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What’s In My Rear Rack Pack

On every ExperiencePlus! trip we provide a rear rack pack to carry the items you’ll need during your ride.  As with any kind of packing, there is a delicate balance...Read More »

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Click n’ Go and Sunreader Sunglasses

By ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader Pia de Richemont Clients who have toured with Tour Leader Pia de Richemont regularly ask her about the spectacles she wears whilst cycling. For those of...Read More »

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The Three Essential Travel Photos

The Three Essential Travel Photos What are the key pictures you should bring back from your next trip? Photos that tell the story of your vacation – the people you...Read More »

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Three Secrets to Stunning Travel Photos

By John Giebler, ExperiencePlus! Director of Tours Are you proud of your travel photos? I mean, when you come back from a trip, do people beg to see them? Or...Read More »

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The 2013 ExperiencePlus! Gift List

Holiday shoppers don’t despair over ideas – it is time once again for the ExperiencePlus! Staff Gift List! From our Headquarters in Forlí, Italy: Monica Price – Co-Owner:  Chariot Cougar...Read More »

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ExperiencePlus! Staff Gift Ideas

It’s time once again for the ExperiencePlus! Not Really Annual Christmas Gift Recommendations. About every other year ExperiencePlus! staff put together a list of what they consider to be the...Read More »

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Tips for Using Your Credit Card Internationally

With the increase in fraud and identity theft using your credit card overseas is getting trickier and more expensive as credit card companies add transaction fees that typically run 3%...Read More »

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36 hours in Aix-en-Provence, France

We’re often asked how to make the most of a brief opportunity to see Europe’s cities. This month, we provide a detailed answer for one of the most interesting cities...Read More »

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What To Do With 36 Hours in Florence

We’re often asked how to make the most of a brief opportunity to see Europe’s cities. This month, Rick provides a detailed answer for one of the best: Florence. (If...Read More »

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What to do with 36 hours in Turin, Italy

What to do with 36 hours in Turin, Italy We’re often asked how to make the most of a brief opportunity to see Europe’s cities. This month, we provide a...Read More »

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Stepping Into Cycling Footwear

In selecting shoes for use as you pedal on your ExperiencePlus! bicycling vacation remember the basics—comfort, safety, and function both on and off the bike.  To help with your decision...Read More »

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How To Find Good Airfare

Finding the Best  Airfares for your Bicycle Tours The great news for travelers is that airfares to Europe are expected to continue their decline into spring so we thought it...Read More »

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Best web sites for travelling in the Czech Republic

Best web sites for travelling in the Czech Republic Train Transportation in the Czech Republic The Rail Europe web site has comprehensive transportation information for travels throughout Europe. Raileurope  ...Read More »

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Shopping Tips

Shopping Tips “…a good argument for traveling light and trying out new adventures.” E.B. White Whether it’s antiques from France, pottery from Italy, honey or rugs from Greece, gala Flamenco...Read More »

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Sharing Your Tour Photos & Memories

Sharing Your Tour Photos & Memories Making use of Google’s Picasa web technology, ExperiencePlus! now enables customers to post their favorite digital snapshots on an online photo sharing gallery. Whether...Read More »

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Best web sites for traveling in Ireland

Best web sites for traveling in Ireland Train Transportation in Ireland This is the official Irish train web site. www.irishrail You can also use the Rail Europe web site to...Read More »

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Getting Good Airfares

Getting Good Airfares Note that we said "good" airfare, not "cheap" airfare. There’s a difference and you should make note of that difference as it may save you money and...Read More »

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Hiking 101: Packing a Day Pack

Hiking 101: Packing a Day Pack Hiking seems uncomplicated, and being unencumbered gives us a feeling of freedom we associate with wide open spaces. So, we grab the car keys...Read More »

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Best web sites for traveling in Italy

Best web sites for traveling in Italy If you have a favorite web site for travel in Italy please let us know. Just put it in the comments box at...Read More »

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Rick Prepares for ExpeditionPlus! A Six-week Bicycle Ride...

Rick Prepares for ExpeditionPlus! A Six-week Bicycle Ride from St. Petersburg to Istanbul I’ve decided to begin a blog that I will try to keep up throughout our ExpeditionPlus! this...Read More »

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Best web sites for traveling in Spain

Best web sites for traveling in Spain ExperiencePlus! Reading Room All articles about Spain Travel Journals from Spain Recipes Book Reviews     Train Transportation in Spain   The Spanish...Read More »

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A self-guided walk in Aix-en-Provence

A self-guided walk in Aix-en-Provence Our resident Aix-pert Josette Smyrl prepared this leisurely “stroll through history” which will take you from the medieval era to the end of the 18th...Read More »

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Ten Days in a Carry-On

ExperiencePlus! continues our Travel Tip series with a recent article from the New York Times that literally shows you how to pack for “10 Days in a Carry-On” published  May...Read More »

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Best web sites for traveling in France

Best web sites for traveling in France Train Transportation in France   We suggest two different websites for train information in France:   Rail Europe – this is the US...Read More »