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September 07, 2011 in Spain VBT Community / (0) comments

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Every year, in late September, the city of Barcelona erupts celebrating the Festival of La Mercè, the city’s largest official holiday. Though the actual feast day of La Mercé is September 24, festivities begin a few days before the feast and generally extend until the 25th or 26th of September. The holiday was initially organized in the 19th century to… Read More

August 31, 2011 in Italy VBT Community / (0) comments

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Since its establishment, over 1500 years ago, the city of Venice has been predominantly shaped and influenced by its waterways. Comprised of 117 small islands, Venice has relied on its famed canals for transportation, and it has looked to the surrounding seas for trade and prosperity. It is therefore only appropriate that Venice’s longest-standing tradition commemorates the city’s paramount feature… Read More

August 22, 2011 in Costa Rica VBT Community / (0) comments

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The Republic of Costa Rica is one of the most naturally diverse countries in the world.  Resting below Nicaragua and above Panama, the small country is filled with a breadth of sights, sensations, and geographic wonders.  From natural beauty and exotic wildlife to ecotourism and a coffee growing tradition that dates back to the 18th century, Costa Rica truly has… Read More

August 19, 2011 in VBT Community / (0) comments

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The 34th Annual Ramapo Rally took place in a soggy Mahwah, NJ last Sunday, August 14. Though the day could have been overshadowed by the rainy conditions, many riders still made it out to participate in one of Northern New Jersey’s favorite cycling events. Also in attendance, braving the elements, was VBT’s Director of Marketing, Paul Williams. Paul spent most… Read More

August 12, 2011 in France VBT Community / (0) comments

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France has so much to offer travelers from exquisite wine and cuisine, to rich art and entertainment.  Since the early 20th century, one of the most impactful features of French culture has been jazz.  Providing inspiration for artists, writers and poets alike, the art form has blossomed into a well-respected and even revered form of musical expression.  While summers in… Read More


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