Adventure in (and under) the Dordogne I’m a born and raised coastal Canadian, used to defining geographical borders by shorelines. I can point to ‘where I’m from’ with a clumsy finger on a satellite photo to Nova Scotia and the ocean frames the answer with the high tide line. So, when I first traveled to the Dordogne my question was: where are its borders? What makes it The Dordogne? Water-biased as I am, ‘the banks

The Secret of Scotch from the North Coast 500 “The proper drinking of whisky is more than indulgence; it is a toast to a civilisation, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of man’s determination to use the resources of nature to refresh mind and body and enjoy to the full the senses with which he has been endowed.” ~David Daiches If you fancy a wee dram, discover the plethora of distilleries along

South Iceland There is so much to do throughout Iceland that it can be difficult to narrow down your options. You could easily spend months here exploring the rugged landscape and historical landmarks. We recently spent a week and have a few southern-Iceland-specific destinations we think would be worth a slight detour to check out! There are (what feels like) endless amounts of waterfalls, historical buildings, and picturesque vistas but some destinations are a bit

Ouch. It’s been a day since my first ride of the spring and my sitting bones are reminding me that it’s been a few months since they’ve been in touch with my saddle. A small price to pay, I say, because there’s no better way to get reacquainted with your bike and your body after a winter. Especially in preparation for another season of Nova Scotia bike tours. Sure, I’ve got a little road salt

Stories and Shoreline The first of a three-part Freewheeling Adventure, Stories and Shorelines details Doug and Cathy Hull’s experience on the Newfoundland: St. John’s & Trinity Hike. By Doug and Cathy Hull A cod-killer is a good thing, while a smatchy brine is not. Newfoundland’s rural fishing villages are long-abandoned, but the stories are not lost. A fisherman born in Kerley’s Harbour, Captain Bruce educates and entertains us with tales of everyday life in the enchanting coastal communities near

Freewheeling was conceived in 1987, and the adventure has now grown from ten new bicycles in a garage to a wonderfully-staffed office and well-maintained bike fleets, and from six adventures in Eastern Canada to more than 90 tours around the world. Today, your experience is enhanced both by all we have learned in 30 years, and by the technology we can use to plan all the details of your active holiday. Your joy is our