Love food? Then join the celebrations!
Does traveling for food fascinate you?
Just for food aficionados like you, several food festivals are organised around the world. So join the celebration and indulge in your favourite delicacies from across the world.
Salon du Chocolat Festival, France
A five day annual event, this festival is a chocolate lover’s dream come true. The event features more than 200 chocolatiers, pastry chefs and confectioners. Visitors are treated to demonstrations by the greatest pastry chefs, conferences, live performances by cocoa producing countries, book signings, workshops for children, chocolate marketplace and the most drool worthy fashion show featuring clothes made entirely of chocolate!
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Australia
Launched in 1993, the annual Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is a hallmark event in a gourmand’s calendar. Thousands of food and wine lovers descend to Melbourne every year to participate in this 10 day celebration of food. Don’t forget to join in the signature event of the festival “The Longest Lunch” where a record number of people gather together every year from across the globe for a three course lunch.
The tiny multicultural island of Singapore packs quite a punch with its variety in flavours from around the world. It is no surprise that Savour, the four day event celebrating over 50 signature dishes from world class restaurants is a must-visit on every food lover’s travel diary. Gourmet cuisine, cocktails, wines and Christmas goodies all combined, make Savour one of the world’s best annual food festivals.
An annual event since 1995, the Pizzafest is a four day celebration of one of the most loved food in the world. Set in Naples, the birthplace of pizza itself, this festival has world famous pizzeria compete against renowned local pizzaioli.
Napa Truffle Festival, USA
Napa Valley in the USA is well known to the world as a heaven for food and wine lovers. However, for the past seven years, the valley has also been hosting the Napa Truffle Festival in the month of January. This carnival brings together the best chefs to ensure that the world’s ‘Truffle curiosity’ is well catered to.
However before you step into these food festivals, remember to use a prepaid travel card instead of carrying wads of cash. Paying for all your purchases, the travel card lets you enjoy your food without worrying about pickpockets.
So, go ahead, begin your culinary journey!