Category Archives: Serbia

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 […]

Behind-The-Scenes Video From My 2015 Bike Tour Across Romania, Serbia & Bosnia

Biker at the top of the Transfagarasan Highway in Romania

In the summer of 2015, I rode my Co-Motion Pangea touring bicycle across the Eastern European countries of Romania, Serbia and Bosnia. Along the way, I climbed up and over the Transfagarasan highway; made friends with a German bike traveler named Bernd; met up and rode with one of my Bicycle Touring Pro readers in […]

Cycling The Transfagarasan Highway: My Bike Tour Across Romania, Serbia and Bosnia

After two full months in Brasov, Romania, I packed up my things, loaded up my Co-Motion touring bicycle, and hit the road on the next major leg of my 2015 bicycle tour across Europe. This particular leg of the journey would take me more than 800 kilometers – from Brasov, Romania (in the east) to […]

How to Plan a Bicycle Road Trip

This is going to be an amazing year! I’ve already cycled across Poland, Ukraine and half of Romania. Now I’m taking a short rest break in the beautiful city of Brasov, Romania… and in about two weeks time I’ll begin a 3-month-long bicycle tour across Romania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. This […]

5 Life Lessons I Learned As A Bicycle Traveler

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 […]

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 […]

Travel Expenses From Montenegro, Albania And Kosovo

For the past six months I’ve been sharing my expenses with you as I slowly make my way by bike from Switzerland to Greece. This month is no different. However, the landscape and locations visited on my travels over the past four weeks were unlike anything I’ve ever experienced before. After having spent the first […]