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January 23, 2015 in Walking / (0) comments

Jan23
Ireland Walking

American author and journalist Hal Borland once said that “All walking is discovery. On foot we take the time to see things whole.” That’s exactly what we had in mind when we introduced walking tours to our line of active vacations six years ago. There are some places that cannot be experienced to the fullest in a tour bus, and… Read More

Zurich

Zurich is one of Switzerland’s best kept secret, morphed into a vibrant city, located amid one of Europe’s most beautiful settings—on the western shores of the crystal-clear Lake Zurich, with great views of snowy peaks in the distance.  Whether you choose to amble along the cobbled alleys that crisscross Altstadt (or Old Town), grab a drink in a cozy café,… Read More

January 12, 2015 in Italy / (0) comments

Jan12
Gregg--Vineyard Tuscan Coast

So much of the landscape in southern Tuscany seems to have just 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. Family-run farms—many of them now transformed into agriturismi—offer up a fresh bounty of Tuscan cuisine to their guests with so many tasty… Read More

January 09, 2015 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Jan09
Biking Italy

According to a study conducted by the University of Scranton, the Top 5 New Year’s resolutions for 2014 were “Lose Weight”, “Getting Organized”, “Spend Less & Save More”,“Enjoy Life to the Fullest” and “Staying Fit and Healthy.” While the millions of Americans who make resolutions may feel that losing weight and enjoying life to the fullest is a paradoxical endeavor;… Read More

Vltava River

Perhaps the greatest gift one can receive through traveling the world is the window it provides into new cultures. Depending on the time of year, you may be able to join locals in celebrating during certain festivals, harvesting their grapes or olives for production, or just enjoying variances in biking and walking during seasonal changes. If you’re so lucky as… Read More

Xanterra

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