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.
Along Guyana’s Rupununi River, Karanambu Lodge is an oasis of comfort and compassion in a largely wild region undisturbed by commercial tourism. Guyana is a land rich in biodiversity and Karanambu is dedicated to its conservation, operating as both an eco-tourist lodge and a charitable trust devoted to the preservation of the Rupununi, savannah and waters.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Renting a car is one of the best ways to see and familiarize yourself with a destination, but after adding extras like insurance, car seats and taxes, the price can really add up. In order to lessen the potential monetary burden of a rental car, arrive at the rental car counter armed with the tips below.