Find out why Madagascar is a trending biking destination, where the call of the wild beckons you for a thrilling adventure in the lap of nature! Salama! (Hello in Malagasy) and welcome to the lands of Madagascar, a small island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Southeast Africa. A collection of islands,
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.
By Gary Corbett Traditionally adventure holidays have been the domain of testosterone charged thrill seekers in the 20-plus age bracket. But not any longer, with guided and self-guided cycling holidays becoming increasingly popular on a yearly basis with people over 40 years old. Essentially an organised cycling holiday ticks all the boxes for older, or
SpiceRoads Cycle Tours is encouraging riders to visit Nepal this coming season by offering to donate US$250 for every rider booked on a Nepal tour from now until the end of March 2016. Many of the popular tourist areas have managed to escape the brunt of the earthquake and local tour leaders are now ready
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
One of the joys of SpiceRoads’ Madagascar adventure is catching sight of the myriad species unique to the island. And “myriad” is an understatement. According to the World Wildlife Fund’s description of Madagascar, “approximately 95 percent of Madagascar’s reptiles, 89 percent of its plant life, and 92 percent of its mammals exist nowhere else on
How long have you been cycling for? I have cycled since I was a child. My first brand was a Fireston, no gears, blue 18” free cruising bicycle. It was followed a few years later with the coolest sting-ray handle-barred, banana seat wonder. I rode a twenty-one speed all through college but only to classes