Latest Posts

Here are the latest posts on Mad or Nomad. You’ll find every article, guide, feature, blog and story on the website listed in chronological order here. 

May 13, 2023
“Hello! My name is Janell, and I am a full-time adventure rider on a 2006 F650GS along with my husband, Stu, on a 2012 G650GS. We’ve been riding around the world for the past 9 years with our rescue dogs, visiting 108 countries in the process. Our journey began in…”
May 1, 2023
“We are Harry and Hettie, and after two long years of saving, dreaming, and scheming, we are finally about to set off on an adventure of a lifetime… A motorcycle trip across The Americas: Alaska to Argentina. Why the Americas? Well, in a pre-Covid world, Harry was planning his next…”
April 19, 2023
“Last summer, on my 5,000-mile epic around Britain and Ireland, I saw in real time the culture shift between locations as to how bikers acknowledge each other. Nods in their various forms are the most common, but depending on location you’ll get differences in frequency and style, from waves to…”
April 15, 2023
“I’ve been lucky enough to ride my motorcycle around the world. It was an incredible and life-changing experience that allowed me to see some of the most beautiful places on Earth while also connecting with myself in ways that I never thought possible. One of the best aspects of motorcycle…”
March 22, 2023
“Riding gear, camping gear, spare parts, motorcycle-specific undergarments and a few practical clothes, documents, electronics, toiletries – check! I was ready for my year-long motorcycle trip from Europe to Southeast Asia. Or so I thought. Having never ridden outside Europe (or for more than…”
March 22, 2023
“Growing up you hear terrible things on the news about certain countries and somehow these mental warnings stick in the far recesses of your brain. So, when it occurred to us that to ride our motorcycles from one end of the Americas to the other…”
March 22, 2023
“What is the definition for long-term travel? For some, it’s a few months and for others it’s years. But, no matter the length, at some point in your journey you’ll find a spot that will hold you like a spell. It could be a campground…”
March 22, 2023
“In 1996 my head blew apart after reading Jim Roger’s “Investment Biker”. I knew then that wild and far was how I wanted to ride as opposed to 300km down a pit straight (I did, however, become a MotoGP fan about 20 years later though)…”
March 22, 2023
“Like with most motorcycle travellers, I Googled the countries I wanted to visit before leaving on my round the world trip. And the internet is full of horror stories, so is the news and government announcements. Even once you close your laptop and get on..”
March 22, 2023
“Adventure boots are a substantial investment, so they have to a) do the right job (protection), and b) last as long as possible. One of the main differences between your long-distance adventure boots and other footwear is that you are going to be wearing…”