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The Bicycle's Big Birthday

on 06/08/2017 in Mannheim
This month marks a big milestone for the bicycle. We've had two hundred years of two-wheeled travel. On June 12, 1817, German inventor Karl von Drais took a little ride on his new invention, the 'Laufsmaschine'. His first reported trip, from a castle courtyard in Mannheim to a coaching inn 5 miles away on Baden's best road, took a little...

Video: Cycling Tour of 'One of the Best Cycling Destinations in the World'

on 06/07/2017 in Peterborough
Sometimes we think that the best travel experiences can only be found in distant, exotic destinations. And they're waiting for you right in your back yard. Kieran Andrews of Wild Rock Outfitters leads cycling tours in some of the most famous and storied locations in the world. But when BestTrip.TV's Ryan McElroy asked him about one of his favorite places...

Why Inject Adventure Travel Into your Next Vacation

on 04/04/2017 in Anywhere
We get it. You really need a break. Downtime. Relaxation. Time to book a vacation so you can… Try a new adventure. Does 'adventure travel' sound way too energetic, even the opposite of what you need in a holiday? Think again.Lynn Elmhirst, Executive Producer, Host and Travel Expert from BestTrip.TV, explains why finding a way to leave the beach and...

Spelunking in Jamaica

on 02/11/2017 in Jamaica
It might be the most polar opposite activity to a day on the beach in Jamaica. Escaping from the sunny, hot, breeze of the beaches, to explore one of the island's networks of cool, dark, damp cave systems. Jamaica is one of the special places in the world with 'Karst' topography, where flowing water has carved paths through soluble limestone...

Video: Tree-Top Champagne Bar in Champagne, France

on 02/07/2017 in Reims
It's the elixir of lovers and those who love the good life.  Champagne is perfection, and how do you improve on perfection? Drinking it in the tree tops at the Perching Bar.  BestTrip.TV traveled to the source, the Champagne region of France, and to the National Forest outside its capital of Reims.  The Perching Bar is an eco-tree-house bar at...

New Cruise Ships in 2017

on 01/25/2017 in Anywhere
It will be a full year of breaking champagne bottles against sparkling new ship hulls. Every new cruise ship gives cruise lines the chance to spread their wings and launch design, culinary and entertainment innovations. This year, there are even new-in-class ships never seen before. Here's what's new at sea in 2017. Seabourn Encore:   First out of the gate,...

Cruise to Cuba? Yes You Can!

on 01/09/2017 in Cuba
10 ways you can cruise to Cuba this year. One of the biggest travel stories of the past year has to be the renewing of relations between Cuba and the US and the rise of Cuba as a destination for American travelers. Cuba has long been a favorite sun and culture destination for Canadians and Europeans. Only US citizens were...

High-Flying Winter Luxury at Whistler Blackcomb

on 01/26/2017 in Whistler
Canada's Whistler Blackcomb ski resort in British Columbia has been rated top in North America for the third year in a row.  The mountain and lifestyle are already legendary for skiers and riders, but Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler is upping the ante this winter with high-flying luxury helicopter mountain adventures that will give you epic memories and stories...

The Great Blue Hole of Belize

on 11/04/2013 in Belize
There's a lot that makes Belize an out-of-the-ordinary travel destination.  It is the only country in Central America with English as the official language (it's a member of the British Commonwealth).  Nearly half - half! - of the land in Belize is either a national park or a nature preserve, making it one of the most eco-responsible countries in the...

Sail the Clear Blue Waters Of Jamaica On A Catamaran Cruise

on 12/19/2013 in Jamaica
Jamaica is known around the world as one of the most beautiful vacation destinations anywhere. This amazing little island in the Caribbean Sea is full of fun and exciting things to see and do and one of the best ways to experience a taste of Jamaica is by taking a tour along the shores in a catamaran sailboat. Jamaica is...