Articles by: Sally

Pilates reformer versus mat. What’s the difference?

Pilates reformer versus mat. What’s the difference?

With both the mat and the reformer offering very similar benefits, it’s no wonder people new to Pilates get confused about which they should go for. Even Pilates instructors argue about whether beginners start by rolling out a mat or climbing onto the reformer. Josef Pilates intended the two forms […]

by November 18, 2015 Travel advice, Wellbeing holidays
What to wear for a yoga holiday

What to wear for a yoga holiday

Booked a yoga holiday but confused about what to pack? The general rule with yoga is to wear clothes that are form-fitting yet allow you to move freely and comfortably. Too baggy and your teacher will struggle to see you posture and alignment. Too tight or binding and they are […]

by November 4, 2015 Travel advice, Wellbeing holidays
Fitness holidays – Are these for me?

Fitness holidays – Are these for me?

Daunted by the prospect of a bootcamp holiday? Don’t be. They don’t all involve barking drill sergeants, cold swims and constant weigh-ins. While some fitness retreats are über-intense, many offered by GoLearnTo.com aren’t and, instead, are tailor-made to meet your own fitness level and goals. But just because they are […]

by October 20, 2015 Travel advice, Wellbeing holidays
Cooking in France to surfing in Costa Rica – this week’s reviews

Cooking in France to surfing in Costa Rica – this week’s reviews

From cooking in France, to surfing in Costa Rica – this week’s round up of the best reviews of GoLearnTo.com.   Thoroughly recommend “Caroline and Adam were warm, kind and generous hosts. The tuition of both the jewellery and cooking classes was first rate. I was very very pleased with […]

Montanita – a buzzing coastal town

Montanita – a buzzing coastal town

The small but mighty coastal town of Montanita, Ecuador, has come a long way from isolated home of rugged, barnacled fishermen to international surf and hippie hang out. Proud home of international surfing contests. Found on the east coast, this tropical paradise boasts great waves, golden sand and a year […]

by September 16, 2015 Travel advice
Go green on an eco-friendly holiday

Go green on an eco-friendly holiday

Eco-friendly holidays aren’t all about compost loos, bucket showers and having nowhere to plug in your hair dryer. Offering a brilliant balance between comfort and sustainability, many are rather luxurious, meaning you can have a relaxing break smug in the knowledge you’ve done your bit for Mother Nature. Take GoLearnTo’s paint safari […]

by September 12, 2015 Travel advice
Five tips for solo women travellers

Five tips for solo women travellers

Travelling alone can seem daunting or lonely but finding that extra confidence can bring you a host of rich experiences and new friends. Try a group holiday Book onto an organised trip and see how quickly you find new travelling companions. On a group holiday, you’ll explore, travel between destinations, […]

by August 28, 2015 Solo travel articles & advice
Dahab – the beach town for independent travellers

Dahab – the beach town for independent travellers

Prepare to be encompassed by the captivating Egyptian shores lining the Gulf of Aqaba. The laidback location of Dahab – once a Bedouin fishing village – is experiencing a prolonged surge of popularity amongst travellers worldwide, and deservedly so. This destination is a true gem of the Sinai Peninsular. Located […]

by August 20, 2015 Travel advice
Visit Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot

Visit Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot

These days Italy’s cities are inundated with tourists, and it’s no surprise why. But sometimes a ‘getaway’ requires a place which is isolated from the hustle and bustle of tourist-laden cities. This is the cue for Puglia to excite you with its age-old history and hidden charms. Secluded in southern […]

by August 4, 2015 Travel advice
Cooking holiday in Gascony – a new discovery

Cooking holiday in Gascony – a new discovery

After returning from our week cooking course in Gascony, William of Edinburgh was so inspired he wanted to share his experience with everyone. See the entertaining and detailed account of his holiday discovery below…   So, about my French cookery course. Where do I start? Going on this particular course […]

by July 15, 2015 Solo traveller reviews
Solo travel – why everyone should give it a go

Solo travel – why everyone should give it a go

“To people who are hesitant to travel solo, all you have to do is take one little step and just give it a go.” After travelling to Peru several years ago on her first solo trip, Afshan of Cambridge, has now travelled solo throughout South America and Asia and recommends […]

Shape up for summer with detox retreats

Shape up for summer with detox retreats

You don’t want to feel tired and sluggish for summer. If the winter has taken its toll on your mind and health or you want to give your body a break before a season of icy ciders, BBQs and picnic food begins, why not treat it to a detox holiday? […]

by July 4, 2015 Travel advice, Wellbeing holidays
Off the tourist trail in Italy – visit Casperia

Off the tourist trail in Italy – visit Casperia

Forget the stress of everyday life and unwind in tranquil Casperia. This tiny village is nestled in the stunning Sabine hills, Italy. Escape from the 21st century, with pedestrianized streets and castle like, medieval architecture. You won’t find hypermarkets or convenience stores in this region of Italy. Food is organic […]

by June 28, 2015 Travel advice
Brittany – beaches seafood and sunny skies

Brittany – beaches seafood and sunny skies

The dynamic coastline of Brittany stretches further than the eye can see. With a changeable climate that offers the equal likelihood of rainy skies or gorgeous sunny days, the surfers have hardened themselves to all weather conditions. It’s not only surfers that you’ll find exploiting the shore. For generations the […]

by June 12, 2015 Travel advice
Luxury travel ideas for solo female travellers

Luxury travel ideas for solo female travellers

Travelling solo doesn’t have to mean escorted tours, forced bonding excursions with recent divorcees or sharing rooms with strangers.  With no single supplements, sumptuous accommodation and a range of fantastic activities, luxury travel for solo women couldn’t be easier.  Luxury art holiday in  Andalucia, Spain Stay in a private room […]

by April 18, 2015 Solo travel articles & advice