Tourists of the 19th century had Ferris Wheels to freak themselves out. The 20th century had bungee jumping and skydiving. Today, cities in the US, China, and Canada are building permanent glass “skywalks,” the longest of which—a 984-foot monster—just opened in Hunan province, China.
There are few sights more majestic than watching the endangered Andean condor soar over Peru’s Sacred Valley along the Inca Road in southern Peru. And there’s a hotel that allows guests to do just that, while hanging off the side of a cliff 1,300 feet above the valley floor.
Remember when you vacationed in Cape Cod and ran into Bob from accounting? And then, next year, when you vacationed in Myrtle Beach and ran into him again? Well, you might have a more serious problem, but you also might want to try going somewhere a little more remote to get away from it all. “All” meaning Bob and his ilk.