Tripsite Travel Blog


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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Everything You Need to Know About Bike Touring With a GPS

So you just booked a self-guided tour, let’s say Amsterdam to Bruges bike tour because that tour is a client favorite.

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Photo Friday: Around Romantic Bruges

Hello from Pittsburgh, PA! My name is Carol Frey and I am a contract compliance auditor. Some of my hobbies include cycling, camping, hiking, and spending time with my family and friends. Photo Gallery … (Click to enlarge) • … • … • … This is my second trip with Tripsite.

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Best Blogs of the Year: Looking back at 2017

This past year was quite the year for us here at Tripsite! In addition to adding new and exciting tours, we also were able to send many new clients on their very first tour.

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Lanzarote, strange island world

I recently returned from a guided bike tour on the island of Lanzarote, Spain. When you are gone almost two weeks, a lot can change. I left this Canarian island of pervading sun and warmth to return to encroaching winter here in the northeast.

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Tripsite Traveler: Metz to Mainz with Gina Friedlander

The Anti-Cruise Cruise … A bike and barge holiday is the polar opposite of a cruise ship vacation. While on a mega-sized ship, you see the world from the top down, high above the water and leagues from the shore. The luxury and size of the ship insulate you from your environment.

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Tripsite Traveler: Cycling & Safari in South Africa

A cycling and safari expericence in South Africa... What an opportunity I thought, to go on a bike trip that is a safari at the same time? A real safari and I wasn’t disappointed at the end. It was so unique. From cycling on quiet roads, through private orchards and staying inside Kruger Nat.

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Tripsite Traveler - Lake Constance

Challenge: Bike around Lake Constance and Rhein Falls in twelve days … Jerry 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.

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Some of the Best Views in Europe!

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.

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Tripsite Traveler: India

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.

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