Bicycle Diaries: Seeing the World from the Saddle David Byrne is a musical innovator who was the catalyst behind the Talking Heads, one of the most influential bands of the ’70s and ’80s. He has collaborated with musicians from around the world, and in this new book, he provides succinct commentary on the state of […]
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.
Sardinia: Food, wine, and the World’s Oldest People By Dan Peltier Most people travel to Italy to see the history, indulge in the al dente pasta and maybe get lucky enough to sample the pizza in Naples. But fewer venture to the island of Sardinia off of Italy’s Mediterranean Coast, a place that miraculously has […]
A visit to remote Madagascar where Cath Harris finds craftspeople forging lampshades and sculpture out of discarded barrels, meeting locals on bikes.
Taiwan on Two Wheels: Cycling in one of Asia’s rising adventure tourism destinations By Larry Parnass Here in Nantou County, in the mountainous heart of Taiwan, the country’s largest natural lake calls to people who want to test themselves. Wet or dry. Every fall, tens of thousands of people show up to swim three kilometers […]
The Road to Lalibela: Cycling Ethiopia’s Ancient Heartland – Page Two By Matthew Kadey (Sharing honours with Libya, Ethiopia was the only other African country to escape European colonisation). At roughly a mile long, it would be wise to make it through this treacherous darkness before any one of many screeching diesels takes us out. […]
Would You Like a Bike with Your Room? Seven hotels that offer eco-friendly alternatives in transportation By Hannah Monahan If you’re an environmentally conscious person or just fed up with the price at the pump consider an alternative type of transportation on your next vacation. More and more hotels are now providing bicycles to their […]
Commemorate the War of 1812 with a Historic Lake Ontario Bike Tour By Peter Sacco Perhaps America’s finest moment came 200 years ago during the Battle of Fort McHenry. Shells erupted overhead, bullets whistled through the air, and when the smoke had cleared 35-year-old American Francis Scott Key stood tall aboard the HMS Tonnant. A […]