Useful Information & Sites
The legendary Alaska trip planner and Alaska travel guide to the highways, roads, ferries, lodgings, recreation, sightseeing attractions and services along the Alaska Highway to and within Alaska, including Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories and the Yukon.
Motorcycle Philosphy: Riding Your Motorcycle To Alaska
This website is packed with good tips if you’re planning to motorcycle to Alaska.
Every motorcycle adventurer goes to the undisputed king of information and planning tips.
Overland Sphere is a collective of overland blogs from around the world, bought to by fellow overlanders who are at the forefront of 4×4 Overland Travel, Motorcycle Overland Travel or any other form Cycle, Truck and 2wd. Whether you’re researching your next big trip or just looking for inspiration the purpose is to make available not just the latest blogs but also provide an archive of past adventures for the overlanding community.
The Muskoka Foundation / Do Good As You Go
The Foundation’s vision is to create a network of hundreds of modern day explorers, traveling overland in communities around the world, using their professional skills to do good as they go. This network can lead to a significant impact on the world we visit, reducing poverty, improving health and inspiring others to do the same. Unlike many of the ‘voluntourism’ type Gap Year programs, our global travelers are seasoned professionals such as doctors, teachers, entrepreneurs and consultants. The Muskoka Foundation aims to leverage the unique strengths of this group, to make a difference in the communities they visit.
Couchsurfing is a community of over 5 million members in 97,000 cities — and every country — around the world. The website connects travelers and locals who meet offline to share cultures, hospitality and adventures – whether on the road or in their hometowns. The Mission is simple: Create inspiring experiences. Stay for free with locals in the places you visit. Share your experiences. Allow people to stay with you. Or simply get together and share coffee. Visiting Paris for the first time? Make the connection and enjoy Paris from the perspective from someone who lives there.
Transcontinental Humanitarian Expedition
“Follow the journey: six continents, two-hundred countries and twenty-four time zones, as I ride my motorcycle around the world to raise funds and awareness for the number one cause of death in the world: Hunger.” -O. Christopher Sorbi. You too can get involved and volunteer as you ride around the world, click here: http://www.motorcyclememoir.com/volunteer