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Gleninchaquin Park walk

Rife with lush landscapes and distinct coastlines, Ireland has long been a favorite destination of outdoor enthusiasts. You’ll see why as you walk through some of the best places to visit in Ireland—from the shimmering lochs of Killarney National Park to the soaring peaks of Macgillycuddy’s Reeks and the sandy shores of Derrynane Bay. At the end of each rewarding… Read More

January 23, 2015 in Walking / (0) comments


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

December 12, 2014 in Walking New Zealand / (0) comments


Small wonder Kiwis have perfected the art of “tramping” given the amazing and diverse landscapes that their vast network of walking trails allows access to—especially on the South Island. Travelers on our “Walking New Zealand: Splendor of the South Island” vacation  will discover the country’s immense natural beauty during invigorating walks in the foothills of the Southern Alps and along… Read More

Scenic New Zealand

  VBT offers two distinct vacations to the gorgeous and geographically diverse South Island of New Zealand—our biking vacation, New Zealand: The South Island, and its sister vacation, Walking New Zealand: Splendor of the South Island. Although both vacations are on the South Island, they each visit completely different areas within the island—so there’s no reason not to do both… Read More

October 17, 2014 in Walking / (0) comments

New Zealand Walking

Walking is a wonderful way to slow down and explore your surroundings to the fullest extent when you are traveling, especially if you are with a small group. The slow and steady pace facilitates conversation between Trip Leaders and group members, as well a way to stay in “in the moment” and take in the sights, smells and sounds along… Read More


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