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June 30, 2011 in Italy VBT Community / (0) comments

Jun30
Machu Picchu, Peru

The Anticipation is mounting in Siena as Il Palio kicks off on July 2nd with Palio di Provenzano, the first of two historic, and fervidly celebrated horse races. A time honored tradition, Il Palio dates back to the 17th Century, when each of the 17 Contrade, or districts of Siena, were in fierce economic and social competition with one another. … Read More

June 27, 2011 in Gregg's Journal / (0) comments

Jun27
Machu Picchu, Peru

Grapes and hops … plums and pears … lemons and corn. For travelers, the local drink – culled, crushed, liquefied, and fermented from these pearls of the land – is as vital to a place’s culture as a plate of Puglia orecchiette pasta or a Slovenian struklji pastry. So we thought it would be fun to raise our glasses to… Read More

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

June 10, 2011 in Czech VBT Community / (0) comments

Jun10
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

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