If you love to travel, you probably already know that culinary tours are becoming more and more popular these days. In fact, a large percentage of those who go on a holiday are classified as culinary travelers. Now that you have finally decided to sign up for one on your next travel adventure and you are already preparing for a culinary tour, then you should know what you can expect from this exciting travel.
The International Kitchen (TIK)
Before we delve into the things that usually happens during a cooking tour, you should know that The International Kitchen (TIK) is one of the most trusted companies when it comes to cooking classes and cooking holidays. They have been in this business for over 20 years and they are the trusted and the most recommended by the Italian, Spanish, and French government tourist offices. Whether you want a private tour, or if you want to be part of the group and explore a city or the countryside in Europe or Southeast Asia, TIK has the experience and the contacts that can help you with your culinary tours and holiday plans.
What To Expect In A TIK Cooking Vacation?
Cooking vacations are specifically for those who believe that food is one of the most important parts of their trips abroad. Also to those who want to learn more about a certain culture and their people through their local cuisine.
- What’s In A Culinary Tour. Culinary tours are usually itineraries that can last for a couple of days – around 3 to 7 nights. It includes accommodations, excursion to try local dishes, hands-on cooking classes, cultural tours, drinks, and wine tastings, and so much more. The International Kitchen offers special trips and shortstops as well as a la carte classes. Most of their trips include everything. The cooking classes are lead mostly by a professional chef, a nonna, and sometimes a local caterer or a good cook.
- Number of People On Each Trip. During a culinary trip, you will possibly take the trip with at least two people. With TIK, their trips are very intimate and small. The maximum number of people would depend on the size of the kitchen. For example, a large and specially designed kitchen for teaching tourists can handle up to 14 people.
- You Can Travel Alone. Cooking trips don’t always require you to have a companion. In fact, with The International Kitchen, if you want to take the holiday on your own, the company will not pair you up with other travelers. Instead, you should expect your own room and you will have itineraries that are specifically suitable for solos without paying an extra charge.
Are you ready for your next holiday adventure? If you have not planned yet, might as well consider a culinary tour. You can do it with or without a companion. So what are you waiting for? Take your holiday to the next level by immersing yourself deeper into a new culture through cooking vacations.