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escort Journeys By Interest

At Learning Journeys we believe in a new kind of vacation. Our unique journeys help you explore and develop your skills and interest, travel the world, give back to the community and ultimately re-connect with yourself.

The destinations are chosen specifically to make practicing that skill more accessible, and more fun.  Typical skills offered are health and wellness, cooking, photography, art, birding and wildlife, language study, architecture, music, dance and more.  Programs range from beginner to professional certification. You will even have the opportunity to attend off the beaten path festivals in your specific area of interest which will take your learning immersion to new heights! 

Community service and sustainability is at the core of the Learning Journeys mission. In addition to hands-on interactive classes, we work in the local communities, helping to  improve lives and our planet.  Destinations are chosen for their exceptional beauty, abundant wildlife, accessibility to expert practitioners , and generally fun places to visit! The destinations are near and far-North America, Latin and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and more.

Finally, just as you remember specific meals from a trip taken many years ago, your ability to recall information is enhanced when combined with a unique setting.
Perillo's "Learning Journeys" are an excellent value for money and an investment.

Getting away from your everyday home-life allows you to concentrate on your skill.  And joining people with the same, or more advanced skill levels, encourages you to reach ever-higher levels of accomplishment.   We offer both private journeys as well as scheduled departure dates, where guests know they’ll be traveling with others of the same interest.

It all starts with a few questions so we can provide you with the perfect program. Click on Begin Your Journey and you are on your way!

Starting at $1290 Land Only pp.

Mystical and glamorous, Malta is a jewel in the Mediterranean.

Malta , a pristine nation located only 58 miles off the coast of Sicily , blends sea, history, historic and modern culture, rich Mediterranean cuisine and warm people who welcome guests with open hearts and over 300 days of sun each year!

Starting at $1690 pp.

Friendly, peaceful and progressive, “the Rich Coast” is one of the world’s top eco-tourism destinations. With almost a quarter of the country either a national park or a protected area, opportunities to explore natural wonders are abundant. For private high school groups traveling with 10 or more students.

Starting at $2290 pp.

Discover Israel, a rich cultural and religious land where history is interwoven with modern life.

Starting at $2980 pp.

Visits- Berlin-Eberswalde-Oderberg-Stolpe-Szczecin-Wolgast-Peenemunde-- Island of Usedom - Island of Rügen - Lauterbach-Stralsund-Copenhagen

Program : BSD_AIPP

Starting at $2610 pp.

Be carried away by the charm of the Mediterranean countries. From Portugal to Spain, you will visit Porto, a lively and fascinating city where you can taste its famous wine, or Guimarães, the beating heart of Portugal with a remarkable history that gives it today all its charm. We will guide you throughout this journey through the unique landscapes of the Douro but also cities with a rich heritage such as Lamego, Salamanca or Vila Real. Enjoy your journey on the Amalia Rodregues.

Starting at $3650 pp.

Become one with yourself in Greece! Visit the mythological islands of Santorini and Crete, the lands of muses, gods and goddesses. Visit the historical sites, enjoy daily yoga and meditation, learn Greek dance, cook with a local Greek Yia Yia (grandmother), support women through the ‘’Angel’s House’’ women’s social project, and experience vibrant Greek community and culture!

Starting at $3575 pp.

Highlights include a specific focus on the art and architecture of the Renaissance.

Private Group Journey starting at 10 travelers.
Stay at a 12th Century Tuscan Villa. Learning includes a language lesson and two exclusive drawing and painting “en plein air” classes, a mosaic tile class and a "Food as Art" experience.  In the warm weather months, course takes place outside, in the heart of Florence and Rome.

Starting at $5475 pp.

The art of simple living is a way of life in the Japanese culture. From Tokyo to Kyoto , you’ll discover a land of sublime art, unsurpassed natural beauty, and fascinating traditions. Enjoy a mystical visit to Mt. Koya and stay at a traditional Buddhist Monastery. Learn about Zen, attend meditations and yoga sessions. Throughout your trip, meet local people, stay in a genuine ryokan (inn), and experience age-old cultural traditions, such as a ritualized tea ceremony, a cooking class and a sake tasting.

Starting at $2290 pp.

Live like a local in Florence! Want to learn Italian in an authentic enviornment? This course is specifically designed for mature students of any age! Students will learn Italian in a pleasant and relaxing apartment environment, accompanied by a wide variety of cultural and culinary activities including city, culinary and vineyard tours!

 

Starting at $1975 pp.

Live like a Local in Rome.

Featured by AFAR.com

Transform your life!  Live your dream of studying  Italian language and cooking, Roman style all while partaking in language study abroad!  

Enjoy an educational immersion into Roman culture, dialect and traditional foods on this food tour.  You will experience hands-on lessons while seeing the highlights of the city and learning how to prepare traditional dishes with a local chef.  You will return with skills that will last beyond the memories of the travel experience.  

Sail along the Seine to discover the history, idyllic landscapes and culture that border this mythical river with its hidden secrets. In Vernon, you will discover the Claude Monet house and gardens with its famous water garden. Visit the sumptuous Martainville Château, stroll along the Côte Fleurie or vist the historical Normandy landing beaches.

Starting at $4590 pp.

Spend 13 days on a journey through Bhutan! It is  not an exaggeration to say that Bhutan is a destination unlike any other. This  sacred land is still untouched by the modern world.  You will be able to immerse yourself into the true traditional highlights of Bhutan for 13 days of your journey. Spend time visiting ancient sites such as the Rimpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong, and Trongsa Dzong fortresses, and multiple sacred temples such as the Kyichu Lhakhang Buddhist temple, as well as monasteries such as the Tiger’s Nest Monastery! 

Starting at $7100 pp.

Perfect for families and small groups!

Gastronomy and viticulture enthusiasts, this cruise between Rhône and Saône will seduce you. From the Rhone Valley to the Beaujolais vineyards, through the vineyards of Côte Rôtie and the terroir of Condrieu, go for a discovery tour with tastings that will tantalize your palate.

FEED YOUR BODY, MIND AND SOUL! Celebrate your upcoming nuptials with a Bachelorette celebration in Tuscany, Italy! The bride-to-be will be treated like a Queen in a classic 14th century villa and historic noble residence. Come with us on a journey to a land as old as the gods, where good food and wine are a way of life. Let us welcome you to the heart and soul of Italy.

Starting at $1990 pp.

Save $100 per person if booked by Feb. 28th.

Starting at $1399 Land and Air pp.

Live like a local in Tuscany!

FEED YOUR BODY, MIND AND SOUL:  Join us on a journey to a land as old as the gods, where good food and wine are a way of life.  Sit at our table and savor our wines….immerse yourself in our culture, our family, and our country….let us welcome you to the heart and soul of Italy.

Testimonials

  • M.H.
    Utah
  • Our Learning Journey’s trip to Costa Rica created life-changing experiences for our travelers. I am so grateful for the talented staff at Learning Journeys who crafted an incredible, customized itinerary for us to explore the culture and countryside of this beautiful tropical land; while incorporating our needs for daily yoga workshops, essential oil training, as well as an opportunity to give back to the community in a meaningful way
  • A.H.
    Richmond, VA
  • My Learning Journey to Costa Rica has been one of the best things in my life.  It was one experience after another.
  • T.W.
    Boston, MA
  • Transformative experience.  Was able to see the highlights of Spiritual India with likeminded travelers, practice yoga daily,  visit temples, experience Ayurvedic treatments, eat fantastic food, cook with a local family and give back to support Women’s Empowerment NGO Projects.  Helped me to stop talking about changing my life and live the life I envision.