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Topic: Italy

  • Why You Should Get into the Slow Food Movement

    In our fast-paced American lives, everything is go go go. Unfortunately, our diets are subject to this same dizzying pace. Breakfasts are eaten as we rush out the door, desk lunches are the norm, and take-out is so often the solution to dinner at the end of a busy day. We may be eating for efficiency, but we’re certainly not eating for… Read More

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  • Recipe: Amalfi Lemon Almond Cake

    Travelers on our Amalfi Coast & Capri walking vacation will get to taste the region’s most famous citrus first hand. Known as the “sfusato amalfitano,” the Amalfi lemon is larger than one you might see in a typical grocery store here in the United States. And while a vast majority of Amalfi lemons harvested in Italy are used to make Limoncello—a… Read More

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  • Recipe: Cantuccini di Prato

    Learning about the local culinary traditions of a destination is one of the focal points of any VBT vacation. Each tour includes most meals as well as either cooking classes, demonstrations or tastings designed to give you more insight into native cuisine. One such cooking class is offered on our Tuscany by the Sea biking tour where travelers get to… Read More

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  • Top 10 Bike Tours in Europe

    Trying to choose which vacation to take with VBT can be quite the decision since we offer so many amazing tours—over 49 biking and walking vacations to 26 countries. Biking through Europe is a great way to slow down and really immerse yourself into the sights, sounds and culture of the Old World. We thought it would be fun to… Read More

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  • 5 Comparable VBT Tours in Different Countries

    If you’re thinking about where to take your next vacation, the breadth of our line of active tours may prove somewhat overwhelming considering you can bike or walk you way through 26 countries on 5 continents with us. We want you to find the perfect itinerary for your preferences. Perhaps nothing is more rewarding than a glass of wine after… Read More

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  • 5 VBT Must-See Winter Destinations

    Variety is the spice of life, and it’s also one of the reasons that international travel is so exciting. In addition to enjoying a variety of experiences when you explore, it’s also important to have some great destinations to choose from before you begin. Whether you prefer biking or walking as your preferred means of active travel, we’ve got you… Read More

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  • Moments of Cultural Discovery on our New for 2017 Vacations

    The best way to become immersed in the local culture of any destination is by learning about the native history, traditions, and cuisine first-hand. This is why we tie in engaging off-the-trail activities into each day spent on tour so our guests experience the world as travelers, and not tourists. We’ve already announced seven new vacations for the 2017 season… Read More

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  • Top 5 Bike Tours for First-time Active Travelers

    Do you enjoy riding your bike around your hometown as a way to explore the natural surroundings? If so, a biking vacation could be the perfect way for you to travel the world. Bicycle touring has become one of the best ways to truly immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of your destination—and it’s a great way to stay… Read More

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  • Examples of Cultural Discovery on VBT’S Walking Tours

    When you take a walking vacation with VBT, we want you to experience as much of the local culture as possible. While walking along the cobbled roads of ancient cities can provide a window into local life, our off-the-trail activities are how we immerse you in your destination and get you to experience daily life first-hand. On each of our… Read More

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  • Top 5 Bike Vacations
    to Take in the Fall

    Perhaps our favorite time of the year to travel is the fall, which may be surprising. Of course, summer is teeming with warm sunny days, but it’s also the busiest travel season in Europe. By waiting to travel until the autumn months (or adding a bonus fall vacation!) you’ll be able to extend your time being active outdoors before winter… Read More

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