One of the best undiscovered, emerging destinations for cycling is… East Africa? Bet you didn’t see that one coming! At SpiceRoads Cycling, we literally cycle the globe, searching for the best cycling in the world to offer our cycling-obsessed clients. And next up on our list of hidden gems is East Africa. This wild and
When you think of the top destinations for road cycling, what comes to mind? Probably the usual France, Spain, maybe even Italy, especially when thinking of Europe. But there’s so much to see, do, and ride outside of the usual haunts. Let’s explore another European road cycling destination- the Balkans, and the setting for our
The biggest shift in recreational cycling has made its way to cycle travel. Enter the e-bike! E-bikes, or bikes with a battery-powered “pedal assist,” feel just like a standard push bike, but the built-in electric motor kicks in when the rider begins to pedal. The pedal assist is as strong or as subtle as you
Whether you’re looking for an epic biking adventure, experiencing a wonderful culture, witnessing breathtaking landscapes or trying orgasmic foods, Pakistan might not be the first destination that pops up. But it should be! Pakistan is all of that and more and I’m not just saying this because I’m a Pakistani myself. As it so happens, recently we
Cyclists all over Thailand rejoiced in December, as the long awaited re-opening of the airport track, ‘Skylane’ finally happened. Cyclists were not the only ones to be celebrating though, as the 23.5km track had been the main driving force behind a boom in cycling which has seen a whole new generation of cyclists created, and
SpiceRoads Cycle Tours has undergone a transformation! Began in 1995 by Hamish Keith, SpiceRoads grew into a global, cycle touring brand that leads eye-opening cycling adventures in over 30 destinations around the world. While we’ve had a lot of adventures since 1995, this new one is of a different variety: we’ve rebranded! Our goal with
Table manners can be an issue in social situations if you’re new to a country or a culture. Most Thais are forgiving (and entertained) if visitors are at least trying to be polite, but here are some pointers so when you “eat like a local”, it means more than that you can handle spicy foods!