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Food Travel: Best road trips if you are looking for great food

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Who says that road fare always have to be in a chain restaurant? There are various stop over where you can be delighted with local produce while learning a thing or two from the state’s produce just like festivals they held annually such as Vermont’s Cheesemaker Festival, Fort Peach Festival in Georgia, the National Cherry Festival in Michigan, and the Blessing of the Fleet in Mississippi. If there’s one thing worth trying in some new places it’s the food they are famous for that should always be on top of your list. Listed below are our top picks. 

Arizona’s Citrus Fruits


Top 15 Chocolate Destinations in the world

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Join us in our journey as we try to get high, sugar high that is as we take a tour of the best chocolate destinations for those who has a weakness for this much loved magical delight:

Belgium

Belgium has excellent beer, loveliest tulips, and yummiest chocolates! Flanders in particular boasts of the best chocolatiers who have maintained an excellent quality and innovated chocolates as we know it today. If you go the the classy Antwerp, look for the daring sweet creations of Hans Burie. In Brussels check out the the offerings of Laurent Gerbaud with inspirations coming from the East. The country also has several museums where you can learn about the history of your favorite sweets, its production, and more. Of course do not miss Brussels famous Mary Chocolatier, Leonidas, Neuhaus, and Godiva.

France


5 Cooking Classes around the Globe with Unique Approaches

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If you have the passion for cooking and have attended cooking classes on the road, there is that different feeling of being a local and enjoying the access to all the best local ingredients. The awesome cooking classes available to travelers are being conducted by home cooks who know to use the local products and produce.

There are bed and breakfasts that welcome guests in their kitchen while there are also locals who open their kitchens to let others know what the flavors are like from where they live. The options are endless depending on where you are and where you want to go but here are some of the best cooking classes offering unique experiences for travelers:

Souk Cuisine in Marrakech


8 Top destinations for food lovers

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Travel destinations and great food come together like how we need air to breathe. When you go to different places, there will be a culinary experience that will make a mark in your soul and make that holiday memorable. Here are some of the best food destinations across the globe:

India

If you will be crossing states and towns in India, expect a burst of different flavors to be served on the dining table. The main staple when your in the north is roti and rice when you are in the south. They usually come with chutney, vegetables, and dhal. The meal may come with some meat or fish. Your taste buds will love the range of exotic spices that come with every dish in India.

Japan


Food Travel: Great flavors to discover in China

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Like its vast lands and beautiful landscapes, China has a diversity of culture and people giving the world a wide array of great food and flavors. There are around fifty ethnic groups in China, so imagine the diversity of languages, customs, traditions, and way of life.

Despite the differences in their ways and practices, the people in China share one thing in common– their love for food. So when you have a China holiday and cross thru different regions, you can expect an assortment of gastronomic delights from plates fit for royalties to food that you never imagined to consume.

Peking Duck

Among the many contributions of China to the gastronomic world, the Peking Duck can be considered the best. The dish was once for the royalty only of China. The recipe to the dish only leaked out when a chef from the royal palace retired and put up restaurant, and the public was able to try out the dish of the emperors.


Top 10 Restaurants with stunning views

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Food is a lot better when you have a good ambiance or a spectacular view that comes with the dining experience. If your travel budget is a bit tight and cannot book a luxury hillside hotels, a good meal at a restaurant with a great view from the dining area is always a good splurge. Here are some great places to enjoy good food and spectacular views:

1-Altitude in Singapore

This three level restaurant crowns the OUB Center which is the Singapore counterpart of the Wall Street in the West. It is a perfect place which offers the spectacular view of the city while enjoying your servings of satay, pizza, or Turkish bread and dips. A good chit chat with your travel mate or business colleague is nice with a few cocktails ranging from mojito to modern creative concoctions.


Food travel Denmark: Discovering new Nordic cuisine in Copenhagen

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Copenhagen has been on any gourmands dream food destination ever since it generated buzz about the new craze for Nordic cuisine. The capital of Denmark is also home to the best restaurant in the world according to the S.Pellegrino top 50 restaurants of the world award– Noma.

Noma ruled the gastroscape in 2010 and remains to be on top of the culinary world. Aside from the top restaurant, Copenhagen is also where some restaurants with Michelin stars are located. Add to this the best chefs residing in the city.

The young chefs in Copenhagen spearheaded the transition of the city from a pork and potato meal destination to a gustatory top destination. These young chefs define what new Nordic cuisine is by blending all their skills, creativeness, and ingenuity learned from the best chefs from around the globe.