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June 24, 2011 in France VBT Community / (0) comments

Jun24
Machu Picchu, Peru

Recently Chris Skilling, our Director of Worldwide Product, was inspired by a typical Provencal meal prepared by VBT Trip Leader Vero.  Check out his post below. “Food is my religion!” exclaimed Vero as we discussed the prevalence of processed food. Even in France.  “Never in my home,” she offered up.  We were in her garden, behind her home in Avignon.… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

Recently a group of students from Doane College in Nebraska met our Czech Trip Leaders, Zuzana and Jan, while on their 2011 Biking through Europe Interterm trip. It was not only an educational experience but it also provided for life altering cultural insights and “insights into the European way of life”.  To read more about the Doane student’s experience overseas and our VBT… Read More

June 03, 2011 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Jun03
Machu Picchu, Peru

Ty McDonald and Dylan Dann left Brunswick, Maine Monday, May 23 and are en route to San Diego, CA. They are riding to support and raise money for the Kelly Brush Foundation and will be raffling a VBT tour to Tuscany, which a supporter has donated on their behalf, as part of their fund-raising efforts. The Kelly Brush Foundation is… Read More

May 26, 2011 in Italian Recipes Italy Tuscan Recipes / (0) comments

May26
Machu Picchu, Peru

There is tremendous pride in the regional offerings of food and beverages in Italy. From north to south, the uniqueness of the climate, soil, and methods of preparation create food and wine that can be found only in that province or region. This is quite apparent when you see the array of cheese, sausage, and especially wine in markets and… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

Enjoy duck marinated in a delicious mahogany brown mushroom sauce finished with a walnut and parsley chive mixture…. Bon Appétit! http://www.burgundytoday.com/gourmet-traveller/chefs-recipes/duck-breast.htm   Breast of Duck with Mushrooms and Walnuts Serves 8 4 breasts of duck, trimmed of all membranes 500 gms (1lb) white mushrooms, thoroughly washed and cut into quarters or eighths depending on size 4 shallots, peeled and finely… Read More

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