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September 06, 2012 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Sep06
Machu Picchu, Peru

Cross-country skiing is a great way to get outside, stay active and enjoy yourself in the winter. Most of all, it’s a lot of fun! As with most invigorating activities, a little preparation goes a long way in helping you get the most out of your experience. With that in mind, VBT’s very own Cross-Country Olympian, Garrott Kuzzy, has shared… Read More

August 23, 2012 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Aug23
Machu Picchu, Peru

Get set to delve into some of the world’s most astounding destinations on a winter vacation with VBT! Cross-Country Skiing is a great way to actively explore a new locale. And we’ve got the perfect team to lead you on your outstanding Cross-Country adventure. Garrott Garrott is a 2010 Olympic skier, former member of the US Ski Team on the World Cup… Read More

August 20, 2012 in France / (0) comments

Aug20
Machu Picchu, Peru

It’s a perfectly stereotypical French tale involving an August holiday, a famous artist, a renowned investigator and an ill-advised cigarette break. But before you cue Henry Mancini’s “Pink Panther Theme,” here’s the real story about how Mona Lisa was removed from the Louvre in Paris and how she remained missing for over two years. On August 22, 1911, the French… Read More

August 16, 2012 in Italy / (0) comments

Aug16
Machu Picchu, Peru

Eagle. She-Wolf. Panther. They’re not just team mascots, they’re the names of some of Siena’s 17 historic wards, called contrade. The contrade date to the Middle Ages, when the city was districted to provide troops for its defense. Now, each contrade provides riders to compete in the famous Palio horse races. With lore reflecting the original trades of the neighborhood,… Read More

August 13, 2012 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Aug13
Machu Picchu, Peru

One of the biggest perks of traveling is interacting with locals as you explore. Fortunately, at VBT we’ve always got local Trip Leaders to help guide you and to help you learn a few key phrases in the local language. However, if you’re looking to arrive at your destination with a little of the local vernacular already under your belt… Read More

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