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By Steve Jermanok After zipping up and down the rolling hills past olives groves, vineyards, cattle, sheep, and forests of thick, gnarly looking cork trees, we arrived at our lodging for the next two nights, the elegant Torre de Palma Wine Hotel. The estate of a prominent family since the

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By Everett Potter Let’s face it: it’s not easy coming up with adventure trips that will satisfy the most ambitious travelers. These are people who’ve “been there, done that” and are asking, “What’s next?” Coming up with fresh and intriguing ways to see a new part of the world or

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By Everett Potter Most adventure trips centered around walking or biking offer a taste of the local food and wine. Then there are a handful of unique trips that keep the activity level and ramp up the culinary component. These departures offer cooking classes, foraging sessions, vineyard visits, and guided

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By Everett Potter If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we need to self-select and maintain our own pod or bubble as much as we can. That’s especially true with adventure travel. Instead of traveling with strangers, why not travel with people that you know? For those who

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By Everett Potter Seeing the world on two wheels is a pretty terrific way to get back into the swing of travel. The grand prize for so many riders is Europe and some of the best tour operators in the world have obliged with new biking itineraries for 2022. If

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By Everett Potter The good news for travelers is that with some European countries now actively welcoming back Americans, a number of forward-thinking adventure travel companies are already offering trips to these destinations. For those who love walking, hiking and cycling, not to mention eating, drinking local wine, and relaxing

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By Everett Potter As the travel world slowly emerges from quarantine, adventure travel companies are getting creative as they lure travelers back.  Getting outdoors and staying outdoors is what these companies are focusing on for the sake of social distancing. The focus is on trips based in North America. With

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  Anyone looking for a luxury biking tour with serious riding and five-star hotel accommodations paired with extraordinary meals and notable wines will eventually come across DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co. The much-lauded DuVine was started more than 20 years ago by Bostonian Andy Levine, whose energy and vision have created some