Travelling broadens the mind; that much we know. But it can also teach us handy new skills that bring some efficiency and expertise into our lives. Pack your bag for your next adventure, and join us as we bring you eight essential life hacks you’ll learn on an exciting Trafalgar trip.
How to pour the perfect pint of Guinness
As any self-respecting bartender knows, there’s an art to pulling a pint of Guinness. A flawless one needs a creamy white head and jet-black stout underneath. In Dublin, we visit the Guinness Brewery Storehouse, where you’ll get a masterclass in how to pour a perfect pint of Guinness.
Learn this hack on: Wonders of Britain and Ireland
Learn how to haggle in the souks of Marrakech
In Morocco, you’ll polish up your bartering skills and grab yourself a bargain in the souks. We lead you through the colourful markets of Marrakech, where the aromas of spice permeate the air and handcrafted trinkets shine.
Learn this hack on: Best of Morocco
Tap into your spiritual side
Be inspired by seeking serenity and stillness at Japan’s most sacred sites. On our Spiritual Japan trip, we travel to the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism, from Osaka to Kyoto via ancient temples, stunning waterfalls and tranquil forests.
Learn this hack on: Spiritual Japan
Learn how to fish in Vietnam
Spend time in the beautiful fishing villages around Hanoi and Hoi An and pick up some tips along the way. On our Highlights of Vietnam tour, you’ll have the chance to learn about the lives of local fisherman and cast your own fishing net.
Learn this hack on: Highlights of Vietnam
Discover how to make pasta like a pro in Italy
From the precise egg-to-flour balance to time-honoured techniques, there’s only one place in the world where you should learn to cook pasta. Discover how to make it like nonna on a cooking course in Rome, led by a professional chef.
Learn this hack on: Rome Explorer
Discover the secrets of meditation with a Buddhist monk
Welcome some mindfulness into your life by getting a masterclass in meditation from a truly authentic tutor; a Buddhist monk. Journey with us to a forester hermitage near Sri Lanka’s ancient rock fortress, Sigiriya, and meet with them to pick up some meditation tips.
Learn this hack on: Wonders of Sri Lanka
How to appreciate the nuances of whisky
Oh, go on, just a wee dram! Who doesn’t love a cheeky nip of whisky, but have you ever really trained your palette to its many fine subtleties? Join us in the Scottish Highlands to visit Glengoyne distillery and learn how to sample the single malt spirit properly.
Learn this hack on: Best of Scotland
How to grow your own organic produce
Gain some knowledge of the agricultural kind in Hawaii. On our Best of Hawaii Premier trip, we visit a farm on Maui to learn about sustainable harvesting and growing organic produce. Best of all, you’ll even get to taste farm-to-fork dining and gather produce for a delicious al fresco lunch.
Learn this hack on: Best of Hawaii Premier
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