Category: What’s Up at TIK

Mar 20, 2020

On Travel and the Coronavirus

We have been getting a lot of calls lately related to travel and the coronavirus. Calls from travelers wanting to know their options, calls from travelers wanting to postpone their trip. Calls from family and friends tentatively asking if we’re doing alright. Everyone knows that a world pandemic is going to paralyze the travel industry. […]

Skyline of the Old City in Jerusalem on a culinary tour of Israel with The International Kitchen.
Feb 19, 2020

Introducing Our New Israel Culinary Tour

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 […]

A boat in the Algarve during your Portugal cooking vacation.
Dec 23, 2019

New for 2020: Food Tours and Cooking Vacations

Here at The International Kitchen we are excitedly looking forward to 2020 and a season full of wonderful food tours and cooking vacations. Our repeat travelers will also notice a new emphasis on on wine tours and new destinations. So what are we most excited about for 2020? Paris, Paris, and more Paris We’re thrilled […]

Cooking together on an Italy culinary vacation.
Sep 17, 2019

Special Fall Deals for Top Italy Culinary Tours

When is the best time to visit Italy on an Italy food tour and cooking vacation? Many of us at The International Kitchen would say the fall, when wonderful fall produce is in season, new olive oil is coming out of the presses, and the weather turns a bit less hot. We’re making travel to […]

Woman enjoying time on the beach during a culinary vacation in Mexico
Jul 10, 2019

The Benefits of Travel

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. Increasing immunity through exposure to new environments. Lowering risk of heart disease […]

Family on vacation in Portugal.
Jul 05, 2019

Family Vacations with TIK

Think you can’t take a culinary tour with your kids? Think again! Foodie trips and culinary tours with The International Kitchen make great family vacations for several reasons: Food brings families together. Family mealtime is a staple in our house, and what is better than experiencing this together during an exploration of new cultures and […]

Enjoying the beach of the Algarve region on our Portugal cooking vacations.
Jun 25, 2019

It’s Not Too Late for Summer Travel with TIK!

If you’re a procrastinator you might have found that summer crept up on you and you have no summer travel plans! But we still have spots left at some of our favorite culinary vacations and food and wine tours. Mediterranean Cooking Experience Travel to the Amalfi Coast and stay in a boutique 5* hotel while […]

Enjoying an excellent meal al fresco during a culinary tour with The International Kitchen.
Jun 07, 2019

Memorable Meals from Our Culinary Tours to Europe

What are some of the best meals we’ve had on our culinary travels at The International Kitchen? And how can you try them yourself on one of our culinary tours or cooking vacations? We’ve had so many delicious dishes and unforgettable feasts over the years, but three that really stand out are: Living the Real […]

Exploring on an active culinary tour with The International Kitchen
May 31, 2019

Culinary Tours for our Active Travelers

All of the travelers on culinary tours with The International Kitchen like to eat – these are foodie trips, after all! But a lot of our travelers like to balance the eating on our cooking vacations with physical activity such as biking, hiking, and even yoga and other specialty sports. It can make the perfect […]

Plate of homemade pasta with truffles and mushrooms on a culinary vacation in Italy
Aug 20, 2018

Special Offer on Food & Opera Week in Italy!

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 […]