Thinking about doing something different from the ordinary society? Thinking about making a big change of your lives? Thinking about an affordable way to be a long term traveler? Simply pick up a bike and start cycling to unknown places, you will discover the beauty of this world that we always miss out because we… Read More 10 reasons you should start a bike trip around the world
I have made a Youtube video to dedicate my thanks to all the wonderful angels who helped me in 2015! No matter if you have hosted me, fed me, or just being there by my side, I am truly grateful for your presence!
A sum up of what I have learned from this year cycling….click “Like” if you agree with my mentality! More journey is waiting for me and you~ Let’s take a leap of faith and set yourself FREE!
On 12th September 2015, after riding the whole day around 120km, I arrived a Slovakian town Trnava quite late. I tended to find a quite place far from the town center to camp, and on the map I located Družba, on the edge there is huge pieces of green space. Yes indeed it is a… Read More Scary camping night in Slovakia
Route details: Tubingen – Ulm – Munich Distance: 237km (by bike 85km) Duration: 5 days (actual riding: 1 day) Difficulty: ★ Accommodation: Warmshower hosts/friends (3 nights); camping (1 night) Expenditure: €228 including the new bike and bus ticket In the morning leaving Tubingen, my host Martin even rode with me even though he was late,… Read More Bike broken, Lesson learned
Route details: Zurich – Interlaken – Bern – Basel – Freiburg – Karlsruhe – Tubingen Distance: 633km Duration: 13 days (actual riding: 7 days) Difficulty: ★★ Accommodation: Warmshower hosts/friends (11 nights); camping (2 nights) Expenditure: €55.9 Switzerland is the most expensive country I have been, everything is like double or triple the price compare to… Read More Swiss Lakes and Black Forest
Route details: Cannes – Monaco – Savona – Genova – Pavia – Milan – Como – Lugano – Bellinzona – San Bernardino Pass – Chur – Bad Ragaz – (Vaduz) – St Gallen – Zurich Distance: 783km Duration: 16 days (actual riding: 9 days) Difficulty: ★★★★ Accommodation: Warmshower hosts/friends (11 nights); camping (5 nights) Expenditure:… Read More Hiking in Italy, Biking through the Alps and all the way to Zurich
Cycling for 8-10 hours a day is fun, but sometimes it could be boring as well. Cycling is an individual sport, even if you are cycling with your partner or in a group, you cannot always pedal side by side and chat, especially on the narrow road shoulders. Or if you want to chat with… Read More Podcasts for touring cyclists
Route details: Barcelona – Viladamat – Leucate – Narbonne – Montpellier – Marseille – Cannes Distance: 739km Duration: 15 days (actual riding: 8 days) Difficulty: ★ Accommodation: Warmshower hosts/friends (13 nights); camping (2 nights) Expenditure: €52.6 After my short stay in Barcelona visiting some old friends, I started my journey along the coast of Mediterranean… Read More Sunshine and beaches along the French Mediterranean coast
Portugal is a small country with nice beaches in west coast and well reserved forest and national parks in the east side with the Spanish border. Just within a month I cycled from the north to the south and discovered several interesting typical Portuguese cultures that I would like to share with you. Architecture Tiles… Read More Portugal – A port to go, embrace traditional Portuguese cultures