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Philipp in Andalucia tasting sherry.

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Meet Your Tour Leaders: Philipp Alexander Schmitt

We’d like to introduce you to Philipp Alexander Schmitt, our in-house Camino de Santiago historian and specialist (he’s written a pilgrim’s diary and will read from it on tour for...Read More »

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Travel Stories

Cremona Stradivari’s Hidden Gem

Bea Tassinari and Silvia Leoni work at our headquarters in Italy and have generously sent in this report on their recent visit to Cremona, Italy. Enjoy! For those of you...Read More »

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Cristina Taioli Survives the Polar Vortex

ExperiencePlus! tour leader Cristina Taioli spent over a month touring the U.S. visiting our travelers, spreading the word about bicycle touring and doing her best to survive one of the...Read More »

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Travel Stories

6 Reasons to Bicycle the Czech Republic

As a new mother (Lidia turned two a few months ago), I haven’t been on many bike tours the past 3 years, but this past summer I was able to...Read More »

ExperiencePlus! tour leader Enrico Dal Monte stops to join a card game in Sicily.

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Get to Know Your Tour Leaders: Enrico Dal Monte

Enrico was born in Italy and has been leading tours for ExperiencePlus! in Belgium, Spain, France, and Italy since 2010, and has very quickly become one of our most popular...Read More »

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Cristina Taioli’s 2014 Travels in the United States

Every winter, Cristina Taioli, longtime bicycle tour leader for ExperiencePlus! bicycle tours, spends a month traveling in the United States meeting up with past travelers and hosting happy hours and...Read More »

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6 Things We Are Excited About in December

Number 1: Winter Bike to Work Day is Wednesday, December 11th from 7:00 to 9:30AM and ExperiencePlus! staff in will once again be co-hosting a breakfast station at the Ft...Read More »

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Newsletters

November 2013 Rambler Newsletter

Welcome to the November 2013 ExperiencePlus! Rambler In This Issue… A Note from Monica and Maria Elena 7 Things We Are Excited About In November Meet Your Tour Leaders: Silvija...Read More »

Silvija Vukusic and the ExperiencePlus! support van in Croatia. Photo by ExperiencePlus! traveler Guy Cunningham

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Meet Your Tour Leaders: Silvija Vukusic

Silvija was born in Split, Croatia and has been leading tours for ExperiencePlus! since 2008 mostly in her home country but in the past few years she’s also used her...Read More »

ExperiencePlus! tour leader Silvia Cafora

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Meet Your Tour Leaders – Silvia Cafora

Why did you decide to become a tour leader? I can combine my passion for bike travel with my knowledge of Italian and French culture and architecture.  I’m also a...Read More »

ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours Rambler Newsletter

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July 2013 ExperiencePlus! Rambler

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the July 2013 ExperiencePlus! Rambler A Note from Monica and Maria Elena Patagonia:...Read More »

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Just Another Perfect Day in Croatia

My name is Andro Tartaglia, and I am an ExperiencePlus! tour leader and country coordinator for Croatia. People are often curious about Croatia and what life is like here so...Read More »

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A Rule For Stronger Photos…Or Not

Tool of thirds Want a simple, classic design principal that will instantly make your pictures more dynamic and interesting? The rule of thirds is it. What’s the Rule of Thirds?...Read More »

Cristina in Sonoma's Wine Country

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Meet Your Tour Leaders: Cristina Taioli Tours the US

I think I have one of the nicest jobs…biking in Italy and Europe! For the past two winters I’ve been fortunate to spend a month in the States visiting with...Read More »

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Meet Your Tour Leaders: Lisa Merighi

Though 2013 will mark only her third season with ExperiencePlus! Lisa Merighi has quickly become one of our traveler’s favorite tour leaders. We thought it high time we all had...Read More »

Adjusting a derailleur on one of ExperiencePlus!'s Ti Road bikes. Photo by John Giebler

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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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Travel Stories

If Wishes Were Horses

Cycling on the island of Corsica has been on my wish list for nearly a decade so when I learned that I would be traveling there in September to join...Read More »

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Travel Stories

Catalonia’s Costa Brava an Interview with Joan...

We interviewed our Spanish country coordinator and tour leader Joan Escosura about something very close to his heart – ExperiencePlus!’  new cycling trip along Catalonia’s Costa Brava which he helped...Read More »

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Travel Stories

Four Favorite Tour Leaders

With the announcement of our 40th Anniversary Bike Across Italy trip we thought it the perfect time to feature a few of the tour leaders who have been with us...Read More »

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Travel Stories

Four Leaders You’ll Want to Follow

Daniele Binaghi has been leading tours in Italy with ExperiencePlus! since 2009 and has quickly become a crowd favorite. Though there is stiff competition, his staff photo is our favorite...Read More »

European Staff at the ExperiencePlus! Headquarters in Italy

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Introducing New Staff and Tour Leaders

A New Face in the U.S. Office: ExperiencePlus! is very pleased to introduce you to our new Reservations and Sales Associate Jo Baldwin. You will get to know Jo well...Read More »

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Travel Stories

Chile: A New Destination with a Familiar Twist

In October 2009 I was fortunate enough to head south and help lead our inaugural bicycle tour through Chile’s wine country.  ExperiencePlus! is proud to be one of the first...Read More »

An ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tour customer atop Mt Ventoux

Travel Stories

Why I Bike: Episode 7

Dave Forester (ExperiencePlus! Customer): Given my poor golf scores, it is a better use of my time to spend a few hours biking the local byways than searching for small...Read More »

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Bicycle through History in Sicily in Preparation for …

Sicily looms large in the minds of Americans when they think of Italy because this, the largest island in the Mediterranean region, sent something like a million and a half...Read More »