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 […]
Known as California Wine Country, Napa and Sonoma are the most iconic wine regions in the United States. And while wine may be the draw, there’s more to the area. Scenic views, incredible food, deluxe shops and spas, and exquisite lodging. Are you thinking of visiting California Wine Country this year? If so, take our […]
Ready to eat like a local in Paris? Food is one of the best ways to learn about a different culture. As you eat in France, you’ll find this couldn’t be more true. After all, cuisine, menu, and dessert are all French words! Try eating like a local for every meal to get a true […]
Do you have a green thumb AND the travel bug? Why not give your garden a passport? Plant a garden inspired by popular vacation spots. Here are some destination-specific plants you should consider. Mix and match as you wish, just make sure that the plants you select will thrive in the climate in which you […]
Ready to plan a trip to France? Ready to eat all that fabulous food? Worried about how you’ll actually dine in French Restaurants? Well, worry no longer! I’ve got all the tips and tricks you need to know right here.
The Loire region of France is most famous for its grand royal chateaus from the renaissance. You’ll be happy to know that some of France’s best-loved culinary masterpieces come from the same area. Think, Tarte Tatin, quiches, and goat cheese! And of course a glass the local Sancerre is de rigueur to wash it all down. One […]
Want to make sure your trip is personalized just for you? There are, of course, thousands of possible trips out there. There are plenty of great trips to choose from — and then there are trips that are great for you. Being honest about what you want and need and getting to know your own personal travel […]
Ready to taste your way through the enchanting capital of Hungary? From cozy cafes to the bustling food market halls, there are so many things to do in Budapest for food lovers. Read on to learn some of my top culinary experiences in the city. Budapest is full of wonders. Regardless of your reason to […]
10 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent – Especially NOW Are you starting to think about that next vacation? Wondering when and how you can get to some amazing destinations? Maybe you should use a travel agent? Yes, we’re still around. Actually, we never went away. And our expertise is needed now more than ever […]
Have you been to Madrid? My first encounter with the city was a short 24 hour layover on route to Mallorca. Those few hours set off a strong desire to return for more. With so much to see and so many wonderful things to eat, three – four days is best for exploring this great […]
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.