Both our guides and our staff love to ride bikes, whether they are on trip or at home. Sometimes, their adventures lead to some pretty wacky situations. Three of our team members 

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This year marked a special milestone for three of our teammates, who celebrated 15 years with Trek Travel! Back when these three initially started with us, George W. Bush was still president, 

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When you’ve been guiding with Trek Travel for over a decade, you’re bound to have seen quite a few changes, experienced incredible destinations, and made enough memories to last a lifetime. To 

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“It’s hard to tell you what a typical day of a Trek Travel guide might be, since some days we find ourselves driving a van through roads full of gendarmerie⁠—French police—during the 

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“Out of all the Trek Travel Trips that I have guided, the French Alps have a special place in my heart. Climbing throughout the Alps is a surreal experience where cycling in 

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Hear from our guide, Max Ackermann, as he reflects on his experiences guiding and how he found home while on the road. It’s the first night of our 42-day trip. We’ve finished 

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Each year, Trek Travel honors one of our guides for his or her tremendous season, exceptional hospitality, and a downright awesome attitude. We are proud to announce our 2019 Guide of the 

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Meet Trip designer Ilona. Originally from the Czech Republic, but now a citizen of the world and the brains behind many of our Pro Race trips. What’s her inspiration you may ask? 

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An Ode to Our Parks

An ode to our parks by Tony Ferlisi, Guide, Trip Designer, outdoor enthusiast and friend. Thoreau and Muir spoke of cathedrals, refuges, sanctuaries and temples; Home to bison, bighorn, grizzly bear and 

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A man of many countries who has spent his first year with Trek Travel guiding in Costa Brava as well as on L’Etape du Tour, Diego has a strong passion for exploring 

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“There are few spots in the western mountain lands about which there hangs so much frontier romance.” – William Maillie-Grohman, English Mountaineer 1882 No foothills. Steep coniferous forest. Solitary sub-alpine meadows bursting 

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Guide Favorite: Piedmont

Ioanna Yiasemi

These words are written next to a fireplace in Girona – our European base – where I am now spending my days. The writing began when I opened a bottle of Barbera, 

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Inside Guide Life

Trek Travel

The Lac d’Annecy isn’t such a beautiful place from a windowless conference room. I was locked in with a few dozen bikes and the same fluorescent lights that make a summer day 

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Falling in love with New Mexico

Zack Jones

If word gets out about the hidden gems of the Rio Grande Rift Valley stretching north from Santa Fe through Ojo Caliente and Abiquiu to Taos, it might just be quartered off 

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Welcome to my home in Nosara

Alyssa Sponaugle

To discover true paradise, sometimes you have to go off-road. And sometimes in a 4×4, if it’s anything like my town. When you turn onto the unpaved road, ignore your instinct to 

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Preparing for the Ride of Your Life

Brie Willey

Perspective New Guide applicants eagerly ask me year after year, what is it about Trek Travel that you love the most? My answer, without a doubt: the people. We have a vibrant, 

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Top 25 Photos from Chile

Warning: pictures barely do it justice. Our Chile bike tour introduces you to a combination of mountainous terrain and natural beauty like you’ve never seen. So when Trek Travel cycling guide and 

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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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Marcel Peeperkorn has always embraced a transient lifestyle. From Johannesburg to Shanghai, London to Boston, Marcel has lived and worked in many regions around the world. But no matter his location, the 

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A new guide for Trek Travel, Grace Heimsness is saying yes to the life she’s always dreamed of. Leaving the comfort of the familiar for the allure of something new is never 

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An air traffic controller, professional wedding photographer, motorcycle aficionado, and Ironman triathlete, Trevor Pickard isn’t just a Trek Travel guide. He’s proof that you can make a living while making a life, 

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Guide Takeover: Puglia

Guides Jason Harding and Sonja Schmidt recently took over the Trek Travel Instagram account to share their perspective of Puglia, Italy. “Puglia is such an incredible place to visit. Sonja and I 

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No matter how hard core of an adventurer you are, sometimes it’s nice to let someone else do the planning, the researching, the relationship-building, and lugging of all your stuff around so 

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Introducing our Featured Guide Collection. Your chance to join some of your favorite veteran guides on the trips they know best. If you’ve traveled with us before, you know that Trek Travel 

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A Rainy Day in Ireland

Trek Travel

“You know it’s summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer.” – Hal Roach We all know the feeling: putting on your kit with a wary eye on dark, distant clouds. But 

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How Being a Guide Is Making Me a Better Person

Guest Services Trek Travel

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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