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! […]
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 […]
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 […]
For some people, a dream destination (bucket-list trip) pops easily into their minds. They know exactly where they would go in a heartbeat if there were no obstacles. For others, it’s a bit more ambiguous. You might have an idea about what you’d like, but you might not be entirely certain where you’d have your passport […]
If you’re someone who is new to cruises, it can feel like an overwhelming process. Here are some tips to avoid cruise planning mistakes. There are many things that are unique to the cruising world that don’t show up in “regular” travel. One of the things that first-time cruisers don’t realize is that cruise lines plan itineraries years in advance. […]
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 […]
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 […]
And why should you go to one? Chefs across the globe yearn for a Michelin Star on their door. Guests travel thousands of miles just to sit at one of these lauded tables (and sometimes spend a load of cash too!). What’s the big deal about a Michelin-starred restaurant? Here are the basics: According to […]
What to eat and what to see on your first visit to the vibrant county of Portugal. This southern European country certainly doesn’t lack natural or architectural beauty. It’s no wonder you have a desire to visit Portugal. There’s a never-ending number of things to do and see and eat! So, where should you even […]
Vacations, even simple weekend getaways, can be full of adventure — that’s part of the great appeal, after all. However, if you value a delicious, high-quality meal along with your adventure, then check out these four apps. You will find the best food when you travel, anywhere your heart and palate take you. When you’re […]
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.