Category: Destination Feature

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September 8, 2020

By Peg Kern

A Middle Eastern Dinner: Culinary Travels with TIK

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Food History

I found myself craving Middle-Eastern food over the weekend, so I did what I usually do: I decided to make a Middle Eastern dinner! But when my kids asked me what that meant, I found I had trouble answering. "Can it be Middle Eastern food if there is no falafel?" was one question. "I thought that was Greek!" was another comment. So what exactly is "Middle Eastern food"? If the… Read
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August 14, 2020

By Peg Kern

6 Sites Not to Miss in Paris: Culinary Tours of Paris with TIK

Filed Under  Destination Feature

Paris is one of our favorite destinations, and we've written before about our favorite things to see in Paris, as well as about our favorite neighborhoods and favorite memories. Did you know that our Paris culinary tours and cooking vacations are also cultural vacations? Some of the itineraries include tours of local sites, and all of them include free time to explore sites on your own. Plus, we can add… Read
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July 27, 2020

By Peg Kern

Travel Inspirations: The Lavender of Provence (Plus a Recipe)

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Recipe

Every summer tourists flock to Provence to see a sea of beautiful, purple fields ripping in the breeze. The lavender fields of Provence are so famous that most years you need to book well in advance if you want the chance to see these gorgeous blossoms in bloom. This year is of course an exception – if you could get to France (and those of you in Europe can!), you… Read
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July 7, 2020

By Peg Kern

Travel Inspirations: Visiting Rome on a Cooking Vacation with TIK

Filed Under  Destination Feature

We are often asked what our favorite destinations for the best cooking vacations are, and as I explained in our recent video (see below!), that is a hard question to answer. But in an effort to inspire you, we are going to feature some of our personal favorites. For me, there is only one place to start: Rome! I have always been of the opinion that whatever part of Italy… Read
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March 3, 2020

By Peg Kern

3 Reasons to Try our New Farm-to-Beach Gourmet Getaway in Greece: Plus a Recipe

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Recipe

One of our favorite Greek cooking vacations is our Greek Cooking Odyssey, and as part of that trip our culinary travelers head to the nearby farm of Chef Katerina, your hostess. It is a wonderful chance to experience real farm-to-table Greek cuisine including the olives and olives oil they make there. See our classic Greek Cooking Odyssey culinary vacation. Now you have the chance to spend a week at the… Read
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February 19, 2020

By Peg Kern

Introducing Our New Israel Culinary Tour

Filed Under  Destination Feature, What's Up at TIK

We are thrilled to announce our new culinary tour of Israel! What is Israeli cuisine? Why travel to Israel on a culinary tour? What can you expect on our Israel culinary tours? We'll answer these questions and more! See our Cuisine and Culture of Israel 6-night tour. What is Israeli cuisine? Israeli cuisine is based on thousands of years of history, its location in the Mediterranean basin, and an amazing… Read
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