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Announcing The Biketripper

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 […]

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The day it began

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 […]

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What Do Vegan Bike Tourers Eat?

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 […]

Life on the road

Finding home

Leaving a place you were told was home, A place where you’re not meant to feel alone, A place to feel safe and have company, A place to relax and set your mind free, But what if that place never really felt right, When you wanted your arms to spread wings so you could take […]

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Becoming a cycling nomad

The transformation from city-dwelling, job-working, taxpaying citizens to roaming, penniless nomads seems to most people a transformation on a scale beyond imagining. How one can go from the security of rental contracts and direct-debits to the world of asking for day-old food and camping in quiet fields is a common question and it may be […]