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16. Go Oil Wrestling in Turkey (MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)

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Oil wrestling, also called grease wrestling, is the Turkish national sport. Contestants are drenched in olive oil from head to toe, are stripped to the waist, and wear specially designed leather trousers.


17. Take a Selfie in the Jellyfish Lake in Palau (Nadia Aly/Caters News Agency)

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The Jellyfish Lake, located on Eil Malk island in the Pacific country of Palau, is home to more than ten million jellyfish.


18. Explore an Ice Cave in Alaska

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Tourists explore the ice caves under Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska. Reaching the Mendenhall ice caves involves a kayak journey, then a long hike and ice climb. (Flickr/AER Wilmington DE)


19. Sled on a Chair in Partially Frozen River in China

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Chinese visitors enjoy sledding on a unique chair-sled on the partially frozen Houhai Lake during the Lunar New Year holiday in Beijing on February 6, 2014. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)


20. Surf a River in Germany

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A surfer jumps with his board into the Isar river on July 28, 2010, in Munich, Germany. (Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)
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21. Ride the World's Highest Zipline in the French Alps

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A rider tries out the world's highest zipline, 'La Tyrolienne,' which spans the Maurienne and Tarentaise valleys in the French Alps. (C. Cattin OT Val Thorens)


22. Eat the World's Hottest Chili in India

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A tribal vendor displays 'Bhut Jolokia', claimed to be the world’s hottest chilli, at a local market in Guwahati, the capital city of the northeastern state of Assam on July 1, 2009. (BIJU BORO/AFP/Getty Images)


23. Explore the World's Largest Cave in Vietnam

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An explorer navigates Han Son Doong cave in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. Tours of the cave are not for the faint-hearted. The journey to the cave takes a day and a half through dense uninhabited jungle, before you rappel 260ft down to its entrance. (Carsten Peter/National Geographic/Getty Images)


24. Surf One of the World's Most Dangerous Waves in Tahiti

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A surfer rides a wave at Teahupoo in Tahiti on May 14, 2013. Waves at Teahupoo are known to reach 7 to 10 feet, sometimes reaching 21 feet. It is commonly referred to as the 'heaviest wave in the world.' (Gregory Boissy/AFP/Getty Images)


25. Do the 'Hike of Death' in Peru (Wikimedia/Sascha Wenninger)

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The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru is a tough trek but the trail up to Huayna Picchu is known as the 'Hike of Death.' The Inca staircase is carved out of granite and climbs, and the route is full of crumbling rock, slippery stones, and exposed corners.
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26. Bike the World's Most Dangerous Road in Bolivia

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Cyclists at Bolivia's Yungas Road, also known as 'Death Road,' considered the world's most dangerous road. (Flickr/Jimmy Harris)


27. Cross One of the World's Scariest Bridges in Canada

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Tourists cross the Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The current bridge is 460ft long and 230ft above the river. (Wikimedia/Leonard G.)


28. Visit the Ghost City of Pripyat, Ukraine

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A tourist takes a picture in the abandoned amusement park of the ghost city of Pripyat, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, on September 16, 2010. Thousands of people visit Cherbobyl, site of the world's worst nuclear disaster, and the 30-kms zone around it that remains unhabited. (GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)


29. Brave Chilly River on Crazy Raft Race in England (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

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The annual Matlock Raft Race, held on Boxing Day, December 26 in River Derwent in Matlock, England feature racers on homemade vessels that resemble everything from a Viking ship to a fire engine.


30. Hike the World's Most Dangerous Trail in Spain (Wikimedia/Gabirulo)

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El Caminito del Rey in Malaga, Spain is known as the most dangerous trail in the world. The trail features a 3-foot-wide path that hangs 300 feet above a rocky gorge and has been slowly falling apart for the last 100 years.
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31. Walk to the Edge of AlpsPix Platform in Germany

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Tourists enjoy the view from the Alpspix viewing platform at the base of Alpspitze peak near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. (Johannes Simon/Getty Images)


32. Watch Low-Flying Airliners at Maho Beach, St. Maarten (Flickr/takot)

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At Princess Juliana International Airport in St. Maarten, arriving aircraft must touch down as close as possible to the beginning of Runway 10 resulting in aircraft flying over adjacent Maho Beach at minimal altitude. Signs on the beach warn tourists of the risk of jet blast.


