Things I want to do before I die. Please let me know if you have any recommendation.
Progress as of Aug 22, 2019: 32.5/83.

  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
  9. ✓ Teach a graduate-level course
  10. ✗ Start a company
  11. ✗ Get a patent
  12. ✗ Write for a TV show that I love
  13. ✓ Fall in love
  14. ✗ Build my own home
  15. ✗ Have a salad from my own garden
  16. ✗ Become a parent
  17. ✗ Have a date on top of Eiffel tower
  18. ✗ Get married to somebody 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. ✗ Go scuba diving
  25. ✓ Learn to ski
  26. ✓ Surf in Hawaii
  27. ✓ Fly an airplane
  28. ✓ Scream in a concert
  29. ✗ Ride a horse in Mongolia
  30. ✓ Publish a Python package
  31. ✓ Take a walk in the rain
  32. ✗ Eat at a Michelin 3-star restaurant
  33. ✗ Ask a stranger out
  34. ✓ Invite a stranger to my home
  35. ✗ Sleep in an old castle
  36. ✓ Sleep outside on the beach, under the sky
  37. ✓ Go on an African safari
  38. ✓ Camp in a desert
  39. ✗ See auroras
  40. ✓ Learn to salsa
  41. ✗ Learn to play a music instrument (tried 3x)
  42. ✗ Zero gravity
  43. ✓ Work in a casino
  44. ✓ Do stand-up
  45. ✓ Travel Southeast Asia
  46. ✓ Hitchhike across Africa
  47. ✗ Spend at least a month in Western Africa
  48. ✓ Hike Los Andes
  49. ✓ Visit South Omo valley, Ethiopia
  50. ✗ Sail around the Caribbean
  51. ✗ Drink vodka in Russia
  52. ✗ Have amazing sushi in Japan
  53. ✗ Travel around Eastern Europe
  54. ✓ See Kashmir
  55. ✗ Visit Mecca
  56. ✓ Do Bible tour: Jerusalem, lake of Galilee, Jordan river, Bethlehem, Nazareth
  57. ✗ Stay with an Amazonian tribe
  58. ✗ Visit an Amish community
  59. ✗ Visit Vatican
  60. ✗ Visit Tehran
  61. ✗ Visit Sicily
  62. ✗ Visit 100 countries
  63. ✗ Go to South Pole or North Pole
  64. ✓ Climb Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
  65. ✗ Climb Great wall, China
  66. ✗ Hike to Everest base camp
  67. ✗ Reed Dance, Swaziland
  68. ✗ Burning Man, the US
  69. ✗ Oktoberfest, Germany
  70. ✗ Carnival in Brazil
  71. ✗ Christmas in New York
  72. ✓ Pashut Festival, Israel
  73. ✓ Laos’ new year
  74. ✗ Watch bullfight in Spain
  75. ✗ Watch a soccer game at Camp Nou (Old Trafford is fine too)
  76. ✓ Visit Googleplex
  77. ✗ Speak at TED
  78. ✗ Meet the Pope
  79. ✗ Meet a prince
  80. ✗ Meet JK Rowling
  81. ✓ Meet Dalai Lama
  82. ✓ Be awesome
  83. . Be kind