Category: What’s Up at TIK

Ingredients for an online cooking class featuring pasta.
Jun 10, 2020

Announcing New Online Cooking Classes from Italy with TIK!

We are thrilled to announce that The International Kitchen is now offering online cooking classes from Italy. Our online cooking classes include amazing, authentic Italian recipes, lessons in English for your convenience, and a variety of dishes to suit your tastes. You can book a class for yourself, pending availability, or for you and your […]

A traveler gazing over the horizon on a tour with The International Kitchen.
May 13, 2020

Worry-Free Bookings with TIK

Times are strange these days, aren’t they? People are hunkered down in their homes, worried about their jobs, anxiously watching the news, and even homeschooling their children. The only thing that seems certain in the age of COVID-19 is that right now everything seems so very uncertain. All this makes it hard to plan for […]

Staying home with a good travel book and a cup of coffee, dreaming about your next trip with TIK.
Apr 21, 2020

Things to Do in Quarantine or Lockdown

We know you are probably asking yourself the same questions we are. How do I survive lockdown? What are things I can to during quarantine? How do I fight boredom during shelter in place? We suspect you’ve already discovered zoom, and probably “Tiger King” as well. Our suggestions for things to do during lockdown are, […]

An old globe turned toward Europe.
Apr 03, 2020

UPDATED May 7, 2020: Travel and Coronavirus: Full Guide 2020

UPDATED May 7, 2020 We’ve had a lot of clients and prospective clients reach out asking about coronavirus travel information. What are the effects of the coronavirus travel ban? What happens when there are coronavirus travel cancelations? What is the situation now that some countries are loosening their stay-at-home restrictions? We’ve done a series of […]

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. Lowering risk of heart disease and increasing life expectancy. Catching up on […]

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 […]