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Learn Spanish & hike the Camino de Santiago, Spain

Learn Spanish & hike the Camino de Santiago, Spain

Spanish Course + walking in the Camino del Norte
From €672 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct
Easter Special: book for 2 people and get a 10% off. Book for 3 or more and get a 15% off. Applies to course prices only. All levels available. Pls. enquire for more info.
Photography vacation in Andalucia, Spain

Photography vacation in Andalucia, Spain

Capture beautiful Andalucia through your lens.
From £595 to £795 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 18 Apr, 1 Jun, 12 Jun, 9 Sep, 9 Oct
Easter Photography Special in Sunny Andalucia 18-22 April 2019. Gbp 50 discount! Capture the essence of Easter in Spain with expert tuition. No single supplement!!
Cuba salsa dance holiday

Cuba salsa dance holiday

Salsa dance holiday of a lifetime in Cuba!
From £1,525 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 7 May, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 7 Nov, 19 Dec
Painting vacation in Andalucia, Spain

Painting vacation in Andalucia, Spain

Explore your painting creativity in delightful Andalucia.
From £950 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 12 Jun, 9 Sep, 9 Oct
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Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland

Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland

Award winning craft holidays in the Highlands of Scotland
From £895 to £1,045 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 May, 26 Oct
Join us for our May Craft Retreat (£100 off per person).. From Fleece to Felt -learn the whole process and have a relaxing holiday while doing it. May 25th-June 1st 2019.
Learn Spanish in Granada, Spain

Learn Spanish in Granada, Spain

A variety of Spanish courses in Granada
From €170 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: All courses start every Monday throughout the year. There are no classes on national holiday and during the Christmas period (20 Dec – 02 Jan)
Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing

Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing

Traditional craft courses in the Scottish Highlands
From £150 2 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Jun, 24 Aug, 25 Aug, 7 Sep
Cuba music vacations

Cuba music vacations

Music holiday of a lifetime in Santiago de Cuba
From £895 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Turkey photography vacation

Turkey photography vacation

Photograph dramatic landscapes and endearing local cultures.
From £1,540 15 days ex flights
Small group travel
Painting vacation in Cyprus

Painting vacation in Cyprus

Authentic Cyprus: painting in the Eastern Mediterranean
From £920 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 22 Jun, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 12 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 7 Dec
Short break pasta making & Italian food vacation, Tuscany

Short break pasta making & Italian food vacation, Tuscany

A Tuscan food adventure, learn to make pasta
From £700 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Apr, 3 May, 24 May, 17 Jun, 24 Aug, 9 Sep, 7 Oct, 24 Oct
Special Offer on food, wine and cooking retreats in Italy this May! £100 off 4 Day Courses and £200 off 7 Day Courses running in May 2019.
Genghis Khan warrior training in Mongolia

Genghis Khan warrior training in Mongolia

Experience what it really felt like to be a warrior under the Great Khan
From US $4,195 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Jun, 17 Sep
Learn to scuba dive in the Red Sea

Learn to scuba dive in the Red Sea

Learn to dive, safely, in the warm waters of the Red Sea.
From £630 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Courses are run throughout the year, courses start day after arrival.
Learn Spanish and watersports vacation, Dominican Republic

Learn Spanish and watersports vacation, Dominican Republic

Study Spanish & enjoy watersports in the warm Caribbean
From £415 to £755 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Vegan holiday in Greece, cooking and food

Vegan holiday in Greece, cooking and food

Being Vegan the Mediterranean Way - Greek village holiday
From £845 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Apr, 18 May
Learn Spanish & family activity vacation in Spain

Learn Spanish & family activity vacation in Spain

Learn Spanish + Outdoor Activities canoe/cave/via ferrata...
From €725 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct
Easter Special: book for 2 people and get a 10% off. Book for 3 or more and get a 15% off. Applies to course prices only. All levels available. Pls. enquire for more info.
Learn how to kayak vacation in the Ardeche, France

Learn how to kayak vacation in the Ardeche, France

Kayaking holiday in the magnificent beauty of the Ardeche.
From £759 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Pilates wellness retreat in Greece

Pilates wellness retreat in Greece

Pilates and Wellness Holiday in Pelion, Greece
From £790 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 22 Jun, 14 Sep
Learn Spanish in Peru & trek the Inca trail

Learn Spanish in Peru & trek the Inca trail

Inca trek & relaxed, professional Spanish lessons
From US $1,480 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit any dates, subject to Inca Trail permit availability (closed February)
Media work experience in the Amazon, Peru

