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August 20, 2018

By Peg Kern

Special Offer on Food & Opera Week in Italy!

Filed Under  Special Occasions, What's Up at TIK

Spoleto is one of my favorite towns in Italy, and we're offering both our best price of the season AND a special food & opera week for September! This special week will combine our exceptional 6-night cooking vacation in Umbria with an added incentive: box seats for a performance of the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale! The Teatro Lirico Sperimentale has been helping young singers make their debuts for over 70 years.… Read
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July 9, 2018

By Peg Kern

What to Expect on a Cooking Vacation with TIK

Filed Under  Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK

You've made the wise choice to book a cooking vacation with TIK, but now you are wondering what to expect? Or, you're still trying to decide if a culinary vacation is the right type of trip for you? Here is what you can expect on most of our best-selling cooking vacations: Accommodations, usually between 3 and 7 nights Hands-on cooking classes (of course!) Gastronomic excursions - think wine tastings, olive… Read
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June 27, 2018

By Peg Kern

How to Book a Cooking Vacation

Filed Under  Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK

We're so excited by our cooking vacations we've decided to make it easier than ever to book a culinary trip with us. We offer cooking vacations to 16 different countries on 5 continents - wow! In Italy we offer cooking vacations to 13 different Italian regions: Abruzzo Amalfi Coast (Campania) Emilia Romagna Friuli Venezia Giulia Liguria Lombardia/Lakes Region Piedmont Puglia Lazio (Rome) Sicily Tuscany Umbria Veneto So how do you… Read
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June 22, 2018

By Peg Kern

At Home in Positano

Filed Under  Destination Feature, What's Up at TIK

"My grandfather was a fisherman. He supplied fish to people during the second World War. He would hide it in the caves along the shore and tell the starving families where to find it." We pull over suddenly to the side of the road. "Cherries!" he exclaims, then "Pasquale!" He jumps out of the car and embraces the man selling cherries from a plastic bin perched on the hood of… Read
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May 31, 2018

By Peg Kern

Super Spring Roundup

Filed Under  Destination Feature, What's Up at TIK

We had a really wonderful Spring travel season at TIK and we thought we'd give a spring recap to celebrate it! We had more April and May travelers doing our cooking vacations than ever before, and why not? Spring is a great time for culinary travel, with fresh produce arriving at the markets and growing on the farms for our farm to table experiences. We have a couple of our… Read
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April 26, 2018

By Peg Kern

Live! From The International Kitchen

Filed Under  What's Up at TIK

What are our culinary travelers up to on this lovely spring day? April has been a month for Italy! While Italy is always our top destination, it has been particularly popular this April. Here is what a few of our culinary adventurers are up to today In Puglia, our travelers have been visiting an unusual past factory before heading to Matera, one of the world's most fascinating places. The "Sassi… Read
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