Tag: Notes From the Road

Notes From the Road: Mallorca Walking

The first time I visited the island of Mallorca in August 2010, for the first of many tours that I was to lead here, I was immediately enchanted by this amazing region. more…

Notes From the Road: Denmark Biking

Perhaps the most important thing you need to know about Denmark is that this is a nation that believes there is no such thing as bad weather, only people poorly dressed more…

Notes From the Road: The Dolomites Family Multi-Active

For years when travellers asked me where they should go next, I would respond immediately and emphatically: the Dolomites. more…

Notes From the Road: Southwest France Biking

My heart quickens as I think of this hidden corner of southwest France. Its dramatic cliffs and perched medieval villages a remove from modern life. more…

In Newfoundland, a
Profound Impact

Of everything I discovered while guiding our Newfoundland trip last year, perhaps the most surprising has been how profoundly the place has stayed with me. more…

Notes From the Road: Biking Around Lake Geneva

As one rides around Switzerland’s Lake Geneva, the urbane setting of Lausanne gives way to the rustic beauty of field, forest, and mountain. more…

Notes From the Road:
Bali Multi-Active

Bali: one mention of the place is enough to set most peoples’ minds into vacation mode. From pristine beaches to lush jungle, sleepy villages to bustling markets, it admits of the most appealing kinds of contrasts. more…

Notes From the Road: New Zealand Biking

I can’t listen to the Counting Crows without conjuring up the golden-hued rolling hills and wind-swept, salt-encrusted beaches of New Zealand. more…

Notes From the Road: Patagonia Walking

What is it about this place that exerts such a draw? Explorers, naturalists, adventurers, outlaws and fortune seekers have found themselves pulled here for centuries, sometimes never to return. more…

Notes From the Road: Santiago to Mendoza

Originally, it was the wine. When I ran B&R’s trips in Chile and Argentina about 10 years ago, we knew they were earning a reputation for new world wine. more…

Notes from the Road: Munich to Salzburg

Many years ago – about 50 of them, in fact – the bicycling world of Butterfield & Robinson began in Starnberg, Germany, in postcard-perfect Bavaria. more…

Notes from the Road:
Prague to Vienna

To travel between Prague and Vienna, two of Central Europe’s great capital cities, is also to travel in time. more…

Notes From the Road: Lovingly Lost in Catalonia

Catalonia’s ever-changing landscapes are, like its inhabitants, both enduring and endearing. more…


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