The Culinary Travel Guide

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Culinary travel recommendations based on our personal experiences.  If we haven’t been there, you won’t see it here. 

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What motivates your travel choices? If you’re like us, it’s all about the food and drink.

Here at The Culinary Travel Guide, our mission is to find the best food travel experiences around the world and share them with you – through our impartial firsthand reviews and destination guides, as well as our blog, the TCTG Journal. We’re your source for food travel news, reviews, inspiration and more.


cu·li·nar·y trav·el

the pursuit and enjoyment of unique and memorable food and drink experiences,

both far and near


pursuit & enjoyment

The best cooking classes, food tours and culinary vacations take you on a delicious journey involving all of your senses: sight, smell, taste, touch and sound. They also give you the opportunity to break bread with fellow foodies, artisans, chefs, farmers and producers from around the world.

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unique & memorable

Authenticity is one of the essential ingredients for memorable food travel. It’s all about discovering the special characteristics, the terroir, of a local cuisine. Whether you’re exploring a country, region, city or neighbourhood, we know you’re searching to find a sense of place through food.


food & drink

Although the phrase culinary travel sounds a bit pretentious, it doesn’t necessarily mean gourmet or expensive. It’s just as likely to involve a wide-eyed walk through a lively food market as it is an unforgettable meal at a Michelin star restaurant.

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far & near

Most of us can’t spend every day pursuing amazing food experiences in exotic locations around the world (as much as we might like to) but head over to Chinatown for some dim sum or visit your local farmer’s market, and guess what? You’re still a culinary traveller.

Twisted Tomato Opens Two New Eateries in Kelowna

The Italian Table and Fleetwood Public House open in Kelowna.

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Three Days in Sevilla

A sneak peek at my custom itinerary for Sevilla, Spain crafted by Amanda Jennison of These Gypsy Feet Food Tours

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Enter to Win in our #Fall4Fall Contest

Tell us what you love most about fall and you could win a $400 Hertz car rental

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Degustation: 09/29/2014

09/29/2014 edition of Degustation weekly is out with news about about Laura Calder, Le Grande Epicerie and Les Anise de Flavigny.

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Degustation: 09/22/2014

Check out our new weekly column, Degustation, where we put SAVEUR magazine in the spotlight for our first post.

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Mission Hill presents Encounters with Iceland

The land of fire and ice comes alive at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery.

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