ExperiencePlus! Blog


  • Cycle the USA with ExperiencePlus!

    As we approach the one year anniversary of the global pandemic that brought international travel to a halt we decided we could all use some bicycle touring options closer to home. Introducing ExperiencePlus! tours in the USA – in partnership… Read full article

  • Squash Blossom Quesadillas

    Squash Blossom Quesadillas

    Along with the bounty of zucchini and yellow squash, the blossoms of these plants are delicate, colorful and oh so delicious. If you do not have a garden, make friends with a gardener or head to your local farmer’s market. … Read full article

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    Why Get Your Bike Fit

    Too many people find cycling uncomfortable. The saddle is uncomfortable, the rider’s hands, their lower back…the list goes on. While these are common complaints there is a simple solution: get a bike fit! Everyone deserves to be comfortable and feel… Read full article

  • 2021 & 2022 South America Bicycle Tours

    Bicycling Northern Argentina Plus! Ruins of Quilmes Get off the beaten path in Argentina. Explore the famous Camino Inca – or Inca Trail, a major trade and cultural route between Buenos Aires, Bolivia and Peru. Pedal paved roads through deserts,… Read full article

  • 4 Great Tours for First Time Bike Travelers

    4 Great tours for first time bike travelers Whether you are an experienced cyclist at home but it is your first time traveling by bicycle, or it’s your first time bicycling in a while but you’re eager to begin traveling… Read full article

  • Fall Escapes For 2021

    Trying to decide where to go on a bike tour this fall? Look no further! Whether you’re looking for a challenging and hilly ride, endless miles of remote coastline, or a leisurely excursion interspersed with delicious wine, we’ve got the… Read full article

  • What to expect: cycling in South America

    ExperiencePlus! offers fully-supported, guided bicycling tours in South America with the help of long-standing local partners who have been collaborating with us since 2006.  Tour Leaders are ExperiencePlus!-trained and you can’t get more “local” than this team! You can expect… Read full article

  • 5 Gifts For Cyclists Who Love to Travel

    Take a look at a few of our favorite cycling items that might be just the right inspiration as you’re trying to find something special for your cyclists this holiday season. What costs less than $40 USD, weighs a mere… Read full article

  • Traveler Scrapbook: Biking Portugal Photos

    ExperiencePlus! traveler Norie Quintos pedaled with us from the rivers, coasts and valleys of Northern Portugal and Galicia, Spain to Santiago following the Portuguese Camino de Santiago in 2018. Take a virtual bicycle tour of Portugal with Norie’s scrapbook and… Read full article

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    Updated in 2019: Emilia Romagna’s Culinary Delights Plus!

    Updated version of our short tour and a new “Plus” Ride! We’ve been sharing one of Italy’s greatest food regions with our travelers for decades (it also happens to be our “home” region in Italy – so we might be… Read full article

  • Gear Review: 1UP Bike Rack

    How to Move a Bike, When Pedaling isn’t an Option In an ideal world I would ride my bike everywhere. But in reality, there are times when a ride starts with a drive. Trips to distant trailheads for mountain biking,… Read full article

  • Bike and Barge Details: Fleur

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  • Tour Leader Tales: Adventures in Ethiopia

    Tour Leader Tales: Cristina Taioli Explores Ethiopia November 18th, just one week after my birthday, I was at the “Leonardo da Vinci” Airport, in Rome, ready to take off  for my next adventure in Ethiopia, Africa. A group of seven… Read full article

  • Recipe: Slow-Cooker Root-Vegetable Confit

    Recipe: Slow-Cooker Root-Vegetable Confit This root-vegetable confit is another great winter recipe you that you can adapt with whichever root vegetables happen to be in season or available near you. Not to mention after you’ve finished the initial preparation you… Read full article

  • Top Cycling Trips of 2018

    Top-Selling Guided Cycling Tours in 2018 These tours are filling up fast! Wondering where to go in 2018? Here’s a run down of our top-selling destinations to date in 2018. Take a look and if you see something that strikes… Read full article

  • How To: Everything you need to know about using our website

    Trying to decide where to go? Need help with travel planning? We’ve got the resources we need! Our recent website redesign was done with the goal of providing you with easy access to all the bicycle tour itineraries and information… Read full article

  • A Day On Tour With ExperiencePlus!

    A Day On Tour With ExperiencePlus! Michael and Therese from HITravelTales.com joined ExperiencePlus! this summer. They shared a few of the many photos and videos they took while Bicycling the Danube from Germany to Budapest.” Click here to read their full… Read full article

  • Recipe: Nonna’s Granita

    Nonna’s Granita Tour Leader Andrea Garreffa shares one nonna’s (grandma’s) granita recipe When the heat of summer settles in, Italians reach for a refreshing glass of granita – the way nonna used to make it… literally. On a recent tour… Read full article