Category: What's Up at TIK

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May 6, 2021

By Peg Kern

Traveling to France on Our French Culinary Vacations: Status Update

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

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the reopening plans for France, and June 9th has been pinpointed as the date international travel to France can officially resume.  What does this mean for your travelers who have been asking, "When can I travel to France?"  It means that now is the time to start planning for your summer and fall travel!  See all our culinary tours in France. France Reopening Timeline… Read
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May 3, 2021

By Peg Kern

Update on Travel to Greece on Our Greek Culinary Vacations

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

Updated May 6, 2021. Greece announced on April 19th that it would start allowing travelers from the US and a select few other countries into Greece for leisure travel effective immediately. This moved up the previously announced timeline of May 14 as the date when Greece would reopen. And just today, May 3rd, cafes and restaurants reopened in Greece for outdoor service - for the first time in almost six… Read
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April 29, 2021

By Peg Kern

Italy Culinary Vacations: When Can I Travel to Italy?

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

Updated May 7, 2021. When will you be able to travel to Italy? We hear this question frequently. Millions of people in the U.S. and Europe have already been vaccinated. The European Union declared a few weeks ago that vaccinated US travelers will be able to travel to Europe this summer. And most recently, the Italian Prime Minister indicated Italy will reopen its border to U.S. travelers May 15th. So… Read
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April 1, 2021

By Peg Kern

"When Will I Be Able to Travel to Europe?" and Other Burning Travel Questions in the Age of COVID

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Travel Videos, What's Up at TIK, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Spain, Turkey

Originally published April 1, 2021. Updated May 7, 2021. Check out our April 1 video blog in which we explored the burning questions surrounding travel in the age of COVID, including "When will I be able to travel to Europe again?" And read below for updated information in the weeks since.  When will I be able to travel to Europe again? This is a question we get asked a lot.… Read
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March 24, 2021

By Peg Kern

Types of Cocktails & Mixed Drinks

Filed Under  Food History, Kitchen Tips, What's Up at TIK, Wines & Spirits

Happy National Cocktail Day! We don't think one really needs a reason to enjoy a nice cocktail, but we don't mind having one. So what exactly is a cocktail? A cocktail is a mixed alcoholic drink that includes one or more spirit and some type of mixer. Not very specific, is it? cocktail (noun): an alcoholic drink consisting of a spirit or several spirits mixed with other ingredients, such as… Read
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March 19, 2021

By Peg Kern

What We Think about Stanley Tucci's "Searching for Italy"

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

The famous Italian-American actor has a new series on CNN in which he explores Italy's regions through their gastronomy. Find out what we think about his adventures so far! Not into video? Read on for a recap. There is a lot we like about Stanley Tucci's "Searching for Italy." First, it is a series dedicated to food and travel in Italy, which is what we have been dedicated to for… Read
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