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Best private rowing trip destinations

Best places to take your crew, club or family on a private rowing trip. Choices in Europe, Canada and elsewhere.

How to Choose the Right Type of Rowing Trip for You

Tourism boards crunch all sorts of numbers and big data in attempts to figure out why travellers choose certain types of trips. Destination is very important, but there are other factors. Some travellers want ease in every way including unpacking their suitcases only once and...

Travel Planning for Rowers

We are just over half-way through the year, and while our focus is resolutely on our upcoming rowing tours, we are already starting to plan our trip offers for the next year. But we are not alone in this travel planning for rowers. Individuals are plotting and dreaming about...

5 Fave Things to Do on the South Island, New Zealand

New Zealand is iconic. The density of cool destinations and wild diversity within a compact area appeals to travellers from everywhere. With the wealth of lakes, rivers and coasts, it was challenging to narrow down our rowing tour options. We finally did it, selecting Otago and...
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Top 10 Travel Tips

Based on years of travelling to row, here are my top 10 travel tips – a slightly contrarian approach to planning and enjoying your next trip, whether it includes rowing or not. Buy a guidebook. Could be the physical copy or downloaded onto your phone or laptop. You could download...

How to Choose a Perfect Rowing Trip

You love to row, and the idea of enjoying your favourite sport in a beautiful or exotic location fires your imagination.  So how to choose a rowing trip that is perfect for you? Some considerations are the same as for any package vacation: Price.  But more important is th...

How to choose: Italy or Ireland?

How to choose a rowing trip is important! Italy and Ireland are two of our most popular countries and we have two rowing tours in each (actually three in Italy if you count the Vogalonga weekend). How to decide which trip to take?   Links for the trips: Adriatic Sea &...

All Non-Rowers Welcome!

Non-rowers are very welcome on trips with Rowing The World. Sometimes even in the boat, especially if you are as small and as cute as Jackina, our mascot in Italy. Occasionally non-rowing people are in the rowing shells too, perhaps as a cox, or maybe as a passenger.  On our...

Mind Your FAQs

Questioning is the ability to organize our thinking around what we don’t know. FAQs, or frequently asked questions, exist on many websites because they address the questions most frequently asked by clients. Questions indicate interest and thoughtfulness, required traits for...
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