You’ve strolled through the Louvre, survived the bustling crowds in Times Square, and snapped an album’s worth of photos with Disney World’s iconic mouse. And when hunger pangs strike, no traveler should ever settle for less-than-amazing fare. Whether you’re in the mood for French artisanal goodies or a juicy burger, these seven travel blogs will help you skip the tourist traps and dine like a local.
1. Parla Food
Hailing from New Jersey, food and beverage expert Katie Parla has been residing in Rome since 2003. A dining-enthusiast, Katie regularly pens detailed restaurant and food trend reviews. Each entry comes complete with photos that will tantalize your taste buds. On the go? But of course you are! Check out her iTunes app here.
Not many of us could whip up a caramelized apple tarte or homemade pasta dish quite like Clotilde Dusoulier, but at least we could say we tried! On Chocolate and Zucchini, the full-time food blogger and author shares her recipe secrets, dining experiences, cooking tips and tricks, and a map of Paris markets. If you’re planning on an extended stay in Paris, this blog’s stunning visuals and handy tips will make your time in The City of Light an unforgettable experience for your taste buds.
3. Mumbai Boss
Traversing the most populous city in India is a feat you won’t have to go alone, thanks to Mumbai Boss’ knowledgeable team. The blog comes complete with news, culture, and shopping sections, but we’re still drooling over the food and nightlife entries. There’s even a map of the city’s new and notable restaurants. What’s worth eating in Mumbai? You’ll have to visit the blog to find out, but we can assure you that it puts your usual food joints to shame.
What happens when two travel-food enthusiasts join forces? The world gets a taste of the best dishes and drinks in over 125 cities across the globe. The husband and wife team has covered the map in delectable foods, and best of all, they’re asking YOU to join in. Itching to show the blogosphere your favorite dish? Sign up here to share your food memories.
Connections go a long way in the world of food. And with Find.Eat.Drink., you won’t need to track down a culinary pro to savor the fare of the best restaurants around the world. Packed with insider secrets, tips, and recommendations, you’ll wonder how you ever got around town without it! Take Find.Eat.Drink. wherever you go by downloading the free iTunes app.
Launched in 2005, The Food Pornographer quickly climbed the ranks to become one of Western Australia’s most-visited food blogs. Featuring a delightful smorgasbord of food photos, travel tales, and local restaurant recommendations, it’ll give travelers insights on just how much Down Under has to offer.
Writer Niamh Shields knows that there’s no place like London, which is why she has a blog dedicated to the local cuisine and mouth-watering recipes. Thrown into the mix are stories and colorful photos of all the amazing cities she travels to. We don’t know what to envy more: Her cooking savvy or her globe-trotting lifestyle.