Gluten-Free Trip to Ireland! PRESS RELEASE


MEDIA RELEASE – Ireland Gluten Free

Ireland gluten free?! North America’s Gluten-Free Expert Kathy Smart of Live The Smart Way and Cancer-Thriver Deborah Peniuk of AYA LIFE are excited to announce their collaboration on a truly unique Gluten-Free Culinary experience “Gluten Free on Emerald Green” this October 2016 to one of their favourite destinations, Ireland.

Join Kathy and Deborah on a nine-day trip, to experience Ireland like you’ve never seen it before – Gluten-Free and Worry Free! It’s a full itinerary, one that’s very rich and varied in the experiences it offers. This tour includes everything from 5 star dining to grass roots producer visits, from capital cities to rural West Cork, from ciders to whiskeys, from trout to chocolates, from kayaking to taxi-ing, from castles to monasteries, from food trails to cookery classes! Locals and ex-pats will share some of their town’s and city’s best-kept secrets with ample free time to explore museums and galleries, and indulge in a little retail therapy!

This unique package offers participants the opportunity to:
Experience historical Dromoland and Hillsborough Castles
Visit the Titanic Museum Belfast paired with a Black Taxi City Tour
Participate in a Ballyknocken Cookery School Class
Tour Powerscourt House & Gardens.
Enjoy the Fabulous Food Trail & Highbank’s Orchard
Have tastings at Goatsbridge Trout Farm & Jameson Distillery
Gather some of nature’s bounty with Atlantic Seaweed Kayaking
Savour some sweet handmade Hazel Mt.Chocolates
Visit artisanal dairy producers at St Tola Goat Farm
Be amazed by the vista of the Cliffs of Moher and the Ring of Kerry … along with many more inclusive tours and activities.

For complete trip details, visit the AYA LIFE website:
Single and Double Occupancy options are available for those wanting to travel alone or with a friend or family member or be paired up with a fellow foodie. Packages start with a deposit of $500.00 Canadian to reserve a spot on this adventure and a total cost of just over $3700.00 Canadian for double/shared room accommodations.

About AYA LIFE/Deborah Peniuk
AYA Life is a Toronto-based travel company, niched in wellness travel and culinary adventures. Cancer-Thriver Deborah is an almost 20 year veteran of the hospitality industry and a food and travel writer who has always had a taste for travel and all things culinary and wellness. For the past 5 years she has been creating experiential journeys for individuals and small groups with her company, AYA LIFE and working directly with niche artisanal food producers and wellness practitioners. Most recently she has endeavoured to craft wellness workshops and adventures for those thriving and surviving from cancer, and even more specifically Breast Cancer. Originally from Vancouver, she has lived in Canada, the Caribbean and the UK and currently resides in Toronto. She has contributed to many health and wellness publications and travel magazines both online and in print and also has a lifestyle blog – Life, Bliss and All of This, The Musings of a 40 Something.

About Kathy Smart
Kathy Smart certainly lives up to her reputation as a triple threat in the health and wellness space. She is a registered holistic nutritionist who wrote the best-selling cook-book Live The Smart Way; a Cordon Blue approved cookbook and Canada’s 2015 Fitness Presenter of the Year (along side her American Counterpart Jillian Michaels). Best known as North America’s Gluten-Free expert she is a popular speaker, health and fitness presenter and the go-to media expert in all things health and wellness.
In 2015, Kathy launched the much-anticipated Live The Smart Way Expo, her personally branded Canada-wide consumer Expo to a rousing success and is now Canada’s Largest Health and Wellness Trade Show. She was recently awarded the Leading Women Award by the Canadian Government for raising health awareness across the country and was also named a 2015 Winner of the Top 40 Under 40 Business Achievement Award (Ottawa Business Journal). Kathy has been featured around the world as the leading expert in Healthy Gluten-Free living and is a Chatelaine Magazine recipe developer. She has been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, CTV Morning Show, CTV News at Noon, Breakfast Television, Global Morning Show, The Social, CH Morning Live, Canada AM, The Weather Network, Sirius XM, Newstalk 1010, The Toronto Star, Media Planet and countless other media across North America.

Kathy was named 2014 Most Amazing Person – CTV Ottawa and Winner of a Top 40 Under 40 Business Achievement Award (Ottawa Business Journal); 2013’s Most Powerful Woman (Next Best Thing Magazine – Sister Publication to Time Magazine); National Health Activist for 2012. She was recently named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Social Media Tweeters according to the Huffington Post. Active in the community, Kathy has also been a fitness trainer for Special Olympics Canada, sits on the panel for Media Action Represent (an organization for healthy women’s images in the media) and sits on the UOBMRI External Board of Directors. She was recently named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Social Media Tweeters according to the Huffington Post.

For more information please contact:

Deborah Peniuk, owner and culinary curator of AYA LIFE
Website: Phone: 647-932-7764 Email: Twitter:@traveliciousdee /@AYALIFECo Instagram: traveliciousdee Facebook: AYALIFE

Kathy Smart
Website: Email: Twitter:@Smart_Kitchen Instagram: livethesmartway

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