Why the Balkans are an Undiscovered Destination for Road Cycling

Why the Balkans are an Undiscovered Destination for Road Cycling

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 SpiceRoads 2016 Annual Guide Meeting

The SpiceRoads 2016 Annual Guide Meeting

By James Leyson, Chief Adventure Manager at SpiceRoads In late June of 2016, here SpiceRoads guides gathered in downtown Bangkok for a 3-day meeting event including the annual company update and professional training. The theme for this year’s guide meeting was “Building Global Competencies for World-Class Cycling Guides, bronchitis ” in accordance with the Adventure Travel Trade Association

2015 International Guide Training

Last week, SpiceRoads welcomed 50 of our professionally-licensed multilingual tour leaders for a jammed packed two-day Guide Training Workshop.  The team underwent a certificated first aid training from Red Cross Thailand, where participants learned everything from bandaging, CPR, to dealing with spinal injuries; emergency situation role-plays; a bike maintenance course; guide ride, a fun team