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Swaims in AW 1 crop

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

20100929ITALY

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 Italian Recipes / (0) comments

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Machu Picchu, Peru

Paul Williams, VBT’s Marketing Director, has given us a recipe for a delightful appetizer that he learned from a chef who is a native of Abruzzi. “It is easy to prepare and always a crowd-pleaser” according to Paul.  This dish is best served in a small (2 quart), deep terra cotta pot, but a round casserole dish can be used.… Read More

Cresky Krumlov Tour

One of the things we pride ourselves on here at VBT is incorporating cultural moments of discovery into our tours. The price of a VBT vacation includes airfare, use of VBT bikes, many meals, all accommodations and 2 local Trip Leaders to guide the way; but it also includes fun, authentic  and enriching interactions with locals via home-hosted meals, guided… Read More

June 13, 2014 in Italy / (0) comments

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Gregg--Vineyard Tuscan Coast

So much of southern Tuscany seems to have emerged from the earth itself. Tiny villages huddle within walls and rise atop hills as if divinely sculpted from the very stone upon which they perch. Quaint farms – many of them transformed into countryside agriturismo inns – offer up a bounty that finds its way onto famed Tuscan tables. As we… Read More

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