Siem Reap and Angkor Wat Travel Planning Tips

Given the popularity and complexity of the Angkor Wat site, it’s worthwhile to set up a guide and tour in advance. Here are some travel planning tips for your visit to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

TravelPast50 Year in Review 2018: Art and Adventure

2018 was the Year of Art and Adventure, new places, new activities, wildly crealtive people, more time back home, and some separate trips for Tom and Kris.

Things We Loved (and Didn’t Love) on Our Italy Bike Tour through Puglia

Our cycling in Italy covered seven days. During that time we slept in seven different towns and managed to average 55 kilometers a day (35 miles/day), for a total of over 350K, or 200-plus miles. We loved the biking and the great introduction to Puglia.

Training for a Bike Tour in Italy, Kris and Tom Style

Training 101: Shovel bike out of the snow. This seems like a good day to talk about the extensive training Tom and I are factoring into our upcoming Italy bike tour. As you [...]

By |2018-10-29T13:23:05-05:00April 19, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Europe, Italy, Packing Tips, Travel Tips|Tags: , |6 Comments

Planning Your First Europe Bike Tour

Photo by BikeTours.com The responses we get to our travels tell us a lot about what’s trending in the minds of senior travelers: what parts of the world they want to visit and [...]

By |2019-03-27T16:47:13-05:00April 1, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Europe, France, Italy, Travel Tips|Tags: |18 Comments

Our First Bicycle Tour: Brittany Backroads

Cycling Brittany backroads includes many pastoral views like this. Note: In May, we took a week-long bicycling trip around the northern part of Brittany, France. We’d never done anything like this before; our [...]

By |2018-05-12T05:12:51-05:00June 29, 2017|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Europe, France, Our Travel Life|Tags: , , , |22 Comments