Cycle & Tour

Power up and get set for some freewheeling fun. It’s slow, budget travel as its best and this is the most free you’ll ever feel.

The best legs of your life await so let’s ride!

How to travel Malaysia on $50 a day

When our budget-conscious trio set out to explore Malaysia’s less-travelled East Coast, we had no idea we could travel Malaysia on AUD$50 a day. Live well and spend so little: here’s how we did it. [quote text_size=”small”] Admittedly, we kept transportation..... . .

Warm Showers Hosting, more or less

It’s couch surfing for touring cyclists and its called Warm Showers (perhaps because a good wash trumps a comfy sit down when you’re a sweaty biker). For foreign cyclists looking to meet locals while travelling and experience just of slice of living as they do, this online..... . .

Cycle Touring, the Kindness of Strangers

I was more terrified of cycling through Singapore than I was of giving birth. Big call I know, but the mere thought of muscling my way through Singapore’s surging sea of oversized vehicles with my four-year-old balancing on the back of my fully-laden touring bike left me in..... . .

How to plan a cycle touring trip in 2 weeks

Our one-way flights to Singapore were already locked in when we decided to BYO bikes and go cycle touring through South-east Asia with our four-year-old daughter Maya. [quote text_size=”small”] Overlooking the obvious challenge of our lack of fitness and the fact..... . .

Inle Lake: a Sea of Contrast

On Inle Lake at dawn, our noisy longtail zips across calm waters towards Nampan Market, gently rocking the bow of a slender wooden boat where a fisherman poises as he casts his net. Paddling in the traditional Intha style, one leg wrapped snugly around his wooden blade, he is..... . .

Biking the Temples of Angkor

We heard the squealing pig long before we saw it. Having forgotten to pack the head torches, we were cycling blind in the pre-dawn darkness along a Cambodian road without streetlights. The pig strapped upside down on the back of the motorbike was finally illuminated in the..... . .