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Active in North America

Saddle up: cycling along the Danube with Persenbeug Castle in the background.

Cycling

Two-wheel wonders: The world's 12 best bike rides

Andrew Bain As cycling holidays become the first choice of travel for a growing number of us, there is no shortage of places to conquer, writes Andrew Bain.

Global

Extreme: the kooky new holiday activities that will blow your mind

Charlotte Piho

David Whitley Holiday ideas that are putting new spins on destinations around the world, writes David Whitley.

USA

Share and share alike

CitiBike

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

USA

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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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.

Map of North America

Travel News

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

Thomson

9:47am | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

Croatia expels tourist for punching monk seal

9:06am | A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

ANNIE DANG 9:48am | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Qantas shrinks toilets to fit more seats on 737s

JAMIE FREED 11:39pm | Qantas Airways will add extra economy-class seats to its fleet of Boeing 737s in a move that will boost the capacity of the primary workhorse of its domestic fleet by 3 per cent.

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