Motorbiking

Thakhek Loop, Laos

The Thakhek Loop, Laos: A Legendary Motorcycle Adventure!

Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane. There’s loads more to see in Laos than these three places! Backpacker Michael Alty describes his off the beaten track adventure on ‘the loop’ – a four day motorbike trip starting from the small village of Tha Kaek in Central Laos.

Ha Giang Loop, Vietnam: A Biker’s Guide

Layer upon layer of blue-green mountains reaching out as far as the eye can see; jagged black rocks jutting out of the hazy green landscape and sheer cliffs descending dramatically from the edge of narrow mountain roads — these are just some of the views you will encounter during the 320-kilometer Hà Giang motorbike loop, located in the extreme north of Vietnam.

Spectacular Views Across The Landscape on The Mae Hong Song Loop

Driven Round the Bend on the Mae Hong Son Loop, Northern Thailand!

The Mae Hong Son Loop is lauded as one of the best motorbiking routes in the world and boasts a whopping 1864 bends in a route of 650km! Two gung-ho backpackers (with pink helmets, little biking experience and no map) undertake the three-day journey from Chiang Mai to Mae Chaem, Mae Hong Son, Soppong, Pai and back to Chiang Mai… with lots of adventures along the way!

How to Ride a Motorbike (Like a Tw*t)

Having spent more time than intended in North Goa I have seen my fair share of motorcycle twatiness. Apparently, this behaviour isn’t unique to Goa. In fact, all over Asia you will find people being knobs on bikes. If you want to be a “somebody” whilst travelling, it’s essential you learn how to fit in. So here it is, a simple guide…

Motorbiking the Highlands of Sri Lanka on a Yamaha Baja 250cc Dirt Bike…

Matt Lloyd explores the coast and highlands of the beautiful island of Sri Lanka on a Yamaha Baja 250 dirt bike. Passing by world class surf breaks and chilled out beach resorts, dodging snakes in the road, spotting wild elephants in the jungle, and ascending through the mist to see why Sri Lanka is the world’s largest exporter of tea…

Ninh Binh Vietnam

Motorbiking to Ninh Binh Province, North Vietnam

The majority of backpackers who arrive in Hanoi spend no more than a couple of days here; they visit the war museum; check out Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and get trailed around on one of the notorious hostel bar-crawls.What is often missed, however, are the many, lesser-known day trips available to amazing locations, such as the incredible Ninh Binh Provnce which lies just two hours from Hanoi by motorbike…

Road Trippin’ by Motorbike Around Kampot, Cambodia…

Set alongside the river, the rolling hills of the Cambodian countryside and Mount Bokor is Kampot, a small provincial town where not a lot happens and that’s exactly why I like it. Ambassador Ben Turland recently hopped on the back of his motorbike and explored the surrounding area of Kampot, Cambodia. Here he tells us what he discovered… so you can too!

Tales from a Motorbike. 6 Tips for Safely Experiencing Freedom in South East Asia!

Cold, wet and with frazzled nerves I rolled up to our hostel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter after having spent the last 36 days and 4,117 km touring Vietnam on a motorbike. The journey took me from Saigon to Hanoi, over to Cat Ba Island then up to Sapa while traversing hilly mountain passes, bone jarring country roads, sketchy highways and chaotic cities. Traveler Frank Guertler is back from his 36 day journey and here he shares his 6 tips so that you can safely enjoy your trip as well!

A Motorbike Next to the Beach

10 Tips for Hiring a Motorbike in Thailand

Regarded by many travellers as the most dangerous vehicle on the road, motorbikes, if treated with respect, can also be the most fun! (Don’t tell your mum we said that) There is nothing better than riding in the beautiful countryside, with the wind on your face and the sun shining, free to go wherever the road takes you… It is without doubt one of the best ways to get off the beaten track and away from other tourists as fast as possible! Here are a few tips that will help you get the most out of your experience and most of all stay safe and in one piece…

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