It’s too touristy—you’ll be surrounded by hordes of cyclists and swarms of backpackers. 100% not true. Of course if you’re hungry for company, there’ll be no shortage of places to connect with fellow tourists. But if you’re in search of
Eric stepped out of the small supermarket scowling. “They don’t take Thai Baht.” Pretty normal, I decided, since we are, after all, in Malaysia. Normal, but annoying, since all we had was Thai Baht. And a stash of US dollars,
A collection of our favorite photos from our time bicycle touring in Laos.
The monks invited us in without a moment’s hesitation. Their temple was a simple one, but we were welcome to spend the night. I imagined we’d be shown a suitable spot out back, but no, a gentle-faced man in a
Cross some borders and you’d hardly know you’d switched countries. Roll across the 49th parallel from the US into Canada and you’ll soon spot a Walmart, a Safeway and a Pizza Hut. Switch from the Chilean side of Tierra del
Laos is the current darling of Southeast Asia and it’s not hard to figure out why. Sure the scenery is stunning, thick tropical jungle and fast-flowing rivers, and there’s certainly plenty of culture in this temple-dotted land, but what really
Hanoi held us for almost a week. A combination of comfortable lodging, crunchy baguettes and travel fatigue conspired to keep us pushing back our departure “just one more day” again and again and again. While much time was spent holed
Cambodia is well-loved for its exotic temples and spicy cuisine. Rachel Hugens shares some of the reasons why this southeast Asian country is a current hot-spot for bicycle tourists. Reason #1 Location, Location, Location Cambodia is a wonderful destination