Bangkok by bike

Bangkok by bike

Given Bangkok’s notoriously bad traffic, exploring the city by bike is not the first thing that springs to mind.  However I had explored Bangkok’s main tourist sights on previous visits and I was keen to get behind the scenes and see everyday Bangkok life. The bike tour started in the Phranakorn neighbourhood, home to a […]

Surviving the Death Road – downhill for 65 kilometres

Death Road, Bolivia

One of the most well-known attractions in Bolivia is the infamous “Death Road”, also known as the World’s Most Dangerous Road, so called because of the alarming number of road fatalities. For a fee, tourists can experience this for themselves and mountain bike down this perilous route. Since we were here, it seemed like a […]

A cycling holiday in Cuba

Cuba

“I am Fidel Castro and we have come to liberate Cuba” Fidel Castro Wow – Cuba – what a country, what an experience!  Arriving in Havana, it feels like you’ve landed in not just a different country but a different age. Within seconds of being in a taxi (probably a Lada), you saw the old cars that […]