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June 22, 2014 in France / (0) comments

Jun22
Provence Biking

The Provence region of southeastern France is a scenic and historic area that is perfect for discovering on foot.  Travelers on our France: Slow Road Through Provence vacation will discover the region’s timeless beauty—from ancient hilltop villages to bustling outdoor markets to verdant vineyards that line the foothills of the Alpilles—at a slow pace, which allows you to fully take… Read More

June 20, 2014 in Spain / (0) comments

Jun20
Basque Panorama

Along the border of Spain and France and framed by the soaring Pyrenees and serene waters of the Bay of Biscay, lies a uniquely autonomous region known as Basque Country. Travelers will find themselves discovering jaw-dropping landscapes, delicious cuisine that draws from a variety of cultures, and friendly and intensely proud Basque people. VBT’s new Spain: A Walking Tour of… Read More

Swaims in AW 1 crop

Nothing makes us happier than hearing how much joy one of our vacations can bring to our travelers. Recently, we received a wonderful note from Marty S. about her walking vacation to the Amalfi Coast with VBT in April. Marty and her husband Stephen visited the Sorrentine peninsula for the first time back in the early 1960’s, when the two… Read More

20100929ITALY

It’s no secret that Italy is home to some of the world’s most exciting and delicious cuisine. One of the perks of a vacation in Italy with VBT is that we incorporate all facets of Italian food into our tours. VBT guests might find themselves taking a cooking class with a local chef, enjoying a wine or olive oil tasting,… Read More

June 16, 2014 in Culinary Recipes / (0) comments

Jun16
Gorgonzola

Paul Williams, VBT’s Marketing Director, has given us a recipe for a delightful appetizer that he learned from a chef who is a native of Abruzzi. “It is easy to prepare and always a crowd-pleaser” according to Paul.  This dish is best served in a small (2 quart), deep terra cotta pot, but a round casserole dish can be used.… Read More

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