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Gelati as rowing food

Can gelati be considered an appropriate food for rowers? And what is it about Australian rowers and Italian ice cream? These are important questions. Gelati (singular is gelato, but we are not talking about just one) is that wonderful Italian ice cream, rich in flavours of...

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...
Coffee for Rowers

How to order coffee while rowing in places around the world

We are not experts on whether coffee for rowers makes them go faster or just go. What we have learned over the years, is where to find great coffee around the world, and more importantly, how to order it. Whether you sip a latte before a row on the Thames, or rev up your morning...

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...

Always Nerve-Racking

UPDATE: for 2020, our Classic River Thames will be women only tour. Join us in August! It is often nerve-racking to start something new. Our Magical Lago Maggiore trip is not exactly new, having run successfully last year. But our June 2018 trip was new in two ways. It was our...
Rowing The World - Four Rivers Ireland

Boldly Row Where No Man (or Woman) Has Rowed Before

Happy Star Trek Day, a fan day celebrated April 5th because that’s when first contact between Humans and Vulcans happened in the science fiction sensation that is Star Trek. And if puppies can have a day, why not Star Trek fans? So, in honour of Star Trek Day, or First Contact...