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
By Herb Kavet I had my worries about Bulgaria – I thought it would be a throwback, charmless place. But a some friends suggested a trip, so I joined them without knowing much and expecting surprises. I wasn’t let down. The first surprise was Sofia. The capital wasn’t a rundown and drab former communist but
By Herb Kavet The Philippines are delightful. The people are amongst the most friendly of the 40 countries I’ve biked through. Even the dogs are polite. Not one even barked at our group. Other trips I’ve been on featured the exotic – Golden temples shimmering in the sun, black water buffalo lumbering through fields, women
Nepal is gradually being reconstructed since the devastating earthquakes last April. Most of the popular tourist areas have managed to escape the brunt of the earthquake and are safe to visit. The city of lakes One location which is ready to be explored is Pokhara, located in the Pokhara Valley, about 200km west of Kathmandu.
Our first bike tour in Madagascar was an amazing experience — full of animals, amazing scenery, exciting cycling, smiling Malagasy and good food. In 15 days we went from the capital down to the coast, stopping for hikes at three national parks along the way making it possible to see lots of lemurs and chameleons!
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Book a tour to Bali before the end of December, 2015 and receive a free cultural evening including a traditional dance performance! And if you are a citizen of 30 select countries including UK, US, Canada, New Zealand you are able to gain visa-free entry. Read more What you get? Bali Explorer (3 days /