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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
First-time cruiser? I’m sure you’ve got a million questions, but there’s no need to lose sleep wondering about how it will all go. We are here to help! Here’s what you need to know about getting on and off the cruise ship. Embarkation This is the process used by cruise ships to verify everyone who […]
If you plan on visiting England anytime soon, you might want to know about the top sites in London to see. The truth is, there are far too many attractions and landmarks in the capital to see on one trip, but that’s what makes planning your itinerary all the more important. With this in mind, […]
5 Questions for Choosing the Right Luggage for Your Next Trip Make sure you choose the right luggage from the start. Almost all travelers have a Nightmare Luggage Story. You spent a lot of money on a fancy brand-name bag that broke on the first leg of the trip. Or you skimped on the spending […]
The Rhine and Danube Rivers offer cruises with some similarities. They flow through some of the most scenic places in Europe. You will see bustling cities, charming villages, and even picturesque fields. Castles dot the countryside. If you are just getting ready to take your first European river cruise, or you’ve been on several, you […]
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.