Cambodia
Angkor Wat and The
Temples of Angkor
Nathan Lane | Sep 5, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

Home of the gods and centre of the Hindu universe, five towers protrude from the base of a massive pyramid. This breathtaking more...

Morocco
In Deep: Marrakech
Orsolya Kako | Sep 1, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

It's changed hands many times, but – forever the subject of Western fantasies – Marrakech has always retained its cultura more...

Newfoundland
In Deep: Trinity, Newfoundland
Brad Crockett | Aug 29, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

Trinity, Newfoundland is unfailingly referred to as one of the most picturesque villages in the province—the quintessential more...

Around the World
An Electric Assist
Chris Mark | Aug 23, 2014
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Electric-assist bikes have reached a level of technological and design sophistication where they are now safer, quieter and s more...

Europe
B&R Gets Elite in 2015
Chris Mark | Aug 19, 2014
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

B&R has added a thoroughbred to its bike fleet for 2015, with the arrival of the Bianchi Infinito CV. more...

Vietnam
Morning, Noon or Night: Vietnamese Tea
Nathan Lane | Aug 18, 2014
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

“Tuu sang, tra trua” itranslates as “Drink wine in the morning and tea at noon.” While some people may skip the wine, more...

Galapagos Islands
5 Must-See Galapagos Animals
Tyler Dillon | Aug 15, 2014
Listed | Must Sees

With a wildlife population that attracted no less an authority than Charles Darwin, Galapagos animals are among the world's m more...

Vienna
Insider’s Guide: 4 Must-See Things to Do in Vienna
Chris Mark | Aug 13, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

Slip on your walking shoes and take in the city’s enchanting baroque architecture as you explore a few of our favourite thi more...

Alsace
Vines 101: Alsace Wine
Anne Zakula | Aug 8, 2014
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Alsace wine has been made since at least Roman times—so as you can imagine, they've pretty much got the hang of it by now. more...

New Zealand
Aro Ha: An Alternative High
Rob Grieve | Aug 5, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

Having just completed a five-day mindfulness retreat at Aro Hā, I can say with confidence that I am very well indeed. more...

New Zealand
Experts + Insiders: Rob Grieve
Dave Bowden | Aug 1, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

B&R Trip Designer Rob Grieve opens up about FOMO, the craziest thing he's ever done on-trip and leading by example... while f more...

Vietnam
How About a New Lang Syne?
B&R Staff | Jul 31, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

We asked a few of our veteran guides for their favourite reasons to abscond over the holidays. more...

Myanmar
B&R Honoured by GCSF
Dave Bowden | Jul 29, 2014
Accolades | Testimonials

The Global Community Service Foundation (GCSF), has awarded B&R its Founders Award for our work building houses for families more...

Burgundy
Bastion Ste. Anne
Anne Zakula | Jul 21, 2014
See + Do | Hotels

Nestled within the ancient walls of one of France's most beloved food and wine towns, you'll find a beguiling hideaway for tw more...

Chile
Vines 101: Chilean Wine
Steve Wilson | Jul 10, 2014
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Chile may be considered a New World wine region, but the roots of Chilean wine date back to the 16th century. more...

Burgundy
The Order of Burgundy
Eugenie Weiss | Jul 3, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

There’s no prize to win – just fun. And a little bit of pride when you guess it all right on the first go. more...

Veneto
A Video Postcard From the Veneto
Dave Bowden | Jun 27, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

For a brief glimpse at this region steeped in food, wine and literature-inspiring history, check out our video postcard. more...

Florence
Insider’s Guide: Things to Do in Florence
Christina Cain | Jun 23, 2014
See + Do | Insider's Guide

Whether you've got a few hours or a full day, there are plenty of things to do in Florence, home to some of the world's great more...

Italian Lakes
In Deep: Lake Como
Georgia Yuill | Jun 20, 2014
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

During the last Ice Age, powerful glaciers shifted so as to create a mountainous cove that's been treasured by mankind ever s more...

Myanmar
B&R Excursions: Yangon
Peter Whish | Jun 16, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

Myanmar's former capital remains its largest and most vibrant city. Take in its sights and stay in style with the custom-buil more...

