Category: Travel Tips

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November 10, 2021

By Peg Kern

Visiting the Fish Market in Saint-Tropez

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, France

One of the most gorgeous towns of the French Riviera, Saint-Tropez shines like a jewel in the bright sun of southern France. Its peach-walled buildings, sparkling yachts, white sand beaches, and expensive shops make it one of the most picturesque of French villages. And, as a result, one of the most popular among the world's celebrities. But Saint-Tropez is also at heart a fishing village, as The International Kitchen's Adrian… Read
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September 30, 2021

By Peg Kern

Visiting the Palais des Papes in Avignon

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, France

It sometimes surprises travelers that the largest Gothic palace in the world is the Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes) and that it lies not in Rome, but in Avignon, France! It is not only one of the most visited sites in France, it is one of the most popular cultural sites explored by our culinary travelers in Provence. In fact, most of our cooking vacations in Provence include… Read
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September 9, 2021

By Peg Kern

Highlights of our Tuscan Villa Culinary Vacation in the Chianti

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK, Italy

Have you dreamed about renting a luxury Tuscan villa and exploring the wonderful gastronomy of Italy on a Tuscany food and wine tour? How about cooking with a friendly and accomplished local chef to learn to make traditional Tuscan and Italian dishes? We're very excited to show off our recently revamped Tuscan villa cooking vacation in the Chianti. Of course, we have a lot of amazing culinary tours in Tuscany.… Read
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August 24, 2021

By Adrian Hall

What Is It Like to Travel to Europe Right Now? 

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK, Greece

After more than a year with no travel, the experience of being on vacation in Greece felt like a breath of fresh air and gave us a newfound gratitude for being able to go abroad once again. Binging travel shows while stuck at home is no substitute for the rejuvenation you get from the real thing! What It's Like to Fly to Europe Right Now Our journey from Chicago to Athens was… Read
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June 9, 2021

By Peg Kern

5 Best Things about Our New Flavors of Puerto Rico Culinary Vacation

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK, Wines & Spirits, USA

We always love expanding our culinary tours into new destinations, and we could not be more thrilled with our newest culinary tours in Puerto Rico! What could be better than a top culinary destination with a European feel, a ton of history and culture, miles of coastline, and part of the US? US travelers don't even need a passport, and it's a quick plane ride away. Yes, you do currently… Read
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May 21, 2021

By Peg Kern

Culinary Vacations in Spain with The International Kitchen: Status Update

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK, Spain

Updated September 9, 2021. Spain opened in June to U.S. tourists, and it remains open - if you are vaccinated. Read on for details on the entry requirements and what to expect while you are traveling! See all our culinary tours in Spain. Who Can Travel to Spain? U.S. travelers to Spain will have to show proof of vaccination to enter, and the vaccination schedule needs to be complete (that… Read
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