Tasting Turkey for the first time on a bicycle

bicycle-touring-turkey If you want to be happy, be. We are just getting started! Cycling over the bridge at the border between Greece and Turkey was symbolic. Riding away from Europe, finally crossing into a different continent. Finally going further away and into de unknown. Turkey is not a hidden gem anymore, and it might not be […] Continue reading →

11,000 Km, 11 months and 3€ a day by bicycle in Europe

Bicycle touring in Europe 331 days wild camping and pedaling over a bunch of European countries. Three hundred and thirty-one days since we quit our jobs in England and started our cycling adventure. No timetables, no plans, no return tickets. 11 months fighting with the elements: cold, hot, wind, rain, snow and hailing. Not knowing where we will end […] Continue reading →

Wandering around the World on a bicycle

Wild camping under 1000 stars I am writing you these lines from the inside of my tent, in the middle of the Bosnian mountains, after a long day cycling. For the last 9 months we have been cycling around Europe, meeting random local people, speaking in different languages or mimicking for communication. Trying traditional gastronomy, being invited into their homes […] Continue reading →

Leave your bicycle helmet at home for cycling in Portugal, or not

In this side of the border you can take off your helmet, it's your choice, not mandatory Portugal. Finally! A break, a change, fresh air after a long time cycling through Spanish lands. Spain has diversity and sharp contrast between regions, but crossing the border to a new country, different language and unknown traditions are always welcome. Even when the differences are small like in this case. It might sound funny coming […] Continue reading →

Spain is hilly and huge to cycle around it!

No more cycling in Spain! We arrived in Spain, which meant we had to cross the Pyrenees! After one month cycling the flattish France we were not sure how we were going to handle it. We were afraid of the hard climbing, thinking how many breaks we would need and how many days it would take us. In the end, […] Continue reading →

Cycling the Atlantic coast of France

Cycling to the Pyrenees from France! The second country of our world round trip by bicycle was France, and we arrived there in the middle of winter. The early months of winter had been very rainy, and it caused the whole country to be flooded. Before starting our trip we have been researching about French bicycle routes and paths, but in […] Continue reading →