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Baseball and sub-par beer in Japan

The great American pastime is taken to new heights in Osaka – right down to the flavourless, watery brew on tap.
Read more… 25 June 2013

Spain’s super-charged sport

In northern Spain, Lonely Planet photographer Dominic Bonuccelli tries his hand at the unusual activity of Basque pelota, which once held the world record for fastest ball speed.
17 June 2013

North America by cable and bridge

Created by soldiers who needed to move quickly through the Dolomites, the sport of via ferrata provides access to gorgeous, isolated routes without the risk of unprotected climbing.
Read more… 13 June 2013

Canada’s summer adventure hotspot

Not just for goggle-eyed powder nuts, Whistler transforms each June into the country’s coolest outdoor activity playground.
Read more… 11 June 2013

Kayaking Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

Explore the island’s ancient sea caves and verdant valleys at your own pace, stopping to shower in waterfalls and sleep under the stars.
Read more… 06 June 2013


Dubai’s ping pong nightclub

With three bars serving luxury cocktails, an outdoor terrace, a live DJ and a gold-plated ping pong table, SPiN Dubai could be the swankiest games club in the world.
Read more… 22 May 2013


Roller disco dancing in NYC

Warmer weather ushers in a new season of a New York classic, where roller-skating aficionados twirl, grapevine and display ankle bone-defying footwork in Central Park.
Read more… 19 April 2013

On the road: Haifa, Israel

Take a dip at Bat Galim Beach, considered one of the country's best spots for surfing, windsurfing and watersports.
27 March 2013

Worldwide Weird

High-heel racing for a cause

Stiletto runs have become popular worldwide, especially in the Netherlands where women compete to win prizes and support charities.
Read more… 08 March 2013

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