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04
Mar

Coronavirus and Travel: A Message from the Pure Adventures Team

There’s no getting around it: since January, the world has been dealing with the global outbreak of coronavirus. Also known as COVID-19, this represents a huge concern to all of us in the travel industry. There are different points of view about the threat to individuals with the virus, but the disruption to travel norms...
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A group of cyclists of mixed ages pose with their e-bikes by the roadside
04
Feb

E-Bikes 101: Opening up the Road for More Cyclists

If you think of a truly memorable trip, chances are the destination isn’t the only thing you remember. What makes a vacation stand out is just as often about the companions you bring with you, and the energy and enthusiasm you generate together. Striking a harmonious balance gets trickier when you have different interests, ages,...
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Cyclists waving beneath the caption "Your Trip, Your Way!"
19
Jun

Pyrenees Mountains 2015

The people planning and organizing the trip and the guides on the trip all did an amazing job. Overall a fantastic trip and I plan to do another trip with Pure Adventures very soon.
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Cyclists waving beneath the caption "Your Trip, Your Way!"
19
Jun

Always Planning the Next Trip

My husband and I have done 3 self guided tours (Cordoba-Granada, Wild Atlantic Way and Mallorca) and we convinced another couple to join us for 2 of them. We’re now planning 3 more. Every trip was perfect beyond expectations – great routes, charming hotels, excellent staff support both before and during the trips. It’s honestly...
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Trail runner on a dramatic misty trail
18
Jun

Trail Running Around the World

Looking to pack an exciting, active vacation into a short timeframe? Trail running might be the answer! In retrospect, it’s surprising trail running took as long to catch on as it did. The sport offers the same basic form of exercise as road running, with the benefit of more natural and tranquil scenery. Many trail...
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Cyclists waving beneath the caption "Your Trip, Your Way!"
15
Jun

Wonderful bike trip to Holland!

We have just returned from our wonderful bike trip to Holland! We loved everything – the tour started in Abcoude and we did a loop from there to Leiden, then to Gouda, Ultrecht and back to Abcoude. Each hotel was charming and in a good location for the attractions. The people we met along the...
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Cyclists waving beneath the caption "Your Trip, Your Way!"
12
Jun

Awesome Spain Bike Trip

My wife and I did two Pure Adventures self-guided bike trips in Spain – Catalonia Tour and the Cordoba-Granada trips. Both were extraordinary experiences with wonderful routes, great food, terrific lodging, and excellent logistics. We thoroughly enjoyed these trips, and our next biking vacation will be with Pure Adventures.
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Cyclists waving beneath the caption "Your Trip, Your Way!"
31
May

Puglia

On a wonderful spring day cycling the narrow roads of Puglia we can across our first trulli, the very charming hobbit-like houses characteristic of the region around Alberobello. We excitedly leaned our bikes against a wall and walked across a farmer’s field to get a closer look. At that moment, we spotted coming up the...
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Man takes a picture of teenage girls in a tulip field
08
May

Where to Travel with Teenagers: Our Recommendations

Traveling with teenagers is an opportunity. It’s a chance to introduce young people to other cultures and experiences while they’re highly receptive, but also physically capable and independent. The adult organizing a tour, though, usually has questions. How will the teenagers’ love of sleeping in fit in with a busy day’s itinerary? Will a visit...
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