Tripsite Travel Blog


The Future of Travel

The world is reemerging. A handful of international destinations have now opened their borders with more to follow. As the number of those vaccinated increases, intrepid travelers celebrate.

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5 Reasons Why Your Next Vacation Should Be A Hiking Tour

If you aren’t a hiker yourself, you may puzzle over how anyone could enjoy strapping on a pack to walk for hours on end. Before my first hiking trip, I myself wondered what all the hype was about.

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Health and Safety Protocols

UPDATED: 4/6/21 … 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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Our Picks for 2021 & Beyond

Goodbye, 2020. Hello, new year. With 2020 in the rearview, I can't help but look at the road ahead with optimism and excitement. I will spare you my take on current events and politics, I am taking a much-needed break from those things, and besides, I'd much rather talk about travel and the future.

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Why book a small boat cruise? 

I love boats, water, and active vacations so combining all three is my dream getaway. I am not a mega cruise type of person.

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Finding our "New Normal"

As the autumn colors burst forth, then fade, and winter approaches, it is the time of year here at Tripsite that we close out the traditional travel season and anticipate the next. This year, we closed out a season unlike any other. No one traveled.

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A Message of Hope

Hello, my dear fellow travelers... Carla here! Maybe we’ve chatted on the phone or exchanged emails. In case you didn’t know, I am the youngest child of Tripsite’s Founder - my mom Hennie.

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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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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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