Media work experience in the Amazon, Peru

Aid your career: environmental journalism and communications
From £4,595 12 weeks ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Learn Mandarin in China

Learn Mandarin in China

Immerse yourself in Chinese Culture while learning Mandarin
From £695 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Learn to drive a Tuk Tuk & holiday in Thailand

Learn to drive a Tuk Tuk & holiday in Thailand

A unique adventure in the mountains of Chiang Mai
From £525 to £650 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Mar, 20 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 12 Dec
2020: 6 Jan, 20 Jan, 3 Feb, 17 Feb, 2 Mar, 16 Mar, 20 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 7 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 7 Dec
Aromatherapy & wellness retreat in Greece

Aromatherapy & wellness retreat in Greece

Relaxing aromatherapy experience in the Peloponnese
From £950 to £1,150 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Surfing vacation in Portugal

Surfing vacation in Portugal

4 or 8 Days Eco-Friendly Surf Holiday in Odeceixe, Portugal
From €250 to €1,113 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Thailand adventure holiday, self drive Tuk Tuk

Thailand adventure holiday, self drive Tuk Tuk

A Tuk Tuk Adventure in the stunning mountains of Thailand
From £1,295 to £1,595 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Mar, 20 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 12 Dec
2020: 6 Jan, 20 Jan, 3 Feb, 17 Feb, 2 Mar, 16 Mar, 20 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 8 Jun, 22 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 7 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 7 Dec
Argentina horseriding vacation in Province of Salta and Jujuy

Argentina horseriding vacation in Province of Salta and Jujuy

Horseback Riding through the Unesco Heritage.
From €1,960 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 14 Apr, 12 May, 2 Jun, 7 Jul, 11 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 17 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec
Learn to horseride vacation in Argentina

Learn to horseride vacation in Argentina

Start or come back to riding in amazing Argentina
From €1,960 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 7 Apr, 12 May, 9 Jun, 11 Aug, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov, 24 Nov, 8 Dec, 22 Dec
Learn to dive in Greece

Learn to dive in Greece

Learn to dive in the crystal clear waters of Ithaca
From €850 to €1,150 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Black Forest ski touring holiday in Germany

Black Forest ski touring holiday in Germany

Enjoy classic cross country skiing in spectacular scenery
From US $2,215 to US $2,245 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 8 Feb
Learn scuba diving in Greece

