For those who love travel and cooking, combining the two is a natural when you are on vacation. Over the past 10 years the number of recreational cooking classes have skyrocketed as tourist travel to more exotic locations decide to add a day or more of cooking classes (which also include eating the meal they cook) to their agenda.
While most the the classes around the world are taught to target the tourist with either a minimal amount of cooking skills or looking to provide a more relaxed and social environment. Sites include: NYC, Paris, Nice, France, Bordeaux, San Sebatian, Vietnam, Florence and Venice, Italy and more. Some of these courses are quite good and we review them here at:
When travel try renting an apartment near the local food market and cook at home. It is important that when renting an apartment if you plan to cook in you get a list of utensils in the apartmment and wether the apartment has a real stove or just a microwave or hotplate as found in many rental apartments.