Imagine waking up to birds singing in your room at a charming Tuscan country cottage on an estate within a magnificent 14th century villa among hills of olive trees, vineyards and forests…just 20 minutes from Florence.

In French wine’s ancestral home, you’ll bike to the top of Hautes Côtes, sip vintages in the fields from which they grew and spend the night at Abbaye de la Bussière (the region’s most exclusive hotel). 

In this, the ultimate food-and-wine journey, we move from Left Bank to Right (facing downstream) on into the Dordogne Valley.


Discover Cape Town with all of its culinary delights, historic wine farms, beautiful scenery, and splendid architecture. Cape Town presents a true rainbow cuisine which has grown out of its indigenous roots as well as its varied colonial history.

Smitten with coastal riding? Then say buongiorno (good morning) to Puglia, your beautiful new seaside paramour, featuring sun-soaked villages, glorious secular olive groves, delicious all-organic food and mile upon mile of soul-stirring biking. 

The “City of Lights” is a place where cuisine and culture come together as one. You’ll discover Paris through all of your senses.


Lisbon and Porto (and a myriad of sights in between) are two jewels in an often unfairly overlooked travel destination - Portugal. Lisbon boasts a number of distinct neighbourhoods - each with their own, distinct charm, from Alfama - the traditional old quarter, to Belém, the city's most monumental and historical area.

Moroccan cuisine is rated amongst the best in the world. Stay in a typical Moroccan Riad sampling the ingredients integral to the culinary variety of this exceptional culture.

High in the Peruvian Andes sits the ancient city of Machu Picchu, one of the world’s most beautiful and haunting destinations and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. A great place to begin any Peruvian journey is in Lima’s Miraflores district, a region known for its spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.