To Do List


  1. See Machu Picchu







  2.  Photograph an endangered species
  3. Spend the night in a historic hotel




  4. Sky Dive


  5. Read all of Jane Austen's published novels
    1. Pride & Prejudice
    2. Sense and Sensibility
    3. Emma
    4. Northanger Abbey
    5. Mansfield Park
    6. Persuasion










  6. See the Eiffel Tower and eat a croissant (ed. something French) in a French cafe (!)






  7. Visit Italy 

  8. Watch all the Oscar Winners for best foreign film (1980 - present)
    1. Moscow does not believe in tears (1980, Soviet Union)
    2. Mephisto (1981, Hungary)
    3. Volver a empezar (1982, Spain)
    4. Fanny and Alexander (1983, Sweden)
    5. Dangerous Moves (1984, Switzerland )
    6. The Official Story (1985, Argentina)
    7. The Assault (1986, Netherlands)
    8. Babette's Feast (1987, Denmark)
    9. Pelle the Conqueror (1988, Denmark)
    10. Cinema Paradiso (1989, Italy)
    11. Journey of Hope (1990, Switzerland)
    12. Mediterraneo (1991, Italy)
    13. Indochine (1992, France)
    14. Belle Epoque (1993, Spain)
    15. Burnt by the Sun (1994, Russia)
    16. Antonia's Lina (1995, Netherlands)
    17. Kolya (1996, Czech Republic)
    18. Character (1997, Netherlands)
    19. Life is beautiful (1998, Italy)
    20. All about my mother (1999, Spain)
    21. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000, Taiwan)
    22. No Man's Land (2001, Bosnia & Herzegovina)
    23. Nowhere in Africa (2002, Germany)
    24. The Barbarian Invasions (2003, Canada)
    25. The Sea Inside (2004, Spain)
    26. Tsotsi (2005, South Africa)
    27. The Lives of Others (2006, Germany)
    28. The Counterfeiters (2007, Austria)
    29. Departures (2008, Japan)
    30. The Secret in their eyes (2009, Argentina)
    31. In a Better World (2010, Denmark)
    32. A Separation (2011, Iran)
    33. Amour (2012, Austria)
    34. The Great Beauty (2013, Italy)
    35. Ida (2014, Poland) 
  9. Complete a 1,500 piece puzzle
  10. Visit Spain (Eat Tapas, Watch a Flamenco Performance, Not on list: Get scammed Barcelona style!) 
  11. Visit Prague, Austria and Hungary
  12. See the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, Yellowstone National Park and Yosemite
  13. See the Top 5 Museums in the World (Louvre, Metropolitan, Vatican, DC, Uffizi)