Blog Category: Travel Tips

My first experience on an electric bike

November 9, 2016 • 1 Comment

By: HennieThere 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


Travel Tips: Extra Nights | Where to Crash

October 20, 2015

Congratulations! You’ve booked your cycling adventure! And thanks to good planning (or maybe a good deal on flights), you also have a few nights before and after to enjoy a new city and culture. Read More


The beautiful MS Quo Vadis is comfortably furnished and so cozy you will feel right at home.

What is a Bike & Barge Tour?

September 24, 2015

It is about the boat….Just the other day I was on the phone talking about a tour and the client exclaimed, “I never heard of a bike and boat tour!” I started to think about how many others might not know of this wonderful way of exploring and have limited themselves to the typical tourist experience of the guided bus tour. Let me try to explain what a bike and boat tour is! When I first heard the terms bike and boat and bike and barge, the image I had in mind was of a rusted old flat bottom Read More


A magnificent spread of food aboard the Flying Dutchman

Eating in Europe: Helpful Tips

June 30, 2015

It should come as no surprise that Europe offers some of the best variety and quality food in the world. Organically grown produce and locally sourced ingredients isn’t a new trend in Europe, it’s the way it has always been. Don’t miss out on your chance to indulge in a smorgasbord of delectable eats. Read More


How to Survive a Long Flight

June 16, 2015

You just booked a wonderful bike and boat trip in Europe, let’s just say Mantova to Venice (It’s one of our favorites). Read More


Travel Tips with Robert Zang

April 28, 2015 • 1 Comment

I recently had the opportunity to connect with a longtime friend of Tripsite, Robert Zang. When I say, "longtime" and "friend", I don't use the words lightly. Robert has been on 10 trips with us over the years, and has become much more than just a client. Here at Tripsite, it is not unusual for us to know clients by name and travel history and we pride ourselves in that.Now, when I say connect, I mean we exchanged hand-written letters back and forth. Read More


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