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The Spreewald (which is pronounced Spray-valt and means ‘Spree Forest’) is a unique region of eastern Germany that may be a bit of a misnomer, as it has more lush wetlands, grassy fields and tranquil waterways than you’d expect from a so-called forest. Home to thousands of different flora and fauna, the Spreewald was named a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in… Read More

May 15, 2015 in Chile / (0) comments

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The central valley and coast of Chile is a biking idyll. With the soaring peaks of the Andes Mountains providing an inspirational backdrop, we’ll cruise along coastal byways and easy inland routes, from quaint fishing villages to verdant vineyards and rolling foothills of the Coastal range. Off our bikes, we’ll be immersed in modern-day Chilean culture, as well as discover… Read More

May 08, 2015 in Recipes / (0) comments

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if you’ve ever been to Germany or it’s neighboring countries in the springtime, you may have noticed a particular vegetable making it’s way into many delicious dishes. White Asparagus—or spargel as its known in Germany—is the wildly popular cousin to the green asparagus we grow in the United States. The “white” part of its name comes from being grown entirely underground,… Read More

May 01, 2015 in VBT Community / (0) comments

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The old adage goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Though it may be a cliché, it’s also good advice. The best way to get a sense for your destination’s culture is by partaking in day-to-day activities alongside the locals. But don’t stop at simply doing as the locals do, be sure to eat what they eat, drink… Read More

April 28, 2015 in Walking The World / (0) comments

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Ireland walking

Famed naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau once wrote “The moment my legs begin to move my thoughts begin to flow.” We think he was on to something. Hitting the trail at your ideal pace really activates your senses, allowing you to fully connect with the people and the land you’re exploring. That’s what you’ll get when you take a… Read More

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