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Meet Pheona, our art and painting tutor in Emilia Romagna, Italy

Meet Pheona, our art and painting tutor in Emilia Romagna, Italy

Artist and teacher, Pheona, has come from the highlands and lowlands of Scotland and found herself very much at home in the luscious hills of Emilia Romagna, Italy, where she runs her popular painting holidays. The journey here has had its ups and downs and fair share of hard work […]

by August 21, 2018 Creative holidays, Our artists
The Observer named GoLearnTo as one of their top 10 cookery holidays worldwide

The Observer named GoLearnTo as one of their top 10 cookery holidays worldwide

In The Observer on Sunday, travel writer Joanne O’Connor, put together a list of 10 of the best cookery holidays worldwide and one of GoLearnTo.com’s culinary adventures was in the mix! Our cookery holidays’ collection boasts some wonderful destinations from Mexico to Greece, teaching you amazing cooking skills from sausage […]

GoLearnTo’s photography holiday tutors’ favourite photos and subjects

GoLearnTo’s photography holiday tutors’ favourite photos and subjects

Here at GoLearnTo we understand that a photography holiday is more than just a nice swimming pool and good food. Don’t get us wrong, we know they are important but ultimately, choosing the right photographer to teach and guide you, helping your snap the best shots possible, is worth its […]

by June 29, 2018 Creative holidays, Our artists
Italian Cooking | Oli’s pasta alla Norma vegetarian dish

Italian Cooking | Oli’s pasta alla Norma vegetarian dish

While going through some Italian recipes from our amazing chef and Italian cooking holiday host, Oli, I found a classic Italian pasta dish that would be perfect for my husband (the vegetarian) and myself (a meat obsessed freak), which I could whip up with what I already had in the […]

by June 21, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Tried and tested: Oli’s fresh pasta cookery workshop

Tried and tested: Oli’s fresh pasta cookery workshop

Full disclosure. I spent 6 years living in Italy. Whilst I can assure you that many plates of pasta were eaten, not once did I actually make the pasta myself. And no, I don’t mean packets of the dry stuff you can buy anywhere. I mean the real deal – […]

Guest review: Anne rediscovers the joy of pizza on an Italian and cooking holiday in Sorrento

Guest review: Anne rediscovers the joy of pizza on an Italian and cooking holiday in Sorrento

Anne is a self-confessed oddity (her words not mine!). Most of Anne’s Italian was self-taught so she wanted to take her language skills on holiday for some conversation practice. Nothing odd about that, Anne! Anne opted for the Italian language and cooking holiday at our language school in Sorrento with […]

Italian language phrases you won’t hear in the classroom

Italian language phrases you won’t hear in the classroom

If we are honest, when we think about learning Italian, we imagine beautiful words pouring smoothly out of our mouths while we converse suavely with Italian waiters in the Tuscan hills or in one of the Piazzas in Rome. The reality is often quite different. Instead of suave, we sound, […]

by April 23, 2018 Language holidays
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Italian cooking | Marco’s Tagliatelle al Ragu recipe

Before we start, let’s get one thing clear – spaghetti bolognese does NOT exist. If you try to order this dish in Italy, especially in the region of Emilia Romagna, locals will scoff at the idea and tell you as much. Instead, locals from Bologna, ‘i Bolognesi’, feast on fresh […]

by April 19, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Italian cooking | Marco’s typical tigella bread recipe

Italian cooking | Marco’s typical tigella bread recipe

Emilia Romagna is renowned for being the gastronomic capital of Italy; home to wonderful local produce and some of the country’s most famous dishes. Erm, lasagna anyone?! It is a cooking enthusiasts paradise! Tigella is a type of bread typical to the region of Emilia Romagna, where Marco runs wonderful […]

by March 27, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
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