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Machu Picchu, Peru

The geology of the Gulf of Maine makes it an ideal body of water for nurturing an abundance of sea life, as well as a perfect place for farming clams, salmon and oysters. The waters here are colder and more nutrient rich—due to the rugged coastline and Newfoundland current— than you might find more southward along the eastern seaboard, which… Read More

Cadillac Mtn View

Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park and the bustling summer community of Bar Harbor, is known for a dramatic coastal landscape that was carved by glaciers and the powerful ocean which provides the perfect playground for bikers and walkers alike. Travelers on both our popular Maine Coast: Purely Acadia biking tour and our new Coastal Maine: Walking Acadia… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

The Chesapeake Bay is an historical and ecological hotbed on the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States. The area is most known for its abundance of shorelines, islands and native seafood—especially blue crab, oysters and clams. The bay was also one of the first areas in the US to be settled and saw a part in both the American Revolutionary… Read More

March 03, 2014 in Culinary / (0) comments

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Machu Picchu, Peru

A pastry is basically any food made from dough consisting of flour, water, and shortening. However, that general description can be used as the base for an almost unquantifiable amount of unique and delicious dishes from around the world. And here at VBT we know a little something about world travel. As experiencing the native cuisine in your travel destination… Read More

March 03, 2014 in Seafood Recipes / (0) comments

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Machu Picchu, Peru

When you think of local cuisine in the Chesapeake Bay the first thing that comes to mind are crabs. The best time of year to enjoy the fresh meat of the Maryland state crustacean— the blue crab—is from April to December. These tasty crabs can be served in a variety of ways from fried whole soft-shell crabs to crab rolls… Read More

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