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Celebrating South & Southeast Asian New Year

Celebrating South & Southeast Asian New Year

Posted 12 Apr 2018 by Jin in Bangkok

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 April, and there is unique celebrations happening all over the region.
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India - A Timeless Land of Enchantment

India - A Timeless Land of Enchantment

Posted 17 Oct 2017 by Expeditions Engineer - Blair Coburn

There's no way to describe India in one sentence, no matter how many times we travel this incredible country. Rich in history and culture, a spiritual land of astonishing temples, read more

7 Reasons I want to cycle Japan

7 Reasons I want to cycle Japan

Posted 20 Sep 2017 by Noel Tanner

"What immediately comes to mind when you think of Japan...Sushi? Sake? Culture and Tradition? Bullet Trains? Mount Fuji? Samurai Warriors? Asahi Beer? Pokemon Go? ... And for me Cy read more

Why Self-Guided?

Why Self-Guided?

Posted 18 Aug 2017 by Adam Platt-Hepworth

Curious about Self-guided cycle tours...? Grasshoppers' CEO, Adam Platt-Hepworth, answers your questions and explains the concept behind this revolutionary new travel option now av read more

9 Hacks for Cycle Touring in Asia

9 Hacks for Cycle Touring in Asia

Posted 27 Jun 2017 by Blair Coburn in Siem Reap

The Grasshopper team spends a lot of time riding bikes and with all of this collective experience comes knowledge and a few handy tips that make the journey all the more enjoyable. read more

5 Jaw Dropping Locations in Rajasthan

5 Jaw Dropping Locations in Rajasthan

Posted 09 Jun 2017 by Expeditions Engineer - Blair Coburn in India

Rajasthan, India, also known as the ‘Land of Kings’ is a fascinating region of mystery, allure and adventure; a veritable living museum filled with ancient cities, opulent palaces read more

Top 5 Bike Tours for Foodies in Asia

Top 5 Bike Tours for Foodies in Asia

Posted 28 Apr 2017 by Reece

Asia is renowned for mouthwatering cuisine and it’s frequently noted by visitors that delicious local food is one of the highlights when touring the continent, even if you’re not a read more