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February 02, 2012 in France VBT Community / (0) comments

Machu Picchu, Peru

We always appreciate hearing from our travelers and our recent Photo and Story Contest gave us an opportunity to review all sorts of amazing entries, both photographs and written word. The following essay was sent to us by VBT travelers, Robert W. and Nancy T. We loved reading their words so much that we thought we’d pass them along to… Read More

January 31, 2012 in Italian Recipes Italy VBT Community / (0) comments

Machu Picchu, Peru

There’s little wonder as to why Italy is our most popular destination here at VBT. Every year, travelers make the journey to enjoy remarkable scenery, a rich artistic tradition and, of course, plenty of delicious Italian food. While all of our Tours of Italy maintain a focus on cultural connections, day 6 of our Puglia Biking Vacation always seems to get… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

Whether it’s an email, a letter, or even a comment on our Facebook page or our blog, we love hearing from our travelers. And, as it turns out, our guests love hearing from one another as well. What can I expect on my next vacation? What are the highlights? How are the accommodations? These are all valid questions, and who better… Read More

December 15, 2011 in France / (0) comments

Machu Picchu, Peru

  It was on this day, December 15, that Alexandre Gustave Eiffel came into the world. Born in 1832, “The Magician of Iron” would ultimately be responsible for designing some of the most iconic structures ever made, including his pièce de résistance, La Tour Eiffel. Raised in Dijon, Eiffel left his home in eastern France for Paris in 1852 when… Read More

December 06, 2011 in Czech Republic Europe More Europe / (0) comments

Machu Picchu, Peru

Yesterday, December 5, was the 220th anniversary of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Born on January 27, 1756, in Salzburg Austria, the prolific composer began playing at age three and was writing and performing complete works of music by his fifth year. Influenced by his father, young Mozart spent a good deal of his youth Touring Europe, astonishing audiences… Read More


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