Travel tips and advice

Practical tips, advice and information for adventurers and travellers. Overland hacks offering some basic advice and know-how to making a trip enjoyable.

Leatt Knee braces C-frame

Why are so few Adventure riders using knee-braces?

Proper knee braces should be part of every serious adventure or dual-sport riders kit   And also a review on the Leatt C-frame knee braces we have been using the last 2years and 30000km It is a good question, and we only really came to think about it when Elsebie ran […]

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Earplugs makes riding a motorcycle safer.

Why earplugs makes riding motorcycle safer and a review of the Alpine Hearing Protection Motorcycle earplugs If you want to walk around when you are old with impaired hearing and keep responding with a “Whaaat did you say?” to your kids cheating at board games, then keep riding without proper […]

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Sponsorship advice for brands and riders – Overland Junction

A bit of a weighty article for Overland Junction I wrote about the pitfalls, benefits and tips for brands and adventurers thinking of going the sponsorship route. Hopefully it can assist people and brands so both win from the experience. The decision has been made to travel the world for […]

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Travel Etiquette, how not to embarrass your mom.

how to earn money while travelling-motorcycle-adventure-pikipikiTravelling for extended periods places you in situations where you are not only out of your own comfort zone but also often in someone else’s comfort zone. Peop
le all over the world are inherently inviting and friendly. We were swamped with invitations to meals and stay overs and these experiences often became some of our most treasured memories. We also forged life-long friendships.

We also learned that what we thought to be normal manners, etiquette and conduct for us was not the same for others.

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