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Meet hosts Martin and Claire, offering creative and wellbeing holidays in South West France

Meet hosts Martin and Claire, offering creative and wellbeing holidays in South West France

When Martin and Claire bought their farmhouse in the heart of the Gascon countryside, it started off as a simple venture which has led to them hosting their own popular painting holidays and now even using their charming space for Pilates retreats as well. They love the life they have […]

by March 28, 2019 Creative holidays, Our artists
Meet Chef Poul who runs our fabulous French cookery holiday in Brittany

Meet Chef Poul who runs our fabulous French cookery holiday in Brittany

If you’re lucky enough to head to Brittany and try Poul’s food, you’ll struggle to find anything else quite like it. During your time with this Michelin trained chef, you’ll learn to make no less than 37 individual dishes. Yes, 37 in one week. In addition to his culinary holidays, […]

by March 15, 2019 Cooking holidays and wine, Our chefs
Meet Rita, our Tuscan cookery holiday host with a twist

Meet Rita, our Tuscan cookery holiday host with a twist

Rita really is a very distinctive person, not only in her charming personality and love of life (and singing!), but because when she opens her mouth a Glaswegian accent just tumbles out. Her immersive Tuscan cookery holidays have been a massive hit with our solo travellers as well as friends […]

by March 4, 2019 Cooking holidays and wine, Our chefs
Meet Jo, our art & painting holiday host in South West France

Meet Jo, our art & painting holiday host in South West France

Artist Jo is living her dream. After finding her own personal “heaven”, Jo decided to share her love of art with budding and experienced creatives at her studio and B&B in South West France. Find out how a donkey in a swimming pool (we’re not joking) helped her dreams become […]

by February 25, 2019 Creative holidays, Our artists
Meet Benoit & Corinne, our yoga & wellness hosts in the French Riviera

Meet Benoit & Corinne, our yoga & wellness hosts in the French Riviera

When Benoit and Corinne started up their B&B, perched on the border of Provence and the Cote D’Azur, their main aim was to help their guests experience this area of France well away from the well-trodden tourist trail. Little did they know that they would soon be sharing their passion […]

by February 11, 2019 Our wellbeing instructors
Meet Spencer, our chef & cooking holiday host in Normandy, France

Meet Spencer, our chef & cooking holiday host in Normandy, France

There’s no doubt that Chef Spence’s holidays have a unique twist to them. Instead of giving you a list of dishes he expects you to make, Spence let’s you decide what will be on the menu that day. Working closely with local producers and independent shops, Spence knows the best […]

by February 5, 2019 Cooking holidays and wine, Our chefs
Meet Karen & Kathryn, your arts & craft holiday hosts in Andalucia

Meet Karen & Kathryn, your arts & craft holiday hosts in Andalucia

Love the idea of being creative but not sure where to start? With pottery, ceramics, soap making to card making, jewellery and cookery all on offer in a gorgeous secluded villa, Karen & Kathryn’s craft taster holiday might just be the one for you. But how did they come up […]

by January 22, 2019 Creative holidays, Our artists
Meet Oli & Flo, the team behind our Italian gastronomic adventures in Tuscany

Meet Oli & Flo, the team behind our Italian gastronomic adventures in Tuscany

Oli & Flo make a great team. Their previous careers and skills have blended perfectly to create everything great holiday hosts need. Add to that their love of food and passion for locally sourced produce and you get the ultimate foodie getaway off the tourist trail in Tuscany. But how […]

by January 16, 2019 Cooking holidays and wine, Our chefs
Meet Mary and Pat, our photography holiday hosts in the Algarve, Portugal

Meet Mary and Pat, our photography holiday hosts in the Algarve, Portugal

Portugal really does have it all – food, history, culture and breathtaking landscapes. And our photography holiday has been created so keen photographers have the opportunity to capture it all. Host Mary and photographer Pat have created a special week by holding the holiday in two locations during the week […]

by January 14, 2019 Creative holidays, Our artists
Meet Mariana and her family, our cooking holiday hosts in the Algarve, Portugal

Meet Mariana and her family, our cooking holiday hosts in the Algarve, Portugal

We have finally found what we have been looking for – a unique Portuguese cooking holiday that ticks all the boxes. Hands-on cooking, gorgeous location and welcoming local hosts. Tick, tick and TICK! Our cookery holidays focus on taking you off the beaten track and to local hosts who share […]

by December 18, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Our chefs