Are you bored and looking for new and exciting ways to stay entertained? Then we might just have the thing for you. It is so crazy and outrageous that it will quickly suck...

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Swim in the Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve in Texas

image credit Just 23 miles (37 km) west of Austin, Texas, there’s a hidden swimming hole. Well it was hidden prior to the ’60s, before automobiles became available to the common man, after...

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Drive a 1000-Pound Excavator at Dig This Las Vegas

Show dirt who’s boss by getting behind the wheel of a Caterpillar D5G Track-Type Bulldozer or Caterpillar 3I5CL Hydraulic Excavator at the Dig This heavy equipment playground. Located just outside the strip in Las Vegas,...

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Run Like a Hero in the Annual Hero Run

Dating advice is generally outside the scope of TheAdvenTourist, but we will make an exception this one time, so listen up fellas. Chicks dig superheroes. They also love kids. The Hero Run offers you...

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Dive in the ‘Flooded Meadow’ in Sameranger Lake, Austria

image credit Welcome to the Flooded Meadow at Tyrol, Austria – a place that exists presumably, just so you can finally take advantage of that impulse-buy underwater camera of yours. Normally a park...

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Skydive in a Glass Flight Chamber in Prague, Czech Republic

Want to try skydiving but are afraid of parachute failure? Simple, go skydiving without a parachute! Note: unless you’re after a Darwin Award, this advice applies to indoor skydiving only, like at the...

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Explore Our Solar System in Zagreb, Croatia

image credit Sure, those infographics that put the planet sizes in perspective are great, but have you ever wanted to get even better acquainted with our solar system? If you have, you’ll be...

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Go No Breaks Down Mieders Alpine Coaster

In general roller-coasters are pretty tame. They may go really fast, have massive drops, and rack up g-forces in crazy loops, but despite all those pluses, they unfortunately also have great safety features....

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Go Sightseeing Along The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

image credit Hiking or going for a scenic drive is just too mainstream, which presumably is why the masterminds behind the 37 km Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route in Japan’s Northern Alps opted to...

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Eat Dirt at Ne Quittez Pas Restaurant

It’s somewhat sad to say, but in what is probably the most normal trend to come out of Japan in recent history, a French Restaurant in Tokyo’s Shinagawa ward is now serving dirt as a main...

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Enter The Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest In Key West

image credit Every July, the residents of Key West, Florida open their doors to welcome dozens of bearded souls vying for Ernest Hemingway look-alike honors.Every July, Sloppy Joe’s, a local bar frequented by...

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Terrifying Skywalk on the Face of Tianmen Mountain

image credit Want to see what the adrenaline-junkie-mountain-climbers see when they conquer some extremely dangerous rockface? Then you must check out the glass skywalk at the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in the China’s Hunan Province....

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Snake Massage Spa in Israel

image credit What better way to relax than by having something usually reserved for a FearFactor challenge or your childhood nightmares give you a massage? At least that’s the attitude behind the snake...

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Waterfalls Restaurant at the Villa Escudero in San Pablo City, Philippines

image credit Maybe bears got it right? Lunch tastes best when cool water massages your feet. At least we believe that salmon-eating bears were the inspiration behind this waterfall restaurant (aka river restaurant)...

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Bungee Jump From Atop a Power Plant

If jumping off of bridges and cliffs is getting repetitive, may we suggest cooling towers? Orlando Towers Ltd offers all sorts of adrenaline-packed activities at the site of a former power plant located just...

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Climb the World’s Tallest Climbing Wall

You can expect a country with a name that literally means “Low Country” to have a little height-envy. It’s probably to overcompensate for its low-lying nature that Netherlands erected the world’s tallest climbing wall, naming...

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Spend a Night in a Prison Cell

The Clink78 hostel in London, England is one of the few establishments in the world that will let you pay £50 to enjoy the same privileges that convicts get for free. The hostel’s 200-year-old prison...

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Break Some Plates at The Venting Place

There are some drawbacks to being civilized.  The biggest one is that going ape-shit is a big no-no.  But, there are time when all you want, nay, need to do, is destroy some stuff in...

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Peyote Spirit Walk

All work and no play got you down? Stop living in the matrix, man! Reevaluate the meaning of your life with the Peyote Spirit Walk. On your Spirit Walk you will trek out...

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Relax in a Wine Spa

The Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Hot Springs Amusement Park & Spa Resort, located at the base of Mount Fuji, is one of the only places outside your Uncle’s bathtub where you can fully immerse yourself...

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Capsule Hotels in Japan

It seems people in Japan love to engineer all the weird fictional stuff they see in United States’ cartoons, shows, movies and games.  It was clearly N64’s Goldeneye that inspired the G-Cans Project,...

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