Profile
Experts + Insiders:
Christina Cain
Dave Bowden | Jun 13, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

B&R guide turned Trip Designer Christina Cain has once again found herself the perfect fit for B&R's growing team. more...

Barcelona
Insider’s Guide: Things to Do in Barcelona
Nancy Towns | Jun 13, 2014
See + Do | Insider's Guide

A quirky and sophisticated city with near-limitless options for cultural immersion, Barcelona is easy to explore on foot. more...

Mediterranean
Explorer’s Index: Four Ways to Meander in the Mediterranean
Dave Bowden | Jun 12, 2014
Listed | Need to Know

There's something undeniably alluring about the laissez-faire attitude of the Mediterranean, making it a region ripe for mean more...

Dubrovnik
Insider’s Guide: Things to Do in Dubrovnik
Tom Abraham | Jun 10, 2014
See + Do | Insider's Guides

In the first of my three-part Insider's Guide to Dubrovnik, I've rounded up a few of my favourite things to do in Dubrovnik. more...

Sicily
Vines 101: Sicilian Wine
Christina Cain | Jun 4, 2014
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Sicilian wine is back, baby, and once again starting to live up to its historic potential. more...

Provence
Explorer’s Index: Six Reasons To Visit Provence
Dave Bowden | Jun 3, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

There are myriad reasons to visit Provence, but after years spent wandering the countryside, we've narrowed it down to six. more...

Myanmar
Cuisine 101: Burmese Cuisine
Jennifer Moore | Jun 2, 2014
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

When I found out I would be guiding some bike trips in Myanmar last year, I had no idea what to expect from the local Burmese more...

Africa
Explorer’s Index: Four Must-See African Experiences
Brad Crockett | Jun 2, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

It took some doing, but I managed to narrow down to four stand-out experiences from a recent trip to Africa that I'll never f more...

Burgundy
#myBNR: Burgundy
Dave Bowden | May 22, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

There are few places that mean more to us than Burgundy, our European home. Check out a few shots that should help illustrate more...

Atlantic France
#myBNR: Atlantic France
Dave Bowden | May 22, 2014
Experts + Insiders | Guides

Among those in the know, the Ile d’Oléron and Ile de Ré are the most famous and fashionable islands along the French Atla more...

Burgundy
2014 Guide Kick Off
Dave Bowden | May 20, 2014
Experts + Insiders | Guides

Have you ever gone to a party where everyone is the host? I have. more...

Around the World
Great Gear: Me to We Style
Dave Bowden | May 7, 2014
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

We're proud customers of Me to We, which blends the best of business and charitable practices together by offering ethically more...

Around the World
New Kids on the Bike
Dave Bowden | May 6, 2014
Experts + Insiders | Guide

After a few days spent with our newest crop of guides, I'm happy to report that our newest recruits are more than up to snuff more...

Ireland
An Awakening Tiger
Tyler Dillon | May 6, 2014
See + Do | Hotels

Since 2008 things have been on the go in Ireland at a slow, but undeniable pace and I have high hopes for the island. more...

Around the World
B&R Partners with XOJET
Norman Howe | May 4, 2014
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Like B&R, our new friends at XOJET never wanted to be the biggest company in the world—just the best. more...

Vietnam
Dolce Magazine: Mandarin Oranges and Monkey Suits
Nathan Lane | Apr 23, 2014
Accolades | Media Mentions

While Vietnam offers lavish hotels and world-class cuisine, this Southeast Asian hot spot is also ripe with unforgettable exp more...

Profile
Experts + Insiders:
Karen MacRae
Dave Bowden | Apr 22, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

Like so many of B&R's intrepid world wanderers, Trip Designer Karen MacRae has never been much for sitting still. more...

Chile
#myBNR: Chile
Dave Bowden | Apr 21, 2014
See + Do | Must See

For B&R guide turned Instagram artiste Steph Gulledge, #myBNR is as culturally and geographically robust as Chile itself. more...

Colombia
Colombia: Undiscovered
and Emergent
Tyler Dillon | Apr 15, 2014
Experts +Insiders | Columnists

I had heard Colombia described as "a dream state," and what I found fit the bill. more...

