The (1907) Peking to Paris motor race

The Peking to Paris motor race was a race held in 1907 for automobiles between Peking (now Beijing), China and Paris, France, a distance of 9,317 miles or 14,994 km. The idea for the race came from a ...

Sailing a bouncy castle across lake Garda

A trip that will definitely get you ‘bouncing of joy’ is the story of three English friends fulfilling their childhood dream by sailing a bouncy castle across lake Garda (Italy). The first Bouncy ...

Swimming the Panama canal (in 1928)

Not a journey to the likes of our previous round-the-world trips covered. Still a trip that kicked ass. Especially given its timing of the year 1928. Swimming across the Panama canal. In that epic yea...

The world’s longest skateboard journey

New Zealander Robert Thomson started a cycling journey from Japan across the Eurasian continent on July 2006. Nothing special I hear you say; There is ‘heaps’ of people cycling around one or a cou...