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Skate the Ice Rink Atop the Eiffel Tower

Here at The AdvenTourist, we normally try to avoid writing about famous landmarks, structures, or monuments. We have the same feelings toward them, as we do toward our pet turtles. There’s a spot for them in our hearts, but they are pretty useless and boring. Landmark owners understand this, so they will do just about …

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Tour Scotland’s Best Scotch Whiskey Distilleries

You can taste whisky anywhere, but it’s always better at the source. That means only one thing – a distillery tour. But with the number and variety of Scotch whiskies so large, how do you choose? To do them all would be one answer but more practically, here’s five of the best. Talisker Despite being …

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Drive a Tank in New Zealand

When it comes to world domination, New Zealand is at a serious disadvantage because there just isn’t anything close enough to conquer. There’s Australia, but with surfboards and kiwis for national weapons, both these countries are just too laid-back to war. Nonetheless, some enterprising salesman convinced New Zealand to buy a couple of tanks. But …

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Drive A V8 Race Car In Australia

How would you like to experience the thrill and horsepower of a real V8 race car without the 2-5 year prison sentence that usually accompanies a grand theft auto conviction? Whether you’re a race driver or not, you can have this mind-blowingly thrilling experience in Australia, on Australia’s best known race tracks. Here’s how you …

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You Jellin’? Swim with the Golden Jellyfish at Jellyfish Lake

Ah, the jellyfish—nature’s booger. I’ve always felt about jellyfish the way that Christopher Walken feels about ferns: I just don’t trust moving lifeforms that have no brains or eyes. So, I was more than a little surprised to find out that people actually visit a lake full of these eyeless beasts out of their own volition. …

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A Private Island You Can Afford: Fort Morgan Cay, Honduras

If you’ve ever vacationed at a popular beach getaway like Cuba, the Bahamas, or California, you might have noticed that you were surrounded by something that the pictures of happy people in the travel brochures just did not show. That ‘something’ that we’re talking about is a massive crowd of tourists that encircles you on …

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The Five Best 2012 End of the World Adventures

As any rational person will tell you, the end is near. All the signs are there: the Mayan calendar is coming to an end, our geomagnetic field is getting weaker, Nibiru is getting closer, and perhaps the most telling sign of all, Hollywood made a movie about it. But just because we all may suffer a …

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Swim at the Edge of the World’s Largest Waterfall: Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls

There are those among us, that turned the world’s largest waterfall, also known as Victoria Falls, into a kiddie pool, presumably in their quest for a Darwin Award. Yes, that’s right, you can bath right on the edge of the Victoria Falls in what is called the Devil’s Pool, and generally survive to tell the …

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Life’s a Game: Playing Encounter/Skhvatka in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is best known for its chess-playing bears, Trololo singers, and steadfast supply of movie bad guys between the years of 1960 and 1996. But, Eastern Europe has also been the place of origin to some of the most imaginative games on the planet. Take Russian Roulette for example; a wholesome game of chance …

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