Umbria
Umbria: Italy’s Green Heart
Georgia Yuill | Apr 15, 2014
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

Often passed over by visitors seeking out its better-known neighbour, Umbria rewards travellers in ways both scenic and culin more...

Argentina
#myBNR: Argentina
Dave Bowden | Apr 10, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

Argentina provides an experience as incredible as it is unforgettable, as evidenced by these amazing shots from our first Arg more...

Tokyo
Insider’s Guide: Things
To Do in Tokyo
Orsolya Kako | Apr 1, 2014
See + Do | Insider's Guides

B&R Trip Designer Orsolya Kako rounds out our three-part Insider’s Guidewith this list of her favourite things to do in Tok more...

Around the World
#myBNR
Dave Bowden | Mar 17, 2014
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Whether you're a traveller, a guide or one of our local friends, everyone's definition of #myBNR is unique—and we want to k more...

Profile
Experts + Insiders:
Lindsay Owen
Dave Bowden | Mar 4, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

But believe it or not, a career in the travel industry wasn't inevitable for B&R trip designer Lindsay Owen. more...

Profiles
Experts + Insiders:
Michele Harvey
Dave Bowden | Mar 3, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

For some kids, a family vacation means a week at Disney World or a day at the beach. For B&R's Michele Harvey, it meant... so more...

Loire Valley
Five Reasons to Visit Loire Valley with Your Family
Kathy Stewart | Feb 20, 2014
Listed | 5 Reasons

Before you check out the slideshow and find out just what makes the Loire Valley such a perfect destination for families, a b more...

Around the World
B&R and Bianchi: A
Perfect Pairing
Chris Mark | Feb 3, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

B&R's "bike czar" Chris Mark explains the exhaustive search that resulted in our partnership with legendary Italian bike make more...

Normandy
On Omaha Beach, Bravery Remembered
Marya Valli | Jan 24, 2014
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Today, Omaha Beach, which once bore so much violence, has given way to a series of beautiful, if stoic, tributes to the many more...

Tuscany
In Deep: Siena
Georgia Yuill | Jan 16, 2014
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

A perfect medieval time capsule, enlightened zoning restrictions have helped preserve the palaces and churches of Siena like more...

Around the World
Picture Perfect: B&R’s 2013 Traveller Photo Contest
Dave Bowden | Jan 7, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

It's time to look back on the year that was at B&R. Fortunately, our intrepid travellers make it easy for us to do just that. more...

Italy and Croatia
Italy and Croatia
With the Kids
Kathy Stewart | Dec 9, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

We had travelled to Italy and Croatia with the kids before, but my husband, who is Croatian-Canadian, never gets tired of eit more...

Tokyo
Insider’s Guide: Tokyo Restaurants
Orsolya Kako | Dec 3, 2013
Eat + Drink | Resto

In our latest installment of "Where to Eat" Trip Designer Orsolya Kako offers a few a few of her favourite Tokyo restaurants more...

Around the World
An Experiential Gift Guide
Dave Bowden | Nov 27, 2013
Listed | Must Sees

If you're looking to give the special person in your life a gift as unique as they are, allow us to present a few ideas for a more...

Dublin
Insider’s Guide: Things
to Do in Dublin
Tyler Dillon | Nov 8, 2013
See + Do | Insider's Guides

Be warned: if you try to complete our list of things to do in Dublin in one day, you may need another vacation just to recove more...

Fogo Island
Q&A: Zita Cobb,
Fogo Island Inn
Dave Bowden | Nov 8, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Our Friends

When Zita Cobb went back to Fogo, the tiny island of her birth just off the coast of Newfoundland, she returned with not just more...

Profile
Experts + Insiders:
Orsolya Kako
Dave Bowden | Oct 25, 2013
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

It's a not-uncommon element in the origin story of inveterate world wanderers: the travel bug bites early, and once its teeth more...

Iceland
48 Hours in Iceland
Norman Howe | Oct 23, 2013
See + Do | Must See

Iceland is a primordial landscape that approximates what the world must have felt like when it was first being born. more...

Morocco
Explorer’s Index: Five Family Activities in Morocco
Orsolya Kako | Oct 22, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

A country as stunningly diverse as Morocco makes a perfect playground for kids young and old. Check out a few of our favourit more...

