Tripsite Travel Blog


Hennie Addresses COVID-19

Dear friends, My name is Hennie Van den Hengel and I am the founder of Tripsite and now share company ownership with my son and two daughters. We are originally from Holland, but when the children were young, my husband and I moved the family to the US to begin an agricultural business.

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Health and Safety Protocols

Your health and safety is our top priority … We are all too familiar with certain safety measures we now follow in our everyday lives to keep us safe, from social distancing and mask-wearing while in public spaces, to hand washing and sanitizing everyday objects.

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Porto to Santiago: A Surprise Outcome

No matter how many bike trips I take, there’s always a moment when the thrill of it all hits home.

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Photo Friday: Family Bike & Boat Tour

We caught up with Tripsite Traveler, Sue Picken, who recently returned from her Amsterdam to Bruges bike & barge tour aboard the Magnifique II. Below is an interview we had with Sue and some lovely photos of her bike & barge tour! Tell us a bit about yourself. What is/was your occupation?

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Tripsite Traveler: Bikes, Tulips, Canals and Windmills

We recently caught up with Tripsite Traveler, Liz Ling, who had a blast on our 8 Day Tulip Tour aboard the Quo Vadis . Along the way, she snapped some lovely photos from the bike path. Heres what Liz had to say about her trip: Adventure and being active is what we love, especially when traveling.

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Five New Bike Tours That Should Be On Your Radar

Don't get us wrong, we could bike through tulip fields and sample creamy Dutch cheese with no complaints (obviously), but sometimes we crave something a bit different. Picture this:

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Cycling Umbria: A Gastronomy Bike Tour

After the bustle of Rome, Umbria was a romantic movie set. Lesley and I were charmed to see children playing in Spello’s piazza fountain, their mothers sitting nearby chatting, and old men soaking up the sun.

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Hope for Korah: Empowering a community through hope

On the outskirts of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, rises a mountain of significant proportions.

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Vietnam and Cambodia Adventure

My appreciation of the lovely people of Vietnam and Cambodia began on the first day of our tour. I observed the delightful children and particularly their hard-working mothers.

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Tripsite Traveler - A Self-Guided Adventure

Adventure – with Support – at Every Turn … My brother and I did our first “unguided” bike tour in July – a weeklong ride from Paris to London (with a ferry ride across the English Channel) – and were delighted both by our sense of independence and the support the tour company gave us.

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The Netherlands Deserves a Cycle of Appreciation

For my third bike and barge vacation, I was looking for a destination that was not too warm in the summer, not too hilly, not too expensive and full of interesting people and sites.

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Fit to Ride: Are you ready to tour by bike?

So you are thinking of booking a bike tour...or maybe you just did! Good for you! But...are you ready to tour by bike? This might sound like a ridiculous question, but trust us, it is not.

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