Mor­gan Free­man as ter­mi­nal­cancer pa­tients who em­bark on sky­div­ing, vis­it­ing the Taj Ma­hal and get­ting to the foothills of Mount Ever­est. Top of the UK’s list are: see­ing the North­ern Lights; vis­it­ing the Grand Canyon and Ni­a­gara Falls; and learn­ing a new lan­guage.

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