Articles by: Lee

Guest review: Debbie travels solo but not alone on her jewellery making holiday in France

Guest review: Debbie travels solo but not alone on her jewellery making holiday in France

Debbie fully admits that she has never been the most creative person and on this holiday she found herself with no one to travel with. Fuelled by a desire to learn something new while enjoying her holiday, Debbie chose our jewellery making and wellbeing holiday in Gascony with hosts Caroline […]

Guest review: why Peter can’t get enough of this photography holiday in Greece

Guest review: why Peter can’t get enough of this photography holiday in Greece

Peter is a bit of a celebrity in the GoLearnTo office. A keen photographer, we’ve now lost count of how many times he has done a photography holiday with us. This could be his 6th. Or maybe 7th. This time around, Peter chose to return to the stunning Greek island […]

Your guide to Italy: what to eat and drink

Your guide to Italy: what to eat and drink

Easy to get to, amazing wines, fascinating history and vistas to die for, Italy has been top of the destination charts for decades. Whether it’s on your list to inspire your art or photography, experience world-famous sights, visit the incredible beaches or maybe even try to learn Italian. Regardless of […]

Meet Lydia and Mike, our artisan sourdough bakers in the heart of Andalucia

Meet Lydia and Mike, our artisan sourdough bakers in the heart of Andalucia

Lydia and Mike are proud owners of their very own micro-bakery in Andalucia and now teach artisan bread baking to those eager to have a go at this rewarding hobby. With their bakery nestled in the Lecrin Valley with the Sierra Nevadas as their backdrop, the location of their family […]

10 things you should know about tapas and how it works

10 things you should know about tapas and how it works

Planning a trip to Spain recently, my mind naturally to Spanish food and all the potential delicious things I could be eating and drinking while I’m there. The more I read, the more I realised how diverse Spanish cuisine really was – the lists of amazing and unique Spanish dishes […]

Greek Cooking | Katerina’s recipe for Tiganopsomo – fried Greek breakfast bread

Greek Cooking | Katerina’s recipe for Tiganopsomo – fried Greek breakfast bread

Our lovely cook and host, Katerina, is always showing folks the best of Greek cuisine on the island of Poros and there’s a good reason why we like to share her Greek cookery secrets with you time and time again. Whenever I am sick of cooking the same old, same […]

Meet hosts Martin and Claire, offering creative and wellbeing holidays in South West France

Meet hosts Martin and Claire, offering creative and wellbeing holidays in South West France

When Martin and Claire bought their farmhouse in the heart of the Gascon countryside, it started off as a simple venture which has led to them hosting their own popular painting holidays and now even using their charming space for Pilates retreats as well. They love the life they have […]

Your guide to Spain: what to eat and drink

Your guide to Spain: what to eat and drink

Spain is wonderfully diverse across the board – food, people, culture and landscape. That’s probably why it is one of the most popular holiday destinations, and rightfully so. Over the centuries, Spain has been an incredible cultural melting pot which has created the foundations of this amazing country’s cuisine. It […]

Meet Chef Poul who runs our fabulous French cookery holiday in Brittany

Meet Chef Poul who runs our fabulous French cookery holiday in Brittany

If you’re lucky enough to head to Brittany and try Poul’s food, you’ll struggle to find anything else quite like it. During your time with this Michelin trained chef, you’ll learn to make no less than 37 individual dishes. Yes, 37 in one week. In addition to his culinary holidays, […]

The town of Barga, Tuscany

Meet Rita, our Tuscan cookery holiday host with a twist

Chef Rita and her immersive Tuscan cookery holidays have been a massive hit with our solo travellers as well as friends and couples so we wanted to get to know more about the woman behind it all. Rita really is a very distinctive person, not only in her charming personality […]