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Travel Isn't Always Fun: The Rise of the Sufferfest Vacation

Forget lying on the beach with that Oprah Magazine, more and more travelers are looking to push their physical limits and experience some hardcore adventure on vacation. Outside Magazine examines why "sufferfest" vacations are on the rise, as Americans choose pain over relaxation and riding miles on a bike over buffets. According to Outside, "cross-continental bike excursions, jungle survival camps, guided ultraruns: agony-inducing holidays are currently one of the travel industry's hottest trends."

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