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Tour the World with your Tastebuds

Tour the World with your Tastebuds 

Some people travel so that they can see mountains and experience wind rushing through their hair. Some travel for inspiration, writing, photographing and drawing their way from country to country. And some people use their tongue and nose, creating lasting memories learning new skills and experiencing the local culture with their senses.



Penyet – Indonesia

Ayam penyet is an Indonesian fried chicken dish consisting of fried chicken that is smashed with a pestle and mortar, served with sambal, slices of cucumber, fried tofu and tempeh.
Explore the ranging tastes of Indonesia by Island hopping with Contiki.




Poutine – Canada

Poutine is a Canadian dish, originating from Quebec. Made with French fries and cheese curds topped with gravy, this fast-food dish is typically found across Canada and is considered a Canadian speciality.
Discover more of Canada with an Insight Vacations Tour.




Coffee, Nuts & Fruit – Arabia

Arabic coffee refers to a flavourful version of the brewed coffee of Coffea arabica beans. Most Arab countries throughout the Middle East have developed a unique method for brewing and preparing coffee and they often serve the beverage with fruit and nuts. Discover luxury in Morocco at a 4* all-inclusive Club Med resort in Marrakech.



Fajitas – Mexico

Fajitas: corn flour tortillas wrapped around an assortment of vegetables, cuts of meat and spices. Fajitas were created by Mexican ranch workers living in West Texas in the late 1930s or early 1940s.
Explore Mexican history with Cox and Kings.



Green Curry & Pad Thai – Thailand

A coconut milk curry usually served with meat and rice, this green-coloured curry is a Thai speciality and is often mildly spicy.
Pad thai is a stir-fried rice noodle dish commonly served as a street food and at casual local eateries in Thailand. It is made with soaked dried rice noodles, which are stir-fried with eggs and chopped firm tofu, served with lime wedges and chopped roast peanuts. Try these Thai delicacies in Thailand with the Contiki tour of Northern Thailand.



Pizza – Italy

Famed the world over, these stone-baked pizzas are crafted from scratch and are often laden with fresh tomatoes sauce, chopped basil and cheese.
Spend a week in Italy with Tauck and discover the real meaning of Bellissimo!



Sushi & Sashimi – Japan

Sushi is the Japanese preparation and serving of cooked, vinegared rice combined with varied ingredients such as seafood, vegetables, meat (usually fish) and occasionally tropical fruits. Sushi is often served with pickled ginger, wasabi, and soy sauce. Daikon radish is popular as a garnish. Sashimi is served as slices, unlike sushi, which is served as rolls.
Discover the delicacy for yourself with a trip to Japan with Wendy Wu.




Curry – India

Curry is a dish originating from the Indian subcontinent. The common feature is the use of complex combinations of spices or herbs, usually including fresh or dried hot chillies.
Get the true taste of India with a Cox & Kings tour of India.



Moqueca – Brazil

Moqueca is a Brazilian recipe based on saltwater fish stew, tomatoes, onions, garlic and coriander, slow cooked and served with prawns.
Discover the dish for yourself on a tour of Brazil with Hurtigruten.




Paella – Spain

Paella is a rice dish usually served with seafood or chicken. Paella has ancient roots, but its modern form originated in the mid-19th century near the Albufera lagoon on the east coast of Spain adjacent to the city of Valencia.
Explore Spain with a Cox & Kings tour of Andalucia.




Laksa –Asia

Laksa consists of rice noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawns or fish, served in a spicy soup based on a rich and spicy curried coconut milk. It can be found in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Southern Thailand.
Explore Asia with a taste of Indochina with Wendy Wu.




Goulash – Hungary

Goulash is a soup or stew of meat and vegetables, seasoned with paprika and other spices. Originating from the medieval kingdom of Hungary, goulash is also a popular meal in Central and Eastern Europe.
Explore Budapest in Hungary with Riviera Travel and compare dishes from different countries along the Danube.




Pho – Vietnam

Phở is a Vietnamese noodle soup consisting of broth, rice noodles, a few herbs and meat, primarily beef or chicken.
Discover the taste of Vietnam on a 13-day tour with Wendy Wu.




Escargots – France

Cooked land snails, escargots are usually served as a starter in Portugal, Spain and France, and are a typical dish in the Catalan region of Spain.
Discover French delicacies with the French tour operator Club Med in their luxury South of France resort.




Jerk Chicken – Jamaica

Jerk is a style of cooking native to Jamaica in which meat is dry-rubbed or wet-marinated with a very hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice.
Get the true taste of Jamaica by staying with Sandals in this Caribbean paradise




Bobotie – South Africa

Bobotie is a South African dish consisting of spiced minced meat baked with an egg-based topping. Bobotie’s origin goes back to the recipe for Patinam ex lacte of Apicius, who lived in Rome some 2000 years ago. He packed layers of cooked meat in a dish. Explore Africa with a Cox & Kings tour of South Africa.



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  • 4th August 2017