Road and mountain biking in Sicily

Sicily is Italy’s biggest island and offers much to explore amongst its almost 10,000 square miles. While food is generally top of mind for visitors, Sicily is home to ancient structures stretching back thousands of years, stunning natural reserves, and rugged coastline. The best way to take it all in is on a bicycle. Given … [Read more…]

Best bike tours to take this summer

When I was a kid, my dad used to say, “We don’t take vacations. We take adventures.” Sounds bold, but back in those days it meant spending your whole “vacation” on a bicycle, sweaty and sore, instead of relaxing like literally every other family on the block. Now, active vacations are as common as beachside … [Read more…]

Best mountain biking in Queenstown

The gondola in Queenstown, New Zealand, is well-known as a must-do when visiting the South Island. Yet the vast majority of the cable car’s 3.6 million annual visitors are focused on taking the perfect photo of the Remarkables mountain range. Not many thrill seekers have planned a trip up the gondola as part of their … [Read more…]