Category: Travel

9 Ways to Enjoy Cold Weather Travel

by Liz Jansen In my neck of the woods, late season travel invariably means cold weather travel, and it can be just as enjoyable as riding at any other time.  A new annual tradition started in 2009. Friends, more like

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Allan Karl | Navigating After Sudden Change

  Allan Karl spent nearly three years riding around the world, alone on a motorcycle. Along the way and high in the Bolivian Andes he crashed and crushed his leg. But this didn’t stop him. While he was devastated by

Gaila Gutierrez & Tad Haas | MotoStays

Gaila Gutierrez and Tad Haas are two ordinary people who had big dreams of living a life out of the ordinary. They currently reside in the Seattle area and hope to begin planning their next big adventure. Burned out on

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Grant Johnson | Preparing Your Motorcycle for Travel

  Grant Johnson and his wife Susan are veteran travelers. In early 1987, they sold everything, quit their jobs and headed for Panama on a motorcycle. They eventually rode RTW (around the world) north to south, two up on a

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10 Reasons Solo Motorcycle Travel is Dangerous

by Liz Jansen Solo motorcycle travel is dangerous. It changes the way you look at yourself and the world. It makes you want to travel more, to get out and experience more adventure. It tempts you to re-examine how you’re

Podcast Interview with Jeremy Kroeker – Through Dust and Darkness

by Liz Jansen Jeremy Kroeker is a freelance writer, speaker, mountaineer, and the award-winning author of Motorcycle Therapy. He’s traveled to nearly 30 countries with his motorcycle and done at least one outrageously stupid thing in every one. One October

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On the Road – Tahoe to Idaho

First published August 30, 2013. Still makes me smile! How do you beat a ride like this?  It’s typical of what I encountered yesterday in Idaho – amazing scenery that goes on and on, excellent roads and very little traffic.

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On the Road – Idaho to Montana

by Liz Jansen First published August 9, 2013, it was still early in a 6-week trip through the northwestern states. In this leg, I was riding through Idaho, through Yellowstone to Cody. From there, I rode Chief Joseph Scenic Byway

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On the Road – Lake Tahoe and Carson Valley

by Liz Jansen Holiday reprints of moto travel highlights of 2013. Originally posted August 2013 during my visit to Lake Tahoe and Carson Valley. Leaving Shady Cove, Oregon last week, I was eager to get to Carson Valley, Nevada and

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10 Highlights of Northwestern Montana

Holiday reprints of moto travel highlights of 2013.  This summer I spent six weeks riding through the northwestern States. Although it was impossible to cover each in detail, I’ll post highlights over the next few months. I hope they inspire

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