Destinations

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 »

Mary Kay on the Camino de Santiago

About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  Destinations: Spain

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... Read More »

Acetaia Cavalli

Destinations: Italy

Two Delights from Italy’s Culinary Cycling Tour

Bea Tassinari has been working with ExperiencePlus! in various capacities including tour leader, country coordinator, Italian office manager since the 1990s.  She is the go to person if you have... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy

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... Read More »

ExperiencePlus! tour leader Michela Bresciani climbing in the mountains above Lake Garda

About ExperiencePlus!,  Destinations: Italy

Meet Your Tour Leaders – Michela Bresciani

Michela began leading tours with ExperiencePlus! in 2012.  She has an amazing variety of interests and though she is quite an accomplished athlete she prefers to gauge her accomplishments today... Read More »

Destinations: Austria,  Destinations: Germany

What’s So Special About Cycling in Bavaria?

When you think Germany, what images come to mind? Lederhosen, pretzels, beer, sausages? If that sounds about right, you are actually thinking of Bavaria, a very special part of Germany.... Read More »

Riders take a break on the Patagonia Lakes trip with ExperiencePlus!

Destinations: Argentina,  Destinations: Chile

Word on the Street: Argentina and Chile

Here are a few snippets we’ve gathered from various sources that capture the essence of our bicycle tour offerings in South America. We hope that they’ll inspire you to travel... Read More »

Bicycling in Austria and Slovenia with ExperiencePlus!

Destinations: Austria,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  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

About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  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,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  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 »

Bicycling Portugal with ExperiencePlus

Destinations: Portugal

Cycling Portugal – Treasures Abound

Join us for this remarkable new tour of Portugal’s Alentejo region that will have you pedaling a stone’s throw from the border of Spain and then crossing the width of... Read More »

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

Destinations: Argentina,  Destinations: Chile,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

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 »

The Dolomites

Destinations: Italy

11 Things I Love About Bicycling Venice and the Dolomites

By ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader Gabriel Donati Looking for a bicycle ride that crosses cultural and geographical regions? Where you’ll see a radical change in scenery from the first to the last day?  A... Read More »

Rafting on the Futaleufu

Destinations: Argentina,  Destinations: Chile

ExpeditionPlus! South America

The ExpeditionPlus! concept originated back in 2006 when ExperiencePlus! co-founder Rick Price dreamed of offering continental scale tours for strong and experienced riders. The rules for expeditions needed to be... Read More »

Czech Republic

Destinations: Czech Republic

6 Reasons to Bicycle the Czech Republic

As a new mother (Lidia turned two a few months ago), I haven’t been on many bike tours the past 3 years, but this past summer I was able to... Read More »

Riding in Slovenia's Julian Alps

Destinations: Austria,  Destinations: Slovenia

Austria and Slovenia: Captivating and Gorgeous

I’ve always been fascinated with Slovenia—a tiny country that is at the crossroads between Western Europe and Eastern Europe, a small country similar in size to New Jersey, but filled... Read More »

La Rotonda di San Lorenzo

Destinations: Italy

The Secrets of Mantua by Enrico Dal Monte

There are many splendid and evocative places in Italy as authors from all over the world have described throughout the centuries.  There is one pearl in the middle of northern... Read More »

Destinations: Argentina

Tika’s Secret about Argentina

The Place: Argentina Wild. Beautiful. Astonishing. Argentina’s diverse landscapes are nothing less than what you would expect from the second largest country in South America. It’s rich history, diverse cultural... Read More »

Destinations: Spain

Cycling Andalucia: News from the Field

We’re always tickled when writers and photographers come on tour, and this time, Brice Peressini is reporting from Andalucia, Spain. He’s put together a post for each day of the... Read More »

Certified experts in gelato!

Travel Planning: Food and Meals,  Destinations: Italy

Culinary Delights Tour Hits the Gelato Lab

The 8 and 11 day ExperiencePlus! Whole Journey’s Culinary Delights tours feature a visit to the lab at the Carpigiani Gelato Museum and University, a fabulous opportunity to study an... Read More »

Destinations: Ireland

Thoughts on Ireland

JoAnne “Jo” and Jenica Baldwin sat down with ExperiencePlus! to talk about their recent family trip to Ireland’s West Coast. EP: Ireland is known for its rainy weather; how did... Read More »

Andro Tartaglia

Destinations: Croatia

Just Another Perfect Day in Croatia

My name is Andro Tartaglia, and I am an ExperiencePlus! tour leader and country coordinator for Croatia. People are often curious about Croatia and what life is like here so... Read More »

Travel Planning: Food and Meals,  Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy

A Taste of Aphrodisiac Diamonds on Tour

By ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader Pia de Richemont What did Marilyn Monroe, Mussolini and President Truman have in common? Fame? Certainly. Insomnia? Quite likely. But the three of them also shared... Read More »

Destinations: Argentina,  Destinations: Chile

6 Reasons to Bicycle Chile and Argentina

1. Discover the Unexpected. Due to their immense differences, it is somewhat unfair to talk about Chile and Argentina as if they were the same country. But, there is one... Read More »

Destinations: France

If Wishes Were Horses

Cycling on the island of Corsica has been on my wish list for nearly a decade so when I learned that I would be traveling there in September to join... Read More »

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