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Top 5 Rides of Europe

There’s a whole unexpected side of Europe that’s more popular than ever, and Trek Travel takes you there. Destinations like the historic Dalmatian Coast of Croatia or the exotic charm of the 

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Top 3 Places to Go in June

Jenny Binkowski

The season begins again when the days get longer in Spain, and heats up to full thrust when the sun warms the rest of Europe. Summer is finally on its way, there’s 

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Trek Travel’s specialty is introducing you to the nooks and crannies of our destinations that you may never discover alone, like an incredible array of restaurants across North America. You’ve probably never 

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Tight-knit families aren’t born. They’re made with unforgettable experiences. And while it shouldn’t take a Christmas miracle to get people together, planning a multigenerational vacation is a daunting task with no shortage 

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Featured Travel Agent: Codie Richards

Jenny Binkowski

A travel enthusiast with a passion for the outdoors, Codie Richards has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Africa and the Caribbean. Determined to work in a field that would fuel her 

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How Being a Guide Is Making Me a Better Person

Ally Petrilla

It’s early Saturday morning, you’re exhausted from an epic work week, and you’re expecting company the following morning. Not just any random acquaintances though–these are people whom you’ve never met and really 

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10 Trip Club: Bob Joy

My wife and I are ten-year veterans of Trek Travel and have enjoyed many memorable wows. Here are three of my favorite moments: Words and Photographs by Bob Joy, Trek Travel Guest 

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Benefits of Using a Travel Agent

Lindsay Juley

I was a travel agent for six years prior to working for Trek Travel, so I am undeniably biased when it comes to discussing the benefits of booking through a travel expert. 

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52 Places to Go in 2016

Jenny Binkowski

Each January, the editors of the New York Times Travel section publish a Places to Go issue. And although the editors themselves admit that it is by no means a comprehensive list 

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Top 6 Trips of 2015

Jenny Binkowski

Asking us to pick our favorite trip of the year is like asking us to pick our favorite child; they’re all too unique, handcrafted and distinctive in their own special ways. Our 

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I don’t know about you, but I’m always dreaming of a getaway, and typically, my daydreams involve fine wine, good food, great company, fresh air and maybe a plush robe. Not that 

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If you think your Spanish jamon couldn’t taste any better, try eating it after cycling up the side of a mountain for several kilometers straight. I realize that for some this proposition 

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The bell tower of the Seville Cathedral in Spain fuses both Arabic and Christian styles into a single structure reaching for the heavens; and typically mediterranean palm trees grow next to wintry 

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Travel Tips: European Trains

Lindsay Juley

Your first time traveling by train can be nerve-wracking. The bustling stations, indiscernible platforms, convoluted schedule, and absent signage can be intimidating. Add to that a foreign language and you might as 

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The photograph is of a 25-inch rainbow trout lying exhausted in the shallow waters of the Harper River in New Zealand. Looking at this 10-year-old picture reignites all my senses—the cold water, 

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Meet Our Team: Jacob Young

Jenny Binkowski

“I thought, ‘Well, I’ll give this a shot for a year or two, then I’ll get a real job.’ I’m coming into my 14th year, having guided in amazing places all over 

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Where the Silk Road Begins

Jessica Singerman

“The Lesic Dimitri Palace was not only one of the most memorable hotels I have ever stayed in, but also one of the most luxurious. With each residence having a different theme 

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Remote. Rugged. Refuge.

Tony Ferlisi

The people who choose to call this place home are of a tribe that stretches back thousands of years and although not all related by blood, their spirit thrives here with the 

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FAQs: Global Entry

Jenny Binkowski

Have you ever been stuck in a full maze at security and wished you could skip the line? Or maybe you’ve missed a connection because it took too long to get through 

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Top 5 European Spas

Jenny Binkowski

For the lovers of luxury who want to sip wine off the Mediterranean coast or lounge in Europe’s finest hotels, we’ve got great news. In addition to posh lodging and choice amenities, 

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#Vagabonds

Trek Travel

We finish our seasons late in the calendar year, and that’s when it’s time to reflect on the days spent riding the bike with guests in the evening light, in gluttonous enjoyment 

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Bike and Barge Experience

Jenny Binkowski

When Mac Tichenor, a close friend of Trek Travel, wanted to celebrate his birthday in style, he put together the guest list and we took care of the rest. What followed was 

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Designing A Trip to Asheville

Rebecca Falls

Trek Travel trip designer Rebecca Falls knows what it takes to create a one-of-a-kind vacation. So when she crafted a cycling trip in her own backyard, the outcome was extraordinary. What drew 

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All Work and No Play Is No Fun At All

Jenny Binkowski

Listen up, Americans. Collectively we’re taking less vacation time than at any point in nearly the last four decades. And by doing so, we’re only hurting ourselves. According to a study conducted 

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Top 10 National Park Fun Facts

Jenny Binkowski

“These are the people’s parks, owned by young and old, by those in the cities and those on the farms. Most of them are ours today because there were Americans many years 

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Three Keys to World-Class Customer Service

Jenny Binkowski

Sure, as Trek Travel cycling guides we get paid to ride high-end road bikes in beautiful destinations around the world. But as the face of our company, we have a responsibility to 

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Il Gallo Nero

Trek Travel

The Black Rooster marks some of the greatest wines in the world. It is easy to see why Tuscany remains one of our most popular trips. I moved to Italy some 12 

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The Suite Life

Jenny Binkowski

Madison’s most celebrated boutique hotel, The Mansion Hill Inn is renowned for its signature blend of intuitive service and warmly sophisticated design. For 160 years, the Mansion Hill Inn has been host 

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Why I Ride: Jane Burns

Jenny Binkowski

This is the story of my journey from a non-rider to a cyclist extraordinaire. Act One: At age 44 I took my first bike trip in Europe. Actually, it was my first 

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Meet Cricket Hile, featured Travel Agent

Sarah Makoski

There is no better way to do business in travel than to experience the destinations yourself. Cricket Hile, a travel agent and bicyclist who has pedaled her way across her home state 

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