A brother of mine once explained to me the most valuable thing we can invest in is experiences. You can spend your money on expensive things or you can take your money and have an adventure with it. One of these will eventually break over time, the other will be with you until you die. One can be passed down and eventually thrown away. The other can be passed down and immortalized into legend. OK, so maybe not legend, but you get what I mean.

In true video game fashion, I’m going to utilize this post for tracking my “achievements”. Thanks to Joel Runyon and his “Impossible List” for giving me the inspiration to start this.


Walk on every continent

  • Africa
  • Antarctica
  • Asia (Kuwait, Afghanistan)
  • Australia
  • Europe
  • North America (USA)
  • South America

Swim in every ocean

  • Pacific (Hawaii)
  • Atlantic (Florida)
  • Indian
  • Southern
  • Arctic

Be a tourist in every state (driving through does not count!)

Backpack non-stop for a week

Backpack in another country


Get below 300lbs

Get below 200lbs

Have less than 10% body fat

Warrior Dash

Spartan Race

Tough Mudder

Bataan Memorial

Distance Running

  • 5k
  • 10k
  • Half marathon
  • Full marathon
  • Triathlon
  • Ironman


Learn Spanish

Learn a foreign language


College Degrees

  • Associate
  • Bachelors
  • Masters

CompTIA Certifications

  • A+
  • Net+ (N10-004)
  • Security+
  • Linux+ (LX0-101 and LX0-102)

Microsoft Certifications

  • MCSA
  • MCSE

CISCO Certifications

CISSP Certified


Have more than $100k in the bank

Get completely debt free


Sky dive

Bungee jump

Cliff jump

BASE jump

Zombie Preparedness

Build a bug out bag

I will add to this list as I find new experiences to work towards. I will only remove things after careful consideration.

All advice or hacks on achieving any of these is always appreciated! Feel free to let me know if you have any ideas or suggestions of things to add.


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