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30 Things to Do Before Turning 30
Still in your 20s? Here are some items you might want to consider adding to your bucket list (if you haven't already).
Posted on April 16, 2013
by Gianna Banzon

Before reaching the big 3-0, make sure you've made the most of your 20s by trying out these to-dos shared by real 20-somethings who've made their bucket lists happen.


1. Travel to at least two countries around the world.

2. Try an extreme sport or (or ride a really legit rollercoaster).

3. Plan a backpacking trip with your partner or barkada.

4. Visit at least five beaches in the Philippines.

5. Go on a retreat a la-Eat, Pray, Love.


6. Rough it up and go camping. While you're at it, ditch all your gadgets for a whole day!

7. Set up a part-time business as an extra source of income.

8.  Take a post-graduate degree overseas.

9. Have an adventurous love affair.

10. Go on a cruise.

11. Hit the party scene and feel like you're twenty-two-oo, as Taylor Swift would say.

12. Experience living in a different country for a few years.

13. Find a new hobby, like yoga, pilates, or rock climbing.

14. Go scuba diving.

15. Take a food trip around Asia.

16. Finish a marathon.

17. Hook up with your childhood crush before settling down.

18. Have at least one kick-ass job you can be proud of.

19. Open your own bank account.

20. Move out of your parents' house.


21. Have a stable group of friends.

22. Forgive your enemies and cut ties with anchors.

23. Buy your parents a major “thank you” gift.

24. Have an impressive resume that doesn't need padding.

25. Buy something ridiculously expensive as a gift for yourself.

26. Save enough money to buy a car (a secondhand will do).

27. Know how to fall in love the right way.

28. Ditch your insecurities and embrace your curves!

29. Overcome a fear.

30. Learn how to say “no.”

PHOTO : (LUGGAGE) GUSTAVO ARRAIS; (CAMPING) GAERTNER/ALAMY; (FINISH LINE) KARINE BASILIO; (POKER GAME, TYPEWRITER, GUITAR) NICK ONKEN; (PIGGY BANK) ISTOCKPHOTO; (SKI GIRL) STEFCANDE.COM; (GIRL IN CAR) ZECA DE SOUZA; (FRIENDS IN BAR) CHRIS CLINTON
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    very middle class

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    Unrealistic

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