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Culinarian Expeditions, LLC

Bethesda, MD 20817
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Superb Trip to Mexico

I just returned from Culinarian Expeditions trip to San Miguel de Allende, Patzcuaro and... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2017
Rae H
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San Francisco, California
Wonderful Mexican Vacation

I highly recommend Culinarian Expeditions for small group travel to Mexico. On my recent trip... read more

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Reviewed December 17, 2017
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Exclusive expeditions where you can savor the cuisine as you tour the country with our small groups. We specialize in two countries we know best, Mexico and Italy. Our expeditions are a unique blend of nourishment for the spirit and for the palate with a concentration on the authentic and slow food culinary traditions that are not always accessible to the ordinary traveler.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Bethesda, MD 20817
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

I just returned from Culinarian Expeditions trip to San Miguel de Allende, Patzcuaro and neighboring colonial towns. It was a fantastic way to learn about Mexican culture and history, meet interesting artists, artisans and culinary experts, eat good food, and explore parts of Mexico that...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

I highly recommend Culinarian Expeditions for small group travel to Mexico. On my recent trip (11/27 - 12/4/17) to San Miguel de Allende & Patzcuaro, everything was first class & efficient--from airport & local transport to accommodations to itinerary. We truly saw the contrasts &...More

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CulinarianExpedition, Owner at Culinarian Expeditions, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Dear Culinarian, We're passionate about what we do and we're glad it shows. We welcome you to another expedition in the future. Best, Gilda

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

A truly special way to see San Miguel with someone who lives there and knows all the ins and outs. Gilda was a gracious hostess/tour guide! She opened her home to the group and made us feel much more like guest than paying clients. It...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Gilda is amazing! She guided our group as we ate, explored, cooked and soaked in the Mexican culture. It was well organized and so much fun! I'm ready to go back :)

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CulinarianExpedition, Owner at Culinarian Expeditions, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you so much, it was my pleasure to spend this special time of Dia de los Muertos with all of you! Hope you do the monarch butterflies next time.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This was one awesome culinary expedition in Tuscany. It had just the right balance of culinary teachings from wonderful chefs and sightseeing of the region. The group we travelled with was just the right size and mix and thus allowed us to still experience one...More

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CulinarianExpedition, Owner at Culinarian Expeditions, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Monique, I know this is one group that will travel again soon! You all were so much fun and it seemed as if you were old friends!

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

If you're looking to explore Liguria with a small group that quickly becomes a traveling with friends experience, then Culinarian Expeditions is for you. Gilda Carbonaro creates a superior travel experience bringing together good food, fun cooking classes with master chefs in idyllic settings, culture,...More

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ghibellina52, Manager at Culinarian Expeditions, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you so much for your comment!

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This was one of the best trips that I have taken... a small group of people, well-planned days, with just the right combination of sight-seeing ( with excellent guides), walking, cooking and culture. Gilda could not have been more accommodating... simply an outstanding week.

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Thank Marianne C
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ghibellina52, Owner at Culinarian Expeditions, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you so much for your comment.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This seven-day eclectic Liguria tour was very well organized with just enough culinary cooking classes (3) mixed with personalized touring of the Cinque Terre towns and the metropolitan city of Genoa. Mid October was a good month to travel as the weather was pleasantly warm...More

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ghibellina52, Owner at Culinarian Expeditions, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Your comment is much appreciated!

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great tour of The Ligurian Riviera and unforgettable memories of cooking with local chefs, discovering the history and culture of the region. Perfect organization; just The right amount of cooking; fantastic local guides, small group setting and first-hand experience of what Liguria has to offer.

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ghibellina52, Owner at Culinarian Expeditions, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you so much for the review. We are passionate about Liguria and love sharing its food and culture with our guests.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Gilda is a great communicator and a great cook. She splits her time between the US, Mexico (and Italy). In San Miguel she offers a Market/Tasting tour and a Market/Cooking tour. If you choose to cook you do it in her exquisite home high on...More

Thank Ann R
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CulinarianExpedition, Owner at Culinarian Expeditions, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Ann, Thank you for your lovely review. I hope you'll make part of our menu that day on your future visits to San Miguel. Gilda

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Kathy H
12 May 2017|
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Response from CulinarianExpedition | Property representative |
Hi Kathy, Are you requesting the tour in Florence or San Miguel de Allende?
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