Are you a lover of authentic travel experiences and culinary delights? If so, you’re in for a treat. Let Viking River Cruises take you on a journey through the heart of Europe’s most captivating regions. From historic cities to charming villages, embark on a voyage like no other as we explore the ease and elegance […]

European Travel, River Cruise

4 Reasons to try Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruise

Cruising through Europe on it’s sparkling rivers is becoming more and more popular. It is easy to understand why when you think about the picturesque landscapes, local cuisine, and exceptional service provided on these cruises. If it’s your first time, here are some things you’ll want to know before you go river cruising in Europe. […]

European Travel, River Cruise, Vacation planning

River Cruising In Europe

River cruising in Europe

These seaside ports are off the beaten path for most cruise ships. In fact, only the smaller vessels can make it to their docks. You’ll have these 4 hidden gems of the Mediterranean all to yourself. Timeless Retreat – Lipari, Italy Hovering off of Sicily’s northeast coast, Lipari sits in the bright blue waters facing […]

Cruise, European Travel, Mediterranean

Hidden Gems of the Mediterranean

Hidden gem of the Mediterranean

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

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

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

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, […]

England, European Travel, Family travel, London

Top Sites in London

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 […]

Budapest, Hungary, Cruise, European Travel, Food Travel, Germany, Rhine River, River Cruise

Exploring the Rhine and Danube Rivers

Finally! Winter is over and spring is here! No more cold temps, wind chill factors, snow, and dreary days. It’s during this time of year, that a lot of people need something to look forward to. They want warmth, they want an escape, so they start to think of vacation. And the first opportunity after […]

European Travel, Family travel, Travel Tips

Successful Spring Vacation – Top Tips

Spring vacation in Paris

More than just incredible pasta, truffles, and tiramisu. Italy is rich in history and culture. And, one of the easiest countries to find on a map 👢. The land was first inhabited by Etruscans before others like the Celts, Phoenicians, and Greeks. And let’s not forget the Roman Empire which was founded in 753BC. It […]

European Travel, Italy, Things to do

Top 10 Places to Visit in Italy

Top spot s in Italy

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.