50 Things to do Before You’re 50

We’ve got some big birthdays coming up in our So Just Be family over the next few years, and it got us thinking about what we should be doing to mark the occasion in style.

Do we go for big pressies, mid-life crisis purchases, big holiday (remember them?), party (if we are allowed to mingle?), or do we create a kind of mid-life bucket list?

We thought we’d have a bit of fun and trawl the internet for some inspiration … here are our 50 favourite things to do before you are 50:

  • Fall in love
  • Eat fish and chips on a pier
  • Buy a house
  • Donate blood
  • See your favourite musician/band live
  • Attend a music festival
  • Own a dog
  • Learn to say no to your mother
  • Stay out all night partying
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Travel somewhere alone
  • Sleep underneath the stars
  • Watch a meteor shower
  • Dance in the rain
  • Quit a job
  • See a volcano
  • Throw a coin in the Trevi fountain
  • Take a helicopter ride
  • Have sex on a beach
  • Swim with dolphins
  • Go skinny dipping
  • Ride a gondola in Venice
  • Make a snow angel
  • Climb Snowdon
  • Go in a hot air balloon
  • Jump into a pool fully clothed
  • Perfect a signature dish
  • Drink beer at Oktoberfest
  • Run a marathon
  • Get a tattoo
  • Write a journal
  • Avoid technology for a month
  • Learn how to ballroom dance
  • Attend a six nations rugby match
  • Get back in touch with an old friend
  • Have tea at the Ritz
  • Drive a sports car
  • Go to the top of the Eiffel tower
  • Visit a West End show in London
  • Walk the South West coast path
  • Learn to make one cocktail really well
  • Perform a random act of kindness for a stranger
  • Volunteer for a day
  • Forgive someone
  • Make a loaf of bread
  • Send a message in a bottle
  • Enrol on a photography course
  • Travel on the Orient Express
  • Eat gelato in Rome
  • Attend a drive-in movie

How many have you done so far?

SJB

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