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The luck of breaking down

Filed in Montenegro, Travel by on May 16, 2017 0 Comments
The luck of breaking down

I often get asked what happens if I break down? The answer; I get excited about the unknown about to head my way. While riding from Holland to Turkey (and back), my brother and I were passing through the small nation of Montenegro. A country that was supposed to be no more than a days […]

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Way of Visas

Way of Visas

When I dreamt of a round the world adventure, I never really thought about the amount of work (and paperwork) that would go into acquiring visas. Now a little over a month from my departure, below is a summary of my experiences with visas thus far which I hope will serve as a guide to […]

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From dreams to reality – The ‘big’ trip

Filed in Riding, Travel by on March 20, 2017 0 Comments
From dreams to reality – The ‘big’ trip

Anyone who has met me over the last decade or so will know that I have perpetually dreamt of ‘the big trip’ The definition of this trip has evolved over the years; what started off as a vague plan to ride around the world for 2-3 years has now finally become a more targeted plan […]

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Breaking into the Buzludzha Monument, Bulgaria

Filed in Bulgaria, Travel by on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Breaking into the Buzludzha Monument, Bulgaria

Perched high on a mountain in the Central Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria, is a seemingly bland concrete structure that resembles a flying saucer with a tower next to it. Closer inspection of the tower shows a blazing red star shaped window, giving an insight into the purpose of this structure, the Buzludzha Monument. Built in the […]

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Riding Mullholland Hwy – ‘The Snake’

Filed in America, Riding, Travel by on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Riding Mullholland Hwy – ‘The Snake’

Almost since YouTube has been around, a small patch of road in the hills over Malibu, California has been immortalized on the channel of user rnickeymouse . The road gained fame both on and off line just as much for its decreasing radius turn as it did for the amount of riders that went down […]

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The Great Dennys Roadtrip

Filed in America, Riding, Travel, Uncategorized by on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
The Great Dennys Roadtrip

One of my greatest discoveries whilst riding in America would undoubtedly have to be Dennys. Always open Dennys is a chain that seems to be present everywhere a traveler would most need one; that is, along main routes between states, truck stops and everywhere in between. Pancake breakfast with apple pie milkshake I hesitate to […]

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Where is home?

Filed in America, Riding, Travel, Uncategorized by on March 25, 2015 1 Comment
Where is home?

Having traveled for 2-3 months every year for the past few years and with an upcoming trip that will be much longer, I often think about the concept of home. When traveling, my ‘home’ has been anywhere from hostels, tents, the streets and on rare occasions, a hotel to recover in. Throughout all of these […]

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A sportbiker on Route 66

Filed in America, Riding, Travel by on March 18, 2015 2 Comments
A sportbiker on Route 66

Whenever I told anyone that I would be riding a motorbike around America, the first ‘tip’ was to go to Route 66! Being a sport biker at heart means that my machine and I are most at home on the track or twisties (canyons for the Americans). Hence Route 66 was never on my to-do […]

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Why do we travel?

Filed in Brasil, China, Cuba, Egypt, Mexico, Travel by on August 7, 2014 1 Comment
Why do we travel?

After seeing yet another update from a traveler on my Facebook this morning, I took some time to think about why we travel. Although there is never going to be ONE definitive answer for this, I just felt I’d pen my observations along with my own motivation to travel – The ‘Vacationers’ – Usually couple […]

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MotoHunt 2014 – Motorcycle Scavenger Hunt

Filed in Australia, Life, Riding, Travel by on May 6, 2014 0 Comments
MotoHunt 2014 – Motorcycle Scavenger Hunt

Nearly all motorcyclists are used to weekend rides with friends to our favourite riding roads. While it’s never a disappointing day it takes a certain level of innovation to put a unique twist on it. Fortunately for the riders of Sydney, University of New South Wales Motorcycle Club (UNSWMC) was able to deliver exactly this […]

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