We take a break from our daily lives to escape to a place where all one can do is relax, wake up late, enjoy a wholesome breakfast in bed and tour around the city streets languidly. However, if you are someone who gets a major kick out of jumping off clicks and free-falling buildings, then this is the list you want to read right now.
Para-gliders float over the fog from Gaisberg mountain near the city of Salzburg.Reuters
Skiing and kayaking are sports a regular adventure trip features, sandboarding on volcanic mountains, zorbing in Czech waters and climbing steep glaciers are something professionals do. But there are places where you can book packages and get to experience thrill of a lifetime.
A man makes a bungee jump from a 44-metre high bridge in the Siberian Taiga area, 42 km (26 miles) south of Russia's city of Krasnoyarsk.Reuters
People drive down a summer bobsleigh run at the western city Winterberg, Germany.Reuters
Base jumpers soar through the air in the Lauterbrunnen valley in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland.Reuters
A man plays inside a giant plastic ball, called Zorb on the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic.Reuters
Mountain climbers are silhouetted against the sky while they take a hike on top of the Rhone glacier in the Swiss Alps.Reuters
Tourist's kayak in clear waters near a reef offshore from Hamilton, Bermuda.Reuters
Tom Brown (L) and Luke Fitzgerald finish a long day of backcountry skiing near Norden, California.Reuters
The underwater environment in the Red Sea on the coast near the Egyptian city of Hurghada.Reuters
Anry Ramirez, a staff of tour company Tierra Tours, sand-boards at the Cerro Negro volcano in Leon City, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) northwest of Managua.Reuters