Tripsite Traveler: Golden City of Prague

October 21, 2016 • 1 Comment

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

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

October 3, 2016

By: Mary Z.About 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

Tripsite Traveler: Wendy Savage

September 16, 2016

Snapshot Stories: The Bike and Barge Tulip Tour through HollandAre you planning your next travel adventure to the Netherlands and trying to figure out the best way to experience this beautiful country? Consider the Bike and Barge Tulip Tour. Each day, as you travel by bicycle in and around this country, a significant and unique story unfolds. Read More

Scenic bike rides

Croatia-the Balkans discovered

September 2, 2016

Our tired group arrived in Croatia in the early morning, after a 12:30 am transfer from Ohrid to Skopje, and then a flight to Zagreb. We found a breakfast table, set and ready for our arrival. Read More

Tripsite Traveler: Pedals, Petals, and Pastimes with Peg Cass

August 9, 2016 • 1 Comment

Thirty-four years ago, in my mid-twenties, I led a group of Rutgers University students on a 12-day bicycle tour of the Netherlands. Read More

Tripsite Does: Five Boro Bike Tour 2016

July 18, 2016 • 1 Comment

Cold, rainy and surprisingly a blast!Another year in the books. Climbing the stairs of the Tripsite HQ (home-office) in Springville, Pa after participating in the Five Boro Bike Tour, I could not help but look at the old Five Boro Bike Tour jersey's on the wall and think "Seriously? We (Tripsite) have been participating in this event for more than a decade and it has never rained." Well, this year it rained. Let me paint you a picture. Read More

Ani & Ika: First Bike & Barge

July 7, 2016

We recently had the chance to chat with our friends and colleagues, Ani & Ika, after their recent trip to the Netherlands on their first bike & barge trip. Here is what they had to say...Tell us a little about yourselves. Our names are Ani and Ika. We are siblings, living in the Republic of Georgia. We love traveling and exploring different places. We often travel in Georgia, exploring beautiful nature with a couple of our friends and having picnics. Read More

Macedonia - Europe’s Best Kept Secret

June 17, 2016 • 2 Comments

Magnificent Macedonia!Who knew? After more than a week exploring this emerging destination, I now know. This is an adventure seeker’s paradise! There are biking and hiking trails to be explored, rock faces to climb, and river rafting to exhilarate. How about paragliding over unimaginable vistas? For those who are searching for culinary experiences, the wine and food is world renowned and award-winning. Prices here are among the lowest in Europe so travelers on a shoestring, take heart. Read More

Tripsite Traveler - Tulip Tour with Nancy Arehart

May 24, 2016 • 7 Comments

I recently retired from a 38yr long career in Information Technology (yes, I started with punch cards). It was a great career, but it is now time to take my travel and hobbies more seriously!I live in Raleigh, North Carolina with my husband Kurt and part-time son, Coleman (he just finished his freshman year William Peace University and is home for the summer). Our older son, Tyler, lives and works in Seattle. Read More

Bike and Barge on the Mosel River.

Tripsite Traveler: Elizabeth Correll

May 4, 2016 • 4 Comments

Tripsite Traveler, Elizabeth Correll, Dreams and Goes!My name is Elizabeth Correll. If my family were on a game show and had to name my two favorite things, they would have no problem answering. Travel and bicycling. You can imagine my delight when I discovered three years ago that the two can be combined on amazing tours through Now, I am not speaking of one of those road warrior, daily long distance, and need for speed experiences. Read More