August 12, 2019

A Private Tour of the Royal Delft Factory in Holland

Artisans of Leisure arranges private tours of the Royal Delft Factory in Holland (The Netherlands), a great way to experience the history of Dutch decorative arts.

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Destinations:  Europe, Holland

Tags:  Amsterdam, Amsterdam day tours, Amsterdam tours, art tours, blue and white, ceramics, ceramics tours, decorative arts, decorative arts tours, Delft, Delft tours, exclusive travel, history tours, Holland, Holland tours, immersive travel, pottery, private Amsterdam tours, Royal Delft, The Netherlands, Vermeer

August 1, 2019

Just Back: The Guntu and other Inland Sea Highlights in Japan

We recently returned from an incredible trip to Japan featuring off-the-beaten path destinations such as Naoshima (Benesse), Kurashiki, Miyajima and the luxury Guntu cruise on the Seto Inland Sea.

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Destinations:  Asia, Japan

Tags:  architecture tours, Benesse, best Japan tours, contemporary art, garden tours, guntu, guntu cruise, Hiroshima, insider Japan, Itsukushima Shrine, Japan art tours, Japan experts, Japan travel experts, Japanese architecture, Japanese culture, Japanese culture tours, Japanese gardens, Japanese ryokans, Korakuen Garden, Kurashiki, luxury cruise, luxury Japan tours, luxury ryokans, luxury spas, Miyajima, Naoshima, Okayama, onsen, Seto Inland Sea, Setouchi, tea ceremony, Tokyo, torii gate, UNESCO World Heritage

July 31, 2019

Italy: The Best of the Dolomites

Artisans of Leisure arranges private luxury tours in the Dolomites, including hiking, food and wine experiences, and the most interesting cultural touring.

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Destinations:  Europe, Italy

Tags:  active touring, active travel, Alps, Austrian, contemporary architecture, culinary touring, Dolomites, Dolomites tours, food and wine tours, guided hiking tours, hiking, hiking tours, Italian alps tours, Italian cuisine, Italy, Ladin, luxury Dolomites tours, luxury Italy tours, mountain biking, mountains, museums, private cultural touring, private Italy tours, Rosa Alpina, South Tyrol, UNESCO World Heritage, vineyards, wine tasting, World War I tours

July 10, 2019

Private Family Heritage, Ancestry & Genealogical Tours

Artisans of Leisure arranges private family heritage and genealogical tours all over the world.

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Destinations:  Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, South America, Southeast Asia

Tags:  ancestry, ancestry tourism, archives, Central Europe, colonial history, Czech Republic, descendents, Eastern Europe tours, England, England tours, Europe, family heritage tours, family history tours, family travel, genealogical tours, genealogist, genealogy, Germany tours, hereditary society, Hungary tours, Ireland tours, Japan tours, Jewish tours, Jewish tours Germany, lineage societies, luxury family tours, luxury Ireland tours, luxury Japan tours, Luxury Poland tours, private family travel, private Italy tours, private Scotland tours, private South Korea tours, private Vietnam tours, religious tours, Scotland tours, Sicily tours

June 17, 2019

Exclusive Access: The Amber Workshop in Pushkin, Russia

Artisans of Leisure arranges exclusive visits to the renowned Tsarskoselskaya Amber Workshop near St. Petersburg, famous for recreating the legendary Amber Room in Catherine Palace.

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Destinations:  Europe, Russia

Tags:  amber, Amber Room, Amber Workshop, art and design tours, art experts, art tours, artisans, Catherine Palace, Catherine's Palace, conservation, exclusive experiences, insider access, interiors, luxury Russia tours, private Russia tours, Pushkin, Pushkin tours, restoration, Russia tours, St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg tours

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