Blog Updates & Stories

Blog Updates & Stories

Exploring the World Through Homestays: A Guide To Homestay Travel

One of the most immersive ways to maximize your exposure to the culture of your destination is to opt for a homestay. Here is our experienced guide to making the most of your homestay vacation.

Is Croatia Safe To Visit?

Croatia is one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations, and with 18.9 million visitors in 2022; it’s fast becoming a favorite travel destination for so many travelers.  But is Croatia safe for travelers?

Machu Picchu Updates 2023

As of February 15th Machu Picchu has finally reopened after being closed for nearly a month due to nationwide protests.  The closure on January 21st was deemed necessary to preserve the historical heritage amidst the demonstrations and protests against the Peruvian government in the surrounding areas.

Exploring North Macedonia: The Top 3 Hikes to Add to Your Bucket List

Nestled in the Balkans is the hidden gem of North Macedonia, a country of stunning natural beauty and abundant outdoor activities. 

Avoiding Overtourism: How We Can Make a Difference

As we all pack our bags again to catch up on lost time during the pandemic, a hot topic once again is the problem of over-tourism. When it comes to vacation destinations, most people are only concerned with the primary attraction.  But what about the impacts on the destinations?

Is Costa Rica Safe To Visit?

Here at BikeHike, Costa Rica is where it all started for us, and it's one of our favorite countries to visit. But is it safe to visit?

7 Adventure Travel Trends To Watch In 2023

Adventure travel is all about pushing boundaries, stepping outside of your comfort zone, and immersing yourself in new and exciting experiences.  The travel industry is constantly evolving, with adventure travel being no exception. 

Hiking Gear Essentials List: What To Bring On A Day Hike

Hiking is one of our favorite ways to get outdoors and enjoy nature. But before you hit the trail, it's important to ensure you have all the essential hiking gear at the ready.

Ten Reasons To Add Morocco To Your Travel Bucket List

10 Reasons To Visit Morocco: Morocco offers an adventure filled with varying landscapes, from deserts and snow-capped mountains to sandy beaches and cities bursting with cultural experiences. 

10 Reasons To Add Costa Rica To Your Travel Bucket List

Located in Central America, Costa Rica has plenty to offer in the way of adventure, natural beauty, and wildlife.  The country boasts a varied landscape of white sand beaches, active volcanoes, cloud forests, pristine white water rivers, natural hot springs, mangrove forests, and lush rainforest packed with unique flora and fauna.