Hi,

My name is Stewart. I am English, aged 48, and for 5 years I lived and, prior to starting this cycle tour, worked in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

In July 2016, I gave up work to spend 12 months in the saddle as I embarked on a world cycle tour. The aim of this website is to chronicle this journey – the planning, the equipment and probably most importantly the journey itself.

In preparation for this journey I did not set out to reinvent the wheel and relied on the advice of other people who are either currently pedaling their own way around the world or are back home planning their next adventure.

My planned route takes me through 27 countries, across 4 continents, and I will cover somewhere in the region of a mind boggling 15,000 km during my 12 months in the saddle. As I was living in Vietnam then this was the starting point for my cycle tour.

  • 27 COUNTRIES, 25000KM, 12 MONTHS (Click on map for route details)

Latest updates from the road

I have now been on the road for 7 months and have pedaled over 11,000 km through 3 continents, visiting 13 countries en route - Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia (Bali, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara/Sumbawa, East Nusa Tenggara/Flores), New Zealand, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile and Oman (plus brief visits to Panama and Turkey).

It has been an amazing adventure so far and after spending a blissful 3 months in South America on the 12th of March 2017 I flew to Oman in the Middle East.

After a fantastic month of cycling through Oman (a truly amazing experience on every level) I have now crossed the border into The United Arab Emirates, and currently cycling through the desert towards Dubai.

What I have enjoyed the most about this trip so far is that everyday on the bike brings new unexpected adventures. Each country that I have cycled through has had its own highlights. In Asia the stars were the amazing people I met along the way, and in New Zealand it was breathtaking scenery which took centre stage while in South America the highlight was cycling over the Andes Mountains.

You can read about all of my adventures by clicking the TRIP POSTS or TRIP VIDEOS tabs from the dropdown menu tabs above.

To get daily updates of my cycling adventures please visit my facebook page at www.facebook.com/cyclingstew and LIKE this page to automatically receive future updates from the road.

LATEST POST - Cycling Transylvania with Andy and Eoghan

Latest post

An action packed week of fantastic cycling as two friends from England, Andy and Eoghan, joined me to explore the  Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania, Romania.

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LATEST VIDEO - Cycling Transylvania

Latest video

Two friends from England flew over for a week’s cycling through Transylvania, Romania.  Check out the video to see how we got on….

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LATEST GPS TRACKS

Latest GPS tracks

I probably have the worst memory of anybody I know,  and so each day when I set off cycling I start my Garmin watch to record the GPS track.  Click on the links below to look at my latest tracks as I

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Please have a look around the rest of this website as I have recorded all of the planning and equipment costs that it took to get this cycling adventure off the ground, where I have slept and what adventures I have been upto along the way.

You can hover over, or click on, many of the pictures for more information, and don't forget to check out my links by clicking anything in blue.

To give you a flavour of what life on a bike is like check out more of my cycling adventures by reading my latest adventures below:

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Thank you for taking the time to read this and if it looks like I will be cycling past where you live feel free to join me for a couple of days, or if you can’t join me then the offer of a meal, a garden to pitch my tent or even a bed for the night would be amazing.

Hopefully, I may see you somewhere on the road.

Stewart