Adventure through the Thailand Jungle!

Pro mountain biker Andrew Whiteford and adventure photographer  Jay Goodrich flew into Thailand to shoot some ‘action’ footage for USA’s Dirt Rag magazine.  It was a 6-day adventure led by guide Khun Win and supported by driver Khun Sak through North Thailand’s tropical jungle.                   Thailand is […]

Journey on the Steppe

                    I had flewn into Mongolia and Ulaanbataar’s Chinngis Khan airport by night, so had not been able to see the relatively small city, home to 1.7 million of outer Mongolia’s 2.9 million population. Now waking up up in the Soviet era 4 star Bayangol Hotel […]

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 […]

Bulgaria – A Dip Back in Time

Discover Bulgaria by Bicycle on a SpiceRoads Cycle Tour                 By Patricia Weismantel Traveling through Bulgaria you feel like you were the last one invited to the party. The Thracians, Greeks, Macedonians, Romans and Turkish were all there first and have left plenty of proof to remind you […]

Rider of the month – Alan Wells

                    1.   What SpiceRoads cycle tour have you been on recently? Kanchanaburi Hills 2.   How many SpiceRoads adventures have you been on? Thirteen 3.   What training did you do before your cycle tour? I usually do 1000k a year, several Senior Olympics races in the US […]

Riders of the month – Tiffany and Steve

1.       What cycle tour have you recently been on? River of Kings in Thailand 2.       How many SpiceRoads adventures have you been on? First one! 3.       What training did you do before your cycle tour?  Mountain biking once a week or so at 2500 meters elevation.  4.       What made you choose a cycling adventure?   Love cycling and wanted to see […]

Five reasons why you should travel to Burma now

Burma’s decades of isolation have meant that its unique way of life has remained largely untouched by western influence. This is a country where traditional garments are still worn, where people travel by horse and cart, and where Buddhism influences are very much ingrained in everyday life.   1.   The leg rowers of Inle Lake The […]