While for many the idea of going on holiday means long lazy hours by the pool or the sea, for others it can mean doing something completely different. For some, it means a time when they can step out of their everyday life and do something out of the ordinary, learning to do something different and if in 2018 you are thinking about learning a new skill while on holiday here are some ideas for you.
Learn to Ski
Have you ever thought about taking to the slopes on holiday? Then bundling up in a hot tub at the end of the day to cure the chills? However, you have been put off by the thought of everyone being pros? Well never fear as there are places like The Snow School, who are all about teaching people the how-tos of taking to the slopes. Or you could even learn on home turf thanks to the Chill Factore, which claim to have you ready for the slopes in just 3 weeks.
Something I would have loved to have done once upon a time was to explore caves, not just walk through with ease, but put on a headtorch, get on my hands and knees then crawl around. There are many places across not only the UK but the world that offer adventure caving, for both new and experienced people.
Learn to Scuba Dive
There is so much of an undiscovered world beneath the surface, so why not learn to scuba dive so you can explore it. You only need to take to YouTube to see how beautiful the depth of the ocean can be, long-lost shipwrecks live alongside the awe-inspiring creatures that can be seen below.
Learn to Cook
For anyone who has a love of cooking, learning the local cuisine might be just what you would like to do and the great thing is there are many holidays out there that offer you the chance to do so. From learning to play with sweet peppers and olives in Spain to good old pasta and pizza in Italy.
Of course, they are just a few ideas of ways you can learn a new skill while on holiday and there are many more options of skills to learn out there. Whatever you do though, remember to have fun, be it educational or just purely relaxing.
Have you ever taken a skill-based holiday, what did you learn?