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Topic: Featured Traveler

  • Featured Group Organizer: Michael

    Tell us a little about yourself—why do you love active travel and how did you hear about VBT? I’m 66, and have been married to my wife Mary for 41 years! We have seven grown children, ten grandkids and two more in the oven. I’m the managing partner of an investment firm in Atlanta. I swam for UNC Chapel Hill… Read More

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    Ken & Peggy

    In 2009, Ken and Peggy C. were an active couple that were asked by friends to join them on a bicycling vacation to the Tuscan Coast with us. Over the next 8 years they took biking vacations to in France, Spain and returned a couple times to they’re favorite country, Italy. They were so inspired by their first vacation, that… Read More

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    Ann & Mike

    We love hearing from our travelers that seeing the world on an active vacation has influenced their lives. Meet multi-time travelers Ann and Mike who have started organizing groups of their own to take VBT trips with. It all started over 20 years ago as they joined a VBT vacation in our home state of Vermont…and the rest is history.… Read More

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    Bill & Noelle

    One of the most rewarding aspects of providing active vacations is that we have a growing contingency of multi-time travelers who enjoy a different VBT experience every year. Bill and Noelle B. are the perfect examples as they took their 19th VBT tour this year to Slovenia, Austria, and Italy. We had a chance to catch up with them to… Read More

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  • Featured Group Organizer: Julie Brings Three Generations to Loire

    15 years ago Julie S. was introduced to VBT by taking a bicycling vacation to Austria with her father and step-mother. 16 vacations later, Julie is now a Group Organizer who travels with us every year, sometimes twice. She and her husband Jary like to bring family and friends with them to share in the experience, and earlier this summer… Read More

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  • Share Your VBT Story Winner: Helen P. Reconnects with Family Roots in Austria

    Earlier this year we asked our travelers to submit their favorite story from a VBT biking or walking vacation. Each person that wrote to us was entered into a drawing to win a brand new Fuji E-bike. Congratulations to 3-time VBT traveler Helen P. (pictured above with her brand new E-bike) who sent us an amazing tale from her Czech… Read More

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    Dick & Marcy, the EFM group

    Dick and Marcy T. are active travelers who organize tours for a group they call “Every Friggin Mile”—or EFM—which includes around 20 couples who have known each other since their college days at UC Berkeley. In the early 1990’s, several group members went on a bike trip in Napa Valley together and began a yearly tradition. With over 10 VBT… Read More

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    Dianne & Derold

    One of our favorite things about providing so many unique itineraries is that we have travelers who take a different VBT vacation every year—sometimes two! Dianne L. and  Derold M. embody that spirit of discovery as they prepare to explore both a walking vacation to Peru and a biking tour in Puglia with us this year. We had a chance… Read More

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  • Featured Group Organizer: Jane

    After seeing how much fun they seem to have from the pictures they’ve kindly shared with us, we’ve wanted to hear more about a group of women known as “WE GO NOW” that have taken many VBT Group tours together over the years. We had a chance to sit down with Jane D., one of the group’s organizer, and ask… Read More

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  • The Story of Susan C: How an Intrepid Traveler Trained for her VBT Bike Tour

    You feel like escaping on an adventure. You’re active but not necessarily a “cyclist.” You keep hearing about how much fun people have on European bike tours. You wonder how you will “train” for such a trip when you don’t own a bike or even padded shorts. And then on top of that, you’re a single traveler…Enter the remarkable Susan… Read More

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