Healthy Ways To Tour A City

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Leave public transport behind and take in the sights of your favourite capital cities while burning calories at the same time


Your Transport: KAYAKING

While everyone else is taking their holiday snaps from the shoreline, you can take your shots of the Golden Gate Bridge from the water.  The City Kayak company ( gives you the chance to paddle by Alcatraz, get up close to the world famous bridge and enjoy the city’s skyline from a whole new perspective. Take a look at the Sunset and Full Moon trips too. Trips from around USD50.
Calories burnt: 256 per hour


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Your Trip: LONDON
Your Transport: HORSE RIDING

You could spend most of your trip sitting in traffic, or you could sign up for the Equestrian Package at The Stafford Kempinski. After breakfast you will be collected by the Riding Club London Concierge and taken for a two-hour ride through Windsor Park. Other tours available include carriage driving or polo lessons too. To book visit Priced USD2,342 for two people.
Calories burnt: 238 per hour


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Your Trip: PARIS
Your Transport: SEGWAY

Glide through the City Of Lights on your very own Segway. Yes, it’s not just Paul Blatt Mall Cop who gets to have all the fun. You can whizz along the Champs-Elysees, by the Eiffel Tower and through the Tuileries Gardens. If clinging to this motorized machine isn’t enough of a workout, ask the company about its Fat Tire Bike Tours. Visit Priced USD116 for three hours.
Calories burnt: 110 per hour


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Your Trip: SYDNEY
Your Transport: JOGGING organize jogging tours of this breathtaking city. You can join them for a 7km jog around Sydney Harbour, past the Botanic Gardens and into Woolloomooloo. You can also jog across the bridge itself and head towards the picturesque Lavender Bay. But if you’re there for a while, why not do both? Runs from USD55 per person.
Calories burnt: 606 per hour


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Your Trip: NEW YORK
Your Transport: CYCLING
If you’ve already jogged around Central Park, why not climb aboard one of The Mark’s bikes? These limited edition Republic Bikes are free for guests of The Mark to use. And if you chat to the kitchen you can also arrange a picnic too. Picnic menu dishes start at USD7. (An average stay at the hotel starts at USD525/night, before taxes;
Calories burnt: 292 per hour


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