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Video: Hands-On Hotel Cooking Schools And Culinary Experiences
Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel News

Video: Hands-On Hotel Cooking Schools And Culinary Experiences

Dining out is one of the perks of travel, but what if you want a real education along with your culinary vacation? In his latest video as AARP Travel Ambassador,… Read More…

Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Cooking Schools At Sea

Sure, cruising is synonymous with eating…after all, those all-you-can-eat buffets aren’t going anywhere. But these days, cruise lines are taking it to the next level and are offering a real… Read More…

Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Wineries That Offer More Than Wine

If you’re a wine lover but your travel partner isn’t, you don’t necessarily have to split up when it’s time to visit the wineries. More and more wineries are offering… Read More…

Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Regional Cooking Schools

Who doesn’t like to eat when they travel? That’s a no-brainer. But you can take it to the next level by also learning how to cook while you’re at it–with… Read More…

Weight Loss & Health Spas: Fat Farms Go Modern
Cooking classes / USA

Weight Loss & Health Spas: Fat Farms Go Modern

From the old-school fat farms to modern-day wellness centers, the term “health spa” can refer to a wide variety of programs.   Personal trainer Annette Lang investigates how destination spas… Read More…

Japan Cooking & Food Guide for Tokyo, Osaka & Kyoto
Asia / Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / Japan

Japan Cooking & Food Guide for Tokyo, Osaka & Kyoto

Experiencing a destination’s cuisine can be as easy as strolling through markets or hopping from one restaurant to another. Add a regional cooking class to the mix, and you get… Read More…

Mixology & Bartending Classes at Hotels Around the U.S.
Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / USA

Mixology & Bartending Classes at Hotels Around the U.S.

Sure, a hotel bar is a place to mix and mingle. But what if you put your time at the bar to good use and bring home a lifelong skill?… Read More…

10 Top Cooking Schools, Gourmet Getaways and Learning Vacations for Foodies
California / Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Midwest / Northeast / South / USA

10 Top Cooking Schools, Gourmet Getaways and Learning Vacations for Foodies

Forget about New Year’s resolutions. Whether you’re on track for a professional culinary career or learning how to boil water, there is a gourmet getaway designed for you. Resident foodie… Read More…

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Big Name Vs. Independent Cooking Schools

Sure, taking a cooking class on the road can be a rewarding way to experience the local culture. But are you better off choosing a big-name school or an independent… Read More…

Culinary Travel Journal: A Single Woman Finds Love in Paris Cooking Schools
Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Europe / France & Belgium / Romantic Getaways / Romantic Travel / Solo Travel / Stories & Personal Journals

Culinary Travel Journal: A Single Woman Finds Love in Paris Cooking Schools

Our intrepid writer Cara Mangini discovered that Paris has all the right ingredients for cooking up a new romance.   After a rough year and a tough break up she… Read More…

Eco-Travel: Rainforest Foraging in Costa Rica
Cooking classes / Culinary Travel / Mexico & Central America

Eco-Travel: Rainforest Foraging in Costa Rica

Outside of the jungle, eating a handful of squirming insects might not sound appealing, but inside the dense rainforest, it just feels right. Protein-rich food can be hard to come… Read More…