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 […]

Rider of the month – Herbert Kavet

My first cycle adventure was to Kenya, Africa. It was probably 25 or 30 years ago and I don’t remember what inspired me. I do know my wife always wanted to visit Africa and though not, at the time, a serious cyclist she came along. I was racing triathlons seriously around this period and had […]

Bali Cycle Tour Special Promotion

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 / […]

VISA-FREE ENTRY FOR BALI

If you are a citizen of the below 30 countries, from June 12th, 2015  you now be able to seamlessly enter Indonesia, including Bali, visa-free! This visa-free entry has only be granted at certain Immigration Check Points, including Denpasar (DPS), the airport recommended for our Bali tours.   Visa free visits are valid for a maximum […]

Puskhar Fair: Dancing camels and colourful handicrafts. Stay for the moustache competition!

By Marissa Chicarelli Rajasthan is an Indian state located in the north west of the country, bordering Pakistan. The largest state by area, Rajasthan features myriad sites, attractions, and festivals to intrigue any visitor to the region. From the pink-hued Jaipur, to the blue city of Jodphur and the alabaster City of Lakes, Udaipur. Pushkar […]

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 […]

Rider of the month – Simon Ashton

When did you go on your first cycle adventure? It was in 2010 to celebrate my 50th Birthday! Fourteen of us cycled from Saigon to Angkor Wat, once we arrived we were met with several other friends and had a surreal party in a 1,000 year old temple in the Angkor complex catered by the […]