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Horse Riding Wellness Holiday in Iznajar, Spain – Introducing our riding instructor Dorcas

Horse Riding Wellness Holiday in Iznajar, Spain – Introducing our riding instructor Dorcas

What’s her background? Born in Scotland, Dorcas spent time travelling across Europe before settling in Spain. She has been riding horses since childhood, and has been a riding instructor since she was fifteen. Dorcas is also a trained artist and sculptor, and worked as a graphic designer before devoting herself […]

by September 10, 2014 Our horse riding instructors, Our tutors
Introducing Biagio – family man, pizza king and BFG

Introducing Biagio – family man, pizza king and BFG

Biagio is a big man, our very own BFG. This friendly giant was born and bred in Puglia,  world famous for organic ingredients and rustic recipes. At 17 he moved to  (and fell in  love with) Sorrento, where he has remained throughout the birth of his  children and  grandchildren. His […]

by October 9, 2013 Cooking holidays and wine, Our chefs
Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – Introducing our yoga instructor Daniele Piserchia

Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – Introducing our yoga instructor Daniele Piserchia

Relax and unwind on this rejuvenating yoga holiday set in the beautiful pedestrianized medieval village of Casperia. This fantastic yoga retreat offers a range of holistic therapies and spa treatments. Throughout the year it has a range of special guest yoga teachers. Yoga teacher Daniele Piserchia will be teaching at […]

by October 7, 2013 Our yoga instuctors, Wellbeing holidays
Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Jenny Buchanan

Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Jenny Buchanan

Visit the stunning village of Casperia, Rome and not only will you enjoy the tranquility of pedestrianized streets but also a range of holistic therapies and spa treatments offered at this lovely yoga retreat. Throughout the year it has a range of special guest yoga teachers. Yoga teacher Jenny Buchanan […]

by September 23, 2013 Our yoga instuctors, Wellbeing holidays
A day in the life of our French cook Marlene

A day in the life of our French cook Marlene

Our French cook Marlene lives in the sun-soaked ‘garden’ of France, discover what a day in her life is really like… On an average day with the guest I have breakfast around 9.30 and then we’ll head off to meet some of the many fantastic local producers in the region. […]

Our French cook Marlene’s passion for sharing her family’s recipes

Our French cook Marlene’s passion for sharing her family’s recipes

“It always blows me away that people on the other side of the world are producing my 92-year-old grandma’s recipes, I love telling her that.” From the minute our French cook Marlene was old enough to hold a spoon she was old enough to cook – as far as her […]

by June 12, 2013 Cooking holidays and wine, Our chefs
Photography in Spain – Alberto’s had an eye for photos since he was 12

Photography in Spain – Alberto’s had an eye for photos since he was 12

It was a small Kodak with 35mm film roll that was our Spanish photography tutor Alberto’s first camera when he was only 12-years-old. “From then on I took photos of everything,” Alberto recalls. Alberto’s passion for photography stayed with him throughout school where he learnt to develop his own photos […]

by May 31, 2013 Creative holidays, Our photographers
Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Lise Baronet

Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Lise Baronet

Enjoy the flexibility of a yoga holiday in the beautiful pedestrianized village of Casperia that gives you plenty of free time to simply relax and enjoy a range of holistic therapies and spa treatments offered at this retreat. Throughout the year it has a range of special guest yoga teachers. […]

Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Lucy Bremner

Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Lucy Bremner

Enjoy the flexibility of a yoga holiday in the beautiful pedestrianized village of Casperia that gives you plenty of free time to simply relax and enjoy a range of holistic therapies and spa treatments offered at this retreat. Throughout the year it has a range of special guest yoga teachers, […]

A day in the life of our yoga tutor Jo

A day in the life of our yoga tutor Jo

Get a glimpse into a day of the life of our yoga tutor Jo who runs yoga holidays in Side, Turkey…. The first thing I do is send the kids off to school then start my yoga practice for the day, I always do an hour or two in the […]

by May 23, 2013 A Day In The Life..., Wellbeing holidays
Yoga holidays in Side, Turkey – about your yoga teacher Nicky Osborn

Yoga holidays in Side, Turkey – about your yoga teacher Nicky Osborn

Set right in the center of Side old town, said to be one of the most historic Antic villages in Turkey this fantastic yoga holiday allows you to unwind and relax in a beautiful setting. The retreat has a range of special guest yoga teachers throughout the year, and if you join […]

Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Vanessa Webb

Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Vanessa Webb

With over 10 years’ experience of offering yoga retreats, healing treatments, activities and nature excursions in the heart of Italy, this yoga retreat knows how to deliver a yoga holiday with a difference that will relax, revive and restore you. It has a range of special guest yoga teachers throughout […]

Yoga holidays in Turkey – how our yoga tutor Jo followed love to Turkey

Yoga holidays in Turkey – how our yoga tutor Jo followed love to Turkey

On a week holiday in Turkey Jo met Murat – 12 years later they’re married and running yoga holidays in the very house that they met in! Jo was a 25-year-old hairdresser running her own business in Bath, UK when she took her first real holiday to Side, Turkey. There […]

by May 22, 2013 Our yoga instuctors, Wellbeing holidays
Yoga holidays in Side, Turkey – about your yoga teacher Blanche Mulholland

Yoga holidays in Side, Turkey – about your yoga teacher Blanche Mulholland

Slow down to the pace of Turkish life on this unique yoga holiday in the pretty town of Side, just one minute’s walk from the beautiful beaches and Mediterranean Sea. The retreat has a range of special guest yoga teachers throughout the year, and if you join us on 30 […]

Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Lisa Quish

Yoga holidays in Rome, Italy – introducing our yoga instructor Lisa Quish

Indulge yourself on this wonderful yoga holiday in the tranquil medieval walled village of Casperia, surrounded by fields of sunflowers, distant mountains and tiny farm houses. The yoga retreat has a range of special guest yoga teachers throughout the year, and if you join this holiday on 5 September and […]