ART OF NATURE JOURNEYS

Art Of Nature Journeys are once-in-a-lifetime full-immersion travel experiences, dedicated to creativity, cultural discovery and connecting to nature and ourselves. Journey with artist and founder, Lucinda Law and her team at Within studio on this highly inspiring, multi-sensory and insightful art holiday in unique destinations close to nature. 

We also customise half day, full day creative retreat or staycation in Singapore to awaken and nurture the creativity within us. These are perfect for social groups and corporations to build team-bonding, creativity or celebrate special occasions from birthdays to anniversaries.

The Art of Nature Journey: The Creative Retreat of Edible Flowers

5 to 9 August 2017 | Chiang Mai, Thailand

"The Art of Nature Journey: The Creative Retreat of Edible Flowers" will take place for 5 days from 5 to 9 August 2017 in Chiang Mai, which is also known as the Rose of the North in Thailand and the seat of the former Lanna Kingdom.

Nature-and art-lovers will get to experience an incredible full-immersion art holiday guided by botanical artist Lucinda Law and her team at Within, and enjoy botanical field trips and daily art workshops that are centered on edible flowers and local plants.

Highlights:

Enjoy four nights at The Panviman Spa Resort, a 4.5 star luxury resort nestled high up in the hills surrounded by tropical forests, flower gardens and orchards in Mae Rim, north-west of Chiangmai. Wake up daily to fresh air and exquisite views of misty mountains and valleys from your private balcony.

Private guided tours of the exquisite Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, our exclusive Venue Partner. Situated on the foothills of the mist-shrouded Doi Suthep-Pui mountains in Chiang Mai, it is the first international botanical garden established in Thailand and remains an important research, conservation and education centre.

Daily art workshops inspired by our botanical muses; Lucinda will guide you step-by-step how to create floral artwork in watercolour and mixed media that are inspired by local plants and seasonal flowers.

Visit to a morning market to discover local produce and edible flowers that are in season during August.

Discover local culinary destinations; relish delicious North Thailand flavours and meals, including a special set dinner prepared by the former Executive Chef of Four Seasons Chiang Mai.

Welcome package with art materials, beauty products and flower tea gifts from our kind sponsors - Faber-Castell, Mamonde and Pin Tea - to equip you on your creative journey.

Don’t miss this unique travel opportunity to experience the warm hospitality, rich landscapes, food, culture and natural beauty of northern Thailand.

It was a well-organised five-day retreat with a good mix of creative workshops, immersion in botany at the Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, sightseeing and discovery of the hidden charms of Chiangmai, and gourmet meals everyday that made for an amazing and memorable experience for me. - Karen Wee

This 5D/4N full board art holiday and creative rejuvenation programme includes:

- 4 nights at The Panviman Spa Resort, a 4.5 star luxury resort nestled in the Mae Rim countryside and mountainview deluxe rooms

- all meals, including a special set dinner

- land transport & airport transfers

- daily art workshops and programme

- 2 private guided tours to the Queen Sirikit Botanical Gardens, our exclusive Venue Partner

- all art materials required for the workshops

- a welcome gift pack from our kind sponsors

*It excludes airfare (SilkAir and TigerAir fly direct to Chiangmai) 

For the full itinerary and the prices for single supplement /twin-sharing, please email us at go@within.sg

 

Big Thanks to our Venue Partner & Kind Sponsors:

*QUEEN SIRIKIT BOTANIC GARDEN - Exclusive Venue Partner

QSBG was the first international botanical garden established in Thailand. Situated on the foothills of the mist-shrouded Doi Suthep-Pui mountains of Chiang Mai in Thailand, it offers a mix of natural beauty along with curated gardens and glasshouses showcasing a rich variety of flora for visitors to explore. Visit www.qsbg.org

*FABER-CASTELL SINGAPORE - Art Sponsor      

 Since 1761, Faber-Castell is the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality products for writing, colouring and creative design. Faber-Castell’s classic Art & Graphic products are of the highest quality for professional artists. Visit www.faber-castell.sg

*PIN TEA - Tea Sponsor

Pin Tea 品茶 was founded by a group of Singaporeans to celebrate local culture through tea. Their aim is to build a truly Singaporean tea company that makes traditional teas easily available to the modern, everyday drinker. Each flavour takes inspiration from various iconic neighbourhoods around Singapore. Visit www.pintea.sg

*MAMONDE SINGAPORE - Beauty Sponsor

With a rich brand heritage dating back to 1991, Mamonde has always gathered inspiration from the beauty of nature, in particular flowers. The Mamonde Garden in Osan, Korea, is a beautiful botanical garden dedicated to research and development, and is home to a team of top flower botanists who study the various benefits of flora and continuously develop and innovate Mamonde’s range of products. Visit www.mamonde.com

The Rose garden of Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden

The Rose garden of Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden

One of the greenhouses at the QSBG

One of the greenhouses at the QSBG