Learn scuba diving in Greece

Make your first dive experience the clears waters of Ithaca.
From €650 to €730 3 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Pilates wellness retreat in Greece
From
£790
excluding flights
This vacation is perfect for switching off - the idea of the wellness together with the Pilates is to relax your mind and body in a beautiful location. (more)Helen Wood
The most memorable was being taught Pilates and meditation by Ioannis Davros. (more)Frances Lawrence
I loved the whole thing. The Pilates, meditation and Chi Gung tuaght by Ionos made me feel like a new woman after the week in Pelion...the sumptuous home cooking and amiable comraderie around the square table hosted by Pip and Nick...the splendid accommodation with views across the water to mountains. There is no one stand out. It was as a delight all round. (more)Steph Tchan
Short break pasta making & Italian food vacation, Tuscany
From
£700
excluding flights
The focused, pasta-making instruction and recipes from Oli (and everything he cooked for us!), along with the relaxing and welcoming atmosphere created by both he and Flo made the course a truly wonderful experience. (more)Diana Gloria
The practical cooking activities led by Oli and ably supported by Flo were an absolute pleasure - equipment and supplies were perfect, guidance was very patient, and the results were delicious! (more)Philippa Schofield
Learn to scuba dive in the Red Sea
From
£630
excluding flights
This might be the best vacation I've had. I can't say enough good things about this place: The family, the friends of family, the dive instructor, my dive buddy (DB)...just a wonderful time. Looking forward to continuing my dive training/excursions there. (more)Jonathan Lockwood
One of the best vacations I've had. Went for a week for our youngest son to learn to dive and we're now planning to go back next year with the whole family. Can't wait! (more)Nigel Lamb
Excellent - if you want a friendly open hearted place to stay and learn to dive then I couldn't recommend it more highly. (more)katherine Church
Cuba salsa dance holiday
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£1,525
excluding flights
This trip was extraordinary. Every bit was memorable-especially the Christmas Day dance party at the beach with a super sound system, full on buffet, warm ocean water in view of soft green mountains. (more)Paula LeRoy-Antaki
Best vacation I’ve ever had and I’ve had many over the years. (more)Chris Nelson
It's a great vacation. Leave behind any preconceptions and you'd love it. The most memorable part was meeting the dance teachers. (more)Nuri Gene-Cos
Buddhism cultural holiday in Bhutan
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US $2,000
excluding flights
...I couldn't have asked for a more awesome two weeks. Every days was terrific, serene, and beautiful! Couldn't have hoped for anything better! (more)Glenda Izumi
The hikes outside Punakha! (more)Myka Reinsch Sinclair
Learn Spanish & hike the Camino de Santiago, Spain
From
€672
excluding flights
Great. Class time just flew by and the study was actually fun. I was a novice hiker and found the hikes to be challenging, but worth the effort. I really value the friendships I made with others participating in the program. (more)Mark Hindin
Great. We loved it and rated our time in Panes the best part of our month in Spain and Portugal. We even looked at the price of houses in the region! (more)Diane Norman
It's difficult to choose a favourite (part) as all aspects were brilliant. The course was just right with the right amount of challenge, and Ana organised the transfers, accommodation and treks efficiently. (more)Chandra Kantha
Genghis Khan warrior training in Mongolia
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US $4,195
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The whole trip was very memorable, horse riding, local, landscape, culture everything was amazing Tips? just be ready to let yourself go and enjoy being in a very different authentic existence for a while Local benefits? The locals were key to the whole trip and were very happy to be sharing their culture Overall rating? absolutely amazing experience (more)Dave Redfern
Photography vacation in Andalucia, Spain
From
£595
excluding flights
I came away with photographs and memories of people and locations in Andalucía which give me a sense of local people in their own locations rather than just being a tourist on vacation. (more)Tom Wilson
Great photography locations and excellent tuition. Great vacation, far exceeded my expectations. The photography tuition from Rob Bell was second to none. Well managed and good company. Can highly recommend. (more)Pat Kilner
Torrox is a lovely village which really gives you the sense of being in 'real' Spain. Being taken to various locations, offered photography tuition and advice in a relaxed atmosphere is a fantastic way to spend a week - a great balance of focussing on a hobby while also being looked after on vacation. (more)Chris Pitt
Learn Spanish in Granada, Spain
From
€170
excluding flights
My teachers had a great sense of humour and their conversational style of teaching really breathed life into the dryer grammatical topics, as well as producing some more eclectic points of vocabulary along the way. (more)Oliver Willder
Very good teaching, classes. Had a great time and learned some Spanish. (more)Peggy Poole
I had an excellent teacher. I would rate my language lessons as excellent. (more)Claire Belanger
Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland
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£895
excluding flights
The week was packed full of activities without being in any way rushed. Very much enjoyed the opportunity to get away from the big city and savour country life... Excellent. Kudos to Rosie for this extraordinary vacation. (more)Kathy Imrie
Most memorable was the final few days when my felted piece came together. (more)Jo Hickman
Rosie worked tirelessly to make it the perfect vacation, from preparing the fleece, collecting the plants used in the dying, the dying itself, and of course, carding and spinning the wool. She and Alex made delicious, healthy meals and made sure the experience went smoothly. (more)Celia Winkler
Painting vacation in Andalucia, Spain
From
£950
excluding flights
The painting experience and teaching was the most memorable part of the vacation. (more)Luisa Brenta
I found it very enjoyable and relaxing; the organisers were efficient and friendly and created a welcoming environment. The mix of people on the course contributed to an interesting week as there were some serious painters and others who just wanted to dabble (more)Patricia Diango
Meeting a wonderful group of people and being tutored by a fantastic artist was the most memorable part of the vacation.... Also loved staying in local houses and becoming part of a traditional village for a week. (more)Lorraine Rutter
