The Best Culinary Vacations Around the World
Ten luxe getaways to hone your cooking skills and immerse yourself in a new cuisine.
Some people look forward to getting away from the kitchen when they travel—and then there are those for whom a week spent in an intensive cheesemaking course sounds like a perfectly dreamy vacation. For those that fall into the second group, there are a growing number of luxury properties that offer cooking courses—or have built fully functioning culinary schools—with programs that run the gamut from leisurely afternoon classes to in-depth, multi-day sessions. From a class in making macarons at the stylish Ritz Paris to a weeklong immersion in Mexican cuisine in Tepoztlán, here are some of the best bets for combining a luxe vacation with a little hands-on time in the kitchen.