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Active in North America

A bank of  bikes ready for riding in New York City

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Share and share alike

Cycling in NYC is not for the faint-hearted, but things will only get better, writes Stephen Lacey.

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River of no return

rafting

A kayaking adventure in the Idaho mountains delivers breathtaking scenery, amazing food and great camaraderie, writes Rob McFarland.

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Breakneck mountain

Barrington Tops.

Andrew Taylor discovers the highs and lows of summer bike riding through Aspen.

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High in the saddle

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Barry Divola explores New York City on bike paths that link diverse neighbourhoods.

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Photo galleries

World's most exhilarating hikes

Via ferrata, Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo.

Walk this way to experience some of the least-known yet most exhilarating hikes from the Northern Territory to Nepal.

World's top 10 most thrilling experiences

6. RUNNING WITH THE BULLS, PAMPLONA, SPAIN. Ever since Ernest Hemingway popularized the event, running with the bulls through the narrow streets of Pamplona has come to symbolize some kind of macho pinnacle. Bull runs start at 8am every day from 7 to 14 July.

Take a deep breath, get strapped in and feel the buzz in these heart-pounding experiences, as named by Lonely Planet.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

How to stay fit on the road

Matthias Morel, an airport marketing consultant who travels a lot for work, likes to stay in shape.

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Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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