Cultural holidays that you and your family will enjoy 
 
01
LEARN TRADITIONAL TILE PAINTING IN PORTUGAL

Join artist Helena Ferreira at her atelier to learn more about ancient Azulejos art. This chic blue and white tiles can be found in the interior and upon the exterior of palaces, churches, houses and schools. They were not just ornamental, they were used to help control the temperatures of the buildings. Some take a simple graphic form, while other can be raised and feature more intricate illustration. During a 60-minute class you can join Ferreira to learn the techniques and more about the culture. 
Stay: Six Senses Douro Valley. 

tiles portugal

 

02
CREATE A BESPOKE PIECE OF MURANO GLASS IN ITALY 

Take a private boat to the island of Murano in Venice and take a bespoke tour of one of the famed glass factories. You can watch the skilful artisans at work, then follow in their footsteps and create your own colourful Goto drinking glass using these ancient methods and a glowing furnace. 
Stay: Baglioni Hotel Venice

murano glass

03
MAKE BELGIAN CHOCOLATE IN BRUSSELS

This trip is sure to make your mouth water. A master chocolatier from one of the most celebrated names in Belgian chocolate, Laurent Gerbaud will show you how to make the ultimate sweet treat. As you practise creating different types of chocolate and enjoying a tasting session to remember, the master chocolatier will tell you more about where the ingredients are sourced from and how the Belgians have perfected chocolate making since the 19th century. 
Stay: Hotel Amigo 

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Classic Jordan

Jordan

  • Potter through bustling Amman with its vibrant neighbourhoods and historic sites
  • Take in magnificent Petra, marvelling at sites such as The Treasury, Monastery and High Place of Sacrifice
  • Spend the night in a luxury camp deep within the Wadi Rum
  • Slather yourself with mud and go for a float in the Dead Sea

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 7 nights

From $2,500 pp

A Family Adventure in Jordan

Jordan Petra, Wadi Rum & Dana Nature Reserve

  • Visit magnificent Petra and give the kids a history lesson in archaeology, history and exploration
  • Go on a family camel ride and let the kids scramble over the unique rock formations in the Wadi Rum
  • Slather yourself with mud and go for a float in the Dead Sea before enjoying the multiple hotel pools 

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length nights

From $5,500 pp

Trekking in Bhutan

Paro, Thimphu & Punakha

  • Hiking Bhutan’s iconic Druk Path, enjoying the magnificent scenery and fresh mountain air
  • Visiting the sub-tropical valley of Punakha and experiencing a totally different climate and landscape
  • Enjoying a mix of both nature and culture with sightseeing after the trek

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 8 nights
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