Food, Recipes, Lifestyle and Travel Blog

By the Flavours Holidays Team

Everything You Need to Know about Italian Cooking Online

October 1, 2020

When our holiday guests were unable to join our chefs in Italy this year, we knew that we needed to find a way to keep connected with everyone – especially with both our team in Italy and our wonderful guests in the UK all stuck inside! Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, and the…

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Top 7 Psychological Benefits of Painting

September 30, 2020

Hobbies are an important part of maintaining your mental health and wellbeing. They’re something that instantly spark joy and give you something to be passionate about, as well as giving you something to focus on instead of your daily worries and stresses. We’ve noticed that many people come home from our painting holidays feeling recharged…

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What is Mindfulness – The Definitive Guide

September 25, 2020

Mindfulness has been a buzzword in the wellbeing industry for the last few years. You may have heard it mentioned at your Pilates or yoga class, perhaps at work, or even at your local coffee shop! It’s taken the world by storm in the form of colouring books, mobile apps, and in-person classes, as people…

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Author Interview with Donna Armer – Solo in Salento

September 24, 2020

Solo travellers make up 70% of Flavours guests, each year, which is why we are passionate about supporting and encouraging those who wish to travel alone. That’s why we do the research for you! By speaking to solo travel experts and putting together helpful posts full of tips for travelling alone and the best destinations…

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How to Make Arancini – Sicilian Food Recipes

September 9, 2020

These tasty rice-balls can be stuffed with mozzarella, ragu sauce or peas and are coated with breadcrumbs. You can taste Arancini while strolling along beautiful Sicilian streets, since they are often sold as traditional street food.

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Travelling Safely to Tuscany and Bologna in 2020 #ReturnToTravel

September 1, 2020

Our Managing Director, Julie, recently visited Tuscany and Bologna to prepare for our holidays to Italy resuming in autumn (but she still had time to catch the sunshine and see some sights while she was there!) I caught up with her on her return to chat about her return to travel. We discussed what made…

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Chocolate Salami Recipe (Salame al Cioccolato)

August 19, 2020

Incredibly indulgent, the strangely named Chocolate Salami is a quick and easy dessert that works perfectly with your after-dinner coffee! The creamy, rich chocolate and the crunchy biscuits will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth!

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7 Most Instagrammable Spots in Italy

August 7, 2020

Italy is packed with beautiful scenery, from the coastal beauties of Amalfi to the heights of the Dolomites, and intriguing streets which make for some incredible photographic opportunities! To help you narrow down your list of ‘must-photograph’ locations, we’ve put together a list of the 7 most Insta-worthy places in Italy. Read on to discover…

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