“The Great Canadian Bucket List is what the giant sequoia is to trees and what Zdeno Chára is to the NHL… a ‘big’ game changer. This weighty tome will be a definitive guide to any Canuck looking to experience great travel and adventure within the confines of our enormous country—the greatest place on earth!”
– Jon Montgomery, Olympic Champion and Host, The Amazing Race Canada

Fully revised with new chapters and fascinating destinations to explore, renowned travel writer Robin Esrock guides you to Canada’s most incredible experiences.

Having visited more than 100 countries on 7 continents, Robin Esrock has built a career chasing the extraordinary. His bestselling Bucket List books feature experiences that are entirely unique, instantly memorable, wholly inspirational, and available to all. Celebrating his adopted home of Canada, Robin journeys to every province and territory to reveal the remarkable activities and destinations that are unique to the True North strong and free.

 Robin packs each chapter with colourful descriptions, unforgettable characters, quirky trivia, and eye-popping photography. With more than 70 exciting new experiences, the new edition unlocks an extensive online companion where you’ll find videos, galleries, maps, reading guides, and all the practical information you’ll need to follow in Robin’s footsteps.

The Second Edition of The Great Canadian Bucket List is available at major retailers, fine independent bookstores, gift shops and online. The book also allows you to unlock ALL the experiences on canadianbucketlist.com

  • 560 Inspiring Pages featuring hundreds of experiences
  • Hundreds of colour photos
  • Unlocks entire website

One crucial thing sets Robin Esrock’s book apart: it’s full of accounts written by someone who’s actually explored these places.  As the saying goes, the longest journey begins with a single step. Esrock’s book just might inspire you to take it.  – The Georgia Straight

As a new Canadian, Robin provides a unique perspective on our vast country, and reminds us that we live in a pretty remarkable corner of the world.– Canadian History

Robin Esrock (hitherto known as the Evel Knievel of travel)…knows what he’s writing about.”  – Canadian Living Magazine

Robin Esrock’s glossy Great Canadian Bucket List does more than most to remind us how lucky we are to live here. Esrock retains an outsider’s awe for his adopted home. We get itchy feet following him through dozens of must-do experiences. – VIA Rail Destinations Magazine


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The Great Global Bucket List


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For over a decade, renowned travel journalist, bestselling author, and TV host Robin Esrock scoured the globe in search of one-of-a-kind, bucket list–worthy experiences. During his remarkable journey to over 100 countries on seven continents, Esrock uncovered unique adventures, fascinating history, cultural spectacles, natural wonders, hilarious situations and unforgettable characters—proving that modern travel is so much more than just over-trafficked tourist attractions. From the Amazon jungle to the beaches of Zanzibar, The Great Global Bucket List presents a world we don’t hear much about in the news. A world that is strikingly beautiful, thought-provoking, incredibly diverse and sometimes, just very, very funny. With his trademark wit, photography and insight, Esrock introduces the inspiring experiences you’ll be talking and dreaming about for many years to come.

Get ready to

  • cage dive with crocodiles in South Africa;
  • float in Colombia’s Mud Volcano of youth;
  • cheer for a masked wrestling hero in Mexico;
  • discover the reality of space tourism in Russia’s Star City;
  • zip line off the Great Wall of China;
  • swim with sunken treasures in Papua, New Guinea; and
  • camp on the ice in Antarctica

… and that’s just the tip of the proverbial metaphor!

Whether you’re looking for ideas for your next trip, or simply entertainment from your armchair, Esrock is more than just your experienced travel guide. Each chapter unlocks an online companion site with practical information, videos, photo galleries, polls, forums, reading suggestions, a bonus blog and more.

Some items on Esrock’s bucket list are certainly not for everybody, but this beautifully illustrated, easy-to-navigate book offers something for everyone. The world has never seemed so fun, inviting and inspirational. For a trail-blazing book rooted in things to do before you die, The Great Global Bucket List is packed with experiences that make life worth living.