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Is it legal to light and send off sky lanterns on the beaches of Hawaii?

Sky lanterns are banned in Hawaii. In July 2012, Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie signed into law HB2113, a bill which imposed a total ban on aerial luminaries, including the ignition, possession, ...
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Dark Days in Scandinavia

TL;DR: Winter is normal in Scandinavia, so life goes on normally. Many ski slopes and even some cross-country ski tracks are artificially lit, so they can be used in the dark. So are other winter ...
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Male alternatives to dressing up as a geisha in Kyoto

If you go to Toho Uzumasa Eigamura in Kyoto, you can dress like a ninja along with other samurai, royalty, and townsperson variations. There are even European royalty (as imagined by shojo manga) ...
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Is it still possible to go jogging around the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens?

It is still possible, but apparently not that popular. You just turn up, pay the entrance fee for the stadium and museum (€10 in April 2023) and sign the form they give you (biro provided).
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China - Binhai - Aircraft Carrier Amusement park - Hands on or just looking only?

TL;DR There's nothing hands on. IIRC, it is not even a museum. If I'm not mistaken, it is the former Soviet aircraft carrier Kiev. Basically, all equipment has been removed from the aircraft carrier ...
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Are there any bungee jumping sites in Myanmar?

As Έρικ Κωνσταντόπουλος, I doubt that Irrawaddy or Central region have bungee-jumping capabilities, but not based on an undated article that mentions "it may just be a matter of time". In my case I ...
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Are there paraglide/paramotor operators around Lake Toba?

Paragliding is possible around Lake Toba , there even was a big festival in 2013, however it seems the sport has not quite picked up as you report that companies used to fly around there, @Madlozoz ...
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Male alternatives to dressing up as a geisha in Kyoto

It seems that many of the kimono rental shops that cater to women also carry men's kimono. For example: Okamoto Kimono offers large selection of kimono including formal, long-sleeved or hakama for ...
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Are there paraglide/paramotor operators around Lake Toba?

I emailed the owner of this site: http://www.sumatra-paragliding.com/tours.html and asked him. The owner will give a tandem flight during the Painan , Langkisau Hill, Padang Beach , and lake ...
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Is there a free public outdoor gym somewhere in Dalat, Vietnam?

As per hippietrail's comment: No I stayed there for almost one month and never found something. It's pretty labyrinthine though, so I could've still missed it. So we can presume a free outdoor gym ...
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Traditional dance lessons for tourists in Korea

The CoréART offering might suit: Korean Traditional Musical Instruments & Dance Class Overview Are you interested in Korean traditional music and dance performance? This is your chance ...
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Are there any bungee jumping sites in Myanmar?

Myamar Offers Fine Bungee-Jumping Sites You can bungee-jump from almost anywhere—towers, jagged cliffs and even helicopters. So it may just be a matter of time before extreme sports enthusiasts ...
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Park City, Utah for vacation

If you are willing to drive for 1½ hour and enjoy hiking, Timpanogos Cave is outstanding. Cave tours are offered daily throughout the summer season and are led by park rangers. The round-trip hike ...
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Things to do during a five-hour layover in Athens, Greece?

There isn't much to do nearby the airport, in terms of tourist attractions, and given your short time frame, I would probably stay put. Rushing to the Acropolis is just not worth it, as the lines are ...
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Is there a free public outdoor gym somewhere in Dalat, Vietnam?

Apparently there is: https://calisthenics-parks.com/spots/7582-en-da-lat-calisthenics-stations Near the sports center.
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South-west US/Hawaii Volleyball fun tournament in September

In my experience some beach hotels in Hawaii and Mexico organize daily beach volleyball tourneys. Unfortunately they don't usually publish their activity schedules online, and even if it's on their ...
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Suggestions for Outdoor Activities in Cambridge?

In the current situation no. The British Government has ordered all non-essential businesses to close and has banned gatherings of more than 2 people unless for essential reasons. So places like go-...
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Suggestions for Outdoor Activities in Cambridge?

It might be a bit extreme, but you could try skydiving? Either way, thinks are going to be locked down for a couple weeks and most of these kinds of activities are closed now.
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Where can I go mud sliding in Europe (ideally the UK)?

It's most strange, I've spent the last 30 minutes searching (using advanced queries and location specific keywords) for places to mudslide in the UK and I can't seem to find anything. As you said ...
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