Unconventional pleasures most wealthy people won’t think of doing

What are the greatest pleasures money can buy?

In one word, EXPERIENCE. And if money is not an object, here are some of the things I would love to experience before I die. Let’s start with my homeland.

See the secluded Taj Mahal on a full moon night. I would pay lavishly to have everybody else removed from there.

 

 

See the secluded Taj Mahal on a full moon night. I would pay lavishly to have everybody else removed from there.


 

 Moving up on my trip, I would love to see the sun rise on the Everest ranges.

 


 

Stay in one of these modern yet ethnic bamboo huts in China.

 


 

Eat authentic, freshly made, Sushi from the best chefs in Japan.

 


 

See the Russian Ballet.

 


 

Smoke legal weed in Amsterdam.

 


 

Pay a hot couple to kiss under the illuminated Eiffel Tower and then photograph it with an expensive camera.

 


 

See the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul from a ferry.

 


 

Dine at the Buckingham Palace.

 


 

Sample French Wines.

 


 

Draw a Graffiti on the Berlin Wall.

 


 

Stay at a luxury hotel in Venice in a room overlooking the water.

 


 

Throw a party inside the Roman Colosseum

 


 

Sit ramp side at Milan fashion week.

 


 

Stay at one of the high rise buildings in Dubai and wait for this to happen to Burj Khalifa.

 


 

Go on a camel back trek across the Sahara desert.

 


 

Eat Ethiopian food.

 


 

See an ethnic belly dancer at Morocco.

 

 


Take a selfie sitting on top of the Great Sphinx of Giza.

 


 

Meet Jacques Kallis, one of my favourite all rounders in the game.

 


 

Ride one of these bad boys across the Atlantic, and at night go to the top deck and hope Kate Winslet comes over to jump off.

 


 

Take Bear Grylls with me and get lost in the Amazon rainforest.

 


 

Witness a street football match at Brazil, where the game is actually a religion.


Face my fear of heights and bungee jump from here.


Run in a bull run. (Pay a lot of guys to be behind me.)


Sip Pina Coladas on an empty beach in Hawaii.


Break all bounds and try to have a night like the guys in the movie Hangover I at Vegas. Hookers are optional, but recommended.


Find this place, from where this photo is taken and organize an overnight picnic here with the people I love.


For the passionate nerd deep inside me, visit the International Comic Con at San Diego.


Visit Hollywood and catch a list of people like Christopher Nolan, Leonardo Dicaprio, Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Kevin Spacey, Martin Scorsese, and practically the whole Hollywood in action.


Go to Washington DC, meet the President of the United States, and ask him all about CIA and beg him to let me see some agents in training.


Travel to Canada and try to fetch a date with Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders) to a hockey game.


Get to Antarctica and catch a live show of this.


Take a swim in the clear waters of the Maldives.


 

Go sea diving in the coral reef islands near New Zealand.


Get back home and die peacefully and content. Thanks to Maurice Kelly‘s brilliant idea I had to add this as my final wish. Have Morgan Freeman read my funeral rites.

 


 

by Soumadeep Mazumdar. Follow me on Twitter. Read more at Quora