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Culinary Vacations with The Cooking Mom!

Culinary Vacations with The Cooking Mom!

Besides cooking, one of my favorite things to do is travel. I’m now hosting culinary vacations! I know we are all so excited to travel again, so let’s go! I work hard to make my trips unique and extra special. We’ll stay in the VERY best hotels. We’ll eat amazing food, meet new friends and make some serious memories! Join me!

Join me in Puerto Vallarta in January 2022

Puerto Vallarta Vacation

It’s been a long winter! Anybody else dreaming of a warm weather getaway with gorgeous sunsets and a beautiful beach? And of course amazing food and drinks too? I’ve got the perfect place! Let’s beat the winter blues and escape to Puerto Vallarta in January 2022. It’s one of my favorite cities in Mexico. It’s got it all!

Puerto Vallarta - We'll see it all

History, charm, breathtaking scenery, beautiful beaches, and an incredible food scene! This trip is going to be seriously special and the best part is it’s budget friendly! It’s such a great value because ALL of your gourmet meals at this boutique beach front resort, wine, beer and even top shelf cocktails will be included!


We’ll also go off the beaten path with local foodies in search of the best street food, seafood and cocktails in Puerto Vallarta!

Whale Watching

Plus, it’s whale watching season when we are there! This trip is starting to fill up! It’s also on SALE right now! Hurry and book your spot! Click on Join the Cooking Mom in Puerto Vallarta! for details.

The Best of Ireland in April 2022!

In late April 2022,  join The Cooking Mom in Ireland! It’s been on my bucket list. I’ve always dreamed of going there. This trip is going to be seriously special! We’ll do it all! We’ll even be spending a couple nights in castles!

Clontarf Hotel

All breakfasts and most dinners with wine on this trip are included. We’ll even learn to make scones!

Irish Scones

It really is going to be the trip of a lifetime. Join me! This trip filling up quickly. We can only take a small group. Click The Cooking Mom’s Culinary Trips to read even more, including our day-by-day itinerary and pricing. You can also call Bon Voyage Boutique Travel at (920) 725-2880 to talk about this trip and the others we are planning.

Join The Cooking Mom on Mackinac Island in June of  2022!

We had so much fun earlier this summer, I’m going back to Mackinac Island, Michigan in June 2022! This trip is spectacular! We’ll stay at my favorite Mission Point Resort! Voted one of the best in the Midwest!

Amy biking on Mackinac Island

We’ll be there for Lilac Festival! The island is covered in lilac trees which will be in full bloom. It will be absolutely gorgeous! We even added an extra night this trip so we can have one more day on the island to sightsee, shop or just relax and hang out by the pool at our fabulous hotel. It’s going to be AMAZING!

Lilacs in bloom on Mackinac Island

Join me in the fun June 7-11th 2022! Like my last trip, this will sell out soon so call Brittany at Bon Voyage Boutique Travel at (920) 725-2880 for more information or to make your reservation. Click Join The Cooking Mom on Mackinac Island to get all the delicious details! 

Join Me in Tuscany in September of  2022!

Call Brittany at Bon Voyage Boutique Travel at 920-725-2880 or email her at brittany@bonvoyagebt.com to get on this trip! Also, let us know if you’d be interested in a trip back to Italy in September of 2023! I’m planning my trips for 2023 right now! 

I hosted a trip to Italy in September 2019.  A group of 35 of us went to Tuscany. From wine tasting to pasta making and dinner on a real Tuscan farm. We did it all!  It was such an amazing trip that I’m going back. Join me in Tuscany in September 2022!

Villa Casagrande - Tuscany Trip

This trip we’ll spend 7 nights in a 14th century resort called Villa Casagrande with gorgeous views of the countryside. It’s in the Chianti region, so there will be plenty of wine to taste. On this trip, we’ll take lots of Tuscan cooking classes and eat the most Italian delicious food! Plus, we’ll go in search of the ULTIMATE gelato, hunt for truffles, and eat our way around Florence and Siena with a local food expert who will show us hidden gems and food like pizza, Italian cheeses and meats, and desserts we MUST try!

Cinque Terre

We’ll even have the option of traveling to Cinque Terre and the Amalfi Coast! Like my last trip, this trip will sell out soon! We can only take a small group. Click Join the Cooking Mom in Tuscany to read even more.  Again, this trip is currently SOLD OUT! But call Brittany at Bon Voyage Boutique Travel at 920-725-2880 or email her at brittany@bonvoyagebt.com to get on the waitlist! 

Amy Loving Italian Food
Making Pasta in Italy

Join The Cooking Mom for a River Cruise in France in 2023!

I’m SO EXCITED fo this trip. Bring on the Champagne and Burgundy, triple cream brie, giant flakey croissants, and freshly baked French baguettes!

I’m going on a river cruise through Southern France! It’s been on my bucket list. This is the ULTIMATE way to see France. Join me for this trip of a lifetime April 16- 23, 2023. France in spring – it’s going to be stunning! Oui, Oui!

S.S. Catherine Ship

I’ve always dreamed of taking a river cruise through Europe. It really is the way to go. You’ll get to see all the beauty of Southern France from the Rhone River on a first class gorgeous floating hotel with only 150 passengers. Like all my trips, this one is going to be amazing and over the top wonderful! Plus, this is a true ALL-INCLUSIVE river cruise.

There are lots of different cruise lines. We went with the top of the line. Uniworld is ABSOLUTELY THE BEST! We’ll be on the gorgeous new super-ship, the S.S. Catherine. Yes the cabins and ship are beautiful but, let’s be real here, this trip through Burgundy and Provence is all about the food and wine and the breathtaking scenery too! Plus you’ll have the option to stay a few days! We’ll eat our way around Paris and see the Eiffel Tower surrounded by blossoms! Paris in Spring!  It will be stunning!  

Paris in Spring!

This trip is going to fill up quickly. Right now there are some special offers to save you even more! Click The Cooking Mom’s Culinary Trips to read even more, including our day-by-day itinerary and pricing. You can also call Bon Voyage Boutique Travel at 920-725-2880 to talk about this trip and the others we are planning!

I’m working on putting more trips together. I’ve got so many places on my bucket list. It’s time to start checking off that list. Come with me!

I love discovering the hidden gems. I like to experience the real deal when I travel. I always talk with the locals and find out where they like to go. Wherever I go I love exploring local farmers markets and eating what where the locals eat.

I hope you’ll think about joining me on one of my future trips and spread the word! Come with your special someone. Come with your mom or daughter. Come with your girlfriends, or come alone. We are going to have one heck of a great time that you’ll remember forever. Let’s do this!

I love hearing from you! Email me at info@thecookingmom.com and let me know if you are interested in learning about my future trips.

Please join me on these trips of a lifetime! Let’s make some memories together!

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