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You’ve eaten Thanksgiving leftovers before. But have you tried Tania’s world-famous turkey tacos? Thanksgiving is the favorite holiday of Trek Travel’s guide-in-chief, Tania Burke. And this year, she’s got the perfect solution 

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Our guides have put together amazing picnics at the foot of landmarks, in the back of our vans, by the ocean, in forests and across the world. So it’s only natural that’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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Top 5 Meals of Italy

Jenny Binkowski

In Italy, food isn’t just fuel. It’s religion. The country worships the recipes of its mothers and grandmothers that have been handed down for generations. Cheeses are made from local ingredients. Pastas 

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I write on culinary topics for many publications, and as the door closes on 2015, it is time for annual reflection on my standout restaurant meals from the past 12 months. This 

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The Off Season: Why We Travel

Jenny Binkowski

What’s that you say? You don’t like anchovies? Well then, you have never been to the tiny restaurant of Assirto on the Ligurian Coast of Italy. I can’t promise you will walk 

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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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As if you need another reason to take a trip into the heart of wine country, where sunshine meets vineyards and incredible cuisine, our California Wine Country 4-Day Weekend vacation is a 

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A Foodie’s Tour of Italy

I grew up around the table. Weekly dinners at my grandmother’s were part of the family routine and while us kids were allowed to run off and play after the meal, the 

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I had expected to end my days with endless local red wine, but quickly discovered that the real drink of choice for locals was the gintonic. Words by Trek Travel Guest Erin 

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On my flight to Spain, I watched a documentary called Crafted, which follows the lives of three artisans–a chef, a knife welder and potter–as they reject mass production and carefully hone their 

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Favorite Fall Recipes

At Trek Travel, we do a little bit of exploring by bike and a whole of exploring by fork. Recently, however, we were reminded that you don’t have to travel far to 

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Top 3 Hard Ciders for Fall

Jenny Binkowski

Summer has quickly turned to fall and the crisp air is here to stay. More than once we’ve caught ourselves day dreaming about foliage, apple orchards and pumpkin flavored treats as we 

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Guest Choice: Bend, Oregon

Jenny Binkowski

A bustling mountain town of more than 82,000 people, Bend has made its way into the limelight and stolen the hearts of outdoor enthusiasts everywhere. With a population that has quadrupled in 

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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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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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This is Happy Hour

Sarah Makoski

At any given time or place around the world, there is a group of travelers finishing their day’s ride. They have a euphoria, a sense of tired accomplishment. The ride included exploring 

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Guest Choice: Healdsburg, CA

Sarah Makoski

Just north of San Francisco in the heart of Sonoma County lies the delightful city of Healdsburg. Surrounded by three major wine-producing regions, Russian River, Dry Creek, and Alexander Valley, this is truly 

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Across the sea to Ireland

Trek Travel

As one Irish actor told me in a Dublin pub…”I like the English. In fact my wife is English. That being said, I don’t care much for the British.” That barb was 

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28 Acres of Paradise

Greg Lyeki

Your eyes are closed, sitting in a highback Adirondack chair with a glass of wine in hand, overlooking a great valley below. Two dogs are playing fetch, roosters crow occasionally, hens cluck, 

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The Wild Coast

Jenny Binkowski

It’s early morning but I wake well rested. The sunlight is soft, the Mediterranean calm, and now the alarm clock buzzes in the background. From the comfort of our hotel room, my 

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Industry Insider: Cindy Daniels

Jenny Binkowski

Winner of a 2014 James Beard Award for restaurant design, SHED is a market, café, and community gathering space in Healdsburg, California designed to bring us closer to the way we grow, 

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Industry Insider: JoLe Farm to Table

Greg Lyeki

JoLe is a Contemporary American Restaurant owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Matt and Sonjia Spector, chef and pastry chef, respectively. Learn more about their story, then taste their creations for yourself 

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World’s Best Coffee Shops

Trek Travel

Coffee is a drug, a really good one that hooks you for life! And one that brings people together all over the world. It’s a social lubricant, and for some, the only 

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Guest Choice: Yountville

Meagan Coates

The Town of Yountville, renowned for its world-class restaurants and award-winning chefs, has earned the unofficial title of “Culinary Capital of the Napa Valley.” Though small enough to walk from end to 

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Guest Choice: Greenville

Trek Travel

In the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains lies Greenville, South Carolina. What was once the best-kept secret of pro cyclists is now a trending destination due to epic climbs, stunning views, and 

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How to Eat On and Off the Bike

Jenny Binkowski

Published by Clif Bar as part of their “Eat Like an Athlete” series, this infographic shows you how opposites attract to create a balanced nutrition plan for endurance athletes.  

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Guest Choice: Santa Barbara

Jenny Binkowski

Our Santa Barbara weekend bike tour offers four full days of cycling, sightseeing, dining, hiking, and relaxing along the California Coast. With a home base in downtown Santa Barbara, you’ll enjoy easy 

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Top 10 Beers of the World

Jenny Binkowski

As the office staff of Trek Travel, we steal moments of daylight to ride anytime the opportunity presents itself. We spin past cornfields amidst misty sunrises and chase horizons around the lake 

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The Story of Summit Lake

The story of Summit Lake Vineyards begins more than forty years ago when Bob and Sue Brakesman, the owners and operators of Summit Lake, met at Jordan Jr. High school in Palo 

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