Things I want to do before I die. Please let me know if you have any recommendation.
Progress as of Dec 27, 2019: 33.75/84.

  1. ✓ Learn Spanish
  2. ✓ Live in another country
  3. Start an nonprofit organization
  4. ✗ See my book being sold at an airport outside Vietnam
  5. ✓ Be in a movie/commercial
  6. ✗ Become the first author of a paper at a top-tier conference
  7. ✗ Get published on the New Yorker
  8. ✗ Read 1000 books (~40% done)
  9. ✓ Teach a graduate-level course
  10. ✗ Start a company
  11. ✗ Get a patent
  12. ✗ Write for a TV show that I watch
  13. ✓ Fall in love
  14. ✗ Build my own home
  15. ✗ Have a salad from my own garden
  16. ✗ Become a parent
  17. ✗ Be a writer in Paris
  18. ✗ Get married to someone I love
  19. ✗ Go on a trip overseas with my whole family
  20. ✗ Take a hot-air balloon ride
  21. ✓ Be in a submarine
  22. ✗ Swim a mile
  23. ✗ Run a half marathon
  24. ✗ Scuba dive
  25. ✓ Learn to ski
  26. ✓ Surf in Hawaii
  27. ✓ Fly an airplane
  28. ✗ Learn to drive a car
  29. ✓ Dance on stage at a concert (thanks Flo Rida!)
  30. ✗ Ride a horse in Mongolia
  31. ✓ Publish a Python package
  32. ✗ Create my own programming language
  33. ✓ Take a walk in the rain
  34. ✗ Eat at a 3 Michelin star restaurant
  35. ✓ Ask a stranger out (he said no)
  36. ✓ Invite a stranger to my home
  37. ✗ Sleep in a castle
  38. ✓ Sleep outside on the beach, under the sky
  39. ✓ Go on an African safari
  40. ✓ Camp in a desert
  41. ✗ See auroras
  42. ✓ Learn to salsa
  43. ✗ Learn to play a music instrument (tried 3x)
  44. ✗ Zero gravity
  45. ✓ Work in a casino
  46. ✓ Do stand-up
  47. ✓ Travel Southeast Asia
  48. ✓ Hitchhike across Africa
  49. ✗ Spend at least a month in Western Africa
  50. ✓ Hike Los Andes
  51. ✓ Visit South Omo valley, Ethiopia
  52. ✗ Sail around the Caribbean
  53. ✗ Drink vodka in Russia
  54. ✗ Eat sushi in Japan
  55. ✗ Travel around Eastern Europe
  56. ✓ See Kashmir
  57. ✗ Visit Mecca
  58. ✓ Do Bible tour: Jerusalem, lake of Galilee, Jordan river, Bethlehem, Nazareth
  59. ✗ Stay with an Amazonian tribe
  60. ✗ Visit an Amish community
  61. ✗ Visit Vatican
  62. ✗ Visit Tehran
  63. ✗ Visit Sicily
  64. ✗ Visit 100 countries (~40% done)
  65. ✗ Go to South Pole or North Pole
  66. ✓ Climb Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
  67. ✗ Climb Great wall, China
  68. ✗ Hike to Everest base camp
  69. ✗ Reed Dance, Swaziland
  70. ✗ Burning Man, the US
  71. ✗ Carnival in Brazil
  72. ✓ Watch a Broadway show in New York
  73. ✓ Pashut Festival, Israel
  74. ✓ Laos’ new year
  75. ✗ Watch bullfight in Spain
  76. ✗ Watch a soccer game at Camp Nou (Old Trafford is fine too)
  77. ✓ Visit Googleplex
  78. ✗ Speak at TED
  79. ✗ Meet the Pope
  80. ✗ Meet a prince
  81. ✗ Meet JK Rowling
  82. ✓ Meet Dalai Lama
  83. ~ Be awesome
  84. ~ Be kind