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November’s full moon ushers in the ‘festival of lights’ common to many Southeast Asia cultures. The festival, whose origins are lost in the mists of time, pays homage to the water spirits in various forms. In the Hindu tradition, the…Continue Reading
With a fleet of over 120 bikes, ranging from mountain bikes to hybrid road/mountain bikes, kids bikes & tagalongs, it’s no small feat to keep the bikes moving and in tip-top shape for our guests from around the world. Responsible…Continue Reading
While Myanmar is certainly not well-known for its nightlife or parties, there is always a fun local festival or celebration going on somewhere as you explore the country. Burmese people need very little excuse for a big celebration: a child’s first…Continue Reading
By Zanny Merullo
As of July, The World Heritage Committee has produced 29 new additions to its listing, several of which we visit on Grasshopper Adventures tours. What makes a site UNESCO World Heritage-worthy? And which ones can you expect to see on…Continue Reading
Bringing your family along for the ride is now even easier - We say Weehoo! Grasshopper Adventures now officially offer Weehoo Turbo Bike Trailers for all our multi-day family bike tours in Cambodia, Thailand & Sri Lanka and one-day tours…Continue Reading
Unlike Western world which celebrates New Year on 1st January, a system based on the Gregorian calendar, Southeast Asian New Year is celebrated following the lunisolar calendar system and its events. In modern times it is usually reckoned around 13-14…Continue Reading
By Chip Silverman in Hoi An
Multiple Grasshopper Adventurer Chip Silverman shares his encounter with the Queen of Banh Mi and subsequent mouthwatering discovery in the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam... Warning to those reading on an empty stomach. After six weeks traveling Vietnam from the…Continue Reading
By Steve in Saigon
In the Mekong Delta flat, gentle paths criss-cross endless rice fields and abundant fruit & vegetable farms, immersing our bike groups in a landscape, and a way of life, in many ways unchanged for decades. Though it is less than…Continue Reading