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This painting holiday in Tuscany should be your next getaway

This painting holiday in Tuscany should be your next getaway

Sleep in a traditional Italian farmhouse and wake up to the stunning Tuscan countryside. This painting holiday’s itinerary will have you dreaming of unleashing your creativity under the Tuscan sun.

by May 23, 2017 Creative holidays, Destinations
Yoga term of the week: Foundation

Yoga term of the week: Foundation

Similar to its non-yoga meaning, your yoga ‘foundation’ is building a strong and solid pose so that the rest of your body is properly aligned. Like in creating a strong foundation for a structure, the rest of your practise hinges on a strong foundation.

by May 23, 2017 Travel, Wellbeing holidays, Yoga dictionary
5 reasons why fitness holidays are better than lying on the beach

5 reasons why fitness holidays are better than lying on the beach

While ‘fitness’ may not jump to mind when you think ‘holiday’, the travel world is changing and fitness holidays continue to grow in popularity. Forget images of army sergeant-like figures yelling “get down and give me 50 press ups!” and focus instead on thoughts of meeting other single travellers in […]

by May 21, 2017 Travel, Wellbeing holidays
Tips for beginner cooks from a French chef

Tips for beginner cooks from a French chef

We recently sat down with French chef, Marlene to chat about her cookery school and her top tips for beginner cooks hoping to improve their skills.

Yoga term of the week: Expansion

Yoga term of the week: Expansion

While a common word in English, in yoga ‘expansion’ has a spiritual meaning. When asked to expand, you are meant to let go of enough unconscious contraction to be completely present and in the moment.

by May 16, 2017 Travel, Wellbeing holidays, Yoga dictionary
13 solo travel tips for your first trip

13 solo travel tips for your first trip

If you’re a bit worried about travelling solo for the first time, we’ve collected the top 13 tips around the key solo travel need-to-know items for singles holidays. 1. Pack light Make sure you’re able to carry everything you’re taking. You don’t want to arrive at your destination and find […]

by May 9, 2017 Solo travel, Travel advice
Yoga term of the week: Dharana

Yoga term of the week: Dharana

The first step in meditation, Dharana is translated as “holding” or “concentration”. This essential part of meditation involves deeply concentrating on an object while attempting to hold the mind completely steady without wavering. Believe us, it is easier said than done!

by May 9, 2017 Travel, Wellbeing holidays, Yoga dictionary
5 annoying solo travel problems and how to solve them

5 annoying solo travel problems and how to solve them

As much as we love solo travel, sometimes its a real struggle. Luckily, most solo travel issues are easy to overcome. Don’t believe us? Here’s the top 6 annoying solo travel problems and how to improve them. Dining alone Not many people relish the idea of going to a restaurant and […]

by May 2, 2017 Solo travel, Travel, Travel advice
GoLearnTo renews its partnership with IALC for 2017

GoLearnTo renews its partnership with IALC for 2017

It’s official! GoLearnTo and the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) have renewed their partnership again for 2017, ensuring our language courses are top notch. What is IALC? IALC is an accreditation organisation who reviews and rates independent language centres that teach the language of their country. For 30 years, […]

by April 27, 2017 Travel news
5 must-do things for when you travel solo

5 must-do things for when you travel solo

Travelling solo is the ideal time to try something new; you won’t need to compromise with anyone and can edit or scrap your plans with complete independence. Below we’ve given a few tips to help you get the most out of your solo travel adventures. Learn something new If you’ve […]

by April 24, 2017 Solo travel, Travel advice
How to speak ‘wino’: top wine terms to make you sound like an expert

How to speak ‘wino’: top wine terms to make you sound like an expert

While you’re pretty set if you say anything like, ‘I’m sensing a bit of an oak flavour’ or ‘the legs on this wine are fabulous,’ it sometimes helps to have an actual idea of the wine terms you’re using. Whether it’s just to stop the awkward encounter with the waiter who asks […]

by April 23, 2017 Cooking holidays and wine, Travel
Top destinations for solo travellers in 2017

Top destinations for solo travellers in 2017

  Solo travel has become a popular niche over the years and is expected to continue to boom in 2017. You may already have a long list of destinations that you’ve been dreaming about for years, or are surfing the web to find the best recommendations and the trends for […]

by April 18, 2017 Destinations, Solo travel
Experience your own Big Painting Challenge

Experience your own Big Painting Challenge

The newly-launched BBC One’s The Big Painting Challenge – or as we fondly call it, the Great British Paint Off – follows 10 fresh painters as they compete to be Britain’s newest amateur artistic star. It’s inspiring the nation to pick up their easels and brushes and let their creative spirits free. While the […]

by April 13, 2017 Creative holidays, Destinations, Travel advice
9 interesting facts about Thailand

9 interesting facts about Thailand

Can you recognise this famous country? Below are 10 clues to help you guess. I am an Asian country. You can join a yoga, fitness, weight loss, or cooking course here with GoLearnTo. I’m the only SE Asian country never ruled by Europeans. Which mean my culture has less European influence than […]

by March 15, 2017 Destinations
A gorgeous, new destination to paint in France

A gorgeous, new destination to paint in France

Gascony is one of the most beautiful regions of France, making it an ideal place to visit for artists looking to bring the world to life on canvas. Because of its enchanting landscapes and local vibrancy, we are excited to announce a new partnership with a French painting school in this […]

by March 8, 2017 Creative holidays, Destinations, Our holidays