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November 14, 2011 in Europe Ireland / (0) comments

Nov14
Machu Picchu, Peru

Quite often the mention of Ireland prompts images of pints, pubs, and a few clever yarns. Yet there is so much more to the small nation, making it one of Europe’s most interesting travel destinations. Rest assured, any visit to the Emerald Isle will warrant taking in a bit of the exuberant nightlife of Cork, Dublin’s renowned museums, and even… Read More

November 10, 2011 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Nov10
Machu Picchu, Peru

France’s long established culinary tradition has beckoned travelers for centuries. From the famed rolling vineyards of Burgundy to the world-renowned cheeses, and celebrated marchés of Provence, France truly has something to offer every foodie, ranging from amateur to aficionado.  VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations has teamed up with France Guide, the official website of the French government tourist office, to… Read More

November 03, 2011 in Vietnam Warm Winter / (0) comments

Nov03
Machu Picchu, Peru

If you find yourself in Hanoi, looking for a unique cultural experience, you might seek out Thăng Long Water Puppet Theatre for a distinctly Vietnamese tradition, Water Puppetry. Though the term tradition may conjure images of age-old customs, and long-established conventions, the Múa rối nước (water dancing puppets) experience is anything but ordinary. Included in VBT’s Vietnam Bike Tour, a… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

Often, our most resounding travel memories are born out of happenstance. With the help of outstanding local Trip Leaders, VBT vacations are designed to foster our travelers’ natural inclination to wander and explore, making the occurrence of a delightful chance encounter possible at any bend in the road. VBT travelers, Maryanne and Rich D. were kind enough to lend us… Read More

October 28, 2011 in Vietnam / (0) comments

Oct28
Machu Picchu, Peru

Vietnamese cuisine is often praised for its health benefits as well as its emphasis on fresh, nutritious ingredients. Filled with enlivening chopped vegetables and aromatic spices, Vietnamese soup is great for fall, but easily pleases the palette year-round. On VBT’s Vietnam Bike Tour, we explore Hanoi and northern Vietnamese cuisine, so we thought it appropriate to offer up a Vietnamese classic, Hanoi… Read More

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