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What Does Coffee Look Like Around the World?

September 23rd, 2019

Your morning cup of joe may look a little different when you’re enjoying it in a foreign country. Check out some of our favorite ways to drink coffee on our VBT adventures. And make sure you take some time for a coffee break during your travels—you may just discover your new favorite beverage!    ... Read more »

Peruvian Handicraft: Treasures of South America

July 11th, 2018

Even when considering the pantheon of ancient architecture from all over the world, the ruins of Machu Picchu are in a class by themselves. The remnants of this Incan city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, located at the foot of a mountain and surrounded by thick verdant forest, are reminders of the majesty of the... Read more »

4 Fascinating Secrets of Machu Picchu

February 23rd, 2018

A breathtaking man-made wonder built by the Incans, Machu Picchu astounds all visitors who gaze upon its more than 3,000 stone steps that ascend to the clouds. Nearly 1 million people visit this sacred site in Peru each year, according to Frommer’s, but how many know its secrets? Its labyrinthine ruins and elaborate terraces, surrounded by the... Read more »

Iconic Walks of the World

April 29th, 2016

Discover them with VBT Clearly we believe that the best way to truly become immersed in a new destination is by slowing down and soaking in the moment. When you forgo sightseeing on a big tour bus, and instead, hop on a bicycle or lace up your walking shoes, you are exposed to so much... Read more »

Traditional Dress Around the Globe

June 15th, 2015

One of the greatest thrills of biking or walking your way through a new country is being able to slow down and really take it all in at your own pace. And while getting in touch with local life may begin upon your arrival in a new destination with a cautious, perhaps foreign, ‘Hello’; it’s... Read more »

Top 5 VBT Walking Vacations for 2015

April 28th, 2015

Looking for VBT Walking Vacations? All VBT Walking Vacations have moved to our sister company, Country Walkers. The same tours you know and love, plus exciting new itineraries, are available to book through their website. Famed naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau once wrote “The moment my legs begin to move my thoughts begin to... Read more »

Savor the Tastes of Peru on a Walking Tour with VBT

January 30th, 2015

Looking for VBT Walking Vacations? All VBT Walking Vacations have moved to our sister company, Country Walkers. The same tours you know and love, plus exciting new itineraries, are available to book through their website. Dining on native cuisine and learning about indigenous food is one of our favorite appeals of traveling around the world.... Read more »

Top Hotels on our Machu Picchu & Sacred Valley Walking Tour

December 19th, 2014

Looking for VBT Walking Vacations? All VBT Walking Vacations have moved to our sister company, Country Walkers. The same tours you know and love, plus exciting new itineraries, are available to book through their website. At VBT, each of our 49 biking and walking vacations are deliberately selected to give you ample opportunity to explore... Read more »

Highlights of VBT’s Walking tour in Peru

November 24th, 2014

Looking for VBT Walking Vacations? All VBT Walking Vacations have moved to our sister company, Country Walkers. The same tours you know and love, plus exciting new itineraries, are available to book through their website. The Lost Incan city of Machu Picchu is no doubt the first thing that comes to mind if you’re looking... Read more »

Meeting the Cuyuni People of Peru

October 24th, 2014

When one thinks of traveling to Peru, exploring the magnificent ruins of Machu Picchu is what tends to come to mind. While VBT’s Machu Picchu & The Sacred Valley walking tour clearly spends plenty of time discovering in the lost Incan City, there are other aspects of this vacation that make it such a fulfilling... Read more »

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