Top Places to Discover Food Across the Globe

Published June 6, 2018 at 2:39 pm

If you’re travelling, how can you not sample local food?

Everyone loves to do it, and to be honest it makes your Instagram gallery look good.

Even just the idea of flying to a different country and exploring their streets for food is exciting enough.

And, turns out that globally travelers love destinations with great food and drink.’s data from over 50,000 global travelers reveals that. Six in ten travelers (61 per cent) say they pick a destination for its great food and drink.

Thirty-four per cent of travelers, plan to take a dedicated food trip in 2018.

And the world’s appetite is only increasing! Forty-nine per cent hope to be more adventurous with the type of cuisine they eat. Sixty-four per cent travelers will try to eat more local food in 2018. And, over half (51 per cent) are likely to seek street food.

Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan and Brazil are among the top places to discover food across the globe.

One way to do this, is to obviously eat local, wherever you may be. More than 54 per cent want to have unique experiences, and food trucks are the ideal way to eat local.

Here’s where the world wants to travel to eat.

For street food

Ipoh, Malaysia

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Nagoya, Japan

Johor Bahru, Malaysia

João Pessoa, Brazil

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Colmar, France

Lima, Peru

Catania, Italy

For food trucks

Portland, USA

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Seoul, South Korea

Bangkok, Thailand

Istanbul, Turkey