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June 27, 2014 in France / (0) comments

Jun27

The Loire is the longest river in France, flowing westward from the high massifs of the French Alps to the Bay of Biscay on the Atlantic Ocean. Along it’s 600+ mile journey, the Loire serves as the lifeblood to a stunning region known as the “Garden of France” that is full of verdant vineyards and majestic châteaux that dot its… Read More

June 22, 2014 in France / (0) comments

Jun22

The Provence region of southeastern France is a scenic and historic area that is perfect for discovering on foot.  Travelers on our France: Slow Road Through Provence vacation will discover the region’s timeless beauty—from ancient hilltop villages to bustling outdoor markets to verdant vineyards that line the foothills of the Alpilles—at a slow pace, which allows you to fully take… Read More

Nothing makes us happier than hearing how much joy one of our vacations can bring to our travelers. Recently, we received a wonderful note from Marty S. about her walking vacation to the Amalfi Coast with VBT in April. Marty and her husband Stephen visited the Sorrentine peninsula for the first time back in the early 1960’s, when the two… Read More

It’s no secret that Italy is home to some of the world’s most exciting and delicious cuisine. One of the perks of a vacation in Italy with VBT is that we incorporate all facets of Italian food into our tours. VBT guests might find themselves taking a cooking class with a local chef, enjoying a wine or olive oil tasting,… Read More

June 16, 2014 in Culinary Recipes / (0) comments

Jun16

Here’s a recipe for a delightful appetizer that we learned from a chef who is a native of Abruzzii that “is easy to prepare and always a crowd-pleaser.”  This dish is best served in a small (2 quart), deep terra cotta pot, but a round casserole dish can be used. A Terra Cotta pot is made out of clay and… Read More

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