MOTORCYCLING ADVENTURES IN MOTHER RUSSIA

Motorcycling Adventures in Mother Russia Whatever you hope to experience in your travels, chances are, Russia has what you’re looking for. If it’s epic riding you’re after, Russia has it in spades. It is the world’s largest country after all! Russia’s rambling routes through rolling countryside, stately forests, medieval townships and fairytale villages are still […]

10 MUST-SEE DESTINATIONS IN COLOMBIA TO ADD TO YOUR BUCKET LIST

Colombia isn’t the kind of country you can skip through in a couple of weeks and consider it “done”. From the bustling, artistic vibe of the cities to the unspoiled beauty of its coasts, forests, deserts and mountains, Colombia’s cultural and natural riches are almost infinite. With so many wildly varying destinations, planning a trip […]

I WANT TO TRAVEL THE WORLD BY MOTORCYCLE. HOW MUCH EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?

Seeing the world by motorcycle gives you a completely different perspective on travel. With no physical barrier between you and the world around you, there’s a sense of absolute freedom, and an intimate connection with the landscape that only motorcycle touring can achieve. If you’re thinking of embarking on your first overseas motorcycle tour, you’re […]

TIBET ON A MOTORCYCLE: ADVENTURE TOURERS MOST EXPERIENCE RIDING “THE ROOF OF THE WORLD”

Mystical, mythical mysterious Tibet. This enchanting land, home to the holiest temples and the mightiest mountain peaks is considered one of the final frontiers of motorcycle touring. Access isn’t easy. If you’re a foreigner, independent travel in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is strictly forbidden. But thanks to the newest venture from the team at […]

A FIRST-TIMERS TRAVEL GUIDE TO MOSCOW

FUTURISTIC MEGACITY AND LIVING MUSEUM IN ONE DID YOU KNOW? With a population of around 12.5 million, Moscow is the largest city in Europe and the northernmost megacity in the world Moscow was founded in 1147 and has been the centre of Russia’s political power for 680 years, first as the capital of the Grand […]

HOW TO RIDE YOUR MOTORCYCLE SAFELY THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS

Part of the fun of riding a motorcycle is the thrill of conquering new terrain. Like pushing yourself all the way to the peak of a fourteener on foot, getting to the top via two wheels is a grueling yet exhilarating feeling and one you’ll remember for a lifetime. The sharp switchbacks over flat-faced cliffs […]

EIGHT MAGICAL PLACES IN PERU THAT AREN’T MACHU PICCHU

DISCOVER PERU If you’re planning on visiting Peru for the first time, it’s safe to assume the obvious – Machu Picchu ranks right at the top of your must-see list. Every day, hundreds of underprepared tourists start on the steep, soggy, punishing slog that is the Inca Trail hike to see this manmade wonder of […]

WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT ST. PETERSBURG

One of the most beautiful cities in Europe DID YOU KNOW? The historical city centre of Saint Petersburg and its related monuments have been designated as World Heritage sites by UNESCO since 1991 The city has one of the deepest metros systems in the world – on average, the stations are situated 60-70m underground. Proletarskaya metro station […]

LET’S RIDE THAILAND!

Asia’s Adventure Riding Capital For many experienced travellers, Thailand tends to conjure up visions of paradise lost. Images of once beautiful islands now sinking under the weight of sunburned day-trippers and trinket sellers. Beyond the beaches, the cities are sadly, less famous for their amazing street food than they are for their spruikers, scams and […]

HOW TO CHOOSE A MOTORCYCLE TOUR OPERATOR

Why it Pays to Research Your Next Motorcycle Tour Operator Carefully This advice applies to both operators who run guided group and private motorcycle tours, and rental companies who hire their own motorcycles out tourism purposes. Some companies, like Motolombia, do both. It applies whether you’re dealing with companies in developing nations, countries where motorcycle […]