Last November, I had the pleasure of accompanying our first group of travelers on our long-weekend cycling escape to Bermuda. The group was made up of four "first-timers" and four who were on their second bike trip of the year. Only a 2-hour flight from Boston, this island-nation is a true gem in the sub-tropical Atlantic whose beauty and charm created a long-lasting surprise-and-delight effect on those visiting for the first time. It has the same effect on me every time I return!
When someone says "Bermuda," usually images of tropical scenes come to mind. Along with locals clad in blue blazers and pastel-colored Bermuda shorts, you might picture images of coral reefs, pink beaches, award-winning golf courses, celebrity sightings, and lush, manicured landscapes dotted with palm trees.Now imagine all of these infused with a relaxed, island vibe with a British flair, just a short two-hour flight from the east coast of the U.S. But would you think of cycling here?