Riding Tibet – Lhasa’s Old Tibetan Quarter

Riding Tibet was the culmination of many years of wondering what this mystical region on the roof of the world was really like and while there are manifold ways to prepare for such a journey, for me there were only two real options - research it all … [Read more...]

Buying a Vespa in Bali – Not Quite What it Seems!

Buying a Vespa in Bali was something I always promised myself I would do one day and a couple of years ago, after we had built our house here, I decided to make good on that promise... Vespas were the standard village transport prior to the … [Read more...]

Article: Riding the HCM Trail

Riding the Ho Chi Minh Trail in 2013 was very much my introduction to what is generally referred to as "adventure motorcycling" - a vague term that seems to have many definitions... For me it means traveling by motorcycle to somewhere you would … [Read more...]

Riding the Himalayas and the Royal Enfield Bullet

The Royal Enfield Bullet is a source of considerable pride in India - as even the most casual conversation about them will soon tell you. Even with non-bikers, chests swell and that wonderful Indian idiosyncrasy the head wobble quickly lets you know … [Read more...]

Riding the Himalayas – Himachal Pradesh Route

Riding the Himalayas was for me, the realization of a long-held ambition to see this special part of the world and to do it in a way that I would really experience it, literally by the seat of my pants on a truly unique Indian icon - the Royal … [Read more...]

Brendan Best – Quintessential Kiwi!

Sometimes the most obvious questions are the hardest to ask and so it was the first time I met Kiwi Brendan Best! The occasion was the kick-off "meet and greet" for Rally IndoChina's trip down North Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh Trail and the location was … [Read more...]