Posts Tagged with "motorbike"

10 Tips for Hiring a Motorbike in Thailand (For Beginners)

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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10 Tips for Hiring a Motorbike in Thailand (For Beginners)

Regarded by many travellers as the most dangerous vehicle on the road, motorbikes, if treated with respect, can also be the most fun! (Don't tell your mum we said that) There is nothing better than riding in the beautiful countryside, with the wind on your face and the sun shining, free to go wherever the road takes you... It is without doubt one of the best ways to get off the beaten track and away from other tourists as fast as possible! Here are a few tips that will help you get the most out of your experience and most of all stay safe and in one piece...

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10 Ways to Prepare For Life as a Backpacker

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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10 Ways to Prepare For Life as a Backpacker

Ants in your rice, squat toilets and "Hello Motorbike?!" Traveller Jessica Bryn Thomas offers some important tips about how to adapt to life as a backpacker in South East Asia. If you are wondering how to prepare for your travels, read Jessica's 10 quirky suggestions. Forget the guide book and mosquito net - have a cold shower, google 'how to use the bum gun' and buy a rooster NOW!

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Off the Beaten Track: Motorbike Adventures in Central Laos

Saturday, September 25, 2010

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Off the Beaten Track: Motorbike Adventures in Central Laos

Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane. There's loads more to see in Laos than these three places! Backpacker Michael Alty describes his off the beaten track adventure on 'the loop' - a four day motorbike trip starting from the small village of Tha Kaek in Central Laos.

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