March 1, 2016
Travel for Food Lovers
Do you love to travel? Do you love food? If your answer is yes to both of these questions, then uncover a world of authentic, mouth-watering cuisines upon a foodie tour!
Not just your regular scenic tour, these special food-focused itineraries aim to really get you under the skin of the world’s most exciting food cultures. Be it chomping a trail through Thailand’s food markets, whipping up Peruvian delicacies under the tutelage of world-class chefs or touring Tuscan vineyards, there is something in it for everyone! Foodie tours are real-world experiences with a delicious twist: one part culture, one part adventure and three parts delicious. From bite-sized trips to gastronomic odysseys, they’ll get you munching, crunching, sipping and slurping just like the locals.
Pack your chopsticks and celebrate thousands of years of food artistry by diving into one of the world’s most elegant, eclectic and harmonious cuisines. Spend your time seeing the sights and scouting out prized eating and drinking spots. Watch yakitori sizzling in front of you, eat fresh-off-the-boat sashimi and learn to make soba noodles in a hands-on cooking class. If you’re looking for a trip that tantalises the taste buds as well as sates a sense of adventure, then a foodie tour through Japan ticks all the boxes.
Italians are the masters of creating simple dishes that sing with flavour. Regional, seasonal and as fresh as possible, Italy’s cuisine is hearty, satisfying and made with heart. Italy’s food is authentic and surprising – pizza and pasta are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the diverse array of unforgettable food you’ll find on a foodie adventure that takes you around Italy.
Leave moderation at home and indulge on a gourmet adventure in Sri Lanka. Lie back on the coast, cool down in the highlands and weave through the streets of the buzzing capital. Taste melt-in-the mouth desserts, cook seafood straight out of the hands of a fisherman, uncover fiery curries and spend time with welcoming locals keen to share the mysteries of Sri Lankan cuisine. While you are there take time to explore the rich culture of Sri Lanka: elaborate temples, ancient fortresses and wildlife-filled countryside. It will make a true adventure for all of your senses.
Explore the sights, sounds and tastes of Spain. Immerse yourself in culture, history and cuisine as you taste local produce at Santa Catarina Market, whip up Catalan specialties in a cooking class and wander the stunning Gothic Quarter. Enjoy the wealth of tapas bars in Logrono, explore the medieval streets and underground wine caves of Laguardia. Venture north to one of Spain’s most celebrated cities, San Sebastian, where beautiful beaches, historic buildings and a thriving food and arts scene bask together under a beaming sun. Experience a traditional Asturian sidreria (cider house) near Oviedo, attend a centuries-old farmers’ market near the Picos de Europa National Park and devour fresh seafood on the coast in Galicia.