Go on a trip of a lifetime and help create better lives for local communities. Learn about their lives, support their livelihoods, and experience precious traditions. From experiencing the art of hand weaving on antique wooden looms in Perugia to seeing the work of social enterprises such as the Phare Circus of Cambodia, which supports the education of young orphans, we ensure you will make a positive impact on the lives of local people. A taste of a few of our Insider Experiences below:
You'll enjoy delicious dishes as you discover the principles behind Jordan's organic café, and hear about her work with the local farming community. Experience this on the following trip - Northern California.
Trafalgar continues to support the National Trust in the UK - an independent charity that works to protect and preserve historic houses, gardens, monuments and ancient ruins. Click here to find out more.
Visit Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti, one of the few remaining traditional frame hand weaving workshops in Italy. The workshop is located inside the Church of San Francesco delle Donne - one of the oldest Franciscan churches in Italy - and the oldest in Perugia. Experience this on the following trip - Italy Bellissimo
Discover the secrets of ‘la cucina Italiana’ with Chef Libero who will take you shopping to a local food market. You will learn about the importance of locally grown ingredients and supporting local farmers in Florence. Experience this on the following trip - Flavours of Italy
Visit the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood in their Monastery and find out how the sisters are active worldwide in education and in youth work and see their order as pivotal to improving the lives of women and children around the world, as well as having a commitment to peace and justice and a responsible approach to the environment. Experience this on the following trip - Switzerland and Austria
Our guests visit Phare Circus, a social project for young Cambodians from Siem Reap’s streets, orphanages and disadvantaged families, training them in visual arts including music, theater and circus skills. By supporting the school and similar projects, we help give underprivileged children skills, confidence and a better future. Experience this on the following trip - Secrets of Cambodia with Laos