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Featured Group Organizer: Judy

January 4th, 2019

Tell us a little about yourself—why do you love active travel and how did you hear about VBT? I’m an author, speaker, and food and nutrition blogger. I really don’t care where I go, I love to explore places and have always loved to travel. I joke that I was born with a suitcase in... Read more »

Featured Group Organizer: Michael

August 23rd, 2018

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... Read more »

Featured Group Organizers: Ken & Peggy

July 12th, 2018

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. In 2009, Ken and Peggy C. were an active couple that were asked by friends to join them on a... Read more »

Featured Group Organizers: Ann & Mike

June 8th, 2018

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... Read more »

Featured Group Organizers: Bill & Noelle

May 23rd, 2018

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... Read more »

Featured Group Organizer: Julie Brings Three Generations to Loire

April 15th, 2018

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... Read more »

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Dick & Marcy, the EFM group

March 27th, 2018

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... Read more »

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Dianne & Derold

February 8th, 2018

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... Read more »

Featured Group Organizer: Jane

January 23rd, 2018

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... Read more »

Guest Blog: 71-Year-Old Retiree Says “Yes” to VBT Cycling Tour & Incredible Journey

November 6th, 2015

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally posted on The Asbury Perspective by VBT traveler Lowell S. about his recent vacation on our Heart of Europe Bike & Barge tour. What happens when a 71-year-old who hasn’t ridden a bike in 30 years say “yes” to an invitation to embark on a 7-day European Bike... Read more »

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