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Top luxury learning holidays for the ultimate personal treat

Top luxury learning holidays for the ultimate personal treat

Sometimes we have a reason to splurge, sometimes the splurge is the reason! Just because you’re turning your holiday into a learning experience, does not mean you have to pass on all of the comfort and luxury typically found on cruises and beach resorts. Our hosts are not your typical […]

by July 20, 2018 Travel advice
Pumpkin velouté recipe

Pumpkin velouté recipe

This classic French recipe comes from the kitchen of one of our French cooking and wine holiday hosts and makes a perfect starter or light lunch option. There is no messing around with complex ingredients – this dish is simple, allowing the full flavour of the pumpkin to show off. Serves 4 […]

by July 18, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Greek Cooking | Katerina’s alternative tiropita: vegetarian cheese pie with grape leaves

Greek Cooking | Katerina’s alternative tiropita: vegetarian cheese pie with grape leaves

Chef Katerina, cooking tutor on our Greek cookery holiday in Poros, has kindly shared some of her wonderful Greek recipes with us for culinary inspiration and new ideas. Lately, as you may already know, I have been trying avoid those dreaded carbs (and thus taking full advantage of summer BBQs). […]

by July 17, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Guest review: Chris’ mosaic making holiday in Turkey results in a new passion

Guest review: Chris’ mosaic making holiday in Turkey results in a new passion

Here at GoLearnTo, we are always being inspired by our travellers and love hearing about their holiday experiences on their return. Chris was one of the ones that stood out. Her passion and desire to do something completely different to the norm led her to Turkey for a creative holiday […]

French stuffed chicken (Ballotine de Poulet) recipe

French stuffed chicken (Ballotine de Poulet) recipe

This traditional French recipe comes from the kitchen of our chefs David and Bernard in Toulouse, who know a thing or two about great French cuisine. When they aren’t compiling their own versions of classic recipes, they run wonderful French cooking and wine holidays in South West France. Translated, ‘ballotine’ […]

by July 8, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Guest review: how a Pilates retreat in Thailand made Marily a singles holiday convert

Guest review: how a Pilates retreat in Thailand made Marily a singles holiday convert

Marily, native of Greece but now living in Dublin, has fallen for Pilates reformer. After noticing most wellbeing holidays seem to be a bit more focused on the yoga side of things, she did her research and found 3 world renowned Pilates retreats; one in Spain, one in Portugal, and […]

GoLearnTo are one of The Guardian’s 20 best group trips for solo travellers

GoLearnTo are one of The Guardian’s 20 best group trips for solo travellers

The Guardian’s travel section compiled a list of 20 of the best group holidays for solo travellers and they very kindly recommended one of GoLearnTo’s amazing painting holidays in France. Rachel Dixon’s article pointed out why solo travel shouldn’t mean expensive holidays spent alone so they rounded up some great […]

GoLearnTo’s photography holiday tutors’ favourite photos and subjects

GoLearnTo’s photography holiday tutors’ favourite photos and subjects

Here at GoLearnTo we understand that a photography holiday is more than just a nice swimming pool and good food. Don’t get us wrong, we know they are important but ultimately, choosing the right photographer to teach and guide you, helping your snap the best shots possible, is worth its […]

by June 29, 2018 Creative holidays, Our artists
The most monolingual country in the world

The most monolingual country in the world

Is the UK in danger of becoming one of the most monolingual countries in the world? Reports have often suggested that we are the worst country in Europe to learn other languages but does this make us one of the most monolingual nations? Well, the results are in and according […]

by June 26, 2018 Language holidays, Travel news
Italian Cooking | Oli’s pasta alla Norma vegetarian dish

Italian Cooking | Oli’s pasta alla Norma vegetarian dish

While going through some Italian recipes from our amazing chef and Italian cooking holiday host, Oli, I found a classic Italian pasta dish that would be perfect for my husband (the vegetarian) and myself (a meat obsessed freak), which I could whip up with what I already had in the […]

by June 21, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes