SpiceRoads goes to the far east again in 2020 with a brand new tour in Japan! This year, with the advent of the Tokyo Olympics, the land of the rising sun will be showcasing its ancient traditions and rich culture to the entire world. Our new Japan Heritage tour brings you to the epicenter of
Every November, Thailand’s rivers, canals, lakes, and ponds, and even sometimes swimming pools and fountains, light up with beautiful floral creations, sending wishes and hopes for blessings and forgiveness into nature. Loy Kratong, which translates loosely to “floating basket”, is celebrated on the evening of the full moon of the 12th month of the Thai
Tell me about yourself My name is Wayan Arta Yasa and I am Balinese. In Bali we only use four names, and the names are given based on birth order. Wayan is the name given to the first born – I am the oldest! If you are called “Made” or “Kadek” you are second born,
A bright new mural promoting cycle touring in Thailand has been painted on the front wall of the SpiceRoads Head Office in Bangkok. The scene is a colourful portrayal of cycling through the green and pleasant countryside surrounding Bangkok. Local artist Qucan was trained at the College of Fine Arts in Bangkok and is well-known
We’re venturing out of Asia to attend the UK Cycle Show 2013 at the NEC in Birmingham at the end of September. Struan and Patricia will be there and would love to see former and future riders, so please drop by our booth (H58 in the Holiday zone) to say hello and get firsthand information
Our first bicycle tour to Kyushu island in Japan proved to be very colourful indeed. Our tour started off with a fabulous meal in Kumamoto. We dined on too many courses to count and for some of us it was the first time eating raw fish! We have a new sushi convert in the group!
SpiceRoads is well represented at the Tour of Friendship 5-stage road bike race with two teams in competition. The first stage was a 7 km time trial and the heat was on with temps at 38C. The start is a bit intimidating for first timers as you are clipped in on your bike with somebody