Bicycle Tours in Europe and Latin America
Global Cycling With Local Character
We often wonder: what is it about bicycling that moves people so deeply?
Is it the universal thrill of balancing on two wheels that unites people across diverse cultures and thousands of miles? Is it the bicycle’s size and human-powered pace, which are ideal for navigating the back alleyways, country roads and wilderness paths that reveal a place’s true nature? Or is it sheer exertion that causes air to feel fresher, food to taste better, sleep to be sounder, and all worldly cares to fall by the wayside?
Whatever it is about bicycling that moves you, there’s no denying the magic of exploring the world by bike.
Since our first guided cycling tour of Italy in 1972, our family pastime has become a family business, our bicycle routes are now found in more than 20 countries, our people have been recognized with awards, our customers keep coming back, our library of resources is flourishing, and our reputation—as one of the longest-running, most trusted companies in the business—makes us beam with pride.
From the Reading Room Blog
Scrubba: A Pocket-Sized Washing Machine
My methods for doing laundry on bike trips have always left me wondering about my cleanliness. It is one reason I am a fan of Dr Bronner’s peppermint soap because even if my clothes aren’t really clean at least I smell minty fresh first thing in the morning. I imagine my bike shorts under a...
No Knead Flatbread/Pizza Dough
About 2 years ago I decided I wanted try my hand at making some quick pizza or flatbread style dough. As I was looking for recipes I ran across a no knead recipe. Since then I've refined my process and the result is a very versatile dough that is great with a variety of toppings....
As a former athlete, I struggled a bit figuring out a new adult identity after college. I didn’t want to lose my identity as an athlete but let’s be honest, when you no longer belong to a team and are not surrounded by teammates and coaches anymore…that identity quickly slips away. I was forced to...
What Your Wine Bottle Is Trying to Tell You
Many of us select wine based on whether or not we are attracted to the label, but that label and the bottle are actually trying to tell us something about the product inside if you know what to look for. ExperiencePlus! is fortunate to have two sommeliers on staff (tour leader Bruno Ramain and Director...