Author Archives: B&R Staff

Recipes from the Road: The Perfect Sangria

There is nothing quite as rewarding as sitting back with a tall, refreshing glass of Spanish Sangria after a long day of biking. more…

Stellar Guides: Great Guides in France

Permit us to introduce you to some of the B&R guides in France who’ll be showing you the way, whichever road you may choose. more…

How to Taste Wine

We know firsthand that when you’re sipping some of the world’s best vintages, you want to look the part. That’s why we’ve compiled a few tips for tasting like a pro. more…

Myanmar on the Mind

Sheila McCracken places her trust squarely upon the shoulders of B&R to discover the world in a way that allows her to completely relax and thoroughly indulge her sense of adventure. more…

Holland from Pedal to Petal

Wherever we ride in Holland, the bike paths are lined with a multitude of flowers: camelias, viooltjes, and of course tulips. Spot them along laneways, see them gracing the tabletops in any Dutch home. more…

B&R Partners

As any experienced Butterfield & Robinson traveller realizes, we pride ourselves on keeping good company wherever we go. Over the past 45+ years, we’ve been fortunate to forge a range of valued connections with people who share in that exclusive sense of comfort and hospitality. more…

Bike Berlin to Dresden

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Wrapped in B&R’s unparalleled hospitality, this journey combines urban explorations with easygoing rides that take you into the stunning countryside of Swiss Saxony, the Elbe River Valley, and the magnificent grounds of Sanssouci. more…

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2011 Photo Contest Winners

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Check out the winning photos from B&R’s 2011 Photo Contest. The sheer range of work and the talent behind the shots reminds us that so many people see the world in their own unique way. more…

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A Patagonian’s Perspective

The mark of any good guide is their ability to take you into the very soul of a place—to help you discover, experience and understand it in a way that will forever enrich your appreciation. more…

A Traveller’s Tale of
New Zealand

Judging from Linda Peterson’s first experience with Butterfield & Robinson, journeying to the forever charming outpost of New Zealand has given her a taste for great Pinot Noir and B&R-style travel. more…

Leading the Pack: Guide Kudos 2011

Whether leading from the front, supporting from the back or smoothing the road of activity, accommodation or whatever diversion strikes your fancy, it’s encouraging to know that these seasoned travellers will enhance the trips in ways you could not imagine. more…

The allure of New Zealand

There are a multitude of reasons people are drawn to New Zealand. Off the top of our head we could rattle off 793 reasons to visit. more…

A traveller’s tale of Argentina

When Jennifer Alterman offered us this account of her biking adventure in Argentina, we felt there’s no better way to convey what a breakthrough trip this was for her than to simply print her personal account. more…

Silk Road Biking

China’s Silk Road offers a window into the past, both recent and ancient. But how do you find, let alone follow, a route that’s more metaphysical than tangible? more…

Slowing down in Vietnam

While the buzz and bustle of everyday Vietnam may compel you to move at a hasty pace, our Vietnam Walking trip is designed to slow things down. more…

Get to Know the
Amalfi Coast

As rich in cuisine as it is in breathtaking views, the Amalfi Coast has more to offer than amazing hiking trails (though those are pretty great). These are a few of our favourite features. more…

In Scotland, More than a Good Walk Spoiled

Visiting Scotland without sneaking in a round at the links is practically sacrilegious, the equivalent of strolling through the Sistine Chapel without ever bothering to take a gander at the ceiling. more…

Bordeaux vs Burgundy

B&R experts, Burgundophile David Butterfield and on-site Bordeaux aficionado Dylan Roche, contrast the subtleties of their respective wine kingdoms. more…

Villa Tiboldi in Piemonte

It is a rare treat to feel so at home while on the road, but we’ve grown quite accustomed to the comforts of Villa Tiboldi, a stylish and exclusive retreat tucked away in Piemonte. more…

An Insider’s Itinerary

When we posed the question to B&R’s top travel experts of what’s next for them, these where their fascinating responses. more…


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