Transport Tuscany to Your Kitchen With Live Cooking Classes and Wine Tasting with Tuscany Now and More
Bring a taste of Italy to the table and learn to cook Tuscany’s favourite comfort food and taste Italy’s best wines through digital cooking and wine tasting classes from Tuscany Now & More’s Instagram account.
The special series will be available through Tuscany Now & More Instagram account @tuscanynowandmore and will include expert pasta making, cooking and wine tasting. Following the first live session on Sunday 29th March, a masterclass pasta course from Chef Francesco Maruccelli, Resident Chef at The Estate of Petroio is now available on Tuscany Now & More’s InstaStories. With a list of ingredients also available online, the easy-to-follow video showcases traditional Tuscan dish, Pici Al Pomodoro. The next cooking class will be Tiramisu ready for Easter weekend!
Tuscany Now & More will continue with classes every Sunday throughout the Spring and Summer. Ingredients and wine choices will be posted each Wednesday. All classes will also be available in the Tuscany Now & More Instagram stories, for anyone that cannot tune in live.
Enjoy the magic of Tuscany from afar and be inspired at home to try your hand and some classic Italian recipes #italycomestoyou. Follow @tuscanynowandmore for updates.
Live 360 Footage of the Mountains with Courmayeur Mont Blanc
Courmayeur Mont Blanc is situated on the Italian side of Mont Blanc (the sunnier side!) and is a traditional yet sophisticated resort full of history and charm and surrounded by spectacular scenery. Only here, do visitors have full access to Skyway Monte Bianco, a 360 degree cable car which transports people up 3,500m up the Mont Blanc. Courmayeur Mont Blanc has granted us all online access to their exclusive webcam. We can now see live footage of the resort, our favourite ski slopes and the SkyWay experience from the comfort of the comfort of our home. If you simply can’t get enough of mountain life, comforting Alpine favourites are also available for you to recreate at home.
Mindful Colouring with MarBella Collection
MarBella Collection is now offering mindfulness colouring-in of images of their three beautiful hotels and their surroundings, including their new property MarBella Elix opening Summer 2020 in Parga. Let your imagination run free and dream of travel in stunning Greek nature.
In the current climate, whisking yourself away to your dream location for a spot of yoga on the docks or paddleboarding on the calm sea feels like a distant dream. But with MarBella Collection’s new mindfulness colouring, they’re bringing these dreams to life and to your own home. Colouring books for adults emerged as a trend early last year and now there are colouring books for practically any interest – and travel shouldn’t be left out of that. Take a step away from your home working desktop and into a true travellers dream that’s personalised by you with your favourite colours, painting the picturesque surroundings of Corfu and Parga. Download the colouring sheets from www.marbellacollection.gr
Get Ready for the First Ever Derry Girls Tour
With season 3 of smash hit Channel 4 show, Derry Girls on the horizon and predicted to land on our screens by May, now is the perfect time to squeeze in a new series – and look forward to a visit to the set later this year. Hastings Hotels, Northern Ireland, has unleashed a brand new tour package experience devoted to the show, where fans and to-be fans can watch now, travel later. Brush up on your knowledge now and get ready to walk in the footsteps of Erin, Michelle, or even the wee English fella later at key locations from the series such as the Guildhall and Dennis’s Wee Shop.
On this tour you will get to see where key scenes took place during a Walled City Walking Tour where visitors can walk through the life of a true Derry Girl and hear about life in the Bodside during the troubles from an expert local guide. The tour finishes at the famous Derry Girls Mural where guests can take a selfie and be pledged as a Derry Girl, or boy. Derry Girls is available on Netflix and All4.
Get Fit From Home with Quinta do Lago’s Live Fitness Classes from The Campus
As millions of us now sit at home, sequestering ourselves to help stop the spread of coronavirus, we need now more than ever an easy, quick fix, for keeping fit. If you’re looking to run away from your desktop disasters or children tantrums you can release tension with Quinta do Lago’s brand new virtual classes. Now live streaming, you can experience the same high-performance facilities as top athletes Rio Ferdinand and the entire Irish rugby team who have used The Campus. So jump up, put your indoor trainers on, turn up the heat and imagine you’re training at the heart of Portugal.
The Campus is a state of the art sports facility with beginners’ clinics, private professional coaching and sunshine all year round. They offer fitness classes and activities which can be done by the whole family. The Campus offers a wide array of fitness classes from Barre Fitness to Express Boxfit and Yogalates. Check out www.quintadolago.com
Longevity Wellness Worldwide’s Playlist – Wellness Soundtrack for Working from Home
The normal work day has taken a different form, bringing its own pressures and tensions. As a result, Longevity Wellness Worldwide has introduced a new work from home playlist to help de-stress and relax. A leader in spa, health and integrative wellness services, Longevity’s new playlist brings the relaxing and nurturing atmosphere of these three wellness hotels in the Algarve right to your door.
Longevity Wellness Worldwide’s has curated a playlist that includes a range of music from relaxing summer songs that recreate the Portuguese holiday experience; to spa relaxation music; and to Portuguese artists, including Bernardo Sassetti, Salvaor Sobral and Luisa Sobral. Visit the instagram @longevityalvor for more information.