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  • Motorcycling South Africa, August and September, 2025

    Motorcycling South Africa, August and September, 2025

    Join us August 29–September 9, 2025, for an incredibly special guided motorcycle group ride in South Africa! We’ll visit five different national and provincial parks, a cheetah sanctuary, and an ostrich farm. We’ll ride the beautiful—and justifiably famous—Garden Route, spectacular and historic Chapman’s Peak Drive, and see the southernmost point of Africa at Cape Agulhas.

  • How Well Does Your Travel Agent Understand Motorcycling?

    How Well Does Your Travel Agent Understand Motorcycling?

    Choosing to work with a travel professional who is also a motorcyclist will go a long, long way toward having an enjoyable trip. Imagine how frustrating it would be explaining to a travel advisor who doesn’t ride why you really do want to take the long, twisty backroads instead of the fast, convenient motorways. How…

  • Motorcycle Touring on a Spyder vs. a Two-Wheel Motorcycle

    Motorcycle Touring on a Spyder vs. a Two-Wheel Motorcycle

    This summer, I had the unexpected opportunity to spend time on the seat of a Can-Am Spyder while visiting Europe. Anyone who knows me knows I’ve been riding two-wheeled motorcycles for almost as long as I have been walking this earth. With that experience, along with my experience being trained to teach motorcycling for two-wheels,…

  • The Disadvantages of Traveling with a Group

    The Disadvantages of Traveling with a Group

    We’re big fans of group travel. We love putting together awesome adventures, planning out all the ways to get the most out of the time and budget available, and sharing them with small groups of like-minded travelers. And we know that group travel isn’t for everyone, every time. For some folks, traveling with a group…

  • The Advantages of Traveling with a Group

    The Advantages of Traveling with a Group

    Planning and managing a big trip—especially to a country you’ve never visited before—can be a daunting challenge. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with options to consider and choices to make. And even get stuck with the fear of missing out on getting the most from your limited time and budget. One of the best ways…

  • Scuba Diving Indonesia 2024

    Scuba Diving Indonesia 2024

    We’ve got an amazing adventure set up for those of you who want to travel to Indonesia for scuba diving. It will consist of three segments, and you’ll be able to do any or all of them if you don’t wait too long to tell us about your interest.

  • Southern Africa, by Motorcycle

    Southern Africa, by Motorcycle

    Southern Africa offers some of the most compelling travel experiences on earth. The landscapes, the people, the cultures, the food, and the arts are all amazingly diverse. Mix that with some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in the world, a mostly mild climate that calls you to spend more time outdoors, and a complex…

  • Baja California Sur for LGBTQ Scuba Divers

    Baja California Sur for LGBTQ Scuba Divers

    Mexico, including all of Baja, is generally considered a relatively tolerant and accepting place for LGBTQ+ individuals, with legal protections against discrimination and hate crimes in place. Same-sex sexual activity has been legal in Mexico since 1871, and same-sex marriage is legal throughout the country. Currently, Equaldex gives this area an 84 on its Equality…

  • Why Use a Travel Advisor?

    Why Use a Travel Advisor?

    Wondering whether or not to use the services of a travel advisor, or a travel agent? Confused by the two terms? Wondering about the differences between them? Or even if there really are any differences? We’re here to help. The term “travel agent” dates back to the 19th Century, when Thomas Cook organized his first…

  • Portugal and Spain for LGBTQ Travelers

    Portugal and Spain for LGBTQ Travelers

    Travelers who are members of the LGBTQ community need to pay attention to which countries are safe and which countries have discriminatory policies for people outside the dominant paradigm of heterosexuality. If you want to travel and truly be yourself, safely keeping your finger on the pulse of which countries are welcoming is important. This…