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Motorcycle Travel Q&A: BIKE SECURITY

Q: How did you secure your bike during your travels? I’m heading through eastern countries like Poland and the Czech Republic, did you have any issues there?
TwoUp: We deliberately shipped ….

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Motorcycle Travel Q&A: CREDIT CARDS

Jon asks about Credit Cards in Europe: Can I use my credit cards like I do in the State in Europe? And do I have to notify my credit card of my travel plans?
TwoUp: For credit cards, yes the travel ….

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Motorcycle Travel Q&A: FUEL

Noah asks about Fuel: Could you please advise me about finding fuel in Europe? I don’t read German, Italian, Polish, Danish, Czech, etc.
TwoUp: I don’t know all of the words for fuel either but I know…

Dalyan Turkey

Ancient Dalyan Tombs Carved in Rock Cliffs

Just a short day trip from Marmaris lie the ancient rock tombs of Lycian Kings in Dalyan. The drive there is a little more than an hour by motorcycle through pine forests on great quality roads. The town, not much in and of itself, seems to be geared around tourism.[…]

Marmaris Turkey

The Beautiful Port Town of Marmaris Turkey

Marmaris Town Marmaris, Turkey is a gorgeous, if not smaller and sleepier, port town along the west coast of Turkey. It was such a fantastic way to start our exploration of western Turkey on our Goldwing. Arriving by ferry, it seemed almost that we were arriving to a port somewhere[…]

How to Tip in Europe

Gratuity while in Europe doesn’t have to be a source of stress or strife. Ask any American server and they will tell you how bad Europeans are at tipping. Learn how to tip in Europe…

Port of Marmaris Turkey

Getting from Greece to Turkey by Sea

The Hunt for a Ship You would think that with all of the ferries going to and from islands all over the Aegean Sea that it would be easy to find a ship to transport a motorcycle from Greece to Turkey. You would be wrong. Even before we rode our[…]


Santorini Greece at Dusk and Dawn

For Whom the Church Bells Toll, They Tolled for Me! I woke very early on a Sunday morning in Oia. To let Rebecca get some needed rest, I decided to go out and grab a coffee and see if I could find some fresh baked treats to bring back for[…]

Santorini Greece

What to Do in Santorini Greece

The Magical Island of Santorini Santorini is well known for its white buildings and blue domes set against a backdrop of a blue sea and even bluer sky. As we arrived to Santorini by ship, we rode the bike off and began our ascent to the top of the island.[…]

Thissio Cafe in Athens

Best Food & View of the Acropolis – Athens

Eating Out While we love travel, our second love is good food. Many people talk about the great food in Europe but we find it difficult to find a good restaurant at a good price point in all of Europe (we are now at 30+ countries visited in Europe). When[…]