2017 Travel Bucket List

To start the year off we want to share our top places we would like to visit in 2017. After such an amazing year of adventure we have added a few new places to our bucket list to tick off in 2017. With the world full of lots of amazing places we have lots of new adventures to come!  

1. New York City

Photo Credit: What Lucy Loves

New York is a city on most peoples bucket lists. The city is known to be truly magical with its hustle and bustle. Being one of the leading fashion capitals of the world New York has something to offer for everyone.

The city has so many famous landmarks to visit:
  • Statue of liberty/ Ellis island 

  • Empire state building

  • Rockefeller centre 

  • Central park

  • Bloomingdales/ Macys/ Saks 

  • Brooklyn bridge 

Best time to visit:

In a city that never sleeps you can visit anytime of the year and enjoy an amazing experience. Whether it be in December to enjoy the festive month in the snow to April where the city is full of blossom trees. It will always be beautiful and it will always be magical. 

Tips to get the most out of your trip:

  • Statue of Liberty- Get the ferry across from battery park or see amazing views from the free Staten island ferry.
  • Empire state building- Viewing platforms are open between 8am-2am. Go early or late to avoid busy queues. 
  • Rockefeller Centre- Pay an extra $15 to visit twice in 24hr and enjoy a daytime view and the lights at night.

2. Brighton 

Isn't Brighton just one of the cutest seaside towns there ever was? Everything about the town reminds us of the Great British Summer. The town is full of quirky little shops, ice cream shops and a pebbled beach, what's not to love when there is so much to explore?

Places to explore: 
  • Brighton pier

  • Choccywoccydodah 

  • The lanes 

  • Brighton wheel 

  • The bandstand
Must do:
Worlds largest moving observation tower- This was designed by London eye and allows you to view not only Brighton but 26 miles along the south of England's coast line while enjoying a glass of bubbly in the sky bar. (most unique bar in England)
Best to book Tickets online before your trip to avoid disappointment.  

3. Moscow

This photo is one of the main reasons that Moscow made it onto our list. Russia is full of pretty buildings unlike any other. Being the largest country in the world Russia has so many amazing cities to visit and what better city to start than the capital?

Places to explore:
  • Moscow zoo

  • Red square - Best time to see the square is at night when there are no crowds and the buildings are awash with light.

  • Moscow kremlin museum

  • Gorkiy central park of culture and recreation

  • Kazan cathedral
Best time to visit:

June - August Offers the best weather where you can see the city in full bloom and enjoy the sights in beautiful sunshine. Although it may be beautiful it is also the most expensive time of year to visit.
September - October Summer starts to fade into winter and and the city has quietened down which allows you to truly appreciate its beauty without the crowds. Its also a more affordable time to visit. 


Surfing, beach, ice cream and pretty views why wouldn't you want to visit Cornwall? Home to lands end (the tip of England) the county has lots of sights to see and explore.

Places to explore:
  • Eden Project

  • Mince Theatre (an open air theatre on clifftop)

  • Tresco Isles of Scilly 

  • Fristal beach (a surfing beach)

  • Tate st Ives 
Tips to get the most out of your trip:

  • Tesco Isles of Scilly- You can easily get to the islands by airbus or ferry. (Book online)
  • Eden project- Buy Tickets online to save 10% and also if you walk, cycle or take public transport to the Eden project you can get in at a cheaper price still. 

5. Verona

Verona is located at the top of Italy between Venice and Milan. The city is full of Italian culture and history. What better place to start an Italian adventure than the home of Romeo and Juliette?

Places to explore:
  • Verona Arena

  • Romeo and Juliets Home

  • Piazza Della Erbe (Coloured fruit and veg market)

  • Verona Bridges

  • Piazza Bra (One of the largest squares in Europe)

If your a Shakespeare lover this city in the heart of italy has to go to the top of your list with every street full of history and amazing architecture. You can visit the homes of Romeo and Juliet; Stand on the famous balcony or simple write your love letter or names on the wall. 

Love Chloe and Megan

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