Category: Travel Videos

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February 4, 2021

By Peg Kern

What is the Italian Riviera?

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

What is the Italian Riviera? Is Genoa worth visiting? Where is Portofino, and why is it famous? The Italian Riviera is the thin, north-western strip of Italian coastline that borders France (and the French Riviera). This strip of land is also known as the Ligurian Riviera, since it lies in the beautiful Italian region of Liguria. Liguria is an interesting region. It "robs" its neighboring regions of Piedmont and Emilia-Romagna… 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 Features, Travel Tips, Travel Videos, France

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 7, 2020

By Peg Kern

Travel Inspirations: Visiting Rome on a Cooking Vacation with TIK

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Travel Videos, Italy

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 Features, Recipes, Travel Videos, Greece

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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July 27, 2019

By Peg Kern

Visiting la Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Travel Videos, Spain

Everyone should visit La Sagrada Familia on our Barcelona food tours and cooking vacations. We purposely leave free time in our Barcelona food tour packages so that clients can choose what they want to do in their free time, whether visit museums and monuments, shop, or experience the local nightlife. But one site we recommend everyone see is the famed Gaudí basilica. La Sagrada Familia has been under construction since… Read
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July 10, 2019

By Peg Kern

The Benefits of Travel

Filed Under  Travel Tips, Travel Videos, What's Up at TIK

Are there health benefits to traveling? If so, what are they? Studies show that travel - especially overseas travel - has many benefits to one's physical and mental health, including: Lowering stress and boosting happiness. Keeping you fit. Increasing brain activity and creativity. Lowering risk of heart disease and increasing life expectancy. Catching up on sleep and time for you. Lowering stress and boosting happiness. According to NBC News (and… Read
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