With exquisite food and wine, endless charming scenery, and unforgeable iconic landmarks, it’s nowonder that France is one of the most beloved European destinations. 2023 is expected to be anespecially exciting year to visit France due to the Rugby World Cup and the 1,000th anniversary of MontSt. Michel. I forecast that the top spots in […]

European Travel, France, Vacation planning

Top Spots in France 2023

Top Spot in France 2023

Anyone who has traveled across time zones knows the foggy, headachy, dragging feeling of jet lag. It’s awful, and it can interfere with productivity and enjoyment on any trip. Especially if you have a somewhat limited time — say, a week in Paris — jet lag can cut into the fun of half your trip! […]

International Travel, Travel Tips

How to avoid Jet Lag 🥱

Using a travel advisor

Are you looking for an unforgettable vacation experience? Why not consider a guided tour? Guided tours offer the perfect balance of exploration and relaxation. Therefore, allowing you to explore new places without taking on the burden and stress of planning every single detail. With a professional tour guide and itinerary, you are sure to see […]

European Travel, Travel Tips, Vacation planning

Guided Tours Vs. DIY Trip Planning

Freedom on a guided tour

Beyond the bubbly, there is so much to exploring Champagne France. The French province of Champagne is best known for its sparkling wine. However, there is much more to do here than taste its famous bubbly. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, an outdoor adventure, or some delicious local cuisine, Champagne has something […]

Champagne, Culinary Travel, Wine Tasting

Exploring Champagne, France

Exploring Reims, Champagne France

Travelling can be exhausting. Whether it’s an early train ride to the next city or the third full day of touring the Louvre. Sometimes even non-coffee drinkers need a pick-me up in the form of that caffeinated nectar of the gods. Ordering coffee in France can sometimes be a bit tricky for travelers. But once […]

Culinary Travel, Paris, Travel Tips

Coffee in Paris

There is nothing like Christmas in Paris. The romantic city of lights gets even more magical during the holidays. From Christmas Eve Mass at one of the Gothic churches to window shopping on the Champs Elysees, your Parisian dreams become a reality in November and December. Here are a few of my favorite things to […]

Culinary Travel, Paris

Christmas in Paris

There have been a few major events in history that have impacted the travel industry. Things like 9/11, the invention of the internet, and the Coronavirus pandemic have caused travel agencies to make changes in order to stay relevant and serve their clients well. What are those changes, and how do they affect you? Let’s […]

International Travel, Travel Tips

Value of Using a Travel Advisor Today

using a travel agent

Lyon, France is certainly the city to indulge in all of your French foodie fantasies, decadent dreams and love of adventurous cuisine. This historic city is the gastronomic capital of France – and the French would probably argue (and possibly be right), the entire world. The best known chefs all encourage gourmands-in-the-making to make the […]

Culinary Travel, European Travel, Lyon, France, River Cruise

Culinary Spotlight – Lyon, France

Lyon, France River Cruise

Travel during the busy holiday season doesn’t have to be full of frustrations. Remember these few tips to help you have smooth travel. Plan and budget your Holiday Travel 💰 Travel in peak holiday season can be extra busy and priced at a premium. We recommend you consider your travel plans six to nine months […]

Family travel, Packing Tips, Travel Tips

Holiday Travel Tips

Holiday Travel

Stumped about what to get the traveler in your life? Try these ideas! Looking for a travel gift this year? When it comes time to buy a travel-loving friend a gift, it’s easy to feel stuck on what to get. Journals are great — but not all travelers are journalers, and those that are – […]

Travel, Travel gifts, Travel Tips

Top 9 Travel Gifts for 2022

Travel gift

At Gourmet Adventures Travel Co., I craft culinary getaways for travelers who love to eat well and yearn to truly savor the authentic side of their destination. From a river cruise through Provencal wine country to a journey through the heady spice markets and medinas of Morocco, you'll taste your way through the world's most enchanting landscapes.

My secret sauce for perfectly planned escapes? Before I was a travel advisor, I was a chef-so you can trust me to sniff out the best culinary experiences abroad, steer you to life-changing restaurants, and bake up a vacation truly fit for your food-loving soul.  Through my industry connections and first-hand experiences, I am able to uncover "off-menu" adventures for you.  And since everybody's palate is different, your culinary travel journey will be uniquely tailored to what you want to see, do and taste.


 

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