According to the article below from Travel Age West, culinary travel is one of the fastest-growing travel segments.
As many travelers do, I love food, and I love to try new flavors and cuisines every time I travel. In my mind, it?s one of the best ways to discover a new culture. And, I?m pretty sure that I?m not alone. In fact, when I listen to my colleagues and family members reminisce about their own travels, it almost always starts with some type of culinary experience ? from eating at a Michelin-starred restaurant to sampling street food, cuisine is a dominant force in travel…read entire article.
Ask any self proclaimed ?foodie? (a lover of food) about the importance of incorporating a variety of culinary dishes and dining selections into their everyday living and you?ll quickly discover it is simply the very essence of who they are.? These same vibrant, vivacious individuals choose to travel in the same manner in which they are accustomed to living their life sampling a variety of fresh local delicacies and fine wines while exploring new cultures and creating new travel experiences.