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Machu Picchu, Peru

At VBT we’ve always stressed interactive travel experiences. And part of that interaction has an effect on the local culture and environment that we’re exploring. That’s why we’ve made it a point to respect each destination’s environment as we engage and explore. Consequently, whenever possible we select deluxe, comfortable, and environmentally responsible accommodations along the road to discovery. On our… Read More

October 24, 2011 in New Zealand VBT Community / (0) comments

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Machu Picchu, Peru

Sunday, October 23 marked a momentous day for international rugby fans. For the first time in 24 years, New Zealand was awarded the William Webb Ellis Cup, and the All Blacks, New Zealand’s national rugby team, captured victory on its home pitch at Eden Park in Auckland. Beginning in 1987, the Rugby Union World Cup has taken place every 4… Read More

October 21, 2011 in France French Recipes / (0) comments

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With colder temperatures rolling into New England, it’s a great time of year for a comforting, hearty dish. And what better source for a full, warming meal than Provence, located in the sundrenched south of France. VBT Trip Leader, Pascal, has been kind enough to lend us his take on an exemplary Provence recipe, Daube de Boeuf Provençale. An Avignon… Read More

October 19, 2011 in Peru VBT Community / (0) comments

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Born and raised in Cusco, Boris has been guiding travelers in and around his home country of Peru for seventeen years.  Boris’ fascination with Andean culture and love of Cusco’s food makes him an ideal candidate to lead travelers in an in-depth exploration of his homeland.  His keen interest in cultural interaction is contagious and any trip with Boris is… Read More

October 14, 2011 in Italian Recipes Italy Tuscany by the sea recipes / (0) comments

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The onset of fall prompts an abundance of harvest festivals throughout the world.  From California’s “Crush” (wine grape harvest) to Munich’s Oktoberfest, there is no shortage on ways to celebrate colder temperatures and the gathering of crops.  If you find yourself in Northern Italy this fall, however, you might notice that interest in leaf-peeping, olive pressing, and even wine-making pales… Read More

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