Travel Tips

Top picks so far…

Since we set of on our travels together mid July, we have seen some wonderful places. Places I'd only ever dreamed of visiting. My dreams have become reality in the last few months as we have cycled, trekked, trained, bussed and flown our way around the globe. It's been an awesome ride so far and… Continue reading Top picks so far…

Travel Inspiration

Highlands2Hammocks – Travel Inspiration.

Welcome to the first of a series of guest posts we will be showcasing every month here on Backpacks&Bicycles, featuring our favourite travel bloggers from across the globe.  Since we set out on our travels we have been lucky enough to become part of a huge network of like minded travellers, who as a couple… Continue reading Highlands2Hammocks – Travel Inspiration.

Our Journey

Elephants and Cambodia.

Our last 3 days in Ho Chi Minh were pretty uneventful as we got rather sleep deprived whilst there, having our first bad experience with a hostel. Nothing terrible but the combination of a rock hard bed, right in the middle of District 1 and somebody snoring like a buffalo made sure we got little… Continue reading Elephants and Cambodia.

cycle touring

Iceland Part 3

I thought I would finish this blog post with a few final thoughts and tips from my trip. Hopefully this has inspired people to travel in Iceland, and maybe to even have a crack at it on two wheels! Here we go… As mentioned earlier, Iceland is expensive. If I hadn't camped and cooked my… Continue reading Iceland Part 3

cycle touring

Iceland -Part 2

Selfjalandsfoss was the first of many breathtaking sights I would come across during my trip. From that moment forward every time I turned a corner, there would be a new natural phenomenon to behold. Of course something like this does not stay secret and there were plenty of other visitors ogling the falls with me.… Continue reading Iceland -Part 2