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My 7-Day ‘Discovering Jammu’ Motorcycle Itinerary

I’ve ridden throughout Ladakh and the Kashmir valley, so now it was time to ride a lesser-known region that’s also perfect for a motorcycle adventure – Jammu. In this post, I’ll give you my full itinerary so you can go on the same trip I took during my ‘Discovering Jammu’ YouTube series. What is the […]

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Motorcycle Travel Pakistan Travel

How to Rent a Motorcycle in Pakistan (with Prices)

I rented a motorcycle for 3 weeks in Pakistan, and in this post, I’ll show you exactly how I did it, what bikes are available, the best city to rent from, and how much motorcycle rentals cost. Where’s the best place to rent a motorcycle in Pakistan? The good news is you don’t have to […]

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Motorcycle Travel

Can You Take an Indian-Registered or Foreign Vehicle to Pakistan?

I wanted to take my Indian-bought and registered Royal Enfield Himalayan motorcycle to Pakistan via the Attari-Wagah border. So I rode to the Attari-Wagah border Customs office to find out if it was possible because there was no information online! Here is what I found out… Can you take an Indian-bought vehicle to Pakistan? The […]

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Motorcycle Travel

How to Take a Motorcycle on a Train in India (Real Experience Guide!)

Travelling with your motorcycle in India isn’t fun or simple, and chances are your bike will, at minimum, sustain some scratches. Still, it’s a cost-effective way to beat the summer heat when returning from a ride in the Himalayas. In this post, I’ll show you exactly how I took my motorcycle on an 8.5 hour […]

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Motorcycle Travel

After Buying a Royal Enfield: Things to Know!

I’ve read the Royal Enfield Himalayan’s manual and paperwork so you don’t have to. Here’s the most important things I learnt about my new motorcycle. First things to do with your new beast Set your clock. Hold select and mode buttons for 3 seconds then press it to set hours. Hold select for 3 seconds […]

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First Time Renting and Riding a Motorcycle in India Advice

Hi Karl, Amazing site and thank you very much. I am going to be the assuming jerk here and tell you I am shotgunning a much-needed trip. I live outside Chicago, USA and fly balloons for a living. I have ridden British bikes all my life and owned a bullet. They are unreliable but fun. […]

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The Ultimate Northland, New Zealand Itinerary [+ HD Video]

While I’m back home in New Zealand for six weeks, I decided to jump on my beloved Kawasaki Versys and travel to the very tip of New Zealand and discover the best sights, food, and quirkiest accommodation on the Northland Twin Coast Discovery Highway. Highlights of Northland include: Adventure activities and the blue waters of […]

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Super Light Motorcycle Packing for a Short Trip

There’s nothing worse than your motorcycle being weighted down by heavy panniers. Overloading your bike makes the bike handle terribly when you’re meant to be enjoying the bike. When I went on a short 4-day trip around Northland, New Zealand here’s what I pack in a single rear pannier (or a backpack if you want). […]

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Eating the Largest Paratha in the World

I’ve always had a love affair with Parathas. How can you resist them? Imagine naan bread but thinner, made instead with whole wheat flour, stuffed with potato, chillies and spices, then simmered and covered in butter. It’s heaven in the morning. The only thing better than an Aloo (potato) Paratha is an Amritsari Kulcha, but that’s another article altogether. […]

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India Travel Motorcycle Travel

Delhi to Ladakh, Kashmir & Jammu Motorcycle Tour Super Guide

I’ve never been so in awe of a place as I was with Himachal Pradesh (past Manali), Ladakh, and Kashmir. The mountains and beauty of this land are breathtaking. The sheer scale is like nothing I’ve seen before, and I’ve travelled the world. It’s grander than Yosemite, more picturesque than New Zealand, and more enchanting […]