100 days in 5 graphics

Bikelife Bram My travel, my stories Homepage 100 days in 5 graphics100 days on and off the road, countless stories to remember for a lifetime and a powerful feeling that tells me everyday I’m on the right path. 100 days captured in 5 graphics to give you a...

Happy holiday in Sao Domingos

Bikelife Bram My travel, my stories Homepage Happy holidays in Sao DomingosIt’s somewhat holiday time here in Sao Domingos, Santiago do Cacem. Instead of riding, I’m spending my days with playing online chess, reading books, watching series, doing yoga and...

8-day adventure time

Bikelife Bram My travel, my stories Homepage An 8-day adventureJanneke and I did separate for a week and a bit, which gave me the opportunity to ride my bike for 8 days straight. I decided to go zigzag through the Algarve and Alentejo region, crossing the cork tree...

What have I got myself into now again?

Bikelife Bram My travel, my stories Homepage Switched to vanlife!I lost a bit of my bikelife and I switched into a vanlife. Via a Dutch bike packer website a Dutch girl named Janneke send me a message. She was traveling in the south of Spain and she would love to meet...

Biking is bad for teeth

Bikelife Bram My travel, my stories Homepage Biking is bad for teethUsually I burn around 2000-3500 calories during a bike day. Which means I at least need to eat 4000 calories a day, almost double of what I should eat based on lenght and weight when I wouldn’t...

There is rest in Coimbra

Bikelife Bram My travel, my stories Homepage There is rest in Coimbra Almost 2200 kilometers by bike and a skipped bunch of kilometers by campervan brought me into Coimbra! There I met Merel, a Dutch friend who is walking to Santiago de Compostella, Spain. We both go...

The wonderful world of Couchsurfing.com

Bikelife Bram My travel, my stories Homepage The wonderful world of Couchsurfing.comAccording to my Couchsurfing.com profile I hosted 11 travelers and I have been a guest 15 times already now as a traveler.  The concept of couchsurfing is just lovely: I ask a local to...

8 days on the road

Bikelife Bram My travel, my stories Homepage 8 days on the road Once my of my favorite writers wrote that it´ is better not to have any expectations: or everything happens the way you already imagined it and you won’t be surprised, or something goes different...

Done with the waiting!

Bikelife Bram My travel, my stories Homepage BikelifeBram is real!It’s happening. Monday morning I got my first kilometers in and the adventure started for real now, like it started already weeks and weeks before in my head.  My dad biked with me the first long...