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16 photos to inspire you to learn Spanish in the Dominican Republic

16 photos to inspire you to learn Spanish in the Dominican Republic

These 16 stunning photos come from our Spanish language and activity holiday school in Sosua, in the Dominican Republic. Gape away: The Spanish Over the course of seven days, students are grouped with others of their level — whether that’s a complete beginner or an advanced Spanish speaker — and given […]

by September 6, 2017 Language holidays
Yoga term of the week: Warrior

Yoga term of the week: Warrior

The warrior poses are commonly the lead-ups to more advanced postures and are powerful stances in which your legs are held apart and your arms are stretched outwards. With many variations, the most common you’ll hear in a yoga class are Warrior I (with arms above your head), and Warrior II (see photo, with arms outstretched and parallel to the ground).

by September 5, 2017 Wellbeing holidays, Yoga dictionary
Guest review: Clare shares her fish and crustacean cookery experience in Gascony

Guest review: Clare shares her fish and crustacean cookery experience in Gascony

Years ago, Clare lived in Toulouse. Recently, she started missing it all — the language, the town, and the food — and decided she should go back. As a single woman, she asked friends to join her, but no one else had the free time. So, she thought GoLearnTo would be […]

Using the sea and sky as inspiration for incredible watercolours

Using the sea and sky as inspiration for incredible watercolours

Starting October 3rd, you can join Alison Cotton in Kalymnos, Greece, for a one-week painting holiday in the island sun. Alison focuses her painting courses on helping artists gain confidence and find their creative voice no matter their level of experience, and she’s extremely excited to be doing it in […]

by September 3, 2017 Our artists
5 holidays to help you take a digital detox

5 holidays to help you take a digital detox

Thanks to smartphones, typical days include an onslaught of Facebook notifications, email pings, Twitter drafts, and general text messages, making it nearly impossible to cut out the noise. While potentially unimaginable, we’re here to suggest a holiday sans technology. Switch off, unplug, and live one of these five holidays without […]

by September 2, 2017 Travel advice
Guest review: Rosie shares why her Italian course in Sorrento was molto buono

Guest review: Rosie shares why her Italian course in Sorrento was molto buono

Some of Rosie’s family has recently moved to Italy, so slowly but surely she is determined to pick up some of the language. An avid learner who likes to try new things in her spare time, she took some Italian classes in Sorrento with her niece, Emma, while staying with the […]

Yoga term of the week: Uttanasana

Yoga term of the week: Uttanasana

Uttanasana – an incredibly fun word to say aloud – is the ‘standing forward bend’ posture which stretches the back of your legs and hips, as well as your spine. Most athletes, from dancers to footballers, will probably have done this sometime in their life without realising its proper yogic name!

by August 29, 2017 Wellbeing holidays, Yoga dictionary
4 Spanish and French language immersion courses to improve your multilingual skills

4 Spanish and French language immersion courses to improve your multilingual skills

Language holidays beat learning a language at home in a classroom for two reasons. One: spending one week on an immersive language course gives you the equivalent language skills of four weeks in a traditional classroom. And, two: you get to go on holiday. Need we say more? We’ve updated […]

by August 27, 2017 Language holidays
Guest review: Antony shares his cookery holiday experience with host Marlene in Bordeaux

Guest review: Antony shares his cookery holiday experience with host Marlene in Bordeaux

Antony is a middle school cooking teacher in Australia, and loves using his holiday time to try different cooking holidays all over the world to find new ideas to incorporate into his classes. This was his third cooking holiday with GoLearnTo (in the past, he visited and cooked in Italy and Spain); […]

16 photos to inspire you to go horse riding in Lanjaron, Spain

16 photos to inspire you to go horse riding in Lanjaron, Spain

These 16 photos come from our horse riding school in Lanjaron, Spain. So, go ahead, feast your eyes on the regions seriously stunning scenery (and majestic horses!): The trekking Over the course of seven days, riders depart on four full-day treks through the breathtaking Sierra Nevada Mountains, staying overnight in a mountain […]

by August 25, 2017 Sports holidays
Make the most of your holiday to Provence

Make the most of your holiday to Provence

Picture Provence: its iconic lavender fields, vibrant rows of sunflowers, lush forests, olive groves, craggy hillsides, bountiful vineyards, blissful beaches, pétanque players, and quaint villages. The extraordinary variety of the region, steeped in ancient history dating back before the invasion of the Romans, deserves to be celebrated through active engagement with […]

by August 24, 2017 Cooking holidays and wine, Travel advice
Yoga term of the week: Thai Massage

Yoga term of the week: Thai Massage

More an addition to yoga than an actual piece of it, Thai massage has evolved into many techniques and movements to improve your flexibility. Originally, it was created to relieve stuck energy which arose from hours of seated meditation.

by August 22, 2017 Wellbeing holidays, Yoga dictionary
Spicy tomato and chorizo soup from the kitchen of a French chef

Spicy tomato and chorizo soup from the kitchen of a French chef

This spicy tomato and chorizo soup recipe comes from the kitchen of our hosts Freya and Chef Maynard at their gourmet cookery school in the heart of the Loire Valley. Once you’ve sampled this delicious recipe, you can join their gourmet cookery holiday in France – the home of gourmet cuisine – to try your hand […]

by August 20, 2017 Recipes
Puglia, Italy’s most underrated holiday destination

Puglia, Italy’s most underrated holiday destination

Puglia is one of the most underrated regions in Italy, flying under the radar as regions like Chianti, Tuscany, the Venetian Riviera, and the Cinque Terre take centre stage. A bit of background This fertile area in Southern Italy forms the heel of country’s boot. Not widely renowned as a tourist hot spot, […]

by August 19, 2017 Cooking holidays and wine, Travel news
Pistachio shortbread from our French chef

Pistachio shortbread from our French chef

This homemade pistachio shortbread comes from the professional kitchen of our hosts Freya and Chef Maynard at their gourmet cookery school in the heart of the Loire Valley, so there’s not better place to find a delicious recipe. Once you’ve sampled their delectable recipes, you can join them for a gourmet cookery holiday in France – […]

by August 18, 2017 Recipes