Tuscany on Motorbike

Tuscany is one of the most famous regions in Italy and Italy is one of the most famous countries in the world. While that doesn’t necessarily, from a strictly logical point of view, make Tuscany one of the most famous regions of the world, it is safe to say in this case that indeed Tuscany is quite high in the global consciousness or at the very least in its international…

The Motorcycle Diaries: motorbiking tips from a revolutionary

In my last post I talked about the joy and wonder of taking a motorbike tour through Cuba. With its tropical climate, classic bikes, amazing music and delicious food, who wouldn’t enjoy it? It’s certainly not the only country in Latin America worth exploring by motorbike and it has a special and direct connection with probably the most famous person to every travel through South America on a motorcycle: Che…

Cuba: the motorcyclist’s dream

A few years ago I took a three-week holiday to Cuba during the depth of a particularly cold winter here with rain, snow, and not a ray of sunshine in sight. While I had no idea the weather was going to be that bad when I booked my trip sometime in the previous autumn, I have to say that knowing I was escaping such dreariness was almost as good as…

Three great motorbike trips worth thinking about

For me personally there is no greater excuse to travel than to embrace one of my numerous hobbies. In fact, most of the reasons I travel—aside from being able to see new places, meet new people, eat new foods and take advantage of a globalised world—is to indulge in the hobbies I have that I don’t always have time for when I’m at home. Where lots of equipment is involved…