1. Sailing the Grenadines, Lesser, Antilles.
Whether you charter a yacht with a crew or go "bare boating" and do it yourself, you will find the Caribbean's Grenadines are a paradise of sailors .That’s because there are 32 islands (some uninhabited and accessible only by boat) strung out like a necklace across 40 miles of water, between Grenada and St. Vincent.
2. Horseback safari in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
The rainy season ending in the month of May, entelope, wildebees, gazelle, and the migrating zebra begin their search for greener grass. One of the best ways to see them is on horseback-you will feel like part of the herd and as well visit the hospitable Masai people’s nomadic villages.
3. Pedicab ride, New York City.
After enjoying a Broadway show, flag down a pedicab-a bicycle ricksha powered by an unbelievably fit young driver and revel in the sights and sounds of Times Square whirling
4. Coaching in Bavaria, Germany.
Climb into an authentic 19 th-century horse-drawn rickshaw and wander along old coach traffic-free roads. You will pass rural villages, blue lakes, and unspoiled meadows, ending up at Neuschwanstein Castle, which inspired the palace in Disney's Sleeping Beauty.
5. Mount Washington Cog Railroad, North Conway, New Hampshire.
Mount Washington,which is highest mountain in the Northeast, may best be reached by its cog railway. The original "little engine that could" chugs three and a half miles to the peak of the mountain, as it has been done since 1869, affording dramatic views along the way.
6. Barging and ballooning, Burgundy, France.
Whether you choose to sail drifting along the ancient network of rivers and canals, or by air, floating high above the forest ringed chateaux, ballooning and barging are both calm ways to enjoy one of France's most beautiful regions.
7. Cycling the San Juan Islands, Washington.
In the pastoral San Juans, where cows seem to be more than cars,you can bike your way back in time to the turn-of-the-century days of farmers and fishermen-or just to the sixties, when handicrafts and pottery were the coin of the realm.
8. Trekking around Mount Kailas, Tibet.
Pilgrims and trekking tourists come from all over the world to perform a kora, a 32-mile walk around the circuit of this most sacred of Asian mountains to pay respect to the deities. One circuit is believed to erase the sins of a lifetime; 108 ensures Nirvana.