Coastal bike path

Lanzarote, strange island world

Mary • Dec 1, 2017

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. After a lovely warm and colorful autumn, the trees are now skeletal and an unusually early, deep cold has taken hold. Read More


Tripsite Traveler: Metz to Mainz with Gina Friedlander

Gina Friedlander • Nov 13, 2017 • 2

The Anti-Cruise CruiseA 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. It's rather like watching the world from a super-sized, super formatted, flat screen TV.On the beautiful Mosel River Not so on a barge. A barge is so close to the water that you can almost reach down and touch it. Read More


Picture with a cheetah

Tripsite Traveler: Cycling & Safari in South Africa

Hennie • Sep 26, 2017 • 1

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. Read More


Tripsite Traveler - Lake Constance

Sally Snyder • Jul 28, 2017 • 1

Challenge: Bike around Lake Constance and Rhein Falls in twelve daysJerry 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. Lake Constance has history, grand scenery and is new territory. Water is my element. Read More


Some of the Best Views in Europe!

Mikky • Jun 2, 2017

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. I have compiled a list of my favorites, each of which hold a special place in my heart. Read More


At a tea plantation in Munnar

Tripsite Traveler: India

Hennie • May 17, 2017

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. With the help of some other friends, we showered these girls with gifts. There is nothing more rewarding than giving! After a travel conference in Cochin, I started a 5 day bike tour in the state of Kerala. Read More


Tripsite Traveler: Bike Tour of Cotswolds with Kevin Purdy

Kevin Purdy • Apr 3, 2017

The first time we visited Stratford-Upon-Avon and the Cotswolds, many years ago, we toured via rental car. This time, we booked a Shakespeare’s Country bike tour. We soon discovered that bicycling was by far the best way to tour this beautiful region of England. We saw more sights and enjoyed the leisurely pace. Read More


Between Decin, Czech Republic, and Bad Schandau, Germany

Tripsite Traveler: Prague to Dresden - A Tale of Two Rivers

Denise Giusti • Feb 17, 2017

Feeling tired of traveling alone, I was looking for something different to do around the world when suddenly to my pleasant surprise, I found Tripsite's wonderful bike tours.I chose the Prague to Dresden Bike Tour following the Elbe river. I arrived in Prague the day before the tour started and when I arrived at the hotel the saw the first surprise! At the reception, there was a folder with all the tour information left by the guides. Read More


Lucy Le Bocage

Tripsite Traveler: Champagne Tour - From Épernay to Paris

Fulton Armstrong • Jan 11, 2017 • 2

We all failed the champagne quiz, but we still got the prize – a cool, refreshing, glass of bubbly. Read More


Town Square

Tripsite Traveler: Where on Earth is Moravia?

Steve & DeeDee Chang • Dec 21, 2016 • 1

Looking forward to our 30th anniversary, I said to my wife, “Let’s take a trip and visit Poland.” Since she had been to my native Taiwan many times, I thought it only fitting to see the place where her ancestors came from—Poland.We wondered, how many countries could we cover on a week-long bike trip? The Moravia bike tour would take us from Poland through Czech Republic, Slovakia, and into Austria. Read More


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