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Upcoming Trips

Tuscany, Italy

Experience the beauty and magic at the heart of the Renaissance in Florence plus the stunning Medieval hill towns and romantic countryside of Tuscany. This pampering trip is filled with wine, spas, culture, art, and insider only experiences.

Sicily, Italy

Deeply explore and savor the sunny island of Sicily, it’s coastal towns, Mt Etna, countryside, and incredible food culture. This carefully curated trip covers a wide swath of the island featuring women led wineries and resorts, panoramic ocean views, baroque beauty, and once in a lifetime experiences.

Ecuador & Galapagos Islands

In this immersive cultural experience you’ll visit the capital city of Quito, the Ecuadorian countryside of the Andes, and a deep dive into this South American country’s food culture and women artisans. You’ll also enjoy several days in the Galapagos Islands with it’s incredible wildlife on land and sea.

Paris and Loire Valley, France

Enjoy the City of Lights as well as the romantic French countryside and infamous wine region just south of Paris where Kings, Queens, and Popes went to vacation and play. You’ll visit charming towns, castles, chateaus and enjoy troglodyte winery visits, farm to table cooking classes, and more.


Trip details coming soon!


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…not anymore!

→ Wish you could get your favorite fun-loving friends together to finally take that trip but schedules, planning & coordination makes it feel impossible?

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You’ll enjoy a totally DONE FOR YOU trip carefully designed and hosted by a trained chef to give you a true taste of the places we travel including boutique 4 star hotels, chef-insider experiences, a mix of local specialties and high end dining, market visits, walking tours and more.

Indulge in an incredible mix of food, wine, and local culture experiences with an emphasis on women chefs and winemakers, local specialties, family run small businesses, and cooking classes so you get a true taste of where you visit

You’ll be part of a community of fellow food and fun-lovers with common interests in a small group setting of 10-12 – come solo or bring a friend and get ready to meet your new tribe of travel besties!

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What Fun Lovers Like You Have Said

Get ready for the foodie adventure of a lifetime! 

“Absolutely do it! You will not regret it. It was a ball and I would go on another trip with Julie in a heartbeat!”


“Honestly, I never would have found such unique experiences for myself like Julie did”


“As a single girl who works from home, I rarely see my friends – this trip was just what I needed!”


“Why did I want to go on this trip & bring my mom?

Because you KNOW when you travel with Julie she’s going to create magical foodie experiences for you.”


“When I saw the itinerary it was way, way better than anything I could have done on my own. It was so incredibly great not to be responsible for anything but showing up and enjoying my time.”


“It was such a great way to get my far-flung friends together and the best part is ALL the planning was done for us!”


“You had me at ‘exclusive tours with women winemakers'” 


Meet Your Travel Pro

Julie Hartigan

Julie Hartigan is a NYC-based Chef, Media Personality, and lifelong Travel Lover!

Julie believes some of the most magical, transformative, and memorable moments in life come when immersed in another culture while traveling.

A total fun-lover and natural born host and teacher; Julie’s Food, Wine & Culture Tours are the perfect way for people to connect with fellow fun-lovers, celebrate themselves, enjoy the good things in life, and taste the world.


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