As a company that offers guided bike tours in multiple languages, we have worked with a lot of guides. We have worked with locals as well as Erasmus students trying to earn a bit extra. Over the years we have seen what works and what doesn’t work. Although a lot comes down to intuition and so called fingerspitzengefühl, the guides do have to meet a certain requirement.
Here’s a list to help you filter out bad guides when you are hiring a new one.
Imagine this: you are going to an exotic new place. Everything...