5 JAPANESE EXPERIENCES YOU’LL LOVE IN 2020

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 […]

Loy Krathong: Thailand’s festival of lights and rivers

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 […]

Interview with Guide Wayan, Bali

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, […]

SpiceRoads Head Office now features new bike-themed mural

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 […]