cultural travel

Our list of articles tagged with "cultural travel."

September 25, 2017

Luxury in Peru

Peru offers travelers ample opportunity to stay at top luxury properties, indulge in  local cuisine, and learn about local crafts and culture.

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July 14, 2012

Learn by Doing While Traveling the World

Want to learn to make mozzarella by hand on the Amalfi Coast? How about a private karate lesson in Kyoto? A surfing lesson in Bali? Would you like to paint porcelain in Austria or assist on an archaeological dig in Israel? We offer hundreds of such learning experiences that can be incorporated into our private […]

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February 20, 2012

South Africa for Families

South Africa is an incredible destination for families, especially when it’s done right. A luxury safari is undoubtedly a highlight of any South Africa tour, and Artisans of Leisure will work closely with you and your family to customize your safari experience. We can provide specialized services such as private rangers and safari vehicles, private […]

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December 9, 2011

The Artisans of Leisure Cultural Travel Hot List 2012

The just-released Artisans of Leisure Cultural Travel Hot List for 2012 is your guide to the top luxury travel destinations for the coming year. Each December, we look ahead at the destinations and activities our travelers have booked for the next 12 months, as well as those that we anticipate becoming popular as the year […]

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April 10, 2009

Incredible folk art, food and ruins in Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca is one of our favorite cultural destinations in Mexico. It is known for its fantastic food (think mole sauces, chocolates and cheese!), impressive Zapotec and Mixtec ruins, a thriving art and gallery scene, and interesting local markets and craft villages in the valleys surrounding the city. With its quaint cobblestone streets and colorful colonial […]

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April 3, 2009

Archery in Bhutan: a private lesson in the national pastime

One of the highlights we arrange for our travelers visiting the Kingdom of Bhutan is seeing an archery competition. The Bhutanese are very passionate about their national sport, and almost every village has their own archery range with multi-day competitions taking place throughout the year. In Bhutan, archery competitions are lively and colorful events, filled […]

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April 3, 2009

Beyond Dubai: Oman

For travelers to Dubai who are interested in exploring traditional Arabian culture in greater depth, we like to arrange a side trip to the neighboring country of Oman. A fascinating contrast to modern Dubai, Oman is a land of rugged mountains, lush palm oases and age-old customs. We take our travelers into souks perfumed with […]

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March 23, 2009

The Indonesian island of Lombok: culture, beauty, luxury

Lombok has been one of our favorite cultural travel destinations for quite some time. Easily accessed by hydrofoil or plane from the neighboring island of Bali, Lombok offers deeply traditional culture and pristine beauty: a volcano, beautiful beaches, excellent diving and snorkeling, waterfalls, and lush terraced rice fields. Our private tours of Lombok include a […]

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