Cuba music vacations
From
£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Participating in the Cuba Music Vacation through the tour operator we used was the trip of a lifetime! Learning from, working with, and performing public shows with a top-rated band in a foreign country is a dream come true for us. We fell in love with Cuba, its people, and its music, and we look forward to returning someday. We'd also like to do another music vacation with this same company. Tips? Study Spanish before leaving home. Practice the music the operator... (more)Bob and Patty Tatum
Salsa vacation in Cali, Colombia
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£975
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The team at the salsa school were so welcoming and friendly, loved it! Tips? Local benefits? Overall rating? Very well organised, incredibly welcoming and friendly team at the dance school, definitely recommend. (more)Samantha Bobba
Cooking and walking vacation, Spanish Pyrenees
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€1,295
excluding flights
Very good. We were on a cooking and walking trip and it exceeded our expectations to include wine tasting, beer making, local history, supermarket visit, castles, apple pressings, bird watching, animal spotting, amazing waterfalls, honey man, coffees, local restaurants, bird watching, gardening, fine food and and and. (more)Paul Brown
Be prepared to be bowled over by hospitality, ambience and experience. (more)Vivienne Blandford
Our hosts were great, catering to a group with different abilities and fitness levels, ensuring that we enjoyed all aspects of the vacation. (more)Kim Caldwell
Ski touring and splitboard course in Austria
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€1,500
excluding flights
Memorable parts? A great group of snowboarders and skiers with the flexibility to go to different parts of the mountain every day in search of powder (which we found)! I also enjoyed the mix of touring and free riding adjusted to the preferences of the group. Plus the chance to try out cross country skiing on the last day was great! Ending with a soak in the hot tub as the sun sets is pretty special too. Tips? To enjoy this you'll need to be reasonably fit (as a skier at least),... (more)Rachel Kennedy
Painting vacation in Morocco
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£1,250
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing some really remote and beautiful regions of Morocco Tips? It is so well organised you can just relax and enjoy it. A hat is a good idea though. Local benefits? Yes. The tour used a local driver and we stayed in small guest houses run by local people. Overall rating? Excellent. Trip of a lifetime (more)Clare Greathead
Painting vacation in Moroccan desert
From
£900
excluding flights
Wow! Was it spending the night in a Kasbah? Was it sitting at the top of a mountain nestled in to sketch a breathtaking view?... Seriously The whole trip was exciting and memorable! (more)Kathleen Bignell
There were many wonderful moments. Visiting the desert, the wonderful Adobe accommodation nearby, the fantastic locations for sketching and the visit by camel riding off into the sunset in the sand dunes and staying overnight in a Nomad's Tent to watch sunrise. (more)Pauline Lawton
Learn how to kayak vacation in the Ardeche, France
From
£759
excluding flights
So many great memories and moments it’s hard to choose but the staff were brilliant so it was probably all the laughs we shared along the way and abseiling into the cave. (more)Rob Haddow
10/10, A*, fantastic...the most exciting part was surviving the descent of the rapids at the Pont D'Arc without capsizing! (more)Adele Holt
Vegan holiday in Greece, cooking and food
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£845
excluding flights
I have just got back and I had the most wonderful time on vacation - Fiona and her friends and family were great hosts, made me feel very welcome. They also took me around to see wonderful sites in and around Kalamata..... (more)Katy Poynter
Being part of and immersed in the Greek lifestyle through being with Fiona, her team and their families. The course was taught in a relaxed fashion, was fun and we came away with a new approach to cooking. (more)Jean Doorley
Learn Spanish & family activity vacation in Spain
From
€725
excluding flights
We were focused on learning Spanish and the language school is great. (more)Davinder Gunjal
The right mix of study and amusement (more)Cosmo Sbiroli
Walking in the picos mountains was the most memorable. (more)Brian Tedders
10 day Cuba tour, small group
From
US $840
excluding flights
Lots of wonderful items here - snorkeling the Bay of Pigs, Fusterville, poking around Trinidad and Havana, biking Vinales, spotting the national bird (Cuban trogan) at Las Terrazas, and the Buena Vista Social Club! The Che memorial was very touching. (more)Susan Babkes
Swimming by the waterfall we hiked to was the highlight. It was wonderful and our guide, Lidier, was super caring. (more)Michelle Droy
It was a wonderful trip. (more)Kristin Nocco
Learn Spanish & yoga in the Picos de Europa, Spain
From
€672
excluding flights
It's difficult to point to 1 thing. The school and teachers were lovely and adapted the group/classes to our level. Panes is such a tranquil place, great hiking opportunities and don't miss out on a SUP yoga session with Nata!! (more)Hanna Karlsson
Loved the yoga in a lovely old farmhouse with a great teacher. The Spanish school was excellent with the lessons at the right level for us. (more)Ann Potter
Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing
From
£150
excluding flights
The whole weekend was memorable, Rosie is a very patient and wonderful teacher. We learned lots of informations about natural dyeing, we dyed fleece using different methods with amazing results! (more)Alicia Villain
The location was superb with amazing views overlooking the glen. We learned fascinating traditional skills, collecting lichens and bracken fronds from the woods and making up a wide range of natural dyes, using open wood fires... A wonderful, inspiring experience in a beautiful part of our country. (more)Annie Hibberd
Bulgaria traditional crafts vacation
From
€870
excluding flights
There were so many highlights of the trip but we all agree that sitting around the dinner table sharing conversation and learning about this beautiful part of the world and making new friends was an unforgettable experience. (more)Susan Chortyk
Excellent!!! (more)Haruyo and Neil Abramson
The enormous warmth and helpfulness of the people we met surmounted the language barrier. (more)Rachel Ganz
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