Romantic Things You Can Do During a Culinary Vacation (That Don't Include Cooking)
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Whether you plan to travel with your loved one for your honeymoon, a special anniversary or Valentine’s Day, why not mix your affinity for food and love for travel in a culinary vacation for couples?
France and Italy are two well-known destinations for foodies. If you want to stay in North America, then Oregon and California are great choices, too.
It is a great feeling to learn to cook traditional local dishes that you can recreate the recipe once you are back home and each time you do that, fond memories of your romantic activity will come back to life.
While it may be tempting to just spend your days enjoying the cooking lessons and relaxing at the accommodation, you may want to get out and explore.
That’s why we are sharing some fun and interesting romantic things to do during your culinary vacation (that don’t include cooking).
Have a romantic picnic
It is very easy to plan a romantic picnic, regardless of where in the world you are on your culinary vacation. Keep things simple and head to the local farmer’s market to pick up some local cheeses, wines, and fruits.
If you choose to spend a culinary vacation for couples somewhere on the beach, then you’re both quite the romantics. A picnic on the beach is a great way to spend a day out. Do a bit of research in advance to find a secluded place.
Heading to a winter wonderland? Nothing says romantic activity better than a picnic in front of the fireplace, with a slow fire casting lovely shadows on your loved one.
Watch a sunrise...or a sunset
Watching a sunrise together is one of the most romantic things you can do. You have probably done this before and know by now that each place offers a special feeling during these moments.
Not a fan of waking up at the crack of dawn? No problem! Watch a sunset instead. The Greek island of Santorini is particularly known for the amazing sunsets.
It can be a bit hard to find a good place for stargazing. If there’s an observatory in the area you’ll be spending your culinary holiday, then you are in luck. And the higher up it is, the better.
You can also camp in the wilderness and spend a night looking at the beauty of the universe while talking about everything and nothing in particular.
Did you know that Tuscany (Italy) is one of the best places in the word to go stargazing?
Go on a hike...or a walk
Go out and explore. Put on your walking shoes and check out the beach or forest nearby. If you choose a pizza making vacation in Naples, for example, walk as much as you can. If you are experienced hikers, lace up your hiking boots and explore a longer trail.
I have planned various romantic trips around hiking routes, from short ones to a picturesque lake home to water lilies, to longer ones traveling deep into the forest. Spending a culinary vacation in the mountains during summer offers a lot of romantic activities at your boot tip.
Take a lot of photos
It is said that “A picture is worth a thousand words” and we cannot agree with this more. A romantic culinary vacation in France may be a once in a lifetime opportunity, so why not make sure the photos will remind you of the great time you had. Also, don’t be afraid of taking selfies (there, we said it).
Do something you cannot do at home
What’s that one thing you really wanted to do but didn’t find a chance to so far? Whether you have a bucket list or not, plan to do something new and exciting during your trip. Bungee jumping, paragliding, snorkeling, zip lining through the jungle or any activity with gets your heart racing makes for a perfect activity together.
What are you waiting for? Book one of the culinary vacation for couples and enjoy fun times with your loved one around the globe!