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September 24, 2012 in Italy / (0) comments

Sep24
Machu Picchu, Peru

There’s been a lot of buzz about the location of our newest walking vacation lately, and now, even the New York Times is chiming in. On our Walking the Italian Lakes tour we spend days 7 and 8 exploring Lago D’Orta and Isola San Giulio, resting at the Hotel San Rocco in the evening.  Bonnie Tsui’s, The Secret Little Sister… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

Even with sunny skies and warm temperatures hanging around a bit later this year we’re still gearing up for the snow – here in Vermont and in your neck of the woods. VBT’s own Olympic Cross-Country Skier, Garrott Kuzzy, has been traveling around the country hosting dryland training clinics to get travelers ready for our new Cross-Country vacations! But hey,… Read More

September 12, 2012 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Sep12
Machu Picchu, Peru

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 the culture you’re exploring is by living alongside the natives. But don’t stop at simply doing as the locals do, be sure to eat what they eat, drink what they… Read More

September 12, 2012 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Sep12
Machu Picchu, Peru

With time winding down before Stacey A’s fourth VBT vacation (she’s heading to Spain this week), she was kind enough to take a little time away from packing to share a few of the experiences she’s had while traveling with us. Stacey and her husband, Steven, first heard about VBT through friends they’ve made at charity cycling events around the… Read More

September 12, 2012 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Sep12
Machu Picchu, Peru

Though your journey getting in touch with local life may begin upon your arrival in a new destination with a cautious, perhaps foreign, “Hello,” it’s helpful to remember that the culture you’ll be exploring has been developing for centuries. Often a quick glance into the past can broaden your understanding about modern life, wherever you may be. And one of… Read More

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