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Highlights and Stories from our Favorite Adventures

August 07, 2015 in Germany / (0) comments


For many people visiting Germany, driving the famed speed limit-free Autobahn is certainly a thrill. But for cyclists, riding the bike paths of Germany is as exciting as it is safe, clean and downright fun. And with over 45,000 miles of bike paths to choose from, the possibilities are endless! Imagine a country the size of Montana linked from stem to… Read More

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

July 31, 2015 in Chile / (0) comments

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

July 31, 2015 in VBT Community / (0) comments

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

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


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