Articles by: Jennifer

Meet Kerry & Tomas, photography and painting holiday hosts in the Dordogne, France

Meet Kerry & Tomas, photography and painting holiday hosts in the Dordogne, France

What better place to stay on your painting and photography holiday than a 5-star rated, 300 year-old manor house in the southwest of France? British host Kerry and her husband, Tomas, run creative holidays from their stunning base in France and it sounds like a dream job to us here […]

by January 7, 2019 Creative holidays, Our artists
Meet Darren, our photography holiday host in Essaouira, Morocco

Meet Darren, our photography holiday host in Essaouira, Morocco

Photography has been Darren’s life from a very young age, and he has built his career and life around his passion. After his own documentary about a local Moroccan music scene brought to the country for the first time, he eventually settled in the Moroccan countryside just outside the laid-back […]

by January 7, 2019 Creative holidays, Our artists
8 New Year resolutions for 2019 & how to keep them

8 New Year resolutions for 2019 & how to keep them

“New year, new me.” “This is the year I’ll get my sh*t together.” “I mean it this time!” Sound familiar? No matter if you believe in them or not, with a new year comes new resolutions & intentions for most of us. However, whatever you have in mind, from learning […]

by January 2, 2019 Travel news
Top 5 singles photography holidays for solo travellers

Top 5 singles photography holidays for solo travellers

With no single supplements and small intimate groups, it is guaranteed that you will meet like-minded people while indulging in your own personal space without paying the price for travelling solo. These amazing photography holidays make sure everything is taken care of for you, and that you head out daily […]

by December 21, 2018 Creative holidays, Singles holidays
Meet Mariana and her family, our cooking holiday hosts in the Algarve, Portugal

Meet Mariana and her family, our cooking holiday hosts in the Algarve, Portugal

We have finally found what we have been looking for – a unique Portuguese cooking holiday that ticks all the boxes. Hands-on cooking, gorgeous location and welcoming local hosts. Tick, tick and TICK! Our cookery holidays focus on taking you off the beaten track and to local hosts who share […]

by December 18, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Our chefs
Travel trends in 2019: do you know your ‘zen-do’ from your ‘skipgen’?

Travel trends in 2019: do you know your ‘zen-do’ from your ‘skipgen’?

Just when you thought you had heard it all with ‘flashpacking’ and ‘glamping’, travelling in 2019 has brought us many more ways to label your next holiday. We loved reading Isabel Choat’s great article on travel buzzwords in 2019, featured in The Guardian this week. With January comes the travel […]

by December 5, 2018 Travel news, Wellbeing holidays
Guest review: Jude and her son finally get their cookery holiday together in Italy

Guest review: Jude and her son finally get their cookery holiday together in Italy

Jude and her son James’ first attempt to go on holiday together ended in a cancelled flight and no holiday. 5 years later, they decided to give it another go and finally get away for some quality time together. With James being half Italian, Italy was the top choice. Both […]

Beginner photography tips from a professional photographer

Beginner photography tips from a professional photographer

Starting a new hobby can often feel a bit overwhelming. With so much information to take in, it’s hard to know where to begin. Fear not! For all you budding photographers out there, we caught up with Dimitri, a professional photographer and photography teacher based on the Greek island of […]

by November 15, 2018 Creative holidays
Yoga holidays for singles over 30

Yoga holidays for singles over 30

Yoga holidays are the perfect way to escape, relax and unwind. But they also offer a chance to meet like-minded people in a relaxed and friendly environment. If you’re keen to get away on a solo break and want to ensure there will be others with similar interests and of […]

by November 2, 2018 Singles holidays, Wellbeing holidays
What to expect when you learn German in Berlin or Munich

What to expect when you learn German in Berlin or Munich

Hallo! Willkommen. We’re assuming you’re here because you’re ready to learn German. Or maybe you can already speak German and want to brush up on your language skills a bit. Either way, a German language holiday is a great chance to immerse yourself in the language and progress to the […]

by October 1, 2018 Language holidays