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It's possible that you're already thinking about and planning next year's holidays and if you're not sure where to go or what to do then how about something a little different? There are so many choices when it comes to travel, and while relaxing holidays are often needed, sometimes you also need a bit of adventure and to do something different, out of your comfort zone and a new experience. Take a look at this list for a bit of inspiration and start planning the trip of a lifetime:
Run The Great Wall Marathon
If you like a challenge, you love to run and are either already a marathon runner or would like to run one, then why not go to China and do it there along the Great Wall. One of the world's most challenging marathons, it includes 5,164 steps and passes through the lower valley and into the neighboring villages.
Swim With Endangered Species In Australia
In Western Australia, you will find the Ningaloo Reef which attracts 500 species of fish and some endangered species such as hawksbill and loggerhead turtles. Take a trip and try snorkeling along the reef and you might see some humpback whales too.
Fish In The Zambezi River
The Zambezi River is the 4th largest river in Africa behind the Nile, Congo, and Niger Rivers. Flowing through six countries, the water is pure with some of the best wildlife the world has to offer, including crocodiles, hippopotamuses, elephants, lions, buffaloes, and an array of birdlife. People from all over the world go Fishing the Zambezi River due to the quality of the fish species on offer but nothing compares to the Tigerfish of the Zambezi.
Descend Into Thrihnukagigur Volcano, Iceland
Go below the earth's surface in Iceland and see the colorful cavern that has been drained of its magma in the Thrihnukagigur Volcano.
Get Your Adrenaline Pumping in the Azores
Book yourself in for an action-packed holiday with activities such as canyoning, whale watching, rock climbing, swimming with dolphins and cliff-diving all on offer and to top it off, the Azores experience warm to mild temperatures all-year-round,
Motorcycle In The Isle Of Man
Home to the annual Isle of Man TT races and Festival of Motorcycling, the Isle of Man is undoubtedly one of the best places in the world for motorcycling. There's a number of different tours available for you to choose from and they're all pretty fantastic.
Rio Futaleufu Rafting Holiday In Chile
The Rio Futaleufu runs from Argentina's Los Alerces National Park west through Chile to the atmospheric coastal fishing town of Chaiten so not only is this a beautiful place to visit but the rafting is awesome too. Your adrenaline will no doubt be pumping!
Take a ranch holiday in the USA
Experience life like a cowboy and stay on a cattle ranch for a holiday like no other. Check out the Dixie Dude Ranch in the Texas Hill Country, where you can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, and swimming and spend the evenings joining in campfire sing-a-longs and dancing.