30 things to do before 30

11 08 2007

Update: 29 April 2009

My before-30 checklist: (in random order)

1. Get certified as an Advanced Scuba diver

2. Bungee-Jump

3. Buy a house. Or two

4. Sponsor my parents on an all expense paid trip to overseas – done (Thailand/HK/Shenzhen)

5. Get a DSLR – done (Nikon D60)

6. Climb Mount KK

7. Paraglide/Parasail (Parasailing is too mild) Sky Dive – done (25/4/09)

8. Make a snow angel

9. Start a business (A serious one!) 😀

10. Visit at least 5 foreign countries – done (HK/Macau – 19/10/07, Thailand – Jan to Apr, Aug to Dec 2008; Shanghai – July 2008; Philippines – 28/12/08;  Bali – 1/2/09; HK/Shenzhen – 7/3/09; Melbourne – 29/12/09)

11. Share the good news to at least one friend Work towards the salvation of my closest friends

12. Be a regular in social community work – ongoing (recent one being SOW @ Sg. Kanching – 19/4/09)

13. Sponsor at least 5 children under the World Vision’s child sponsorship program – (1 down, 4 to go)

14. Get a Toyota (or maybe a Mazda/Honda)

15. Laser my eyes

16. Get promoted to a Vice-President rank (assuming I’m still with a Bank) Get out of the Banking line 😛

17. Take up photography and be good at it! – still working on it

18. Learn a new skill, i.e. baking 😀

19. Be involved in mission trips

20. Go on a 5 movies marathon in a day

21. Complete a 10KM marathon race and get a medal [Completed 2 10KM races and got a finisher medal)

22. Start a Trust Fund

23. Learn to surf – done (Bali)

24. Visit Kelantan, Sabah and Sarawak to complete my visit to all states in Malaysia [ Sabah – done, Sarawak – done]

25. Go on a level 5 white-water rafting adventure – (only did at Kiulu River which is level 3 or 4)

26. Be very well insured – as per my definition 😛

27. Make a difference in the Animals’ Planet

28. Watch a high quality musical or stage play, if not Broadway – (Watched Beauty & the Beast Broadway Musical but don’t consider it high quality 😛 )

29. Be financially independent – (independent but not financially free yet)

30. Get married 🙂

Some big, some small, but all realistically achievable (I hope).

So there you have it, my first 30 things to-do list before March 28, 2014.

The clock is ticking…

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2 responses

24 12 2008
Wani

I’m working on my own 30 by 30 list now. Good luck with yours!

21 04 2009
Resurrected « the world according to esther

[…] To kick things off, I updated my ‘Ongoing Entry’ on my ‘Before-30′ list. […]

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