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Surfing tips for beginner surfers from host Abdullah in Morocco

Surfing tips for beginner surfers from host Abdullah in Morocco

Personally I have never been surfing, which is odd, as you couldn’t get me out of the ocean as a kid. Food and wine? I am your girl. Luxury? I can help you find it. Surfing? I would be happy to check availability for you; but for the love of […]

by April 16, 2018 Sports holidays, Travel advice
Knowing your painting tools: tips for painting beginners with Jill Whaley

Knowing your painting tools: tips for painting beginners with Jill Whaley

Taking up a new hobby, like painting, can be exciting yet daunting at the best of times but throw in equipment and new terminology and it can feel a bit overwhelming before you have even started. FEAR NOT! We have teamed up with Jill Whaley, our painting holiday host in […]

by March 29, 2018 Creative holidays, Travel advice
Best photography kit for a beginners as recommended by Patrick Nicholas

Best photography kit for a beginners as recommended by Patrick Nicholas

Patrick Richmond Nicholas, our knowledgeable photography tutor and host in Orvieto, Italy, graciously wrote us a piece for the budding beginning photographer. Should you be just starting out in the field or contemplating a new hobby, please read on to learn how to prepare, or join him on one of […]

by March 22, 2018 Creative holidays, Travel advice
6 burning questions from beginner painters answered by Kevin Scully

6 burning questions from beginner painters answered by Kevin Scully

Taking up a new hobby, like painting, can be exciting yet daunting at the best of times but throw in equipment and new terminology and it can feel a bit overwhelming before you have even started. FEAR NOT! We have teamed up with Kevin Scully, our painting holiday tutor in […]

by March 19, 2018 Creative holidays, Travel advice

Terms & conditions: £100 off an activity holiday contest

We’re giving £100 off a learning & activity holiday to the first person who books a holiday, to celebrate our new mobile-friendly, responsive website design. Here’s how to win: Sometime during the week of March 12 to 16, we will be announcing the start of the contest. As soon as […]

by March 8, 2018 Travel advice, Travel news
What to expect when you go to learn Spanish in Seville

What to expect when you go to learn Spanish in Seville

What better place to work on your Spanish than in the romantic capital of Andalucia – Seville. Roughly about 2,200 years old, the mix of cultures, personalities, scents, foods and perfectly preserved historical centre with tastes of Roman, Moorish and Castilian scattered everywhere, it is the perfect setting to dive […]

by March 7, 2018 Language holidays, Travel advice
Waterfall near language holiday in Costa Rica

What to expect on your Spanish language holiday in Costa Rica

This gorgeous activity school, located on Jaco beach in Costa Rica, is the perfect place to brush up on your Spanish while making the most of the environment. Spanish lessons here can be combined with photography classes in the lush nature, surfing in the Pacific Ocean, or yoga on the […]

by February 22, 2018 Language holidays, Travel advice
Top 6 tips for beginner painters with Noëlle Griffiths

Top 6 tips for beginner painters with Noëlle Griffiths

Taking up a new hobby, like painting, can be exciting yet daunting at the best of times but throw in equipment and new terminology and it can feel a bit overwhelming before you have even started. FEAR NOT! We have teamed up with Noëlle Griffiths, our painting holiday tutor in […]

by February 16, 2018 Creative holidays, Travel advice
Learning Italian in Florence | What to expect

Learning Italian in Florence | What to expect

Located in the centre of historic Florence, you will find our friendly Italian language school which boasts a serene setting with sunny balconies, roof terrace, and even a spa which you can take advantage of while you’re brushing up on your Italian language skills. Although the stunning location, vibrant locales […]

by February 13, 2018 Language holidays, Travel advice
9 cookery holidays to suit every type of foodie

9 cookery holidays to suit every type of foodie

If you love food, we have GOT food, along with amazing cookery holidays where you can take home the cooking skills to replicate high end, Michelin star food, or the handmade, homemade pastas made throughout the kitchens of Italy. From carbs, to gluten free, from desserts to seafood, we have […]

by January 25, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Travel advice