HGTV’s Property Brothers Share Their Bucket Lists
“We cherish our free time,” said Jonathan. “When we can fit in a getaway, we make the most of it.”
With their success the brothers’ bucket lists seem to get longer and longer, much like Jonathan’s hair. Find out which twin wants to spend his coveted leisure time hitting the links in Scotland and which would prefer a romantic train trek across Europe.
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Jonathan and Drew Scott
Jonathan: Great Wall of China
“One of my goals is to see all the wonders of the world, both ancient and modern,” said Jonathan.
The Great Wall of China was added to the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.
Jonathan: Pyramids and Camels
“High on my list are the pyramids and temples along the Nile,” said Jonathan. “Visiting them will let me achieve my main mission: riding a camel!”
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only structure on the original Seven Wonders list still standing.
Drew: Castles of Scotland
Drew looks forward to recreating time spent with his family.
“Our father is originally from Scotland and we have fond memories of exploring castles there on family vacations,” said Drew.
Drew: The Old Course at St. Andrew’s
Jonathan: Machu Picchu
Jonathan: Peruvian Coast
Drew: Great Barrier Reef
Drew: Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef
“I’m eager to snorkel [or scuba dive, if you do that] there to see the abundant marine life,” said Drew. “Except for sharks; I’d rather avoid them!”
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of the Seven Natural Wonders.
Jonathan: The Simplon Orient Express
“Trains are a terrific way to travel and the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is hard to beat for its echoes of romance and mystery,” said Jonathan. “The restored vintage cars, deluxe dining and old-school service are elegant throwbacks.”
We’re definitely on board with this.
Jonathan: Express to Venice
“I’d do the classic Paris-to-Venice route,” Jonathan said. “After enjoying the famous canals and landmarks, I’d hop back on the Orient Express and travel on to another lovely city, Prague. A first-class adventure!”
We assume he won’t be taking Drew.
Drew: Angkor Wat
Drew: Song Saa Private Island
Drew doesn’t want people to get the wrong impression of Cambodia.
“You don’t have to rough it,” he explained. “Nearby (and all over Cambodia) are posh hotels where you can stay in style.”
We recommend Song Saa Private Island.
Jonathan: Rio de Janeiro
“I love festivals where an entire city turns out to celebrate, said Jonathan. “This year I got to take part in the huge party that is Oktoberfest in Munich.“
“One day I want to experience Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival, with all its pulsating parades, exotic costumes, wonderful music and dancing to that great samba beat.”
Drew: Alaskan Cruise
“Going on a cruise is a great way to de-stress. A cruise ship is a floating resort with ever-changing scenery. You unpack at the start and then just enjoy the sights and each other,” said Drew.
“On my list is a small-ship cruise from Vancouver to Alaska, the best way to see remote coastal towns and spectacular sights, including glaciers and wildlife. My only requirement? Warm weather.”