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May 15, 2015 in Chile / (0) comments

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("Vista Valparaíso" by Pablo Trincado from Santiago de Chile, Chile - bahia de valparaiso. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vista_Valpara%C3%ADso.jpg#/media/File:Vista_Valpara%C3%ADso.jpg)

The central valley and coast of Chile is a biking idyll. With the soaring peaks of the Andes Mountains providing an inspirational backdrop, we’ll cruise along coastal byways and easy inland routes, from quaint fishing villages to verdant vineyards and rolling foothills of the Coastal range. Off our bikes, we’ll be immersed in modern-day Chilean culture, as well as discover… Read More

May 08, 2015 in Recipes / (0) comments

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HappySpargelLady

if you’ve ever been to Germany or it’s neighboring countries in the springtime, you may have noticed a particular vegetable making it’s way into many delicious dishes. White Asparagus—or spargel as its known in Germany—is the wildly popular cousin to the green asparagus we grow in the United States. The “white” part of its name comes from being grown entirely underground,… Read More

May 01, 2015 in VBT Community / (0) comments

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Local leaders

The old adage goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Though it may be a cliché, it’s also good advice. The best way to get a sense for your destination’s culture is by partaking in day-to-day activities alongside the locals. But don’t stop at simply doing as the locals do, be sure to eat what they eat, drink… Read More

April 28, 2015 in Walking The World / (0) comments

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Ireland walking

Famed naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau once wrote “The moment my legs begin to move my thoughts begin to flow.” We think he was on to something. Hitting the trail at your ideal pace really activates your senses, allowing you to fully connect with the people and the land you’re exploring. That’s what you’ll get when you take a… Read More

April 17, 2015 in Italy / (0) comments

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Sicily Bikers VBT

  Sicily is a unique place within Italy. The Mediterranean’s largest island has a distinct culture that is a wonderful melting pot of Greek, Roman and Moorish influences. Travelers on our bicycling vacation wind their way through the ravishing southeastern corner from Marina di Ragusa to Syracuse, where the island’s varied history is most prominently on display. Off our bikes… Read More

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