Puglia
A Day (or Two) in Puglia
Dave Bowden | Oct 18, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

We knew B&R Guide Luca Pacchioni loved Puglia. But when we saw the pics he took on a trip last summer, his passion became eve more...

Holland
Dutch Cuisine: Europe’s
Best Kept Secret?
Abby van Oers | Oct 11, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Guides

Take it from a Dutchy: in Holland, your sense of taste will not be left out! more...

Africa
Call of the Wild: Our Favourite African Animals
Brad Crockett | Oct 8, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

From the proverbial kings of the jungle to the court's perennial jesters (we're looking at you, meerkats), Africa's national more...

Profile
Experts + Insiders: Tom Abraham
Dave Bowden | Sep 26, 2013
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

After a youth spent staring at National Geographic puzzles, it comes as no surprise that Tom Abraham now finds himself a B&R more...

Europe
Of Wine and Wheels
Chris Mark | Sep 25, 2013
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

Regardless of how you define them, Old World wine regions offer some of the best recreational biking on the planet. more...

Champagne
Vines 101: Champagne
Olivier Maillard | Sep 18, 2013
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Let's start with that most basic of questions: what makes Champagne Champagne? more...

Atlantic France
Of Oysters and Pirates
Olivier Maillard | Aug 29, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

In 1983, I was a young little French guy and summer time meant something to me. more...

Galapagos Islands
Ceviche: Mysterious Origins, Diverse Flavour
Tyler Dillon | Aug 28, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

The mysterious origin of ceviche has been the source of heated debate and family blow-ups around the dinner table for years. more...

Austria
How to Order a Vienna Coffee
B&R Staff | Aug 28, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

Simply asking for a cup of coffee in Vienna won’t get you too far— the Viennese are exceedingly particular about how they more...

Argentina
Mate: Argentina’s
New World Tea
Dave Bowden | Aug 23, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

More than a drink, it's a tradition, as important to Argentina as mint tea is to Morocco and wine is to Burgundy. more...

Austria
In Deep: Vienna
Chris Mark | Aug 22, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Few European capitals can boast of such historical and cultural significance as Vienna. more...

Puglia
The Trulli of Alberobello
Nathan Lane | Aug 22, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Their origin remains a mystery, though we know one thing for sure: trulli provide Puglia with one of its most recognizable fe more...

Corsica
Corsica: A World of Her Own
Marya Valli | Aug 16, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

The Greeks called her Kalliste, The Beautiful, and a few thousand years on, she continues to ravish. more...

Paris
A Weekend in Paris, Part I
Norman Howe | Aug 8, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

Whenever I visit our European headquarters in Burgundy, I always add on a weekend in Paris to explore the city and to indulge more...

Amalfi Coast
At Le Sirenuse, It’s
All in the Family
Dave Bowden | Aug 7, 2013
See + Do | Hotels

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Fleeing Naples to avoid the bombing during the Second World War, the Sersale famil more...

India
In Rajasthan, A Range
of Emotion
Dave Bowden | Aug 1, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

"The Land of Kings." It's a lofty title to live up to, but to hear B&R's Lucy Davison tell it, Rajasthan fits the bill. more...

Veneto
Vines 101: Veneto Wine
B&R Staff | Jul 30, 2013
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

The Veneto wine region has developed a reputation for experimenting with more modern means of production, sometimes at the ex more...

France
French Wine Class:
The AOC and Crus
B&R Staff | Jul 25, 2013
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

While a wine's flavour can be quite complex, its origins shouldn't be. In France, various classification systems exist to inf more...

Myanmar
Tyler Dillon: Top
Travel Specialist
Dave Bowden | Jul 16, 2013
Accolades | Media Mentions

Today Condé Nast Traveler magazine made official what we at B&R have known for years, naming our very own Tyler Dillon a Top more...

France
Eating Healthy in France
(Really, you can!)
Jennifer Moore | Jul 15, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Guides

Wouldn’t it be great if you could enjoy that French je ne sais quoi and still make it home without gaining five pounds? more...

London
The Best London Hotels
Kristen Sokolowski | Jul 12, 2013
See + Do | Hotels

With top-notch hotels on every block this city knows luxury, but what the Brits know better than most is how to treat a guest more...

