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Jan 13, 2017

New in 2017: Spoleto!

Something else is new in 2017 at The International Kitchen: we've just launched a new itinerary in one of our favorite towns, Spoleto! The region of Umbria is always one of our favorite...

Jan 11, 2017

New in 2017: Flexibility, Customization, and the USA

What else is new in 2017 at The International Kitchen? The travel and tourism industry is constantly changing, and we're always interested...

Jan 09, 2017

New in 2017!

Happy New Year! OK, it's already January 9, but we're just getting into the swing of things and are super excited about some new things in 2017. We'll be talking new itineraries, new destinations...

Jan 06, 2017

6 Often Over-Looked But Not to Miss Cooking Vacations

We often get inquiries about destinations that people hear about a lot… places like Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast in Italy, and Provence in France. While we adore those regions very much, there are some other places that hold special places in our hearts, ones that are too often overlooked...

Jan 05, 2017

5 Tips for Dining Out in Italy

Food, of course, is a staple wherever you go. But the customs that come with dining are different just about everywhere you go too. For starters, when visiting Italy...

Jan 02, 2017

How do I choose a cooking vacation?

One of our favorite ways to discover a place: through it's food of course! We know that when it comes to travel and food there are so many opportunities to explore, so much so that it can be a bit overwhelming when it comes to deciding on a trip! But with more than...

Dec 30, 2016

Year in Review Part 2

We continue our year in review with Tour Coordinator Adrian, who saw big changes and a lot of travel in...

Dec 28, 2016

Year in Review Part 1

As 2016 winds to a close, we're been reviewing what the past year held for us here at The International Kitchen. First in our yearly wrap-up are TIK President Richard Davis and Tour and Web...

Dec 26, 2016

Feast of St. Stephen

Happy Feast of St. Stephen! December 26 is a holiday in many European countries in honor of the saint who is considered the first Christian martyr. In other parts of ...

Dec 23, 2016

Christmas Eve Memories and Traditions Around the World

While the Christmas season begins well before December 24 in many parts of the world -- December 8 in Italy, the Day of the Immaculate Conception; and December 6 in France, the Feast of St. Nicholas, for example -- it's Christmas Eve that marks the beginning of the major Christian holiday for many...


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