Travel Stories

These marvelous personal reports from the staff at ExperiencePlus! are loaded with insight from our tour leaders about the tours they lead. You’ll also find some entertaining travel journals written by our customers, in which they describe their adventures on tour.

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Destinations > Croatia, Destinations > France, Destinations > Germany, Destinations > Hungary, Travel Stories

#ShareSomething: Cyclist’s Memories from the Road

Our Travelers’ Favorite Moments From Tour From the best meal to the perfect stretch of road, we love hearing about your favorite moments on tour. A few of our travelers...Read More »

Bicycling Verdant Umbria

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 »

Julie enjoys cold water cycling in Northern Argentina

Travel Stories

Make Cold Water on a Hot Day

Baby It’s Hot Outside! “Make” cold water on your next bicycle ride According to a recent study in The Journal of the International Society of Sports drinking cold water can...Read More »

Sete France

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 »

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 »

Norie Quintos Dordogne Collage

About ExperiencePlus! > Rider Spotlight, Travel Stories

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...Read More »

Photo Courtesy of Rolf Damz

Travel Stories

Tour Leader Rick Lankford: Behind the Scenes of an...

Ready to challenge yourself with a continental scale cycling expedition? We checked in with Tour Leader extraordinaire, Rick Lankford to ask him what it’s been like to lead our 30...Read More »

Tour leader Loic Tyberghein and Minnie in Sicily

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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...Read More »

Photo courtesy of teh Washington Post

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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...Read More »

Cate at the top of Lecht Pass

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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...Read More »

Tonnara Vendicari

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New Tour – Bicycling the Baroque Towns of Southeastern...

2016 features two new options in Sicily and we checked in with Bea Tassinari, our Italian Country Coordinator, to see what she loves about the new 8-day Bicycling the Baroque...Read More »