Month: December 2013

4 Tips for Cycling Tours with Kids

If you are traveling with children under 12, we’d steer you towards our single center tours (where you stay in one hotel as a base throughout).  Active children aged 8-11 can usually manage our “1 bike” or easy rated routes.  We offer special children’s mountain bikes.   Keep in mind, too, that the special seats attached to adult bikes for kids under 4, make the cycling more difficult for the parent.…

Exploring the Emerald Isle: Two Walking Tours of Ireland

There’s something that’s simply magical about Ireland. The land, the people, the culture … and there’s no better way to see and experience the place than on foot. We offer two walking tours of Ireland that will give you the chance to experience for yourself the richness of the country and the warmth of the people. Dingle Way This is the Ireland you’ve always dreamed of visiting: Wild coastline running…

4 Terrific Shorter Trips in France and Spain

There are plenty of reasons that people may not want to take a full 8 or 10-day trip. Maybe you’ve never been on a walking tour, and you’re not sure that you want to commit to a full-length trip. Maybe you’re planning on a long independent vacation and just want a small trip as part of your longer adventure, or are simply looking for a more budget-friendly travel option. Regardless…

More Terrific Walks for Flower Lovers

Last week we shared one of our favorite walking tours for flower-lovers, and now we’re back with two more recommendations for trips where you’re sure to see gorgeous wildflowers. France – High Alps Walk This walking tour is definitely challenging—there are plenty of steep ascents and descents—but the payoff is access to about 1,200 species of wildflowers, as well as incredible views, including views of  the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, and…

Looking for the Best Times and Trips to See Amazing Flowers?

We often get asked about which trips are best for seeing gorgeous flowers, and what times of year are the best for enjoying those particular tours - after all, many of the most fragrant and beautiful flowers in the world bloom for only a short window, which means you’ll want to be right on time to enjoy their beauty. Here are is one our favorite trips for flower lovers, along…