Destinations

Destinations: Germany,  Recipes

Recipe: German Pretzel

Search For The Perfect Pretzel Bavaria Is Hard To Beat I love travel for the endless opportunity to experience new cultures and cuisines. As a German native, one of the... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  Travel Stories

Our S.A.T.T. Winner’s Report On Bicycling Umbria!

She Went, She Saw, She Cycled Q&A with S.A.T.T winner Elissa Pitts Elissa Pitts was one of our two, 2016 Send a Teacher Traveling (S.A.T.T) award winners. This summer she cycled... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  Destinations: South Africa

ExpeditionPlus! New Destinations and Routes Coming 2017

Come for the journey and ride for the ADVENTURE. Don’t miss these unforgettable expeditions coming in 2017. Get ready for an exciting year of ExpeditionPlus! tours. March 2017 kicks off... Read More »

Destinations: Croatia,  Travel Tips

Soaking in Split

The “Split List” City sights you don’t want to miss in Split, Croatia Split, Croatia’s second largest city, is a major gateway to endless options for exploring the breathtaking islands... Read More »

Bike tour Italy

Destinations: Italy

Bring the crew – bring your friends and family along

Let’s Roll! Three great bike tours worth bringing everyone along for the ride Looking to for an excuse to get a group of friends together for a bike tour in... Read More »

Travel Planning: Food and Meals,  Destinations: France,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  Travel Stories

Seeking Supper: Adventures in Sète

New Friends And Local Favorites ExperiencePlus! Riders Find The Perfect Dinner Though it may sound counter intuitive, one of the most important elements of tour design and pre-trip planning is making... Read More »

Destinations: France

Little Blue’s Big Adventure

A Bike’s-Eye View Cycling the South of France Hey there, Little Blue here! Or, as the mechanics tend to call me, bike model Ti73/1. I’m part of the ExperiencePlus! bike... Read More »

Destinations: Italy

Umbria Here I Come

Orvieto, I Can’t Wait to Meet You On my way to checking one more experience off my bucket list. Umbria your green hills and lush valleys have called me back since I... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  News

Highlight Reel: My Favorite Part Of The Tour Leader Summit

Tour Leader Summit A great appreciation for our guides. As ExperiencePlus!’s Director of Tours, April is always a highlight of the season for me. Blossoming flowers are a welcome sign that a new... Read More »

South Africa

Destinations: South Africa

Tour Leader Rick Lankford Explores South Africa

A Cycling Expedition Across South Africa Q & A with Rick Lankford ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader Rick Lankford recently scouted our 2017 Expedition route in South Africa.  After his return home,... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  Recipes

Recipe: Insalata Di Farro (Cold Farro Salad)

Umbria’s Great Grain A versatile and easy addition to summer meals. Walk through a farmers market in Italy and you’ll experience the country’s deeply rooted passion for fresh food. Noses... Read More »

Giovanni Valetti and crew

About ExperiencePlus!,  Destinations: Italy

The Surprising Life of Tour Leader Gabriele Monaco

Gabriele Monaco – Film Maker, Tour Leader, History Buff Q & A with Gabriele about his film Valetti – The Forgotten Hero When Gabriele Monaco isn’t leading ExperiencePlus! bicycle tours... Read More »

Bicycling the Cuesta de Lipan with ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours

Destinations: Argentina,  Travel Stories

Cuesta de Lipan – A Bicycle Ride Like No Other

Conquering The Cuesta de Lipan Challenges and rewards of cycling a high-altitude mountain pass I have been captivated by the thought of riding the Cuesta de Lipan since 2008 when... Read More »

Destinations: Chile,  Recipes

Recipe: Chile’s Take on the Pisco Sour

The Pisco Sour Cool drink. Hot debate. After a day of cycling along the stunning beaches of Chile’s Central Coast and landing in the little fishing village of Duao, ExperiencePlus! riders... Read More »

ExperiencePlus! Traveler John Owen Paints Provence

Destinations: France,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  Travel Stories

Traveler John Owen Paints Provence

A Painter’s Cycling Journey Through Provence Q & A with ExperiencePlus! Traveler John Owens John Owen has been commuting by bicycle since 1971 when he rode to the University of... Read More »

Destinations: Denmark,  Recipes

Recipe: Denmark’s Rye Bread – Rugbrød

Denmark’s Dark, Healthy Rye Old Meets “New Nordic” Cuisine Thoughts of cycling through Denmark likely take your mind to charming Danish towns, coastlines sculpted by striking fjords, and retired Viking... Read More »

Bike Tours in Bavaria

Destinations: Germany

Cycling Bavaria’s Romantic Road

“As Pretty As It Gets” ~ Cycling Bavaria’s Romantic Road Ride Across The Land of Storybook Villages To the Base of the Austrian Alps “This is as pretty as a tour... Read More »

Cycle Tours France

Destinations: France,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

My First Bike Tour

My First Bike Tour  Conquering Fear and Finding Bliss Last fall, with no bike travel experience or real training to speak of, I went on my first guided cycling tour.... Read More »

Cycling Southern Italy

Destinations: Italy

Cycling Puglia – The Secret Charms Of Southern Italy

Puglia and the Secret Charms Of Southern Italy Discover the lure of Puglia now, before it is fully “discovered.” When the rest of the world thinks of Italy, the celebrity... Read More »

Christo The Floating Piers

Destinations: Italy

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... Read More »

Bicycling Patagonia's Lakes District with ExperiencePlus!

Destinations: Argentina,  Destinations: Chile

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).... Read More »

Italy's Lake's District with ExperiencePlus!

Destinations: Italy

2016 Cycling Italy’s Lakes District

“And, Como! Thou, a treasure whom the earth keeps to herself,… thy chestnut woods and garden plots” as William Wordsworth wrote, seemingly breathlessly as he attempted to render his impressions... Read More »

Overlooking Florence

Destinations: Italy

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... Read More »

Destinations: France

France’s Highlights and Hidden Treasures

France is a complex and beautiful country to visit. Its people, food and regions are surprisingly diverse.  With so many things to see and it is hard to know where to... Read More »

About ExperiencePlus!,  Destinations: Argentina,  Destinations: Chile

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... Read More »

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