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Bicycling in Austria and Slovenia with ExperiencePlus!

Destinations > Austria, Destinations > Slovenia

Enjoying the Lakes of Austria and Slovenia

Eastern Austria is less frequented by Americans than, say, Vienna or Salzburg. But while it cannot rival the historic and cultural significance of those three-star attractions, it can certainly hold...Read More »

Guy Lothian in Catalonia with ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours

Destinations > Spain

Cyclists of Spain by Guy Lothian

ExperiencePlus! traveler Guy Lothian impressed us with his talent for words and we love this ode that was inspired by “an afternoon encounter with some serious local cyclists” during the...Read More »

Florence photo by ExperiecnePlus! traveler Jacquie Malanga

Destinations > Italy, Travel Tips

She’s Back – The 2014 SATT Winner

Jacqueline Malanga was the winner of the 2014 Send a Teacher Traveling Award and she’s recently returned from the ExperiencePlus! Bike Across Italy: Venice to Pisa ride so we thought...Read More »


If I Only Had A Brain – by Dennis Globus

A few months back I received an email from a longtime traveler of ours who asked if someone at our office would be willing to review his new self-published book...Read More »

Starr and another rider enjoy the views in Patagonia's Lakes District with ExperiencePlus!

Destinations > Argentina, Destinations > Chile

Bicycle Patagonia: It Doesn’t Get Better Than This

By ExperiencePlus! travelers Starr and Phil Teague The Patagonia Lakes District Plus! the Island of Chiloé bicycle trip was one of our best vacation experiences ever. The biking was challenging...Read More »

2014 ExperiencePlus! SATT Winner and her class


2014 Send A Teacher Traveling Award Winner

ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours is very pleased to introduce you to the 2014 Send A Teacher Traveling Award Winner –  Jacqueline Malanga! What were your first thoughts when you received Maria...Read More »

Jim and Sari on their ExperiencePlus! tandem in Spain

About ExperiencePlus!

Confessions of a Tandem Cyclist

Jim and Sari Rosokoff live in Glastonbury, CT, a suburb of Hartford.  Three years ago, Jim retired after 32 years as a solo dermatologist, after being inspired by other retired...Read More »

Gary cycling in Provence

About ExperiencePlus!

ExperiencePlus! Traveler Gary Faris

This month we check in with ExperiencePlus! traveler Gary Faris.  Gary has lived in Ft Collins, Colorado since 1974 and retired in April 2012.  One of his projects caught our...Read More »

ExperiencePlus! traveler Shirley Mangione skydiving.

About ExperiencePlus!

Traveler’s Stories: Shirley Mangione

Shirley Mangione has done an ExperiencePlus! cycling trip each year since 2010 and in 2013 she will do two including Catalonia’s Costa Brava in Spain and Puglia in southern Italy....Read More »

ExperiencePlus! S.A.T.T. winner Kelly's 1st grade class.


2013 Send A Teacher Traveling Winner

ExperiencePlus! is very pleased to announce that Kelly Barofsky a 1st grade teacher from Prospect Elementary School in Clarendon Hills, Illinois is our 2013 Send A Teacher Traveling Award (S.A.T.T.)...Read More »


Destinations > Germany

Bicycling Bavaria’s Back Roads

Join ExperiencePlus! this summer to Bicycle Bavaria’s Back Roads and discover a wonderful mixture of history, and the fairy tale landscapes of the brothers Grimm.  Today some of the best-preserved...Read More »


Destinations > Italy

40th Anniversary Bike Across Italy

By ExperiencePlus! traveler Tamsen Granger I just got back from the ExperiencePlus! 40th Anniversary Bike Across Italy Tour – Pisa to Venice- what a trip! It was 12 days of...Read More »


Destinations > France

My Trip of a Lifetime by Sally Miller

I just completed the trip of my lifetime which is more commonly known as Bicycling the Best of Provence Plus! and the Luberon and Aix tour with ExperiencePlus!. I was...Read More »


Destinations > Italy

A Healing Journey

By ExperiencePlus! Traveler Sally LaVenture Our dream had been to ride bikes through the Italian countryside on my 60th birthday. But life got in the way, or really I should...Read More »


Destinations > Argentina, Destinations > Chile

que dia es hoy – patagonia

This month we’d like to share a very entertaining blog from Hess Kim who was on the December 10 – 20, 2011, Bicycling Patagonia’s Lake District Plus! the Island of...Read More »


Destinations > Italy

Adventures in Tuscany

June Wheeler and her partner Peter Herzog hail from the flatlands of Minnesota and completed their 7th ExperiencePlus! tour, Bicycling the Best of Southern Tuscany Plus! Florence in September 2011. ...Read More »

Veneto and the Dolomites with ExperiencePlus!

Destinations > Italy

Bicycling Italy’s Veneto and the Dolomites –...

Each year at least one or two of our travelers registers for a bicycling trip that they’ve done previously. With so many places in the world to bicycle, we wonder,...Read More »

Riding to Akrocorinth on and ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tour in Greece.

Destinations > Greece

2010 Blog Bicycling Classical Greece

In October of 2010 June Wheeler and her partner Peter Herzog joined ExperiencePlus! to Bicycle Across Classical Greece from Athens to Olympia. June kept a blog with wonderful stories and...Read More »


About ExperiencePlus!

Why I Bike: Episode 10

Jerry and Dick Smallwood (ExperiencePlus! Customers and Tandem Riders Extraordinare) Riding a bicycle through a countryside that is completely new to you is a strange and wonderful experience.  Everything is...Read More »


Destinations > France

Bicycling Alsace – The Inaugural Journey

After the Cycling the Vineyards of Alsace trip debut in July 2010, cyclists proclaimed that the tour had earned itself an instant place on their “best trips ever” lists because...Read More »

About ExperiencePlus!

Why I Bike: Episode 6

Customer Sherry Walker: I ride so I can eat and still fit into my clothes.  I go on bicycling trips to eat, my husband, Scott, goes to ride. Actually, if...Read More »


About ExperiencePlus!, Travel Planning > How to Plan a Vacation, Travel Tips

Bicycling Vacations: Stress Free Fun For Friends and Family

We at ExperiencePlus! have noticed an interesting trend amongst our travelers: more and more folks are inviting friends and family to join them on their bicycling vacation. These groups come...Read More »

About ExperiencePlus!

Why I Bike: Episode 9

Becca Austin (ExperiencePlus! Customer) My ride to work yesterday was so fulfilling (in more ways than one – there were 7 Bike to Work Breakfast Stations along my route) that...Read More »

Arenal Volcano - Costa Rica

Destinations > Costa Rica

Tales from the Road: Costa Rica

At ExperiencePlus! we believe that a bicycle tour should allow you the freedom to travel at your own pace and the opportunity to experience another environment and culture in your...Read More »