Traveling To Portugal

Traveling through Portugal – A Timeless Journey

A sunny, dry, and hot climate embraces Portugal. It almost never rains there, except occasionally in May. Traveling through Portugal during our May Hiking & Wine Adventure, we were fortunate enough to experience all of the best things this beautiful country has to offer – even a big thunderstorm and heavy rains!… Continue reading “Traveling through Portugal – A Timeless Journey”

Oregon Wine Adventure – A Closeup Look at the Eola-Amity Hills AVA

Wine often expresses a sense of place.  Place is attributed to by a number of different factors:  layers of mineral deposits and sediments left after millions of years of geologic activity that contribute to different flavor profiles; climatic factors like temperature patterns & annual precipitation that have an effect on vine growth and, therefore,… Continue reading “Oregon Wine Adventure – A Closeup Look at the Eola-Amity Hills AVA”

Go There. Do That. Annual Adventure Sale

Was one of your 2015 resolutions to travel more this year? Well then, it’s time to Go There. and Do That. with Zephyr Adventure’s annual sale. (this is our one and only sale this year – so don’t wait!)  Book now through January 31st to receive $100 off a domestic adventure or… Continue reading “Go There. Do That. Annual Adventure Sale”

Zephyr Adventures Back From Paso Robles, CA

Zephyr Adventures has been showing people a good time for over 17 years.  Whether it’s riding a bike through the countryside or hiking through vineyards, Zephyr Adventures usually says Cheers! with a pint of beer or glass of wine in hand at the end of the active day.   Given our penchant… Continue reading “Zephyr Adventures Back From Paso Robles, CA”

Taste Vacations: Expanding our Food, Wine, and Beer Tours

We at Zephyr Adventures are entering our 18th season of running active vacations around the world and these years have been full of change. We started as the world’s first inline skating tour company; expanded to multisport tours that include skating; branched off into other activities as we lived through the decline… Continue reading “Taste Vacations: Expanding our Food, Wine, and Beer Tours”

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… Continue reading “My Favorite Things While Hiking and Biking in Italy”

South Africa Safari

“Oh my gosh. Look at that elephant.” We were on the second day of our three-day South Africa safari and participating in a “bush walk”. My girlfriend Devon and I were joined by one other couple and our khaki-wearing, rifle-toting guide Jonathan. Now, seeing an elephant on a safari is a common… Continue reading “South Africa Safari”