Riding around Taiwan with our Daughter

We never really mentioned it on this website, only on our social media, but yes, we have a beautiful daughter since 2021. I’ve also been back to work full time for quite a while now, so we only have time for shorter bike trips of several weeks. Even before our […]

The hardest part after traveling?

“The hardest part of your travels is still coming up. And that is returning to a normal life again.” I heard and read this sentence multiple times. But it was hard to know what it really meant until I experienced it. More than one year into it, I can say it was […]

Our Unlimited Cycling Dream: Tanzania Part 2

We have come to love Tanzania and have been looking forward to spending more time in this country and the rest of Africa. But an unfortunate twist forced us to abruptly change our plans.

Over 60 years old? It’s not too late to cycle around the world!

When we stayed with Jean-Marc through warmshowers.org near Perpignan, France, in May 2019, we were amazed to find that this 71-year-old man has traveled around the world by bicycle, doing over 100.000 km, all after he turned 60. And amazingly, three years ago, we met him already! Since many people […]

Our Unlimited Cycling Dream: Tanzania Part 1

A big country lay ahead of us and the distances we had here gave us respect. We also had not planned to visit a major attraction here, so we’ve been prepared for many days that are all about making kilometers.

Our Unlimited Cycling Dream: Rwanda

A rather small country completed the trio of countries in East Africa for which our visa was valid. But this little country has much to offer. Known for the extremely brutal genocide of 1994, fewer people know what huge progress the country has made since then. It is today considered […]

Our Unlimited Cycling Dream: Uganda

Uganda was a country I was looking forward to a lot. Many cyclists and other travelers reported about the beautiful scenery here and the friendly, hospitable people. But after having such a good impression from Kenya, could Uganda beat it?

Our Unlimited Cycling Dream: Kenya Part 2

We had an interesting and enlightening start to our tour in Africa, and after sweating buckets on the lowlands, we were looking forward to the mild and scenic highlands.

Our Unlimited Cycling Dream: Kenya Part 1

The flights were booked, work was done, the decision was made: We were going to Africa. This continent still held lots of intimidation for me. Even though I read lots of blogs about people who cycled there, I still didn’t really know what to expect.