8 Countries To Travel To For Their Food

Food is one of the reasons why people travel. In fact, some people have quit their jobs to spend time on the road traveling to new places and enjoying the different cultures and dishes with local communities.

For a long time, traveling was put on hold because of the pandemic. Even as of this moment not all countries permit international traveling.

Therefore, it is advisable to say that before planning to travel, ensure you have taken all the necessary traveling safety precautions and this will include insurance.

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Affordable travel insurance will set you up for a good vacation.

I find traveling so important in life that everybody should at one point pack up for an exploration adventure. Travelling broadens your mind and overall, boosts your cognitive health.

However, the benefits of traveling are not up for discussion, today, we’ll do the fun stuff. Food! Let’s have a look at some places for a foodie vacation;

1.  Italy

You should not be surprised when you hear that one of the top reasons people traveling to Italy is for the delicious Italian food.

Italian dishes are so popular even outside Italy. This explains the thousands of Italian restaurants all across the globe.

These are some iconic foods to eat in Italy;

  • Pizza
  • Ragu Alla Bolognese
  • Lasagne
  • Tiramisu
  • Torrone
  • Ravioli

2.  India

Even before looking up this article, I’m sure you had your guess that India must be on the list. That is absolutely right! 

It can never be a foodie vacation without traveling to India. When I think of India, spicy and flavorful food comes to mind.

When it comes to the different types of food, India has a variety to offer. Whether is a vegan or carnivore diet, India is the right place.

Some of the most popular food to eat in India are;

  • Buttered chicken
  • Biryani
  • Chicken curry
  • Punjab
  • Pav bhaji

3.  Greece

Greece is famous for its rich history, beautiful architecture, and of course the Greek cuisine that can be traced back to ancient Greece.

In fact, a majority of Greek food has been influenced by culture and traditions. Each plate is served with some bit of a story behind it, that is why we all love them!

Upon your visit to Greece, you may want to try the listed Greek specials;

  • Sauvlaki
  • Baklava
  • Moussaka
  • Cheese pie

4.  France

Apart from French being considered as the language of love, France has even more love to offer in its local foods.

There is something so unique that makes French cuisine so unique and delicious.

Fun fact! France is one of the countries with the best desserts in the world.

If you’re not careful, you may end up eating desserts as your appetizer, main course, and your last course during your stay in France.

Here are some food you must try in France;

  • Croissants
  • Macarons
  • Crème Brûlée
  • Onion soup
  • Baguettes
  • Eclairs
  • French cheese

5.  Japan

Now for our seafood lovers, Japan is the right country for you. Japanese Fisheries and aquacultures are one of the main sources of food in Japan.

According to Forbes, Tsukiji market in Tokyo is one of the biggest fish markets in the world.

One thing about Japanese cuisines is that their preparation has been preserved for many years.

Typically, any person visiting Japan should not leave without having a bite of these;

  • Suchi
  • Ramen
  • Yeishoku
  • Tempura
  • Onigiri

6.  Mexico

I can never get enough of Mexican food. I’m not even going to add tacos on the list because it’s too obvious that the best tacos are in Mexico!

Some other Mexican cuisine to try out while in Mexico are;

  • Enchiladas
  • Tamales
  • Pambazo
  • Tortas.
  • Elote
  • Chilaquiles

7.  Bali

If there is a destination in the world that defines spirituality it is Bali, Indonesia. People across the world travel to Bali for mental healing, clarity, meditation, transformation, basically, all the good stuff.

Within the culture of the Bali community is vegetarian or vegan-friendly delicious meals. A sneak peek into their delicious courses are;

  • Gado gado
  • Nasi padang
  • Rujak
  • Sayur Asem

8.  Turkey

Lastly, Turkey is one of the countries with the best Middle Eastern/ Arabian cuisines. However, what draws me particularly to list Turkey as one of the best countries to visit for food is its street food.

Istanbul the capital of Turkey is one of the best places to find delicious and affordable street food. Be sure to try these foods out;

  • Menemen
  • Simit
  • Pide
  • Cag Kebab