SpiceRoads E-bikes: Now Available in Vietnam and Sri Lanka!

SpiceRoads E-bikes: Now Available in Vietnam and Sri Lanka!

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

The Common Tourist Attraction You Should Avoid When Visiting Thailand

The Common Tourist Attraction You Should Avoid When Visiting Thailand

Each year thousands of tourists to Thailand tell their friends and family about their experiences with the delicious food, beautiful scenery, stunning Buddhist temples, and photos of themselves with animals, such as tigers and elephants, and tales of riding atop a massive elephant, or elephants playing football or painting. Unfortunately, few stop to consider how it

10 World Heritage Sites You Will See on Our Tours Through Asia

10 World Heritage Sites You Will See on Our Tours Through Asia

A World Heritage Site is a place that is listed by UNESCO as being culturally or physically significant. Founded in 1972 to protect endangered monuments in Egypt and Sudan, a World Heritage Site can range from being a lake to an entire city. As of this year, there are 1031 listed sites spanning over 163 countries

Cycle Through History: Visit to a World Heritage Site

Cycle Through History: Visit to a World Heritage Site

World Heritage status indicates a location’s cultural or natural outstanding significance to the region. The national and international efforts that go into preserving and protecting these national gems guarantee an enriching visit, on or off the bicycle. Many historical and natural landmarks can’t survive without some help. The ravages of time, from natural erosion, overgrowth,