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Coffee rides, places to visit

We all need easy rides, mainly to recover from a hard and intensive ride. Doing so I combine all the things I love on that day, my love, friends, my bike and some coffee. On hot days I go for a smoothie though.. The place to go to in my hometown is called Maona, see […]

A Weekend Getaway To Mallorca

When life gives you a weekend trip to Mallorca including sunshine, mountains, beautiful beaches, the sea, riding bikes, salty swimming pools and endless roads like these – you better go for it. I generally love every season because I think every season has something super magical and special but still, my favorite season is winter […]

One for the foodies: Paris and Barcelona by bike.

Two weeks without my beloved Aura-lie, (my Aura x Ridley), and I must admit, it is driving me insane. I miss how it feels to be on my bike, either alone or surrounded by people. The freedom I feel, the way I am able to express my thoughts and emotions through the simple action of […]

The Beauty that is Bright

The word ‘bright’ instantly makes me think of good things. Sunshine, light, boldness, even higher intelligence. It sounds like a positive word. So it seems quite fitting that a lovely little town in the Ovens Valley, Victoria (Australia for those reading from overseas) should be named Bright. A few fun facts about Bright Bright is […]
Loren Rowney Crazy about Belgium / Cobbles

Life in Belgium… – It ain’t so bad after all

I never thought I would say the words “I’m going to miss Belgium”. Yes, there it is everyone, I have grown to like this small country we foreigners (I think it is a cycling thing) refer to as the “arm pit of Europe”. 10 Points for Belgium Maybe it is the fact that I’m no […]

Back to Lake Garda

If you read my first blogpost you know that my boyfriend and I keep going to Lake Garda once a year for holiday and cycling (and running and swimming and eating pizza and gelato). However, in 2016 we did a bike tour in the mountains and I for the first time noticed the pain in […]

Huge Lizards, Snowy Mountains without Snow and Heart Melting Koalas

‘What’s today?’ asked Piglet, ‘my favourite day’, said Pooh. I jumped out of bed, the count down on my phone read zero. I screamed out in glee to my partner ‘woohooo!’ It was finally time! Our long awaited adventure was here. The Plan A ten night road trip with my partner Roey. We start at the […]