So, you are planning to go to your next vacation, but you do not want this vacation to be just like all the previous ones, you want this vacation to be different and you want to try something new. Well, you have come to the right place. Before we begin let me tell you about the magnificent world of Culinary Travel. Culinary travel is travelling far away from your near neighbourhood to find, discover and experience new food. With the help of culinary travels, a person gets to learn about different types of food and drinks, by which a person can experience the culture, heritage and the local cuisine of the place that he is visiting.
Even after this exciting introduction of the beautiful world of Culinary Travel, you are not interested in giving it a try after reading through this article you will be packing your bags and getting ready for your next Culinary tour. For your help, we have compiled a list of top eight reasons why you should be going on a culinary trip.
1. Discovering New & Exciting Flavours
We all are aware of the fact that food is one of the most important parts or elements of any culture that exist, and we all can agree on this fact as well that when you discover new places you will find yourself indulged in a lot of local eats. Through Culinary Travels, you will get an amazing opportunity to discover and experience the vast variety of the world’s culture. We all know that food always tastes better when you are eating it in the country or the place where it was created.
2. Meet New People With Same Interest
The best part of traveling is that you are bound to meet new people but the thing which is even better about culinary travel is that you will get to meet new people who have the same mindset as yours. These new people may include your fellow travelers from different parts of the world or even the locals who are serving you with their delicacies. Now even though all the people you may meet may be coming from different cultures and different family backgrounds but the only thing that you all will have in common is the love and passion for food, and by meeting these new people and eventually making new friends you are actually expanding your horizon and that is the best part of Culinary traveling.
3. Learn from the Best
An even better perk of culinary travel is that not only you will get to taste all of these cultural delicacies and make new friends but, you will get an amazing opportunity to learn from the masters of these delicious recipes. So, by doing that you can recreate all the food that you tasted on your trip, and enjoy the moments again or even treat your friends with your new skills who were not able to join you on your trip. So even if you are a beginner at cooking or a master chef, I assure you that you will learn a lot of use full food tips on your travels.
4. Experience Amazing Culture & Heritage
I believe that culinary travel makes us experience what this beautiful world of ours has to offer. When it comes learning and knowing more about cultural heritage and festivals, there is no one better to learn from than the locals of that society or place, we all can agree that fact.
5. Food Makes The Trip Memorable
Now, this is an unpopular opinion but when we are eating food, we are utilizing all five of our senses. We are not only tasting the food but we actually touch it with our hands, smell it with our nose and we even use our eyes to see how beautifully the food is placed and even listen to it while it sizzling at the stove. All of these traits increase the intensity and the power which a food possess, and when you are consuming food while you are traveling, this will increase the intensity of the memories you make on your trip.
6. Food Activates the Sixth Sense of Your Body
Now, this article may seem very unlikely or hard to relate but, indeed, even the aroma of something you ate in your travel while sitting at your home or in your city takes you back to the place where you tasted it for the first time while in your travel. So, all of these things activate the sixth sense of your body and helps you relive those moments which you were experiencing a very long time ago. This also takes us back to the last point that food makes your trips unforgettable.
7. More Inclined Towards Healthier Food
Now I am not saying that by going on a culinary trip, you will follow a strict diet but I assure you that whatever you will eat will be completely authentic and healthy and this will make you more inclined towards a healthy diet.
8. Food Makes the Trip Worth It
You may come across a lot of people who will give you a lot of advice on how to save money on food while you are traveling, but they are missing the actual point of traveling. I believe that you cannot completely experience the culture of a pace without tasting its food.
There are a lot of organizations which help tourists manage their trips and travels and one of the most renowned organizations for culinary travel is the Epicurean Travel, it is a women-owned company which provides travel experiences based on culinary travels. So, now that you are aware of how important and amazing culinary travel is, start packing your bags and get ready for your next trip.