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.
Few things in life are as unappealing as smelly shoes. There’s something about the distinctive odor of stanky feet that’s almost vomit-inducing. When you’re traveling, the stench can really sneak up you. Here are some tips for keeping your shoes fresh and ready to stroll.
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.
Barcelona’s insane popularity and large influx of visitors as of late may have some travelers steering away from the Mediterranean coastal city, but just outside the overpopulated center of the city, known as Ciutat Vella, are quieter neighborhoods that offer more of a local feel and don’t come with exorbitant tourist prices. El Poble-Sec is one such area that rests between the towering Montjuic park and the Old Town, making it a nice escape but still close enough to access the sights.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Capturing a shot of ourselves in the most impressive, gorgeous places on earth can feel like an uncontrollable compulsion. But taking selfies can be dangerous, and even deadly without the right safety protocols in place. According to a selfies study from researchers associated with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, more than 250 people died while taking selfies over six years. And that number only accounts for people who lost their lives to the selfie craze and doesn't account for injuries.