Culinary Travels

by The Sophisticated Life

Join us for epic experiences

Welcome to Culinary Travels by The Sophisticated Life! Culinary Travels are small group trips curated with the intention of learning about a destination’s history and culture through its foods and beverages.

Imagine wine tasting in France & South Africa, doing a tagine cooking class in Morocco, truffle hunting in Northern Italy, dining at Michelin Star restaurants in Spain & also experiencing amazing street food in Thailand. Nothing is off limits when it comes to full immersion into the food & beverage culture of our destination.

Our trips

Meet Nadeen!

I am Nadeen of The Sophisticated Life Blog. After 10 years of travel blogging and content creation, I have decided to take this show on the road! I have visited 6 continents-who is coming with me to Antarctica? :-)-all while indulging in great food & wine. It is a wonderful way to communicate with and get to know other people.

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Frequently asked questions

Are the trips domestic or international?

Both. The trips will focus on food & wine destinations around the world. There be land and sea-based itineraries.

Are the trips for adults, couples, women, men, coed, or families?

Most trips will be for adults over the age 18, all genders. But some trips will be women only. Some will allow for children. The trips will be small from 12-15 people except for cruises.

What will be the cost and length of the trips?

The lengths will range from weekend trips of 3-4 days, trips from 5-7 days and longer trips of 8-10 days. It will depend on the destination and itinerary. Pricing will depend on the length and location.

What about pricing? Are the trips budget friendly or luxury trips?

Expect affordable luxury tours with 4–5-star hotel accommodations. For most itineraries, some meals and tours will be included. Airfare will not be included but may be quoted as an add-on. Pricing will depend on the tour and length. Deposits and cancellation policies will vary per trip.

Will roommate pairing be available for double-occupancy rooms?

This service will not be provided. You will need to book with your own travel companion or pay for a single room. There may be an additional charge for a single room i.e., a single supplement.

Are vaccines required?

Vaccine requirements will depend on the destination. Some countries will require COVID-19 vaccines and/or testing for entry. Other vaccines may also be required for entry. Please read these requirements before making any deposits. voluptatibus commodi numquam, error, est. Ea, consequatur.

Is travel insurance required?

Yes. Travel insurance is required. It is highly recommended that you include medical coverage and evacuation.


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