Road in Burma with local herders

The Receptive (and Responsible) Traveler

April 25, 2016 • 1 Comment

You have heard it a thousand times, in a thousand ways, and so have I. What if we could change the world one word, one song, one smile at a time?But how about a twist? What if the world could change me, change us one journey at a time? What if each time we ventured out, we not only made a positive difference but let ourselves become different? Typical road in Burma. Photo by Hennie Those within the travel industry and tourists themselves are using the term "responsible tourism" more and more. Read More

Mary con la familia que la alojo

Viajar en tiempos de incertidumbre

March 24, 2016 • 3 Comments

Por,Mary ZdancewiczEn la mañana del día en la que sucedieron los últimos ataques terroristas, me encontraba entrando al aeropuerto de Missoula, Montana, para comenzar mi viaje de regreso a Pennsylvania luego de una larga estadía con la familia y con el equipo de Tripsite. Read More

Bolzano view

Tripsite Traveler: Cheri Emahiser

February 22, 2016 • 3 Comments

Bolzano - Mantova - VeniceArrival in Bologna My husband and I might have chosen to fly into Venice or Innsbruck, Austria, but landing in Bologna was the perfect decision! In Bologna we experienced Aperitivo; Italy’s version of Happy Hour. The idea is not to fill up on the abundant tasty free bites. Before we realized it was unnecessary to order from the menu, our prosciutto and bresaola, savory pastries and fresh mozzarella arrived. Read More

Hennie poses by some grapes

Tripsite Traveler: Bordeaux

February 5, 2016

For those of you that do not know me…I’m Hennie van den Hengel, one of the founders of Tripsite, born and raised in Holland (the Netherlands) and I’m sure that’s where my love for biking came from. Biking is a part of life in Holland and I could bike from the time I was wee little and have biked ever since (quite a few years by now). I went to Bordeaux because this year we offer a new boat and bike tour in the region. Read More

Epic downhill with Lake Garda in the distance

Tripsite Traveler: Emily Peh

January 22, 2016

I had wanted to do a bike tour in Europe for ages—for the beautiful scenery, cool weather, and the exhilaration of the miles rolling by under my wheels. But it was quite terrifying for me for a number of reasons. Firstly, I’m a female traveling alone in a foreign country. Second, I had never actually ridden more than 30 km in one day (though I’m pretty fit and can run and stuff). Finally, I’m a little nervous about riding in traffic alone!So I took a number of precautions. Read More


Tripsite Traveler: Fulton Armstrong

December 22, 2015

Southern Tour: Great People, Scenery, Cheese, Beer...and a ZebraDay One: Haarlem shakeout ride Sometimes you have to pinch yourself. Dutch cities like Haarlem are so loaded with history and beauty that they’re almost too perfect. Read More

Tripsite Traveler: Linda Fajen

December 11, 2015 • 3 Comments

Along the Danube - Passau to ViennaLet the Good Times Roll Thank you Tripsite and friends, for a most memorable and enjoyable week on the Danube river. To ride the shores of the iconic Donau, explore the ancient cities, villages, castles and monasteries is to become a part of the surroundings. Bicycling offers ample opportunity to absorb the ambiance and grasp the beauty of this scenic valley. Read More

Michelle and Jedd Chang

Tripsite Traveler: Jedd and Michelle Chang

December 4, 2015

Our Top 5 Discoveries Biking Across Belgium and the NetherlandsThis past summer was the first time my husband and I tried a self-guided bike tour. With plans to be in France for a family wedding, we wanted to take the opportunity to explore more of Europe. We landed on the one-week trip from Bruges to Amsterdam with my parents, Aunt, and Uncle, and we couldn’t be happier with our choice. Here are just five of the many highlights from our trip: 1. Read More

Tripsite Traveler: Basel to Mainz

November 23, 2015

I have been a member of the Tripsite team since 2012. I have researched and written tours for our website and have helped many of you with your cycling adventures. Now it was my turn and I was about to embark on my first ever Tripsite tour, a brand new bike and boat trip from Basel to Mainz.I convinced my sister to come along as well and so, our adventure began... The Rhine flowing through Basel, Switzerland, the start of our journey! Our floating hotel for the week was the lovely Andante. Read More

Monthly Photo Contest: October

November 13, 2015

For those of you who do not already know, we here at Tripsite absolutely love hearing from you, our clients. Read More