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Colmar Old Town

Due to being one of the few towns in the Alsace region that wasn’t somewhat destroyed in World War II, Colmar retains much of its original medieval charm. While it is part of France today, Colmar has a diverse heritage with both French and German influences on architecture, food and art. Set in the heart of the Alsatian Wine Region,… Read More

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Atacama Desert, Chile

Chile is a country that boasts a plethora of both natural and cultural wonders. From the towering peaks of the Andes to the gorgeous Pacific coast; the otherworldly Atacama Desert to the vineyards of Santa Rita; there’s such a diverse yet amazing landscape to discover. And because of Chile’s long history of welcoming immigrants, the local culture is a wonderful… Read More

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VBT Travelers Pat and Don

We are continually blown away by the dedication that some of our travelers have to VBT. We have many travelers that take one tour per year and even some that like doing 2 in a year. But perhaps taking the cake is Don and Pat J—our latest featured travelers—a wanderlust-filled couple who live in Colorado and love all the great… Read More

July 31, 2015 in Recipes / (0) comments

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Gougeres, France, Recipe

Do you enjoy having friends over for drinks but never know what hors d’oeuvres to serve? We thought we’d share a Gougeres recipe, one of our favorite French pastries, that will surely be a hit. It’s simple to prepare, delicious and (at least for us) is a lovely reminder of days spent biking through the Burgundy countryside and stopping at… Read More

July 31, 2015 in Culture / (0) comments

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jamestowne Church ruins

We feel that the only way to fully experience a country that you’re visiting is by cultural discovery, not through the window of a tour bus or with a large group. The best way to do that is to engage with locals and learn about their history, cuisine, crafts and even goods they produce like wine, cheese or olive oil.… Read More

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