Category Archives: Hungary

My Central Europe (Prague to Vienna) Bike Tour Packing List

Here’s a detailed look at each and every item I packed and carried with me on my 2018 summertime bike tour across Central Europe (including the week-long stretch I did from Prague to Vienna). As I’ve said with all of my previous bike tour packing lists, I encourage you to use this packing list as […]

Cycling in Eastern Europe: Popular Bike Routes & Safest Countries

young Man on a bike tour in Eastern Europe

Hi. My name is Darren Alff… and for the last 18 years I have been traveling around the world on my bicycle. I’ve pedaled by bike hundreds of thousands of miles/kilometers and I’ve ridden across dozens of different countries on multiple continents all around the world. In fact, I’ve cycled across every country in Europe […]

The Best Moments Of 2014 – Plus, The Lessons I Learned Along The Way

2014 has been a pretty amazing year… and I wanted to take a moment to look back on everything that’s happened. Over the last 12 months I have cycled across 15 different countries on 3 different continents (North America, Europe and Asia); I published the new and improved version of “The Bicycle Touring Blueprint” – […]

It’s The People You Meet Along The Way That Make Bike Touring So Special

It’s kind of cliche, but it’s also terribly true. One of the best things about bicycle touring is the people you meet along the way. But meeting someone special takes time. It doesn’t happen every day. If you travel alone (the way I do much of the time), weeks can pass before you have an […]

My Review Of The Danube Waltz Boat & Bike Tour With Rad & Reisen

Prepare yourself for a memorable journey down the infamous Danube River on a boat and bicycle touring adventure through four magical European countries: Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. The Danube Waltz Boat & Bike Tour with Rad & Reisen is a unique cycling/cruise ship holiday that, over the course of eight enjoyable days, takes you […]

Photos & Stories From My Boat And Bicycle Touring Adventure On The Danube River

Click here to read my full and detailed review of the Danube Waltz boat and bike tour with Rad & Reisen. In this article I will be sharing with you some additional photos and stories from the bike tour – with a more personal twist. Day 1: Make your way to Passau, Germany My flight […]

The Bicycle Touring Pro’s Travel Plans For 2014

2014 is going to be an incredible year for Bicycle Touring Pro! Not only will I be bicycle touring across 11+ countries on three different continents, but I am also going to be: Giving you the opportunity to go bicycle touring with me (Keep reading to find out more. The dates in red below are […]

Pedal The World – A Young Man’s Movie About His 365 Day Bike Tour Around The World

In his 90-minute documentary movie, Pedal The World, German-born Felix Starck sets out from home and pedals a bicycle more than 18,000 kilometers through 22 countries in just 365 days. Watch the trailer… and then read my detailed review of the movie below. Bicycle touring is often a personal endeavor. You don’t do it for […]

The Realities Of A Cycling Fundraiser

Earlier this year, Bicycle Touring Pro awarded its annual scholarship, a financial boost for young people heading out on their first bicycle tour, to 24 year old Polish-Canadian cyclist Kasia Szewczyk. Kasia’s plan was to cycle across Europe, from Barcelona, Spain to Istanbul, Turkey, combining her first ever bike tour with a fund raising project […]

“Ride to Read” – Cycling Tales From Europe

Earlier this year, Bicycle Touring Pro awarded its annual scholarship (a financial boost for young people heading out on their first bicycle tour), to 24 year old Polish-Canadian cyclist Kasia Szewczyk. Kasia’s plan is to cycle across Europe, from Barcelona, Spain to Istanbul in Turkey, combining her first ever bike tour with a fundraising project […]