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bike touring germany

Bike Touring Germany: Everything You Need to Know for an Amazing Adventure

If you’re thinking of bike touring Germany, we say, great idea! With its well-developed network of bike paths and flat terrain in much of the country, Germany is the perfect place for your first cycle tour. Read on to find out if cycle touring Germany is right for you. Also don’t miss these posts: Grab […]

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Bike Touring Vietnam

Bike Touring Vietnam: Everything you Need to Know for an Amazing Adventure

If you’re thinking of bike touring Vietnam, then we say, good for you, you adventurous soul! Vietnam is a spectacular destination, and travelling Vietnam by bike is the ideal way to get off the tourist trail. Bike touring Vietnam can be challenging though! Read on to find out if cycle touring Vietnam is right for […]

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bike touring italy

Bike Touring Italy: Everything You Need to Know for an Amazing Adventure

If you’re thinking of bike touring Italy, we say an emphatic GO FOR IT! Italy offers twisting roads through peaceful countryside, marvellous frozen-in-time villages, and the world’s most perfect cycle touring food! Read on to find out if cycle touring Italy is right for you. Also don’t miss these posts: Check your gear with our […]

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Travel to Turin, Italy

Things to do in Turin Italy in One Day: Pizza, Gelato & Must-See Sights

Here’s your guide to things to do in Turin Italy in one day, including the best pizza and gelato as recommended by our local friends! It includes a self-guided walking tour map, too. Face it, you don’t want to miss: Our picks of the most romantic cities in Europe → Find out everything you need […]

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Some JERK Stole My Bike

As you, our loyal readers know, between in 2013 and 2014 Jane and I rode our Surly Long Haul Trucker bicycles 16,000 km through 22 countries. It was an incredible opportunity to meet people where they live and work and to get to know the world better. We never had any trouble with crime on […]

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The Truth About Cycle Touring – Is It Right For You?

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Will My Butt Hurt? Is Cycle Touring Even Fun? Is Cycle Touring Dangerous? Do I Have to Ride in Rain, Sleet, and Snow? We answer all your burning questions in our guest post, The Truth About Cycle Touring – Is It Right For You?, on the wonderful travel site, The Planet D. Jane MountainHi, I’m […]

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Gibsons BC, Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Bike Tour

In two days, I’m leaving for a week-long solo bike tour. Surprise! The route starts out my front door and takes me in a loop from Nanaimo to Vancouver, then up the Sunshine Coast and back down to Nanaimo on the east side of Vancouver Island. Here’s the rough map for my Sunshine Coast Bike […]

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Back, Back, And Forth

One year ago today, Stephen gave me the best birthday present ever, rescuing me from the absolute lowest point of our trip, by securing us a place on a tourist cruise ship down the Yangtze. Two years ago, I was obsessively getting ready for our bike trip, and worrying about the environmental impact of all […]

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If this was a cycle tour, today’s weather would call for snuggling up in bed, watching the storm pass through the hotel window. But I have a car, so it’s sad country songs on the radio and the open road in front of me.  

Hi, I’m Jane, founder and chief blogger on My Five Acres. I’ve lived in six countries and have camped, biked, trekked, kayaked, and explored in 50! At My Five Acres, our mission is to inspire you to live your most adventurous life and help you to travel more and more mindfully.

Nomadasaurus: Best Adventure Travel Gear For Women

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I did a little guest blog for the very cool Nomadasaurus team, who we met in a random tiny town in Thailand. This one’s for the ladies.  ♥ [hr] Did you like this post? Please share it! Jane MountainHi, I’m Jane, founder and chief blogger on My Five Acres. I’ve lived in six countries and have […]

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