Andalucia
In Deep: Ronda
Nancy Towns | Jul 10, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Imagine birds flying beneath you as the river Guadalevin flows below your feet. Imagine a history of love and happiness. more...

Veneto
Where to Eat: Verona Restaurants
Georgia Yuill | Jul 9, 2013
Eat + Drink | Resto

When it comes to gastronomy, there's no denying that a host of Verona restaurants have helped the city earn its moniker, "the more...

Veneto
Venetian Masks: Veiled
in History
Dave Bowden | Jul 8, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Though they conceal a wearer's face, the masks of the Venetian Carnival reveal an entire spectrum of emotion. more...

France
The Tour de France Explained
Dave Bowden | Jul 5, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

How did the Tour de France start? Who was the first winner of Le Tour? How long is it? more...

Around the World
B&R Among the World’s Best!
Dave Bowden | Jul 2, 2013
Accolades | Media Mentions

Readers of Travel + Leisure magazine have voted Butterfield & Robinson among the Top Tour Operators in the world. more...

Champagne
At Les Avisés, Modernity Meets Tradition
Olivier Maillard | Jul 2, 2013
See + Do | Hotels

At first glance, Anselme Selosse appears to be a normal, even quintessential, Frenchman. You wouldn’t necessarily think him more...

Puglia
Puglia and B&R:
From Folly to Visionary
Chris Mark | Jun 25, 2013
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

The year was 1989, and I was toiling as a mechanic in our Burgundy depot, when word arrived of a mysterious new trip in a pla more...

Veneto
Tortellini di Valeggio,
The Knot of Love
Dave Bowden | Jun 24, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

Every third Tuesday in June, a 600-metre-long table is set up on the Visconti bridge in Valeggio and some 3,500 guests deligh more...

Vietnam
Vietnam in Two(ish) Minutes
Dave Bowden | Jun 21, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Guides

"There are quiet pleasures to be found in a rice paddy full of workers and in the subtle gentleness of the people," says B&R more...

Burgundy
Kurt Russell’s Passionate Pursuits
Dave Bowden | Jun 19, 2013
Accolades | Media Mentions

During a Butterfield & Robinson bike trip that he took in France’s Burgundy area, Kurt Russell admired the acres and acres more...

Profile
Experts + Insiders:
Nathan Lane
Dave Bowden | Jun 18, 2013
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

Before it happened, Nathan Lane was starting to feel overwhelmed. It was his third day of guide training in Beaune and the li more...

Japan
Japanese Etiquette
Dave Bowden | Jun 14, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Bow or shake? Shoes on or off? Smile or frown? (Just kidding—always smile.) Consider this your cheat sheet to mastering Jap more...

Piemonte
Lost in the Land of Barolo
Dave Bowden | Jun 11, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Guides

Just when we think we have our guides figured out, they go and surpass our expectations (again!), this time with an awesome c more...

Italy
Beaches in Italy: Andiamo al Mare!
Georgia Yuill | Jun 6, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

Few countries the size of Italy can boast such diverse geography and a wealth of summer destinations for its citizens—and f more...

Morocco
Know Before You Go: Morocco Travel Tips
Olivier Maillard | Jun 6, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

In the latest in our Know Before You Go series, Trip Planner Olivier Maillard reveals the must-knows about the country he cal more...

Peru
Know Before You Go: Peru Travel Tips
Tyler Dillon | May 31, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

In this ongoing series, we pose some essential questions and arm you with the answers of our regional experts to help you get more...

Hilarious Video
Holland. The Original Cool.
Dave Bowden | May 28, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Dear Every Country We Travel To, Please make one of these. more...

Morocco
The Art of Haggling
Orsolya Kako | May 27, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Be warned: even the fiercest sharks at the bargaining tables of Europe and North America will need to master Morocco's cultur more...

Vancouver
Insider’s Guide to Vancouver
B&R Staff | May 24, 2013
See + Do | Insider's Guides

Lots of cities claim to welcome the world, but few can match the hospitable welcome Vancouver, British Columbia provides her more...

Ireland
In Killary Harbour,
History and Beauty
B&R Staff | May 23, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Ringed by mountains and often spotted with dolphins following the salmon migrations, Killary Harbour forms a natural border b more...

