The Spartan Race series is not for real tough guys. It’s for normal people like us. In other words, you don’t have to worry about dying out there on the obstacle course, the paramedics will be standing by to save you. Coming to a city near you.
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The neighborhood surrounding Jim Morrison’s West Hollywood apartment has changed a bit since The Doors’ frontman lived there back in the 60s. You might have a harder time finding your own “L.A. Woman” but you can rent the rockstar’s apartment for only two-hundred bucks per night and it’s right off Sunset Strip.
If you dream of taking an epic mission by motorcycle, the roadtrip experts at Harley-Davidson’s Authorized Tours can steer you in the right direction. They offer fully-supported global tours: Europe, Africa, Route 66, Australia and beyond. Now you know.
Winter is the perfect season for a trip to the warmth and sunshine of L.A.’s celebrity beachside hideaway of Malibu. And now that you can rent Pam Anderson’s villa on the sand, you can see it like only the superstars do. As long as Tommy Lee doesn’t show up looking to take your lady for a boat ride, it should be an incredible luxury getaway.
See Colombia like a kingpin. No bodyguards needed. Excursionist offers a unique two-week tour focused on Colombia’s top exports: coffee, coca, and gold. From your luxury houseboat on the reefs you can speed ashore to visit Pablo Escobar’s family, tour jungle coffee groves, and view one of the largest gold collections in the world.
You have to already be a Ferrari owner to get into the brand’s new Winter Driving Experience course in Aspen, Colorado. If you happen to fit that profile, you’ll get to test out the handling of Ferrari’s new 4-wheel drive FF on a track made of ice and snow. And since nobody who buys the FF will actually take it out in the snow, this slick, 2-day driving program really is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
You better hope this room is up to your girl’s standards because once your spaceship arrives at the Russian space hotel—opening in 2016—it’s a long trip back. And it could get a bit boring in this little pod, but remember, in the weightlessness of space, you can sleep vertically or horizontally. Surely you can think of some “experiments” to conduct up there.
If you don’t pass out or vomit on the elevator ride up, you’ve probably got what it takes to strap in and hang out on the edge of Toronto’s CN tower—over 1100 feet off the ground. What’s 1100? Well, the Statue of Liberty is 155-feet tall, the deck of Seattle’s Space Needle is 520. Still want to go up and dangle?
Beer is pretty much a go anywhere, everywhere, every day. This we know. But now, the beer aficionados at Thirsty Swagman have developed a beer tour making even space travel fun. They fly you 62 miles up and then crack beers on the spaceship. That’s right, sign up for their incredible $95K tour and you can drink a brew in Zero Gravity.
The cost of space travel is going down, so are you going up? At $95,000 a ticket, a 2.5-hour suborbital flight on the XCOR Aerospace Lynx is less than half the cost of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space tours. The Lynx is a rocket-powered space plane blasting passengers 38-miles above the earth at subsonic speeds.