August 21, 2018

It has been a full year since we headed out on the Central Asian section of our ride around the world and we still haven't finished our gear list blog posts. Ah, well...better late than never. We ditched a lot of things once we arrived in easy Southeast Asia but were e...

April 28, 2018

This is not a geeky review of bicycles. This is a basic summary of how they have performed after 10's of thousands of kilometres. I think this style is best as it is what I spent days looking for in preparation for our Round The World ride.

When reading this, please...

May 31, 2017

(Adapted from May's edition of The International Educator)

Biking Around the World on a Mission

Two international school teachers are about to embark on an around the world bicycle ride, with an educational focus.

Niamh Conway from Ireland and Matthew Good from England, w...

April 23, 2017

It feels like the real countdown is starting with less than 50 days to go before we set off on our trip.

Here's the to-do list we are working through so that we can start our big adventure:

1. Pannier Packing

A few months ago we laid out everything we would take if space...

March 23, 2017

There are lots of things about our upcoming round the world bike trip that I am looking forward to but here are a few:

1. Simplicity

Waking up in our tent, cooking breakfast on our camping stove and getting back on the bike. I am really looking forward to a break from sc...

February 8, 2017

FEB 8th 2017-   121 days / 71 working days until departure.            

In the middle of Tashkent’s deep dark winter, the distant thought of touring again is one of the only things that motivates me to get...

January 1, 2017

Our adventure starts on June 9th 2017.

Wishing you all an exciting year too, wherever it may take you!

October 26, 2016

It's official - we will be on the move. 18 months on bicycles exploring our world,  beginning in June.

When asked only five weeks into the school year for our intent, we decided that it was time.

So our dream will start to become a reality when we cycle out of our house...

July 6, 2016

Link to interactive route map for Turkey here.

I am now in a small town called Tercan on the northern edge of Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey. 

I've covered roughly 1400km in 15 cycling days. I am a day ahead of schedule. Feeling good after a rest day yesterday in Erzurum...

May 17, 2015

Bikes are feeling good. Riders are doing well, and the weather is perfect for training:

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Niamh & Matthew - We are teachers working internationally. We met in Togo, West Africa and most recently lived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. We both love to travel and visit new places - especially by bike.

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