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30 things to do before you're 30

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We thought it was high time to create the ultimate bucket list of things to do before turning thirty. While life certainly doesn't end at the turning of a decade - in fact it probably gets better - there are some experiences that are just synonymous with our twenties.

And since you, dear readers, are full of collective wisdom we asked you for your must see, do and try lists. You gave us a whole host of inspiring ideas, so we've whittled it down to thirty of our favourites. Whatever your age, add them to your bucket list and add your suggestions in the comments below...

1. @littleswallow Backpack the world, stay in dodgy hostels, and meet amazing people that will change your life #thingstodobefore30

2. @susie_fleming Stop FAD diets ~ embrace & mix both food and life #thingstodobefore30

3. @Katty_beans Get my motorbike license and splash out on a midlife-crisis style ride!

4. @helenhowe82 Realise that turning 30 may actually be the beginning.... #thingstodobefore30

5. @Aoifemcgee Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, though I did it at 40. Amazing at any age.

6. @phoebefrangoul Go crowd-surfing!

7. @SpotMichael Pretend to be someone completely different for one night only

8. @lisajanechapman Skinny dipping #thatisall

9. @NicolaDownes Learn a rap song from start to finish #thingstodobefore30

10. @zoezahra #thingstodobefore30 write a children's book and go on a road trip across America

11. @tashlee Fail. Try again. #thingstodobefore30

12. @LatteMamaUK Lie about your age! #thingstodobefore30

13. @_Bluefinch_ Fall in love with someone wildly inappropriate #thingstodobefore30

14.@PeonyandMoore Wear leopard print from head to toe :)

15. Magasin Be happy being single, and live alone for a while :)

16. @life4todayltd Wish I'd done the whole Ibiza thing before #thingstodobefore30

17. @natsol13 Visit 30 countries before 30. I have 3 more to go! #thingstodobefore30

18. @emmarigby88 #thingstodobefore30 go on an outrageously beautiful holiday you probably cant afford...

19. @Tracey_Cormack Climb Mount Kilimanjaro! #thingstodobefore30

20. @PrivateSpaceNW6 How about bungee jumping!! @stylistmagazine: #thingstodobefore30.

21. @RedHeadFashion Ride on the back of a motorbike listening to Lady Gaga's second album #thingstodobefore30

22. @FM_Emily Own my own house. Or a cocker spaniel dog. #thingstodobefore30

23. @SharmeeMavadia US roadtrip: Pacific Coast Highway LA to San Fran and then across to Vegas #thingstodobefore30

24. @kattowers Go to an R. Kelly concert. #thingstodobefore30

25. @sarahcatterick See what life is like as a brunette! #thingstodobefore30

26. Kirsty Marrins Head home after a night dancing when the sun is just coming up

27. Louise Rigg Go to a full moon party in thailand

28. Marina SecretGarden Travel alone

29.@ toomanyjenners Eat more butter, smile lots

30. @kingstrato Strato Sort out a pension

Think we've missed some important milestones off our list? Tweet us @StylistMagazine with your #thingstodobefore30, or add yours to the comments below.

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