To the modern food lover nothing is more exciting than sampling cuisine from around the world. While ethnic restaurants are available in every city, nothing beats eating authentic food while visiting the destination. If your favourite part of travelling is the food, then consider adding these top food destinations to your travel bucket list.
Anyone who visits Barcelona will tell you about their incredible dining experience. The city is full of restaurants from hole-in-the-wall tapas joints to upscale dining spots. Food and drink is very affordable in Barcelona, so don’t be afraid to do a restaurant-crawl and try everything!
You can’t think about food destinations without thinking Rome. Italian is one of the most comforting, traditional cuisines and there’s nothing like trying your favourite dishes where they were created. Fresh pasta, house made mozzarella and warming tomato sauce will bring you to your happy place time and time again.
From corner side cafes to romantic bistros run by famous chefs, Paris is the ultimate dream for foodies. This is where you’ll find the most authentic steak frites, fresh croissants, and comforting crème caramel. When you tie in the cultural sightseeing Paris is a must-do on every travellers bucket list.
Baja California Sur, Mexico
Mexico’s Baja California is the largest peninsula in the world. This is one of the best places to rent a car and make as many culinary stops as you can. You’ll find everything from authentic taco trucks, raw treats from the sea, and home-style grilled meats. The flavors and scenery of Mexico come alive in this incredible northwestern area!
While Colorado might not be one of the most obvious food destinations, it’s certainly a top contender for fans of southwestern cuisine. The organic food scene in Colorado has boomed in recent years, and Boulder has some of the best food hot spots. From casual to fancy restaurants, everything from the steak to produce is fresh and locally farmed.
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