Travel + Learn: Guides Make Great Teachers

Some of us go on vacation just so we can relax, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. Many travellers though like to add a little challenge to the mix by aspiring to pick up a new skill while on the road. Guides worldwide are experts in a multitude of interesting activities and are prepared to impart their unique knowledge on all manner of topics, in the uniquely entertaining and supportive environment only experienced guides can create. 

Whether you’re trying to win someone’s heart through their stomach by mastering French, Indian or Italian cooking, or seeking to hone your photography skills on landscapes or portraits, we have exactly the type of guides you’re looking for. If you want to learn to sail the seven seas, master a team of sled dogs, or polish up your survival skills for the impending zombie apocolype, we have exceptional (and tough!) guides for that too.

If you’re the “I’d rather be relaxing type”, and your “chomping at the bit” travel partner is anything but that, what better way to get them out of your pool-side frosty beverage in hand beach hair than to keep them busy learning useful things. The types of things that will continue to benefit your lazy butt well in to the future – like when they’ve mastered those gourmet cooking classes for example.

Below is the fun and inspiring short film “Learn,” - brought to us by the same team who created one of our past favorites profiled in This Video Will Make You Want To Move! back in September. If you need any encouragement to up the skill-building anté on your next trip, look no further. This active trio (2 photographers and 1 “learner”) spent 44 days capturing almost a terabyte of film, all while traveling and learning their way across 11 countries. Enjoy!

What would you like to learn on your next trip?   Connect with a guide to make it happen.
If you enjoyed this video, be sure to check out This Video Will Make You Want To Move - featuring the same handsome traveler shot in countless locations around the world.

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  • Victoria Lustig

    Thank you for this inspiring video.

    • Pamela Denis

      You’re welcome Victoria! We loved it so we just had to share.

  • Odyssey22

    Like the article on learning from one’s Guide. It is true that Guides are the best one’s to give one more information, and to learn things from when you are on holiday, as they know everything about the local customs and places to see.

    • Pamela Denis

      Thank you Odyssey22 – we couldn’t agree more. Guides are simply the best way to get the absolute most out of your travel time and your travel dollars!

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