33. Go to Trapeze School in New York

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Participants practice on a trapeze at the Trapeze School of New York on the West Side of Manhattan beside the Hudson River on August 26, 2013 in New York City. Students at the school can take beginner or advanced classes in flying trapeze and other aerial arts. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)


34. Be Caged and Viewed by Lions in New Zealand (nzrockgigs/YouTube)

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At the Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch, New Zealand, visitors get the chance to step into a cage and be watched by a pride of hungry lions, who swarm the cage and even climb up the sides and top of it.


35. Ride the 'Train to the Clouds' in Argentina

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The train known as 'Train to the Clouds' crosses La Polvorilla viaduct, the highest structure in the line at around 4200 metres above mean sea level, 219 km from the city of Salta, in the Argentine northern province of the same name, on October 29, 2008. (JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)
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36. Go Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua

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A tourist goes volcano boarding down Cerro Negro, a volcano that has erupted more than 20 times since 1850, in Leon, Nicaragua. Riders slide down 600 of the volcano's 726 meters on a plywood and metal sled. (NicaPlease/Wikimedia Commons)


37. Fly in a Fighter Jet in Russia (YouTube/flymigsokol)

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A company in Russia lets tourists fly in a MiG-29, the legendary military fighter jet from Sokol Airbase in the city of Nizhniy Novgorod.


38. Sandboard in the Namib Desert in Africa

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A sandboarder performs a stunt in the Namib Desert located in southern Africa on Aug. 19, 2012. (Thomas Dressler/ARDEA/Caters News Agency)


39. Hike the Narrows, Zion National Park in Utah

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A hiker wades through freezing water as he treks to the Virgin River at an area called the Zion Narrows inside the Zion National Park in Utah on March 9, 2011. This spectacular corner of southern Utah is a masterpiece of towering cliffs, deep red canyons, mesas, buttes and massive monoliths. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)


40. Go Heli-Skiing in Canada

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A skier jumps down a slope while heli-skiing at Selkirk Tangiers in British Columbia, Canada. (Mike Powell /Allsport)
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41. Ride One of the World's Scariest Roller Coasters in Ohio (CedarPoint.com)

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The GateKeeper steel roller coaster is located at the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. It has broken seven world records, including world's fastest non-launched wing roller coaster and most inversions ever on a wing roller coaster.


42. Climb the Haiku Stairs in Hawaii

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Haiku Stairs on the island of Oahu. (Kirinwizard/Wikimedia Commons)  


43. Camp in Antarctica (Quarkexpeditions)

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Camping in an unspoiled land such as Antarctica means following several strict rules. No food or drink is allowed on land except for water and you are not allowed to go to the toilet unless it is an absolute emergency.


44. Join the Battle of the Oranges in Italy

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Men with helmets are hit by oranges during the traditional 'battle of the oranges' held during the carnival in Ivrea, near Turin, Italy on March 4, 2014. Around 165 were injured in the festival of 2013, with 13 requiring hospitalization. (GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)


45. Try a Water Jet Pack in Calif.

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Dean O'Malley rises above the water using a JetLev, a water-powered jetpack flying machine in the Newport Beach harbor on September 25, 2012 in Newport Beach, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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46. Attend a Water Buffalo Race in Indonesia

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A participant competes in a 'Makepung' or bull race with domestic water buffaloes in the town of Jembrana on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on August 8, 2010. The festive tradition draws hundreds of tourists to the island, even as it promises to get both participants and spectators covered in mud in the heat of the blazing sun. (SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)


47. Go on a Storm Chase Tour

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A storm chase company with tour participants outside of Hemmingford, Nebraska, in May 2006. While a storm chasing tour can be a trip of a lifetime, some local emergency personnel find such tour groups an added inconvenience during what can be life and death situations in severe weather. (Jeff Hutchens/Getty Images)


48. Climb the Killer Pillar at Yosemite National Park, Calif.

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Ron Kauk climbs the Killer Pillar at the Yosemite National Park in Yosemite, California. (Mike Powell/Allsport)


49. Stay in the Sala Silver Mine Hotel in Sweden

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Guests of the Mine Suite of the Silver Mine Hotel in Sweden are taken (via mine-shaft elevator) 500ft below ground. Not surprisingly, mobile phones don’t work in the Mine Suite, so guests are provided with an intercom radio to communicate with the staff above ground. (Pappilabild)


50. Explore an Underwater Cave in Egypt

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A scuba diver leaves from an underwater cave in the depths of Ras Mohammed protection area in Sinai, Egypt, 08 July 2005. The cave environment is truly spectacular, with bizarre forms, shadowy light, and limited spaces that have a unique, extraordinary fascination. (TARIK TINAZAY/AFP/Getty Images)
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