Tripsite Traveler - Lake Constance

Sally Snyder • Jul 28, 2017 • 1

Challenge: Bike around Lake Constance and Rhein Falls in twelve daysJerry suggested this cycle tour several years ago. My reaction, “not me.” On previous bike trips I was at the back of the pack. Once I reached the top of a hill, the group was on their way. “Get an ebike,” Elaine suggested. Lake Constance has history, grand scenery and is new territory. Water is my element. Read More


Some of the Best Views in Europe!

Mikky Adams • Jun 2, 2017

Camera in hand, I am endlessly searching for the best view that I can find. Whether it involves scaling the highest peak or admiring from below, discovering the most breathtaking perspective is my main objective. I have compiled a list of my favorites, each of which hold a special place in my heart. Read More


At a tea plantation in Munnar

Tripsite Traveler: India

Hennie van den Hengel • May 17, 2017

I was so excited to go to India for two reasons. I had never been and I have dear friends, the Simons, local missionaries and native Indians, that live there.Among their many responsibilities, they manage an orphanage, housing, at the present, 5 girls from the ages of 5 to 17 years. With the help of some other friends, we showered these girls with gifts. There is nothing more rewarding than giving! After a travel conference in Cochin, I started a 5 day bike tour in the state of Kerala. Read More


Tripsite Traveler: Bike Tour of Cotswolds with Kevin Purdy

Kevin Purdy • Apr 3, 2017

The first time we visited Stratford-Upon-Avon and the Cotswolds, many years ago, we toured via rental car. This time, we booked a Shakespeare’s Country bike tour. We soon discovered that bicycling was by far the best way to tour this beautiful region of England. We saw more sights and enjoyed the leisurely pace. Read More


Between Decin, Czech Republic, and Bad Schandau, Germany

Tripsite Traveler: Prague to Dresden - A Tale of Two Rivers

Denise Giusti • Feb 17, 2017

Feeling tired of traveling alone, I was looking for something different to do around the world when suddenly to my pleasant surprise, I found Tripsite's wonderful bike tours.I chose the Prague to Dresden Bike Tour following the Elbe river. I arrived in Prague the day before the tour started and when I arrived at the hotel the saw the first surprise! At the reception, there was a folder with all the tour information left by the guides. Read More


Lucy Le Bocage

Tripsite Traveler: Champagne Tour - From Épernay to Paris

Fulton Armstrong • Jan 11, 2017 • 2

We all failed the champagne quiz, but we still got the prize – a cool, refreshing, glass of bubbly. Read More


Town Square

Tripsite Traveler: Where on Earth is Moravia?

Steve & DeeDee Chang • Dec 21, 2016 • 1

Looking forward to our 30th anniversary, I said to my wife, “Let’s take a trip and visit Poland.” Since she had been to my native Taiwan many times, I thought it only fitting to see the place where her ancestors came from—Poland.We wondered, how many countries could we cover on a week-long bike trip? The Moravia bike tour would take us from Poland through Czech Republic, Slovakia, and into Austria. Read More


My first experience on an electric bike

Hennie van den Hengel • Nov 9, 2016 • 1

There is power in the battery!Are you like me and too stubborn (or proud) to resort to an electric bike? There is nothing wrong with trying to stay on a regular hybrid touring bike or road bike as long as you can and as long as you are having fun! But when it becomes just a bit too difficult, or you really want to experience the beauty of a tour that is rated beyond your ability, it is time to think about your options. Read More


Tripsite Traveler: Golden City of Prague

Oct 21, 2016 • 1

Despite being on a waitlist for a top deck cabin, we asked and received one upon boarding the boat. My friend Derek flew in from Vegas to join me on this trip. 910 was our room number and it had a nice sliding door/window to the outside. Read More


Lovely flower garden in the Masurian Lake District

A Bike & Boat Tour in Poland’s Lake District: the Young, the Old, and the New

Oct 3, 2016

By: MaryAbout a year ago, we had a request come in for a bike and boat tour in Poland. Somebody had talked with somebody who had heard that there was such a tour. We searched... and we found it. Not a tour on the Baltic Sea as you would expect, but an obscure tour, undiscovered by most, in the Masurian Lake District. Over 15% of the area is covered by water and another 30% by forest. There are 2000 lakes, many interconnected, so a perfect place for a bike and boat tour and our first on lakes. Read More


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