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bike touring thailand

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

If you’re thinking of bike touring Thailand, we say, great idea. Thailand has it all: welcoming people, smooth roads, gorgeous beaches, and tempting food on every corner (literally). Read on to find out if cycle touring Thailand is right for you. What’s in our guide to bike touring Thailand? 1. Bike Touring Thailand Video 2. […]

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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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The Next Episode

15,775 km total. Even though we have spent almost one month in and around Ubud, barely cycling 70 km over four weeks, I have been putting off allowing myself to mentally declare our bike trip over. Now that I am on a plane, flying to Hong Kong without my bicycle, and without Jane, I guess […]

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A Note Of Finality

15,775 km total. Even though this won’t be the last blog we post on My Five Acres, I still feel the need to wrap up our trip with one final, mind-blowing post, encapsulating the lessons we learned on our trip, the effects it has had on our souls, and the meaning of life, the universe, […]

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Shots From Nusa Penida

I was going to write a post about how Ubud is not the paradise many people claim it to be (too much traffic! too many tourists!). Then I decided it would be better to share our photos from Nusa Penida, an island not far off the coast of Bali which is pretty heavenly. (Don’t miss: […]

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Shots From Ubud

Our slow recovery from the depths of dengue has left the blog a little stale. Sorry about that. I hope these pictures of Ubud will help a little. Everywhere you look here, there is art. Folk art abounds. Nature is pretty striking here, too. As always, the people are fascinating, locals and tourists alike. Plus, […]

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Looking Back: Drink Beer, And You’ll Be Alright

15,734 km so far. For your listening pleasure, Chris T-T, Drink Beer (from the album The 253). Turn it up loud as you read this blog post about some of the best beer in the world. HumanFish Brewing, Vrhnika, Slovenia Matthew Charlesworth is brewing the finest beer I had on my entire trip. In a […]

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best food bike trip

The Best Food We Ate on Our 2-Year, 22-Country Bike Trip

As long-term travellers, we tend to hear the same questions from curious people. One of the most repeated questions was… What was the best food you ate on your trip? It’s a natural question. Food is more than just fuel for your body. It’s a cultural experience, it’s a learning experience, it’s an adventure. So […]

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