June 13, 2019

Just Back: Luxuries of China

Enjoy this interview with Ashley Isaacs Ganz, founder & CEO of Artisans of Leisure, about her most recent visit to China with her family. Q.) What inspired this trip to China? The country is changing so quickly, and I wanted to revisit some of my favorite cities to focus on new hotel, culinary and cultural […]

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Destinations:  Asia, China

Tags:  Aman resorts, Aman resorts China, art tours, Ashley Ganz, Ashley Isaacs Ganz, Asia tours, Beijing, Beijing tours, Buddhism, ceramics, China, China luxury tours, China shopping tours, China tours, China travel experts, Chinese gardens, Chinese medicine, Chinese temples, cultural travel, experiential travel, family travel, family travel China, garden tours, Great Wall of China, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Hong Kong tours, jade, Kowloon, luxury Asia tours, luxury China tours, luxury family tours, luxury hotels China, Peninsula hotels, porcelain, private China tours, private family travel, private tours, Shanghai, Shanghai tours, tea, tea tours, tours, vegetarian, Zhang Yimou

June 10, 2019

Just Back: Rwanda and its National Parks

Read more about our incredible recent trip to Rwanda that included luxury lodges, trekking to see mountain gorillas and more.

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Destinations:  Africa, Rwanda

Tags:  active touring, Africa experts, Africa luxury safaris, Africa tours, African safaris, Akagera National Park, Bisate, family travel, family travel wildlife, gorilla trekking, gorillas, hiking, Kigali, luxury lodges, luxury Rwanda tours, luxury safaris, mountain gorillas, Nyungwe Forest National Park, private Rwanda tours, private tours, Rwanda, Rwanda safari, Rwanda tours, safari lodges, safari tours, trekking tours, Volcanoes National Park

June 4, 2019

Must Visit: La Colombe d’Or in Saint-Paul de Vence, France

The legendary La Colombe d’Or is one of our favorite lunch destinations  along the Cote d’Azur and a must-visit for its magnificent art collection, Provencal cuisine and atmospheric flower-filled courtyard.

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Destinations:  Europe, France

Tags:  al fresco, art and design tours, art collections, art history, art lovers, Colombe d'Or, Cote d'Azur, culinary destinations, culinary touring, exclusive France tours, food and wine tours, France luxury tours, France tours, French cuisine, French food, French Riviera, La Colombe d'Or, local cuisine, local culture, luxury France tours, Maeght Foundation, Matisse Chapel, modern art, private France tours, Saint-Paul de Vence, south of France, Vence

May 20, 2019

Iconic Image: Santorini

Few images evoke summer like the whitewashed houses, blue domed-churches and spectacular scenery of Santorini. One of the most beautiful islands in the Aegean, it offers incredible cultural touring, luxurious resorts and outstanding food and wine.

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Destinations:  Europe, Greece

Tags:  beach resorts, biking tours, culinary touring, Greece honeymoon, Greece tours, Greek Islands, Greek Islands tours, guided hiking tours, horseback riding, luxury Greece tours, private Greece tours, private yacht excursions, private yoga lessons and tours, Santorini, Santorini biking, Santorini hiking, Santorini resorts, Santorini tours, Santorini wine tasting, spa treatments, vineyards, wine tasting

May 17, 2019

Roman Ruins at Chedworth Villa in the Cotswolds, England

Artisans of Leisure arranges private visits to Chedworth Roman Villa, a remarkable archaeological site in the idyllic Cotswolds.

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Destinations:  England

Tags:  archaeological site, Chedworth, Chedworth Roman Villa, Cotswolds, Cotswolds tours, England, England tours, history, history tours, luxury England tours, mosaics, private England tours, Roman baths, Roman ruins, Roman ruins Cotswolds, Roman snails, villa

May 15, 2019

Insider Decorative Arts and Shopping Tours in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt, is one of our favorite destinations for insider shopping and decorative arts tours in the Middle East.

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Destinations:  Africa, Egypt, Middle East

Tags:  ancient ruins, art and design tours, art tours, bazaars, Cairo, Cairo bazaars, Cairo shopping, Cairo tours, crafts tours, decorative arts tours, design tours, Egypt, Egypt tours, Egyptologist, exclusive experiences, insider access, insider shopping, insider travel, interior design, interiors, interiors tours, luxury Egypt tours, Middle East, Middle East tours, museum tours, private Egypt tours, private homes, shopping tours, studio tours, UNESCO World Heritage

May 10, 2019

Munich: Quintessential Germany

Artisans of Leisure arranges private in-depth cultural and scenic touring in and around Munich, Bavaria’s capital city and major European cultural powerhouse.

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Destinations:  Europe, Germany

Tags:  Artisans of Leisure, Bavaria, BMW, castles, culinary tours, culture tours, Dachau, Dachau tours, decorative arts, food markets, Germany, Germany tours, historic architecture, Hofbrauhaus, Jewish tours, Jewish tours Germany, Linderhof, luxury Germany tours, luxury travel, medieval history, Munich, Munich tours, museums, Neuschwanstein, Nymphenburg, Oktoberfest, porcelain, Residenz, UNESCO, World War II tours

May 9, 2019

Touring Toyosu and Tsukiji Markets in Tokyo

For anyone interested in sushi and Japanese food in general, touring markets in Japan is a must. We arrange early morning visits to the wholesale Toyosu Market in Tokyo to watch the tuna auction. We also arrange insider food tours of Tsukiji Outer Market. Artisans of Leisure customizes private Japan tours that provide an in-depth […]

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Destinations:  Asia, Japan

Tags:  Asia, Asia tours, Asian food, cooking classes, culinary tours, culinary travel, drinks, exclusive experiences, fish markets, food, foodie tours, insider, insider Japan, Japan, Japan food tours, Japan tours, Japan travel, Japanese food, luxury Japan tours, luxury tours, market tours, sake, tea, tea plantations, Tokyo, Tokyo tours, Toyosu, Toyosu Market, Tsukiji, Tsukiji Market, whisky