Photo Friday: Bill Sowle

June 4, 2015

Bill, our adventurer stands overlooking the Moselle in Beilstein, Germany high on the parapets of Burg Metternich.William (Bill) is retired and currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. He enjoys skiing, bicycling, kayaking, and traveling in his motor home. He loves history and photography. He recently spent a month in Germany and France bicycling along the Mosel from Saarburg to Koblenz with a large group from the Phoenix Ski Club, continuing on to visit the World War I battlefields and forts of Verdun. Read More


Photo Friday: Joel Robison

May 29, 2015

We recently had the opportunity to connect with Joel Robison, a photographer based out of Cranbrook, British Columbia. Joel was recently hired by Coca-Cola to participate as the lead photographer in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, capturing happiness in 90 countries over a 9 month period. In addition to traveling and taking incredable photos, Joel enjoys riding his bike and his love for biking frequently shows up in his work. Read More


More Than Travel: Looking back…and forward!

May 20, 2015

On March 26, right before leaving on a two week tour, I posted my first blog entry in More than Travel, and began with this quote:"Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." - Mary Ritter Beard I traveled in three different countries each vastly different than the other. Read More


Photo Friday: Hennie and Jan

May 15, 2015

This week's Photo Friday features photos taken by Tripsite's own Hennie and her husband Jan from their latest trip to Holland on our 5 Day Tulip Tour!Looking out over the waters at the windmills near Zaanse Schans, an outdoor museum and shopping center. Zaanse Schans Tulips are in full bloom everywhere you look! A beautiful traditional Dutch windmill. Jan posing for a picture with a friendly highland cow in Kennemer Dunes National Park. The shopping center at Zaanse Schans. Waiting for a Read More


Clown art seen while on bike tour in Switzerland.

Photo Friday: Maureen Lin

May 8, 2015 • 2 Comments

For some people "the love of biking" may not be the main reason they choose to go on a bike tour. Some people find enjoyment in exploring foreign lands and cultures, searching for the most delectable ethnic food, or crossing one more thing off their bucket list. 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


Monthly Photo Contest: April

April 28, 2015

We are excited to announce Beth Dennard as our Monthly Photo Contest winner for April! Beth recently went on our Tulip Tour- 4 Day Netherlands Bike + Barge Tour and had a wonderful time biking and experiencing the tulips in full bloom!If you have already or are going to be traveling with us in 2015, feel free to submitt your travel photos to photocontest@tripsite.com for a chance to win €250 in trip credit! Read More


Coming Soon: Magnifique II

April 23, 2015

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new premium barge, the MAGNIFIQUE II.The new vessel will be a sister ship of the MAGNIFIQUE and will be launched in the Spring of 2016 to accommodate bike and barge tour travelers sailing the waters of Holland and Belgium. Read More


More Than Travel: The Final Days

April 17, 2015 • 1 Comment

A fun group photo.I arrived in Frankfurt from Thessaloniki, Greece, and was in immediate culture shock. Stepping out of the train station after a short ride from the airport, I entered a cityscape of skyscrapers! When traveling, it is always hard for me to transition from quaint villages to a large city. Read More


More Than Travel: Greece

April 7, 2015

I arrived in Greece last Wednesday, crossing the border from Bulgaria, leaving lingering winter to enter emerging spring.It is now Monday, our last cycling day. It was also the first day of rain. Helios, Greek God of the Sun, has been pleased with us! We are a group of five. Four Canadians, consisting of a married couple and two men, all friends, our attentive Bulgarian driver and support, and me. Four cycling comrades. Bill and Norma. Read More


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