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British Columbia’s Beautiful Duffey Lake Loop

If I could only make one ride in British Columbia, the Duffey Lake loop would be it. No other route boasts such diversity: a fjord...

Where the Road Ends: Alaska to Argentina Via the Darien Gap

How four military veterans made history with the motorcycle trip of a lifetime. There’s no wind in your hair or sun on your face when...

New & Cool: Alps Adventures With Beach’s Motorcycle Adventures

Breathtaking vistas, brilliant roads and motorcycle-friendly amenities make the European Alps the top destination for many riders. Beach’s Motorcycle Adventures has been touring Europe...

2019 International Tour Company Guide

Have you ever read one of our international tour stories and thought, "Wow, I’d love to do that…but I don’t know where to start!"...

A Taste of the Best on Edelweiss Bike Travel’s Best of Europe Tour

Booking your first overseas motorcycle trip can be stressful enough, but that first day in the saddle in an unfamiliar place, on an unfamiliar...

Switchback Challenge: The Ayres Adventures Dramatic Dolomites Tour

Every organized motorcycle tour worth its salt has interesting roads, captivating scenery, tasty food and comfortable accommodations. That’s what you’re paying for, in addition...

A Motorcycle Trek to Yellowknife, Canada

"So, what’s in Yellowknife?" asked my doctor while he examined me after I informed him about my upcoming plans. "Well," I responded, "it’s an isolated city...

Alps the Easy Way on Beach’s Alpine Adventure West Tour

A motorcycle trip in Europe's Alps is likely on your bucket list, but such a trip is daunting. You'll have to arrange for a...

Taking a Leap of Faith on the Edelweiss Mystery Tour 2018

Would you travel halfway around the world for an 11-day motorcycle touring vacation that promises fantastic roads and scenery, delicious food and drink, interesting...

One Lap of Tassie: Two-Up Riding in the Antipodes

I'm accustomed to giving the classic "V" sign to other motorcyclists on the road, and getting similar props in return. In California, at least,...

Storming Castles on Edelweiss Bike Tours’ Best of Europe Tour

Booking your first overseas motorcycle trip can be stressful enough, but that first day in the saddle in an unfamiliar place, on an unfamiliar...

Island Whirl: Exploring British Columbia’s Vancouver Island by Motorcycle

It was the middle of the night when Elizabeth’s husband died. Dark still when the funeral home came to take him away. I watched...

Himalayan Adventure: Touring the Upper Mustang on Royal Enfields

Our journey into the remote Upper Mustang area of Nepal began in the paradox that is Kathmandu, with the rattle of traffic, constant blare...

North of the Border: Edelweiss Canada West Tour

When considering a motorcycle tour in another country, you may want to visit some place exotic, like Peru or Thailand, or ride legendary, bucket-list...

Edelweiss Mystery Tour 2017

“Are you crazy? Why would you sign up for a motorcycle tour that gives you zero information about where you’re going? Even worse, why...

Roads Less Traveled: Exploring Slovenia, Bosnia and Croatia With Adriatic Moto Tours

It’s a place straight out of a fairytale: deep forests, bottomless lakes, rivers that pour out of gaping holes in the mountainside, waterfalls, crystal...

First Hope Then Merritt: A Ride Through the British Columbia Interior

When life in the big city on the coast becomes too hectic and I need some time away, a romp through British Columbia’s interior...

Adventures in Paradise: Touring in the Dominican Republic

Life in the USA has become so sanitized, homogenized, standardized and over-regulated that I often feel I was born too late. Especially so if...

Sicilian Splendor: Around Mount Etna Tour with Edelweiss Bike Travel

Sure, I could find Sicily on a map, I’d seen “The Godfather” and I’ve eaten my fair share of thick, rectangular Sicilian-style pizza. But...

Six Weeks in Europe on a Bonneville T120, Two-Up

I have been my husband Bill’s pillion rider for 30-plus years, riding a variety of bikes on trips as short as just around the...

Riding a Royal Enfield Through Wild West Africa

How a little touring in England turned into the ride of a lifetime. Buy the bike you want. Never mind what anyone else says. If you love it,...

Tierra del Fuego Motorcycle Tour with MotoDiscovery

High-siding 6 feet in the air, Joaquin and his BMW R1200GS did a graceful 60-mph pirouette in front of me. Flying in front of...

MotoQuest’s Japan Three Island Tour

We knew we weren’t in Kansas anymore when the white-gloved driver briefly stepped off the airport bus after we boarded to pick up a cigarette...

IMTBike’s Portugal & Southern Spain Tour

Not all motorcycle tour companies are alike. Moreover, the tours offered by a single company typically differ dramatically in many ways. So, sitting in...

Riding The Shuswap Area of British Columbia, Canada

I am waiting at the border between the U.S. and Canada, mentally patting myself on the back. For one thing, despite the fact that...

Baja Enlightenment: Riding Mexico’s Lower California Peninsula

Our experience begins at the Tecate border crossing, a 45-minute ride east of San Diego. One by one we pull our motorcycles up to...

A Lap Around Middle Earth: Ecuador Freedom’s Andes, Amazon and Pacific Coast Tour

From the hot, humid Amazon rainforest, where we floated down the muddy Rio Arajuno in a motorized canoe and fed sugarcane to monkeys in...

The Best of the Canadian Rockies on the Icefields Parkway

You’ve heard of the legendary pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Well, the Icefields Parkway, aka Highway 93 north in Alberta,...

Québec Adventure: Striking Gold in Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Unpainted asphalt with the texture of a Parmesan cheese grater twists and undulates through the mist-shrouded spruce forest. This is prime moose country, and...

Touring South Africa’s Cape Peninsula, Big Game Country and Winelands

Arriving at Bucklands Private Game Reserve conjured up Jurassic Park déjà vu. An electric fence loomed overhead and the massive metal gate wore a...

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