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Guide Biography:

I am originally from the Netherlands, where I live and work when I am not on tour. I have been biking ever since I could stand up straight. As a matter of fact, we almost learn to ride before we learn to walk… I’m familiar with all our European bicycle tours, but Italy is my favorite.

Trips Guided by Desiree Janssen:

Desiree's Guide Survey:

My Favorite Destinations:

Ireland, Italy, Bali, Madeira and islands in general

Destinations I Want to Visit:

New Zealand, Bali again, Italy and anything outdoors.


photography, biking, hiking, language


Basic activities like growing vegetables, baking bread, cooking jams and chutneys

Favorite Books:

Mark Haddon, Tim Severin

Favorite Outdoor Activities:

biking and hiking

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