A total creative immersion in village life in the Le Marche region of Italy. 7 night, 8 day stay in a restored palazzo and partake in daily workshops and local excursions for writers and artists. Cooking classes, artisan visits, unique culinary experiences provide sensory inspiration for our work.
You will learn how to experience, not just DO photography in this Art of Intuitive Photography workshop. Learn the craft of slowing down, seeing, experiencing and capturing in this photo exploration. All levels are welcome and any camera can be used - even Smartphones!
Explore the beauty of Venice at your leisure before discovering the glorious Dalmatian Coast on this guided tour. Designed for women with a focus on sustainable travel, fully immerse yourself with the guidance of Local Experts as you wander the cobbled streets of Istria and walk the Old Town of Dubrovnik, Croatia before enjoying a sunset cruise around the bay. Special offer for JourneyWoman Readers using code PPJourneyWoman22*. Read our interview with Melissa DaSilva for more!. *Terms & Conditions apply.
If toasting epic Tuscan sunsets, soaking up the sun-kissed sophistication of Italy’s most popular cities and olive oil tasting in a real Italian borgo with the girls sounds like your idea of perfection, this is one of those bellissimo Italy trips that would seduce even the sirens of Capri.
Start your day with yoga. Then spend time walking, exploring and tasting. Be transported back in time and learn the history of this area. Puglia is a region renowned for its delicious food, warm, inviting people, history and temperate climates. Come walk with us and see for yourself!
How does it feel to be part of a six-centuries old celebration? Come to Sardinia for the feast of their patron Saint Antioco and find out. You’ll be immersed in the living history of Sardinian food and culture: folk costumes, pecorino cheese, salt pans, Bronze Age nuraghi, festival bread and more.
The Bronze Age stone giants from Mont’e Prama are the wonder of Sardinia. Nearby we’ve found some giants of another kind: smaller in stature but brave and bold when defending their traditional food. From bottarga to rice to saffron and peperoncino, you'll meet a whole new world of flavours.
Hop aboard our time machine for a journey into Tuscany’s past. During your slow odyssey through the millennia, you’ll hunt for truffles with an Etruscan dog, stand in front of the greatest frescoes of Piero della Francesca, dine in a 15th-century tax haven, taste gelato of the grandfathers and more.
Write, Travel, Transform: Writing, Yoga & Cultural Exploration in Magical Tuscany
Journey to sun-soaked Tuscany for a ten-day retreat at a majestic 15th century estate seated on the rolling hills of the Italian countryside. Located just 45 minutes away from Florence, the Villa I Bonsi is a vineyard and olive farm ideal for relaxing and exploring the cultural wonders of a region celebrated for its history and food. Writing and yoga will be at the heart of the retreat and will help us bond as a group. This sensually rich vacation includes sumptuous meals, an olive oil tour, truffle hunting, a wine tasting tour at rock and roll icon Sting's villa, an Italian cooking class, and a day trip to Lucca with its well-preserved renaissance walls and cobblestone streets. An optional four-day tour of Florence will provide a unique, intimate experience of this magical city. Spouses and non-writing friends are welcome to join in on the fun.
Consider joining us the adventure of a lifetime.
Join on of our intensive courses for professionals and keen amateurs with theoretical and practical sessions during which you learn with Italian professionals in your area of interest. Since there is a lot of hands-on practice, you return home being able to produce what you've been learning about. Course instructors are available after the course to answer questions by email.
Advanced Salumi - Art and Science of Gelato - Theory and practice of Italian Cheese - Truffle - Mozzarella - Olive Oil
Experience Tuscany and learn the basics of Tuscan cooking, stroll the narrow cobblestone streets of the medieval villages, shop at the city markets, cook with the local women, listen as the church bells ring, wander the gardens as you sip Vin Santo wine while you discover each view is better than the last. Extend your stay! Make it a Grand Tour by combining this tour with our Sorrento Local Living Tour
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