When is a curry not a curry?

by Marisa Chicarelli Part and parcel of a SpiceRoads trip is the food. Local food, tasty food, food that offers gastronomic insights into the country and culture that is being explored. And sometimes, we need to take another look at what we call a dish. Thailand is known worldwide for its cuisine. And one of […]

Puskhar Fair: Dancing camels and colourful handicrafts. Stay for the moustache competition!

By Marissa Chicarelli Rajasthan is an Indian state located in the north west of the country, bordering Pakistan. The largest state by area, Rajasthan features myriad sites, attractions, and festivals to intrigue any visitor to the region. From the pink-hued Jaipur, to the blue city of Jodphur and the alabaster City of Lakes, Udaipur. Pushkar […]

What You Need to Organise BEFORE Heading off on Your Cycling Holiday

By Gary Corbett FINALLY after much research you have tracked down an organised cycle tour that is just perfect for you and have made the booking. What now? While to seasoned travellers it may sound ridiculously obvious, don’t do what far too many people have done in the past and forget to organise your passports, […]

Become a Self-Published Author – Write a Blog about Your Cycling Holiday

  WITH your cycle touring holiday quickly approaching, now is the time to consider the merits of writing a blog to record your daily travels and adventures. The ease of finding Wi-Fi internet connections these days makes keeping in touch while on your cycling adventure – no matter whether it is a one week guided […]

Explore the colours of India

Be prepared for an adventure in Sikkim, India                 Four distinctly different areas, one fascinating country – welcome to SpiceRoads cycle tours in India. From the historical splendor of Rajasthan and the expansive tea plantations of Sikkim, to the raw rugged nature of the Himalayas in Ladakh and […]

To Travel Alone or With a Friend on an Organised Cycling Holiday

It is a sad fact of life that there are many people who have abandoned plans to enjoy a cycle touring holiday just because they do not have a travelling partner. But this is totally unnecessary. Sure it is great to share the experience of seeing the world from the seat of a bicycle with […]