Riding a bicycle is a great, environmentally conscious way to explore a city. However, some cities are more equipped to accommodate bicyclists than others. If you’re interested in bike riding while traveling, check out one of these cities.
Amsterdam is known for its cycling culture. Visitors will see people of all ages riding bikes as their primary mode of transportation. There are hundreds of miles of biking paths throughout the city. Bike rentals cost about $11 or check with your hotel. Many properties offer on-site bike rentals.
The eco-conscious city makes biking easy for locals and visitors. Portland offers a comprehensive map (https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/39402) of bike trails in and around the city. Utilize the city’s bike share program, BikeTown (https://www.biketownpdx.com/#), during your visit.
Rio De Janeiro introduced a bike share program bringing more than 600 bikes to 60 stations throughout the city. There are plenty of scenic cycling routes into the hills for prime views of the city.
This bustling city may seem overwhelming for cyclists. However, there are plenty of bike paths and parking. Tour companies throughout the city offer bike tours to get a better look at Tokyo’s attractions.
One of the more well-known traffic circles along D.C.’s Massachusetts Avenue is Dupont Circle, a thriving area with a long history of bustling restaurants, bars and shops. When passing through the namesake park in the center of the circle, you’re surrounded by countless opportunities to dive into D.C. culture.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Traveling is an opportunity to expand your horizons and try things you’ve never experienced before. But when it comes to public transportation, you might want to give it a hard pass. I’m all for public buses and subways, but it’s not always practical, depending on your destination of choice. Public transportation can also take up more time and resources than is realistic for a short excursion. But there are plenty of other ways to explore on vacation without relying on public infrastructure. From biking to ferries, here’s where to look first.
Depending on where you plan to travel this fall, the weather can be extremely unpredictable. Throw climate change into the mix, and the result can be a cornucopia of atmospheric conditions. Wherever you plan to go this fall, remember to pack the following items, just in case.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.