Mountain Biking with a Zing and a Zip in Vorarlberg, Montafon, Austria By Max Hartshorne GoNOMAD.com Editor I visited the Montafon region in the Vorarlberg state of Western Austria in June and a highlight was a 4-hour bike ride with some German tourists on state-of-the-art electric mountain bikes up steep Alpine roads and down rustic trails. […]
There is no other way to get as close to a place as when you are riding a bike. Our travel writers have ridden b bikes all over the world, and here they share adventures on two wheels.
Mushroom hunters, cyclists and anyone who craves nature will love it here By R. Daniel Foster To start: a brief primer on Catalonia Catalonia — both fierce and friendly — is steeped in a cultural identity that is arguably among Europe’s deepest. A world apart from the rest of Spain, the region is stamped with distinct […]
Vermont Has Beauty All Through Her By Shane Fay If you’re searching for beautiful landscapes, incredible art, fantastic biking trails, an awesome craft beer scene, and plenty of great restaurants, you don’t need to look any further than the state of Vermont. In New England’s greenest state, the beauty of the land has clearly rubbed […]
Spring Cycling in Scandinavia By Laura Rickets I felt the wind as it rippled across my skin and the sudden gust that caught the wheels on my bike. I was overwhelmed by the smell of the place I was pedaling through whether that was the sea air filled with salt or the scent of pine […]
The NCR Trail in Maryland is fun and educational, and a safe place for visitors of all ages to go for a walk, bike ride, or river tubing.
By Brad Hall When planning a dream vacation, Colombia generally isn’t one of the top countries that come to mind. But Colombia is a country full of incredible scenery, diversity, and culture. Despite the country’s rich history, people tend to shy away due to perceived risk and danger. Most people, when asked, will say that […]
By John Henderson The air is crisp in Tuscany at 1,800 feet. The hills that make the Tuscan landscape look like a quilt of earth colors rejuvenates your senses in ways only a Jacuzzi can approach. The views. The tastes. The breezes. As I sat on my bike in the tiny hilltop village of San […]
Around the World in 2,190 Days: Doctor Completes 6-Year Biking Journey Around the World By Devinne Zadravec. Stephen Fabes was a junior doctor working at St. Thomas’Hospital London in 2009. A fairly normal occupation for any normal guy. But, then again, Stephen Fabes is no ordinary guy. In 2009, he was 23 years old, and […]
Cruising the Danube and Biking by its Banks By Chris Long Passau, Germany, a picturesque town in lower Bavaria, is known as the “City of Three Rivers.” It was where I would begin a week-long bike and boat tour on one of those rivers, the Danube, a waterway immortalized in song by Johann Strauss, composer […]
Biking Östergötland’s Gôta Kanal By Marcie J. Bushnell Summer cycling in Sweden is akin to savoring a smorgasbord of Swedish seafood. There’s a tremendous variety of both fresh and salt water entrees and everything begs to be tasted. The Cycling Sweden brochures, scattered randomly across our living room table, present an idyllic eight-day menu featuring the […]
By Elizabeth Dickinson Sitting on the edge of the road, legs hanging over the side, feet just above a ledge of rock and mysterious plants, I regrouped, gazing at a canyon thousands of meters below that grew thousands of meters above. It was spread in thick, Amazonian foliage. Thin streams of waterfalls spouted from troughs […]