Travel Tips

Travel Planning: How to Plan a Vacation,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  Travel Tips

Bicycling Vacations: Stress Free Fun For Friends and Family

We at ExperiencePlus! have noticed an interesting trend amongst our travelers: more and more folks are inviting friends and family to join them on their bicycling vacation. These groups come... Read More »

Travel Planning: Passports and Visas,  Travel Tips

How to Clear US Customs Faster

Our Travel Tip this month comes from longtime customer and frequent traveler, Dave Forester. Here’s what Dave suggests to save time clearing US Customs. Enroll in the U.S. Customs &... Read More »

Travel Planning: Packing,  Travel Tips

Ten Days in a Carry-On

ExperiencePlus! continues our Travel Tip series with a recent article from the New York Times that literally shows you how to pack for “10 Days in a Carry-On” published  May... Read More »

Short story suggestions for bicycling in Europe.

Travel Planning: Bicycle Tour Training,  Travel Planning: How to Plan a Vacation,  Travel Tips

Tips to prepare for your bicycling trip

Interview with Joeann Gutowski We visited with Joeann Gutowski in our Fort Collins office before she heads to our Bicycling Through the Best of Provence tour this fall to ask... Read More »

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How To Find Good Airfare

Finding the Best  Airfares for your Bicycle Tours The great news for travelers is that airfares to Europe are expected to continue their decline into spring so we thought it... Read More »

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Biking and Hiking 101: Packing a Day Pack

Biking and Hiking 101: Packing a Day Pack Find out what Julie keeps in her packs! Learning what to pack for a bike ride, (maybe for a day on tour... Read More »

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Friendly Kilometers: Active Travel with Friends

Friendly Kilometers: Active Travel with Friends Vacation travel with family or friends appeals to our sense of balance between quality time with those we care about while pursuing our personal... Read More »

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Learning to See

Learning to See Whether pedaling through the countryside on a bicycle or walking a trail in a natural area, you can enrich your experience by practicing these simple principles:  ... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Travel Tips

French Rail Map

French Rail Map While researching transportation options for a customer trying to get from Paris to Molsheim, I discovered a great map of the French rail system. Using the different... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  Travel Tips

Maps for Bicycling in Italy

Maps for Bicycling in Italy Good maps are the key to finding great bicycle routes. In Italy I recommend using the Italian Touring Club’s 1:200,000 series. The TCI(Touring Club Italiano)... Read More »

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Shopping Tips

Shopping Tips “…a good argument for traveling light and trying out new adventures.” E.B. White Whether it’s antiques from France, pottery from Italy, honey or rugs from Greece, gala Flamenco... Read More »

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Trekking with Trekking Poles

Trekking with Trekking Poles by Julie Horton, Customer Service Specialist, ExperiencePlus! Specialty Tours, Inc. There are many excuses for not using trekking poles: "I’m too young to need them," "I’m... Read More »

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