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Julie Horton

  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed

    In Wild, Cheryl Strayed recounts her solo 1995 1,100 mile journey along the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert in California to the Washington border. The story is made more entertaining by the fact that before this trip Strayed… Read full article

  • Zucchini Salad with Mint and Provençal Rosemary Almonds

    With summer often comes an abundance of zucchini from the garden – and the ongoing challenge to find new ways to prepare them. Co-workers begin to avoid you and your zucchini cakes, muffins and breads. We understand the never-ending challenge… Read full article

  • Greek Kale Salad

    Kale packs a punch, many believe it to be a perfect food, packed with antioxidants, vitamin C and K, high in lutein and beta carotene. But, many folks just don’t know what to do with the stuff so since kale… Read full article

  • The Land of Painted Caves by Jean M. Auel

    Ayla is Back! Jean M. Auel’s  Earth’s Children series introduced us to one of the original beautiful, strong, and self-sufficient female protagonist back in 1980 and in this last installment of the series, The Land of Painted Caves, we find… Read full article

  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams

    Cave of Forgotten Dreams offers you a front row seat to explore the otherwise inaccessible paintings of the Chauvet cave in southern France. Directed and narrated by Werner Herzog and shot in 3-D this documentary is stunning and gives us… Read full article

  • Discover Fairytale Landscapes Cycling the Czech Republic

    You can count on the fact that every ExperiencePlus! bicycle tour will feature great cycling, so if someone asks me what differentiates one trip from another I immediately think of the towns we stay in and the one’s we visit… Read full article

  • The Lost Cyclist by David V. Herlihy

    The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance by David V. Herlihy It’s the late 1800s and the “safety bicycle” has just been introduced in the USA. The age of the high wheel is quickly coming to… Read full article

  • Tour Down Under

    Tour Down Under Thirteen hours and twenty minutes is a long time to hang in the sky from Los Angeles to Sydney to then connect to Adelaide by another flight, but this trip was well worth it! What a great… Read full article

  • Trekking with Trekking Poles

    Trekking with Trekking Poles by Julie Horton, Customer Service Specialist, ExperiencePlus! Specialty Tours, Inc. There are many excuses for not using trekking poles: "I’m too young to need them," "I’m too balanced to fall," "I’m too ‘non-techy’ to accept them,"… Read full article