Cultural holidays, art exhibitions, behind the scenes visits at museums and historic sites are all areas that The Independent Traveller excels at. From the most famous and celebrated galleries in the world, such as the Uffizi, Prado and the Hermitage, to countless lesser known gems, you can trust The Independent Traveller to provide you with the best guides and access.
The stars have always fascinated mankind. ‘I think everyone is a stargazer at some time or another,’ says Robin Scagell, astronomy author and broadcaster. ‘You don’t have to be nerdy or a boffin to appreciate the amazing spectacle.
Discover the world of fine food and wine! A truly luxurious holiday is one rich in food, fine wine, unique flavours, and exotic smells. Whether it is traditional Oriental cooking, or splendid Indian cuisine – or a private cookery lesson in Cape Town, The Independent Traveller has access to cookery holidays and schools worldwide. Tour the renowned wine regions of South Africa and Australia, discover what real Chinese food tastes like or simply enjoy a sumptuous array of world-class restaurants fusing East and West, new and old. From Michelin-starred restaurants in the Indian Ocean to simple fishing villages in Malaysia, there’s a world of taste and tradition to discover.
We have world class diving spots for the ultimate experiences.
Whether it is the Verona Opera Festival, or tickets for the Met in New York – or indeed most worldwide Opera Houses and Music Festivals and Ballet Productions worldwide, The Independent Traveller can assist you in creating personalised and seamless holiday
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Saddle up and ride to your heart's desire.. Indulge in as much special time with the horses as you wish. Whether in Africa or North America, we have some very exciting riding options for you.