Announcing The Biketripper Read more Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2017
Everybody has a website these days. Almost every adventurer, traveller, weekend-get-away-er, decided at one point in time to get themselves a domain name and record their adventures for the world to follow. We did too. Almost a year ago to the day, we purchased the domain name for Tanlines for Two and started something we […]
Read more How I Finally Found My Body Confidence
TRIGGER WARNING. THIS IS NOT PRO ANA. REFERENCES TO SELF HARM I’m not sure about anyone else but I can’t believe it’s already the end of February 2017! Time just goes and it’s nearly been a year on the road for us. To think of one week in all that time is like thinking […]
Read more We Were Nominated for the Liebster Award!
There’s society, the mirror and myself, all staring at me, judging me, making me feel worthless. I’d look into the mirror and I’d hear voices… In one ear “You have to wear heels with that dress”, “You have to shave your armpits and legs, you have to at least try to look sexy naked, even […]
Read more Cusco to Quillabamba: Our Mini Peruvian Jungle Adventure
We actually had no idea what the Liebster award was until we were nominated by two lovely couples a couple of weeks ago. For those of you who still don’t know, the Liebster Award is a sort of blogger’s chain mail, passed on from blogger to several other bloggers in order to bring awareness and […]
Read more Cycling and Hiking Rainbow Mountain Peru
When we arrived in Cusco, we realised we had made it waaaaay ahead of time. The original plan was to arrive nearer to Christmas, around the same time that Katie’s brother was set to arrive for his wedding, but we surprised ourselves when we reached the Altiplano in Bolivia and covered much more ground than […]
Read more Why Are We Living on Bicycles?
What’s so Special About Rainbow Mountain? You may have heard of Rainbow Mountain (Winicunca/Vinicunca National Park) in the region of Cusco in Peru, but it’s far more likely that you have seen a picture taken by somebody at the top of the mountain; it’s been a favourite on image sharing websites for years and is […]
Read more The day it began
There are SO many ways to travel this beautifully large world, and there are definitely pros and cons to each and every one of them. Travelling by van is growing more popular as the years go by and many people are starting to live out the rest of their days behind four wheels, but what […]
Read more What Do Vegan Bike Tourers Eat?
8:00am Written on a plane to Croatia. British airways is taking these two Euro travellers to the very beginning of their adventurous lives. From London, Gatwick to Dubrovnik, Croatia. I’m sitting in seat 21D, tapping my fingers against the food tray creating disaster scenarios in my head; What if the bikes get broken on the […]
Read more You hate Wednesdays
This is probably one of the most commonly asked questions on social media, and one of the easiest to answer! Being a vegetarian consists of avoiding meat products, chicken, beef and fish etc. But being vegan involves avoiding animal products all together, eggs, cheese and milk…anything taken from an animal, including the animal itself. Pretty […]
Get into your own sheets, sink your head into the pillow that smells just like you. Pull that duvet up to your chin and marshmallow yourself into your mattress. You fast-forward today’s outstanding events in your head, you think about the lunch you had today and then you think about the lunch you have to […]