Cycling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

Cycling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

Dubrovnik seems to get all the attention for where to visit these days, but the islands south of Split are a cyclist’s paradise. Quiet roads, jaw-dropping views, scenic ferries, and sparkling coastal towns all add up to a memorable visit. The biggest challenge is just...
The ABCs (and MMGs) of Cycling the Balkans

The ABCs (and MMGs) of Cycling the Balkans

Our cycling tour through the Balkans includes six countries; Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Greece. With half of them in the rear view mirror, we were also about halfway through our route from Athens to Split as we pedalled out of...
Albania to Macedonia and Back Again

Albania to Macedonia and Back Again

We spent two days cycling along the western edge of Macedonia, a brief interlude before heading back to Albania and toward Montenegro. A stream of hotels still closed for the winter reminded us that we were ahead of the busy summer season on Lake Ohrid. Ohrid is...
Cycling Adventures in Albania

Cycling Adventures in Albania

To say that Albania is off the tourist path is just a small understatement. And although it may be a challenging cycling destination, the rewards are great. It’s only a matter of time before more people start discovering this gem of a country. Before crossing...
Athens to Albania by Bicycle

Athens to Albania by Bicycle

Spring may just be the perfect time to visit Eastern Europe. The landscape is spectacularly lush, tourists are few and far between, and consistent temperatures in the mid 20’s are a welcome relief from a long Canadian winter. My partner Heather and I packed up our...

Is Nelson the next Banff?

When visitors think of Canada, chances are that Banff, Lake Louise and the Canadian Rockies are near the top of the list. And why not? Banff National Park offers an amazing combination of wildlife, scenery and recreational pursuits. Visitors are flocking to Canada’s...
A taste of Patagonia in British Columbia

A taste of Patagonia in British Columbia

Patagonia conjures up images of spectacular wilderness, remoteness and an almost mythical allure. But it sure is a long way away.   If you’re looking for a cycling tour that has the feel of Patagonia but is more accessible, British Columbia’s Kootenay region is...
Bakeries, Bread & Bicycles!

Bakeries, Bread & Bicycles!

One of the best parts of cycling trips is sampling the local flavours. All that pedalling means you’ve earned it! Tucked away in British Columbia’s Selkirk Mountains, the Nelson and Kootenay Lake region is bursting with local flavours. Our independent bakeries are one...
Give the Gift of Cycling

Give the Gift of Cycling

Struggling to find that perfect gift to put under the tree for that special person? Tired of getting lost in aisles of bright lights and hectic holiday shopping madness? Instead of gifting stuff, consider gifting an experience that will bring years of fond memories....
The Nelson Foodie 50

The Nelson Foodie 50

The Kootenay Lake area offers some of the finest multi-day cycling tours in Canada, but it also features some tempting half-day rides. A little known gem connects Nelson BC with one of the tastiest cafés in the Kootenays. The 50km out and back has everything you want...