Biking the Breathtaking Dolomites

Last month, our guides Kris, Giovanni, and Norbert led a fun group of travelers on the Dolomites Biking Adventure. As you can see in the photos, the Dolomites have beautiful paths perfect for cycling for miles and miles that wind their way through beautiful alpine valleys. When we asked our adventurers what some of their favorite Continue Reading →

Wine Tasting 101

If you’ve never been wine tasting, or haven’t done so often, you might be under the impression that wine tasting has to be a complicated process filled with opportunities for faux pas. It doesn’t have to be this way. At Zephyr Adventures we spend a great deal of time selecting which vineyards to visit, making Continue Reading →

Top 4 Reasons Why I Created a Private Tour

This guest post was contributed by Christine Hung, a long time traveler & high roller with Zephyr Adventures!  I am a longtime alumnus and fan of Zephyr Adventures.  I have been on many Zephyr tours in many countries.  About two years ago, I approached Zephyr owner, Allan Wright, about organizing a private tour for my milestone birthday. My Continue Reading →

Biking in the Dolomites of Italy

The Dolomites are a fantastic mountain range in northern Italy near the border of Austria. The snow-capped mountains are breathtaking and the green valleys below are dotted with wooden homes that look like they belong in Switzerland. You can even find cows with bells clanking in the high meadows. Yet this is still Italy and Continue Reading →

Favorite Italian Moments: a Second Perspective

This post is written by Zephyr traveler and 20-something-year-old guest blogger Chris Jarrett, who went on last month’s Tuscany & Umbria Hike, Bike, Wine & Food Adventure with his family and friends.  His mom Rhonda wrote a guest blog last week, but we asked  Chris to share his thoughts about the trip for another perspective!   He is pictured Continue Reading →

My Favorite Things While Hiking and Biking in Italy

This post is written by Zephyr traveler and guest blogger Rhonda Jarrett, who went on last month’s Tuscany & Umbria Hike, Bike, Wine & Food Adventure with her family and friends.  We asked her to write about her favorite part of each day of the trip.  Her husband and son will also be sharing their Continue Reading →

3 Misconceptions about Group Travel

NOTE: Though this post was originally written several years ago, the most common misconceptions certainly still ring true! Zephyr Adventures has been in the group travel business for over 15 years, so we understand that like most people who join us for the first time, you might feel a bit uneasy about the “group tour” Continue Reading →

Still Rolling After 15 Years

Today is April 4, 2012.  Fifteen years ago today, Allan Wright quit his corporate job with food company Cargill, and Zephyr Adventures (formerly called Zephyr Inline Skate Tours) was born.  “Rolling” is a great metaphor to describe Zephyr’s journey, as we have certainly done our share of rolling with the punches in the past 15 Continue Reading →

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