Scott Stoll logo world traveler. A bicycle wheel and the globe symbolizes Scott's journey around the world on a bicycle.
Komodo snorkeling
Guest Adventures

My Reasons to Go Diving in Komodo Island

Komodo Island is recognized as one of the world’s best diving spots in the world. Its aquatic features and scenery is a wonder to behold.

Reverend Johannes Myors 2020
Guest Adventures

The Bicycling Reverend

The bicycling Reverend Johannes Myors helps a stranded Marine suffering from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

A packing list from a bicycle tour guide in 1897. See the article to read the complete list.
Ideas

A bicycle touring packing list from 1897

Times have changed! Both culture and technology. How many of these items from the Victorian era would you include on your cycle touring packing list?

A photo of us mimicking the pose of the presidents on Mount Rushmore.
Scott's Adventures

How to make a memorable moment

In celebration of my website’s 20th anniversary and my 50th lap around the sun, I’ve written an extra-special story about how I live a life worth living, including making memorable moments and how friends shed new light on life.

Dolly Sods Wilderness panorama. Flowing boulders in the foreground followed by rows of pine trees, mountains and clouds.
Guest Adventures

Old friends never die

A heart-warming story about how our true friends never leave us even when they take that last great adventure into the sky.

Rachel Hugens and Patrick standing on Uhuru Peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The highest point in Africa. 5895 meters.
Guest Adventures

A new way of seeing

Rachel Hugens, world traveler by bicycle, shares the biggest lesson she learned after 25 years on and off the road. Avid traveler or armchair traveler, this will change your life, too!

Mars Perseverance Rover
Scott's Adventures

Visit Mars from your Backyard

You can visit Mars right from your own home or backyard in more ways than one. Yes! Seriously.

Thunder Mountain Trail, Utah. A hoodoo that resembles a statue from Easter Island.
Guest Adventures

Desolate Highways to Thunder Mountain and Beyond

It has been 20 years since adventurer Mark Loftin has contributed his first story to our website. Your future self will thank you for his insights and wisdom that you can apply right now to your travels. Besides it is a beautiful story about biking Thunder Mountain Trail and exploring the Extraterrestrial Highway.

Scott's bike with colorful panniers leaning against a yellow fence in a snowy field.
Scott's Adventures

How do you plan for the weather?

Weather and climate: two slightly different things that are the second most important factor when planning your travels.

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