Korea Bike Paths: Gumi to Andong

By Whit Altizer The roughly 90-mile stretch from Gumi to Andong is an excellent leg of Korea’s bike paths. It’s beautiful, hilly and offers plenty of options for food, drink and shelter. This past weekend my friend and I did it over 3 days with two 3-year olds in bike trailers while taking our sweet…

Korea as a Cycling Destination

This weekend one of my friends and co-workers took our kids along the Nakdong River bike path from Gumi to Andong over 3 days. It was one of the more amazing trips of my life. It was safe, beautiful, and fun for 3-year olds and 30-year olds. We cycled, ate, played, broke up fights, hugged…

Wordless Wednesday

We’re planning a 2 night bike trip next weekend. My mind is on the bike paths in Korea today.

The Korean Experience

Originally posted on July 26, 2013 at BikeToursDirect. This is about Whit’s experience cycling Korea’s bike paths for the first time last summer.  The old woman wore a long, black dress, her hair pulled back in a bun. She waved me over the way Koreans do: fingers pointed down with a couple of flicks of the…

Korea’s Bike Paths: Maps

We love Korea’s bike paths. They have added a whole new element to living in Korea. In almost every major city in Korea you can hop on a river bike path and cycle to some other part of the country. In about 30 minutes of riding from our doorstep, through a college campus, a few…

Gyeongsan to Busan by bike!

Originally posted to: http://blog.biketoursdirect.com/ Traveling often seems to give us that Eat, Pray, Love feeling. Please pardon the cliché reference. But, you travelers out there, you know what I mean. You know, the moment when you realize you don’t care you gained ten pounds from eating too much pizza margherita in Napoli. Or when you…