Do you enjoy browsing through recipes online and swooning over enticing food images? Is it curiosity about other cultures or thrill of armchair exploration that finds you spending countless hours on travel sites?
Food and travel experiments enable you to see places, culinary traditions and culture from a vantage point – local point of view.
This immersive experience leaves you with a keen understanding of food, customs and people. We’ve attempted something similar with this top list of food-loving travel bloggers.
You’ll find bloggers who enjoy a variety of foods, experiment with local and exotic cuisine on their journey across the planet. The travel bloggers in our listicle showcase their adventures and experiences, while musing on food, dining spots and tourist activities.
Author – Mark Wiens
Probably the most famous food and travel blog out there, a creation (and passion) of Mark Wiens. More than through the blog itself, Mark became famous thanks to his You Tube Channel, that features food on camera from all over the world. It is an absolute must-follow for people who travel for food.
2. Legal Nomads
Author – Jodi Ettenberg
Jodi Ettenberg, a former lawyer, quit her job to travel and ended up creating a completely new career for herself, inspiring readers with her powerful story-telling. She shares her culinary adventures from places she visits, sprinkled with beautiful photography, resources and personal tips.
3. Bacon is Magic
Author – Ayngelina Borgan
What started off a female solo-traveller’s chronicle has morphed into a culinary and travel blog about meals, people and places. With the contribution of her husband Dave, who is a professional chef, the blog features fascinating food guides and recipes – and don’t miss all the fantastic video food guides on their You Tube Channel!
4. Nomadic Boys
Authors – Stefan and Sebastian
The London-based gay couple has travelled to 25 countries so far. You’ll find an entire section on local food recipes, in addition to culture stories and travel advice on their site.
Authors – Daryl and Mindi Hirsch
This married couple combine their love for food and travel (over 30 countries all together and 38 States in the US) into a fact-filled website. You’ll find tips on cuisine, dining spots, accommodation and food festivals.
6. With Husband in Tow
Authors – Eric and Amber
For this couple, adventure lies in food-related events from tasting local foods to exploring new cuisines, as they are experiencing the world through food and wine travel. Don’t forget to check out their delicious You Tube Channel.
7. Authentic Food Quest
Authors – Claire and Rosemary
Claire and Rosemary, who are both family, and business partners, set off on a mission through 32 countries and 29 US States to showcase authentic local food to the world. They want to inspire other travellers to experience other countries and cultures through culinary experiences.
8. Once in A Lifetime Journey
Author – Mar Pages
Having travelled to 90 countries so far, Mar reveals more about little-known places in the world, their cuisine, restaurants and her amazing experiences there.
9. Funnelogy Channel
Authors – Gabriella Zanzanaini and Nicolas Petit
These bloggers are foodies at heart searching for new recipes from local kitchens abroad – as they say, there is not better universal language than food! Their website has food and culture stories from their journey through Eurasia.
10. A Little Adrift
Author – Shannon O’Donnell
Shannon, who was named “Traveller of the Year” by National Geographic, has been exploring the planet from 2008. Her site has expanded to include guides on food, culture and sustainable tourism along with beautiful photography.
11. Eat Your World
Authors – Scott and Laura Rosen
Travel is all about immersing in new cultural and food experiences for this couple. Their blog documents and local foods and travel stories from 125+ cities, focusing on foods and drinks that are native and traditional.
12. Boy Eats World
Authors – Aleney and Raffles
A food-travel blog with a difference! Along with travel anecdotes, you’ll find restaurant reviews, food notes by mom, and special reviews by 8-year old Raffles.
13. A Table for Two
Author – Billy Law
This Masterchef Australia participant has been living his culinary travel dream. His posts cover tasty restaurant meals from around the world with drool worthy images.
14. Mrs. O Around the World
Author – Ana Silva O’Reilly
Do luxury settings figure in your travel essentials? This blog with travel tips, reviews and best lists of places, hotels and food will feel like home.
15. A Taste of Travel
Author – Jenny
Jenny’s love for new sights, delicious flavours and luxury travel spaces is evident from her food and travel stories – and it all started in Italy, but since then she’s been eating her way throughout the continents!
16. Food Travelist
Author – Sue Reddel, Diana Laskaris
Sue and Diana call themselves “ambassadors of food travel” and they’ve been touring the culinary world since 2011. They also specifically cover experiences that “offer welcoming comfort to the LGBTQ community”.
17. The Wandering Gourmand
Author – Bryan Richards
A stay-at-home dad, a craft beer and food blogger and a travel writer, Bryan takes you on a food and beer hunting journey across five continents.
18. Lonely Palate
Author – Jessica Rigg
Jessica shares food secrets gleamed from locals and chefs on her travels, along with details on food trends and eateries.
19. The Travel Bite
Author – Rachelle Lucas and Pete Wallace
Rachelle’s and Pete’s passion for exploring food and places is visible in there posts as they searches for tastiest meals on her travels. Through her writing and recipes collected from all around the world, she inspires people to explore the world of culinary vacations.
20. Cook Sister
Author – Jeanne Horak-Druiff
Jeanne, a South African food, wine and travel blogger, brings you restaurant reviews, travel tips and cuisine advice interspersed with gorgeous images of markets and delicious food.
21. Ever in Transit
Author – Cassie Kifer and Kevin Adams
California-based duo, Cassie and Kevin, takes you on a culinary journey across continents, featuring unusual foods, global recipes, beers and wine from all around the globe. Explore their (mostly) vegetarian foods and enjoy their travel tips!
22. Travel Bites Deep
Author – Jessica Colley
The bloggette takes you on a journey across Europe exploring food, luxury settings and locale, while sharing unique tips with readers.
23. A Cook Not Mad
Authors –Tim and Nat
When a photographer and a chef decide to share their travel stories, you’re sure to find tantalising tales of food and culture among the pages.
24. The Culinary Travel Guide
Author – Laura Goyer
This Culinary Travel Professional shares top food experiences with her readers. You’ll find news, reviews, and personal food reminiscences on this magazine-style website.
25. Travel This Earth
Authors – Mica and Mike
Mica and Mike have been living all around the world since 2007. When they’re not busy volunteering, this duo explore the rich culinary scene in their destinations and share them with their readers.
26. The Food Pornographer
Author – Cynthia Chew
This Australian food-and-travel aficionado showcases her culinary experiences, restaurant reviews and market tours with beautiful images.
27. Will Fly for Food
Authors – JB and Renee
The traveleaters, as they call themselves, talk about their culinary exploits on the road. Their website also provides guides on dining spots and local food.
28. Deliciously Directionless
Author – Prachi Joshi
This India-based traveller’s site is filled with restaurant reviews, food notes, interesting recipes, and travel anecdotes.
Author – Floran Pinel
Floran writes about authentic recipes from East European (Eastern bloc) cuisines and restaurants serving them. You’ll also find travelogues from countries like Armenia and Moldova.
Did you enjoy this round-up of food-based travel blogs? Ready to embark on your own culinary cum exploration trip?