Who has the wanderlust gene? You know them when you meet them. People who always keep their passport on hand and can pack for an international trip in twenty minutes flat. They rarely meet a travel idea they don’t like. Folks who would rather take three international trips a year than own a car. They […]

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Do you have the “wanderlust gene”?

wanderlust gene in Tahiti

What’s it like to sail Billionaire Richard Branson’s new Cruise Line? Well, first off, this is not your grandmother’s cruise. Although grandmothers and EVERYONE else are welcome onboard a Virgin Voyages Cruise. Not only welcome, but this is an instance where there is truly something for everyone. While the dining and the technology are certainly […]

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Sailing Scarlet Lady, Virgin Voyages Cruise

Virgin Voyages Cruise

Meals and  wheels with Backroads Travel Cruising the Croatian coastline by bike is an excellent way to get up close and personal with the scenic Dalmatian islands. By winding your way through olive groves and vineyards, past ancient fortresses, and dining in cozy Konobas (Croatian tavern) you’ll instantly fall in love with the Croatian landscape. Biking […]

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Biking in Croatia = Culture + Culinary

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.