Posts filed under Solo Travel

Motorcycling in the Land of Kiwis, Sheep and the Māori

What do kiwis, sheep and Burt Munro have in common? New Zealand. That’s where you just might want to consider going for your next adventure. We talked with Zoe Cano, who travelled there last year, and with Kim Johnston from South Pacific Motorcycle Tours.

Destination Borneo - A Rider's Experience - Tiffany Coates

Tiffany Coates has spent the last 20 years travelling to far off places around the world and most recently she went to Borneo, the third largest island in the world known for it’s wildlife, beaches and rainforest. In an unexpected twist, Tiffany left the motorcycle she was riding behind in Malaysia and ending up renting a scooter in Borneo, and for Tiffany, this was all part of the adventure.

Have Moustache, Will Travel: Henry Crew Goes RTW on a Ducati Scrambler

Moustaches and Motorcycles. Henry Crew is riding a Ducati Scrambler around the world with a couple of goals in mind. One is to be the youngest person to ride a motorcycle around the world and the other is to create awareness for the Movember Foundation. To better understand why you should grow a moustache in November, we spoke with Ben Bowers in the UK.

World Travel on a Rocket - Mark Holmes

When Mark lost his business, and then eleven days later his wife died, he made a decision to go on a motorcycle trip around the world. Riding a Triumph Rocket X, the largest capacity motorcycle in the world, was definitely a conversation piece and an ice breaker. And that was good, because he had some messages he wanted to share with people he met along the way. He made connections, new friends and now his life is taking a new direction.

Falling Off the Radar in the Middle East - Ben King

A few weeks ago, motorcycle traveller Ben King disappeared off the social media radar. There was no word of him on Instagram or Facebook. And riders in the community were starting to wonder what happened to Ben. And then, two weeks ago, Ben appeared again with a Facebook post. What happened to Ben? From Lahore in Pakistan, Ben tells us about what he calls "the CRAZIEST month of my entire life!!!". 

Off the Map: Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent

There’s something about exploring remote places, especially those which haven’t been overrun by the regular tourist crowds. Connections are made with locals who share their stories and lives. And wild and unknown destinations are discovered. In this episode of ARR, Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent talks about riding the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Vietnam and her motorcycle trip in the far North-East corner of India, in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Thrilling adventures in far off places.

Going it Alone - Graham Field on Riding Solo

When it comes to motorcycle travel, some riders prefer to go it alone, some prefer group travel, or riding with a partner or friend. Probably most riders enjoy the company of other riders for a variety of reasons. But, there are many who travel solo by choice. In this episode, Graham Field, motorcycle adventure traveller and author, talks about his experience with solo travel, and the pros and cons of it. 

68: Different Natures - 12 Years of Riding - Graham Field

Graham Field, motorcycle traveller and adventure author, talks about his newest book, Different Natures, a book based on his diary offering an honest and open insight in to Graham’s life and his experiences on his journeys covering a twelve year period, and three separate North American trips.

62: Because I Can World Tour - Sherri Jo Wilkins

Sherri Jo was born in the United States and had always longed to travel the world. At a young age, she was bit by the travel bug and longed for adventure. After riding a motorcycle for many years in the United States, she decided to go on a solo motorcycle trip around the world. Starting out in Australia, she stayed on the road for more than three years. Great tips on solo travel and more.