Category: Cycling In France

10 Things I’m Glad I Had On My Summer Cycling Trip In France

My cycling trip this summer was full of incredible experiences, wonderful new acquaintances and lots of challenges, including record heat, new itineraries to navigate and long days on the bike. Each day had new adventures that took me out of my comfort zone and tested my willingness to adapt. This adventure is one of the

New Pocket WiFi A Must For Overseas Travel!

One of my favorite travel accessories for cycling in France this year is the “Pocket Wifi” developed by Travel Wifi based in Paris, France. Not only will this personal hotspot enable me to send Instagram updates on the go, it will also allow me to access details on attractions along the route throughout the day,

French Rail Strikes To Cause Travel Chaos For Next 3 Months

If you’re traveling to France before July, beware that major transportation disruptions are planned beginning April 2 through the end of June. Thousands of tourists, most French will face a travel nightmare trying to get home from their Easter holiday as the first strike dates occur. Strikes are scheduled for 2 days out of every

New Gear Makes Bicycle Touring More Fun & Easy!

I was surprised by a lot of things cycling EuroVelo 6 this summer:  the number of middle aged men cycling alone, the number of young women cycling alone, the beauty of sections of France I’d never heard of before and the number of families with small children cycling long distances.  But the one thing that

Cycling EuroVelo 6 Across France: 10 Things I Loved Most

Three weeks cycling EuroVelo 6 across France flew by way too fast! Despite doubts I had before the trip regarding whether I was fit enough for a 3 week cycling adventure, this was one fantastic trip.  I’d never spent 3 weeks cycling before, so I began the trip not knowing if I’d be strong enough to