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A packing list from a bicycle tour guide in 1897. See the article to read the complete list.

A bicycle touring packing list from 1897

Times have changed! Both culture and technology. How many of these items from the Victorian era would you include on your cycle touring packing list?

Scott's bike with colorful panniers leaning against a yellow fence in a snowy field.

How do you plan for the weather?

Weather and Climate: The Second Most Important Factor While Traveling I love Louis Armstrong’s version of “Nothing But Blue Skies.” If only the weather could

The world is your oyster. By Slavman. A woman holding a globe and dreaming of traveling the world.

Staying safe in an ever-changing world

By Cindy Trillo Location: The World How to be safe when exploring an ever-changing world For thirty years there’s been a progressive breaking down of

Best packing list advice for bicycle tourers

The best packing list advice for bicycle tourers

I don’t mean to scare people, but it’s important to know that bicycle touring can be life-threatening if you don’t have the proper supplies. Scott shares his packing list and advice from years of experience traveling.

San Jose, Puerto Rico Hotel

Living like a local to improve your Spanish

Travel Tips for Full Immersion Language Learning Editor’s Note: Adventure and exploration can mean many things like learning a new language; and, learning the basics

Map of the 159 best bicycle touring destinations in the world.

159 bicycle touring destinations you must see

Editor’s Note: Here’s another great infographic with over 50 original drawings of cyclists. And, I’m one of them. And—Yes!—it looks like me. Scroll down and try to find my favorite 3 places to cycle tour in the world. All the other bicycle tourists contributed a lot of great suggestions that I’ll have to add to my bucket list of places to cycle. (I need a bigger bucket.) Thanks again to Mads for all the hard work that goes into collecting this information and making it look pretty. If you like this, see Mads’ other that shows 121 examples of trips that other bicyclists took.

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