ExperiencePlus! Blog


  • Christo The Floating Piers

    Walk On The Water – Christo’s “Floating Piers”

     “Walk On The Water” Of Lake Iseo This Summer Visit Christo’s “Floating Piers” In The Italian Lakes District This summer, from June 18 to July 3, 2016, internationally-renowned environmental artist Christo will premier his latest monumental work, “The Floating Piers”, directly upon the… Read full article

  • Norie Quintos Cycles The Dordogne

    Reflections On A Bike Tour Of The Dordogne Q & A With Norie Quintos Norie Quintos is an Editor at Large at Nat Geo Travel Media, as well as a content strategist advising destinations and travel companies. This is her… Read full article

  • Tour leader Loic Tyberghein and Minnie in Sicily

    2015 ExperiencePlus! – A Year in Pictures

    Check out our Instagram page for a photo celebration of discovery, travel and good friends! A fun look back at a year filled with cycling, learning, eating, and levitating. Our tour leaders and travelers posted live updates from our tours in… Read full article

  • Rick Price - Santa stops by the Fort Collins, CO office

    The Perfect Gift(s)

    Bicycle gear for warm weather or cold weather and more. Suggestions from our staff and tour leaders for the cyclists and non-cyclists in your life. The Price Family Monica Malpezzi Price – Co-owner and Michele Boglioni – Route Manager Gift… Read full article

  • Cate Dollard winner of ExperiencePlus!'s S.A.T.T winner and her Inven Team

    The Gift of Giving

    2015 Send A Teacher Traveling: The ExperiencePlus! Send a Teacher Traveling Award (S.A.T.T.)  program recognizes outstanding K – 12 public school teachers throughout the United States by encouraging teachers to participate in educational, active travel opportunities, like those offered by ExperiencePlus!.… Read full article

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    Claim Your Free Adventure Cycling Association Membership Follow this link to claim your free 6-month trial membership courtesy of ExperiencePlus! Read full article

  • Photo courtesy of teh Washington Post

    A Catalan Tradition Revived: Shepherding

    Our tour leaders in Spain recently forwarded this compelling New York Time’s article on Shepherd Schools in the Catalonia region. The story struck close to home for Tour Leader and Spanish Tour Manager Joan Escosura who was born in Barcelona… Read full article

  • Bicycling Patagonia's Lakes District with ExperiencePlus!

    South America – Patagonian Sunshine Awaits

    The time change is a clear reminder that winter is coming. In just a few weeks it will be dark when we leave the office at 5:00 p.m. (group sigh). We all agree that the only sensible course of action… Read full article

  • Cate at the top of Lecht Pass

    2015 Send A Teacher Traveling Winner

    Cate Dollard was the winner of the 2015 Send a Teacher Traveling Award and she’s recently returned from the ExperiencePlus! Bicycling Scotland’s Highlands Coast to Coast ride so we thought we’d check in and see how her trip went, and how she’s incorporating… Read full article

  • Overlooking Florence

    Tuscany Two Ways in 2016

    ExperiencePlus! has re-imagined our popular cycling tours in Tuscany. You decide what works best for you: Classic Tuscany – Cycling the Best of Southern Tuscany (Plus! Florence) OR Explore off the beaten path and enjoy a more relaxed cycling tour on… Read full article

  • Country Specific Trip Planners, Hotel & Reading Lists

    Our PDF Trip Planners include the following sections for each country for general questions about electronics, booking extra nights etc you can browse our travel planning posts on our blog: Country Specific Travel Tips – Find specific details and tips about… Read full article

  • ExperiencePlus! arrow along Spain's Camino de Santiago

    The ExperiencePlus! Chalk Arrow Advantage

    Just Follow the Arrows The unmistakable ExperiencePlus! chalk arrow is the primary tool for providing guided independence for all riders. These arrows serve as a personal navigation beacon and are a feature that both first-time and veteran riders appreciate. The… Read full article

  • Romesco Sauce - photo courtesy of wikipedia

    Romesco Sauce

    Tour leader Joan Escosura shares this recipe for Romesco Sauce which is a specialty of  the Catalonia region of Spain where he lives (and leads bicycle tours!) Joan also wisely points out that giving a recipe for a sauce is… Read full article

  • Dante’s Divine Comedy

    By ExperiencePlus! Traveler Bill Giovinazzo A biography is something written in retrospect, it is always about the past. It has to be because you never know at the time what is significant. Sometimes the most innocent things, like a trip… Read full article

  • Meet Your Tour Leaders: Juan Pablo Mansilla

    Meet Your Tour Leader Q & A with Juan Pablo Mansilla Juan Pablo or “Jata” has been leading ExperiencePlus! tours in Chile and Argentina since 2005. He was born and raised in Santiago, Chile and now lives on Chiloé Island… Read full article

  • Mary Kay on the Camino de Santiago

    One Pilgrim’s Way

    You’re doing what? Why on earth….? You’re walking how far? By yourself? How long will that take you? Are you crazy? Do you speak any Spanish? Some of these questions came from friends and family, some came from me. I… Read full article

  • reading list, movie list

    Suggested Reading & Movie Lists

    It’s always handy to have a little knowledge about where you’re going and what you’ll be doing while you travel. Beyond all the great information on the ExperiencePlus! website, we recommend you grab a few travel guides for the countries… Read full article

  • Sightseer Bicycling Tours by ExperiencePlus!

    At ExperiencePlus! we believe that cyclists of all ages, abilities and experience levels should have the opportunity to explore the world by bike. So this year, we’re rolling out a new style of tour designed specifically for people new to… Read full article