Road cycling in winter doesn’t have to be hard and uncomfortable. Riding in winter can actually be great fun if you wear the right winter cycling apparel. I’m going to share with you some cold weather cycling tips. What to wear so that you can continue riding your bike during winter. It’s freezing this time of the year in my country. Often there is snow on the side of the road and,… Read More

The Greek Island of Corfu could be your next cycling holidays destination: lots of climbs, twisty roads with countless hairpins, beautiful landscape, clear blue water and great weather all year round. But it’s not quite a cycling paradise yet. Check out this article to find out why ! I will recommend you the 3 road cycling routes that we’ve done on the island. With maps and .gpx files. All the best climbs… Read More

Klagenfurt am Worthersee, Austria is a place that has everything is needed for a perfect cycling holidays destination: a wide network of roads with excellent asphalt quality, various cycling routes with beautiful landscape, great food and beer đŸ˜‰ Here is a map of my TOP 5 selection of the best road cycling routes around Klagenfurt am Worthersee, Austria (click on each one for details … or scroll down for more info): I’ve… Read More

A cycling route that has to be on on every cyclist bucket list. For me and my riding friends, this was a day to remember ! You will climb in the Julian Alps on the highest road in Slovenia, the Mangart Saddle (2.072m) with 2 other challenges in the menu: Vrsic Pass (1.611m) and the less known Predil Pass (1.156 m) in Italy. A 106km bike ride with ~ 3000m total elevation… Read More

Slovenia is one of the most beautiful places on Earth for cycling. The bike routes around Portoroz & Piran, on the Slovenian Adriatic Coast, are simply stunning. Here is a description of an easy 20km biking loop that you can use for visiting the area. Bike, swim and enjoy the Slovenian Adriatic Sea Coast. Rent a bike from Portoroz city center and take this well-marked cycling route. It is 20km long, generally… Read More

Alanya – Antalya region on the Turkish Mediterranean coast proudly claims itself to be one of the best destinations for spring cycling training camps. Beautiful landscapes and warm weather. We went there for a week and rode some of the routes. Here is my top 3 recommended ones – scroll down for detailed description, with .gpx tracks and photos. Read until the end for some useful recommendations on how to to enjoy… Read More

We traveled to Istria by car and stayed in Porec at the Urban Premium Apartments (you can find it here, on booking.com). We had a 2 rooms apartment with balcony. Free parking spot in front of the building. Here is the review that I’ve wrote after our stay: Great place to stay in Porec. Really nice, modern apartment. Quite spacious and very very clean. Big balcony to sit and relax after a… Read More

Eating in Istria is an experience by itself. I am a big fan of Mediterranean food so finding everywhere delicious Stuffed Calamari, Octopus or Mussels was great. Here are some places that we’ve been and that i would recommend you to try: Histria Restaurant – excellent seafood, nice ambiance, 7km away from Porec Cheese and wine bar Barolin Porec – great sellection of Istrian wines, cheese and meat, in Porec Kompa –… Read More

We are in Transylvania, the famous region of Romania. Villages like Rimetea, Coltesti, Izvoarele & Valisoara are nestled here, in the Trascaului mountains. Well known in our country for thee traditional architecture of the houses and for the picturesque surroundings. We’ve hiked the most beautiful trails that you can find in this area. Medium difficulty, amazing views. Just a little bit of easy rock scrambling on 2 particular points but nothing to… Read More

During our short winter trip in Rimetea village area we’ve stayed in Valisoara which is only 7 km away. Holiday House Valisoara (Casa Valisoara) We have chosen the Holiday House Valisoara for the main reason that it is a pet friendly accommodation. That means that we were able to bring our Belgian Malinois and do all the planned hikes with him. Nice, clean, cosy, secluded. It was the perfect location. Two of… Read More