Sweden
Stockholm History: Long and Proud
B&R Staff | May 23, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Let's be honest: say the word Sweden to most North Americans and we think meatballs, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and that more...

Japan
Chanoyu: A Profound Influence
B&R Staff | May 22, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

Of all the art forms that Japan adopted from China, chanoyu or tea ceremony, had the most profound influence. more...

Around the World
A Cast of Character
Dave Bowden | May 17, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Guides

Spend some time with one B&R guide, and you'll quickly come to believe that anything is possible. Spend some time surrounded more...

Around the World
Guide Kick Off 2013
Dave Bowden | May 16, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Guides

Our 2013 European season kicked off with a bang earlier this month with the 2013 B&R Guide Kick Off. Check out this slideshow more...

Burgundy
Beaune: Our Medieval Jewel
Olivier Maillard | May 13, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

A well-preserved medieval jewel in the heart of Burgundy, wine is more influential in the history and development of Beaune t more...

Burgundy
A Riding Revelation
Dave Bowden | May 10, 2013
Experts & Insiders | B&R Experts

Pedalling an easygoing route through the forests around Beaune, I couldn't help but feel that after six months with B&R, I wa more...

China
enRoute Magazine:
A Wrinkle in Time
Dave Bowden | May 3, 2013
Accolades | Media Mentions

I’m attempting time travel, no other way to put 
it. I’m trying to drill backwards, into some historic experience of th more...

United States
Utah Adventuring: A Stroke of Genius
Norman Howe | May 2, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

Its ski hills may be legendary, but on a recent family trip I found that when it comes to outdoor adventures, Utah has much m more...

Costa Rica
Incredible Costa Rica
Dave Bowden | May 2, 2013
Accolades | Testimonials

When a few of our travellers wrote to explain what a great time they had in Costa Rica, we were grateful for the reminder tha more...

Profile
Experts + Insiders:
Chris Mark
Dave Bowden | May 1, 2013
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

The head of B&R’s planning and operations department, CMark has become a one-man resource for all aspects of B&R’s Europe more...

Loire Valley
Vines 101: Loire Valley Wine
Olivier Maillard | Apr 25, 2013
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Wine has always been part of life here; Henri IV is reputed to have said of a Loire wine... more...

Vietnam
Ha Long Bay: Of Dragons
and Jewels
Nathan Lane | Apr 22, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Long ago, local legend goes, the gods sent a family of dragons to Vietnam to defend the land from Chinese invaders. more...

Catalonia
The Edge of the World
Marya Valli | Apr 17, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

On a recent research trip to Catalonia, I began my voyage tracing our cycle route down from the rolling green of the Garrotxa more...

Chile
Matetic Estate: An Unlikely Journey
Lewis Evans | Apr 12, 2013
See + Do | Hotels

It is doubtful that even great-great-grandfather Matetic could have imagined his family's future success. more...

Around the World
Young & Restless
Dave Bowden | Apr 11, 2013
Listed | Family Travel

While a break from school can provide a teen with some much-needed relief come June, a change of scenery can provide parents more...

Tuscany
Tuscany Biking: The Tour
of a Lifetime
Dave Bowden | Apr 10, 2013
Accolades | Media Mentions

Butterfield & Robinson is thrilled that one of our trips was once again named to National Geographic Traveler's list of the 5 more...

Bangkok
Insider’s Guide to Bangkok
Tyler Dillon | Apr 4, 2013
See + Do | Insider's Guides

Trip Designer and Slow Road columnist Tyler Dillon provides a B&R-inspired guide to Bangkok. more...

Myanmar
Know Before You Go: Myanmar Travel Tips
Tyler Dillon | Mar 30, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Trip Designer Tyler Dillon answers some essential questions on a magical place close to his heart: Myanmar. more...

South Africa
A Chat with Chef Bruce Robertson
Brad Crockett | Mar 28, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Our Friends

A staple of South Africa's culinary scene, chef Bruce Robertson has both learned from and cooked for the best. more...

Piemonte
Immersion Kit: Piemonte
Marya Valli | Mar 27, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Immersion Kit

From the heights of the Alps to the plains of the Po Valley, Piemonte is a wealth of contrasts. We shed some light on the reg more...

