12 Incredible Things That Everyone Should Experience at Least Once in Their Lifetime

Are you tired of living the same old routine day in and day out and feel you're missing out on some of life's most incredible experiences? Indeed, everyone feels that way sometimes, but it's nothing to worry about.

Luckily, we've compiled a list of great experiences we all should experience. If you're reading this, it is a sign that you should leave your comfort zone and prepare yourself for new adventures.

1.  Skydiving

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Falling from 10,000 feet in the air is an experience like no other. It sounds terrifying, but have you ever considered how fun it could be? The rush of adrenaline and the feeling of pure freedom is something that you'll never forget.

2. Attending a Live Sports Event

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Whether it's a local high school game or a major professional league, attending a live sports event can be a thrilling and exciting experience.

The crowd's energy, the athletes' agility, and the game's thrill can all combine to make a memorable outing.

3. Taking a Dance Class

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Whether you're an experienced dancer or can not dance to save your life, taking a dance class can be a fun and exciting way to get moving and learn something new.

There are dance classes for every interest and skill level, from ballroom to Hip-Hop.

4. Visiting a Museum

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Suppose you are the kind who hungers for knowledge, to explore history. In that case, the museum is undoubtedly an experience you'll be forever grateful for.

Museums offer a wealth of knowledge and inspiration, from art to science to history. It's okay to take a day to explore a museum and learn something new about the world around you.

5. Trying a New Hobby

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Whether it's knitting, painting, or playing an instrument, trying a new hobby can be a rewarding way to spend time and learn new skills.

Believe it or not, new hobbies can also be great for one's mental and physical well-being, depending on one's choice.

6. A Spontaneous Adventure

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Sometimes the best experiences are the ones that happen unexpectedly. So, take a spontaneous road trip, try a new restaurant without checking the reviews, or do something exciting and random without giving yourself time to think about it.

7. Trying a New Cuisine

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Another incredible thing you should do in your lifetime is expand your palate by trying new foods from different cultures. You might discover your new favorite dish!

8. A Hot Air Balloon Ride

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It sounds adventurous already, doesn't it?! Soar through the sky and take in breathtaking views, and you'll realize how beautiful the world is — not just because you're staring down at it.

9. Camping in The Wilderness

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Your imagination is probably running wild, wondering why anyone would volunteer to be on a scene of A Thousand Ways To Die.

However, one must disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and reconnect with nature occasionally. What better way than camping in the wilderness?

10. Attending a Music Festival

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Every music festival I have attended, I could not shut up about them for months. It is an experience you would not easily forget.

They could leave you pumped for weeks and reconfigure your whole mindset. You'll get the chance to meet new people, who like the kind of music you do, and discover new music!

11. Facing Your Fears

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Begin by asking yourself what scares you, then face it. Whether it's bungee jumping or public speaking, doing something that scares you is a great way to push yourself out of your comfort zone and grow as a person.

12. Falling in Love

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While not necessarily something one can plan, falling in love can be one of your life's most transformative and meaningful experiences.

Opening your heart to love can lead to incredible growth and happiness, whether with a partner or with something else you're passionate about.

No matter which of these experiences you choose to pursue, the most important thing is to be open to new opportunities and willing to live and not just exist. Life is short, and countless unforgettable experiences are waiting to be had.

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Boloere Seibidor, fondly called B.S. is a Nigerian-based writer and poet. Her favorite topics to cover include music, especially Hip-Hop, film, lifestyle, and fashion. She's been published by Feral Journal, Fantasy Magazine, The Temz Review, and most notably, Wealth of Geeks. She enjoys romantic dinners, movie nights, and touring new sites. When she's not writing, she's delving back in time to the underground world of Hip-Hop, watching TikTok, or visiting the cinema.