Your host Makiko is a true Tokyo native and lives in a beautiful, spacious townhouse in the residential neighborhood around Komazawa Olympic Park. Makiko values fresh, seasonal, traditional Japanese ingredients sourced locally and uses them in her dishes to add distinctive flavor to her food. Join Makiko for a market tour of the local supermarket as well as the fish and vegetable shop and learn about essential Japanese ingredients that locals use in their everyday cooking before you experience a hands-on cooking lesson in Makiko's kitchen. This is a beautiful opportunity to learn from a local and return home with valuable knowledge on how to transform essential ingredients into creative flavorful dishes.
Rarely seen outside of its native Japan, Ocean Waves is one of Studio Ghibli’s most obscure and sought after titles. Based upon Saeko Himuro’s most popular novel, Ocean Waves is a poignant and unsung masterpiece. Kochi is your average coastal town and young Taku is definitely your average high school student. But soon his life will be turned upside down with the arrival of Rikako: a beautiful student recently transferred from Tokyo. By the end of term Taku will have learnt a valuable lesson in love and friendship.
Invite your senses to participate in an essential history lesson of Le Marche's wine culture with a guided tour within one of the region's oldest wineries, complete with wine tasting of native fine wines served alongside a selective platter of local meats and cheeses.
Set out to explore Sarasota Bay and the exotic mangrove tunnels on a stand-up paddle board SUP! Paddle with Florida's native wildlife including manatees and dolphin! This SUP rental include a quick, all inclusive lesson to get you started so you can enjoy your time on the water.
Embark on a unique tour of California Wine Country! Hop in a kayak for a full tour along the warm, clean Russian River in Healdsburg. The tour guide will take you through a beautiful scenic route and point out native wildlife while you paddle leisurely through the calm waters. The tour includes one- or two-person kayaks, necessary equipment, safety lesson and lunch.
Learn to Surf with Raglan Surf School, New Zealand's longest running surf school. All the gear is included, and you'll in one of the most stunning places in NZ to learn. Once you've completed your lesson, we will spend the rest of the day exploring one of New Zealand's Gems. Raglan (Winner of NZ's prettiest small towns 2018) has beautiful native forest and waterfalls, towering cliffs and gorgeous beaches to explore.
Venture into Xian with a local guide to purchase ingredients from a local market. Visit the home of a native family for a very special cooking lesson. See the Terracotta Warriors, one of the country’s key historical sights. Learn about the story behind the Warriors and their role in the Quin Dynasty on this small-group tour (maximum of 6 people). This tour includes transportation, Terracotta Warriors Museum entrance fee and lunch.
Spend 7-days discovering the best that coastal and bush Australia has to offer. Get up close to native animals, take a paddle-board and surf lesson at Diamond Head and kayak and snorkel in the pristine waters of Byron Bay. Gold pan in Uralla and discover the Bush-ranger history, landscapes and amazing wildlife. Learn skills like a jackaroo or jillaroo and indulge in beer and wine tasting in Mudgee before exploring the wonders of the Blue Mountains.
Pedal through Vilamoura’s tranquil Environmental Park on this 3hours guided tour. Spend some time breathing in fresh air and admiring the scenery at this natural reserve. See native Portuguese flora and fauna, including flowers, wetlands and tortoises. Keep an eye out for elusive Mediterranean birds and have a look at the park’s curious sheep and horses. This tour is a great way to relax and explore by bike. In the middle of this tour, we stopped at Falésia beach to experience a surf lesson with duration + - 1h.