Prague
Insider’s Guide to Prague
Lewis Evans | Mar 26, 2013
See + Do | Insider's Guides

Veteran B&R Guide Lewis Evans compiled a B&R-inspired list of things to see and do in Prague that you won’t find in a trave more...

North America
Sneak Peek: A Venetian Skier in B.C.
Dave Bowden | Mar 25, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Guides

Venice native, B&R Guide and adventure-seeker Giacomo Fano recently published a book recounting his time traipsing British Co more...

Around the World
No corkscrew? No Problem!
Dave Bowden | Mar 25, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

We stumbled upon this online and just had to share. No corkscrew? No problem! more...

Peru
Chef Q&A:
Brisa Deneumostier
Tyler Dillon | Mar 19, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Our Friends

When Brisa Deneumostier's parents named her after the wind (Brisa means breeze in Spanish), they chose a moniker as prescient more...

Burgundy
Immersion Kit: Burgundy
Olivier Maillard | Mar 15, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Immersion Kit

Allow us to shed some light on a few of our favourite places and give you a head start for getting in deep. more...

Milan
Insider’s Guide to Milan
Georgia Yuill | Mar 15, 2013
See + Do | Insider's Guides

Let Trip Designer and Slow Road columnist Georgia Yuill be your local guide in her hometown, Milan more...

Scandinavia
The New Nordic Cuisine
Dave Bowden | Mar 12, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

When chefs Claus Meyer and René Redzepi launched Noma in Copenhagen, they not only opened a restaurant, they... more...

Ireland
In Ireland, an Ancestral Adventure
Tyler Dillon | Mar 8, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

This notion of returning to my Irish roots has been in my head since I plucked my first four-leaf clover at the age of five. more...

France
French Wine Pairing:
First Course
B&R Staff | Feb 28, 2013
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Matching wine with food is a science and an art in France. Here are some guidelines to get you started with your first course more...

Rome
Insider’s Guide to Rome
Georgia Yuill | Feb 28, 2013
See + Do | Insider's Guides

Trip Designer and Slow Road columnist Georgia Yuill provides a B&R-inspired guide to Rome. more...

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Experts + Insiders:
Anne Zakula
Dave Bowden | Feb 27, 2013
Experts & Insiders | B&R Experts

Saying Trip Designer Anne Zakula knows France would be roughly akin to saying Bill Gates knows computers. more...

Puglia
Vines 101: Puglia Wine
B&R Staff | Feb 27, 2013
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Very few people know that Puglia produces more wine than any other region in Italy. more...

Paris
Insider’s Guide to Paris
B&R Staff | Feb 17, 2013
See + Do | Insider's Guides

Our seasoned trip planners compiled a B&R-inspired list of things to see and do in Paris that you won’t find in a travel gu more...

Profile
Experts + Insiders:
Brad Crockett
Dave Bowden | Feb 12, 2013
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

Learn more about B&R's Director of Private Travel and resident expert on all things Africa. more...

Burgundy
Vines 101: Burgundy Wine
Olivier Maillard | Feb 10, 2013
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

An introduction to one of the world's foremost wine regions, and the home to Butterfield & Robinson more...

Italy
Parla Italiano?
B&R Staff | Feb 1, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

A couple hints on pronouncing the Italian language and a few key phrases which, once mastered, will help you sound like a tru more...

India
Honeymooning, B&R Style
Dave Bowden | Feb 1, 2013
Featured | Must Sees

B&R Trip Advisor Stephanie Hill explains how a certain acronym granted her unique access on her honeymoon in India. more...

Myanmar
Housing from the Heart
Tyler Dillon | Jan 30, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

Trip Designer Tyler Dillon recounts the project that brought him to tears. more...

Puglia
Where to Eat: Brindisi Restaurants
B&R Staff | Jan 26, 2013
Eat + Drink | Resto

You can’t really call yourself a cultural adventurer if you don’t embrace the local food and drink. Here, we recommend a more...

Ecuador & Galapagos
Ecuador: So Much to Offer
Dave Bowden | Jan 22, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

B&R staffer Jeneen Sutherland shares some of her family's favourite moments from their trip to Ecuador. more...

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