Articles by: Sally

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 […]

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’ […]

Surfing holidays for singles over 30

Surfing holidays for singles over 30

Always wanted to try surfing but have no one to do it with? Well more people than ever are making their own way on holiday. Our surf holidays for singles are game-changing; we don’t do forced bonding sessions and we don’t do exclusive ‘singles’ holidays. That’s why 80% of our […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]