Life's short, a fact so often pointed out, its very seriousness is all too lost in cliche. But really - your vacation days aren't going to make the most of themselves. No time like the present, because there is no time but the present, so stop saving your wanderlust dreams for a rainy day, and get planning!

Whether you're a long time explorer, or a newbie to the adventurous lifestyle, THE BUCKET LIST's collection of one thousand around-the-world activities, both big and small, will have your heart racing and your camera clicking with page after page of once-in-a-lifetime experiences too good to miss.

From swinging over the edge of the world to swimming in the bluest, most beautiful cave, get a kick start on your daring travel ideas and click through for six of the globe's best kept secrets!