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Best Vacations For Food Lovers

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Some people travel for the nightlife, architecture, or amazing beaches, others travel for the food! Food and travel are a dynamic duo. You can learn a lot about a culture from their food. If you love food and travel, we've got a list perfect for you. Check out seven cities any foodie should visit.

1. Florence, Italy

Wine and pasta in Italy is a dream come true! Florence offers many options for any foodie. Shop the San Lorenzo Food Market, or take a walking food tour around the city. Learn the secrets of Tuscan cooking with a pasta-making class at a historic winery in the Tuscan countryside.

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2. Tokyo, Japan

All-you-can-eat sushi, yes, please! Tokyo has beautiful architecture, colorful nightlife, and amazing food. Japan uses seasonal ingredients and the freshest fish in their dishes. Sushi isn't the only option. A trip to Tokyo should include eating ramen, and donburi, having fun at local izakayas - Japanese-style pubs, and indulging at dessert cafés.

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3. New Orleans, Louisiana

You don't have to travel internationally for some great food. New Orleans has a unique culture with Creole and French influences. This party city will surely satisfy any foodie with its famous gumbo, crawfish etouffee, and beignets.

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4. Bangkok, Thailand

There's a reason why millions of tourist travel to Bangkok each year. Thai food has its own unique flavor blending influences from China, India, and neighboring islands. Enjoy traditional street food or Michelin-star restaurants. Don't forget to check out a few floating markets!

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5. Lima, Peru

Peru is the top destination for food in South America. Lima represents all of Peru with vibrant food using ingredients from all regions. Ceviche and chicharrones are a must-try when visiting. Learn about the Indigenous influences through the flavors of Peru.

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6. Paris, France

Freshly baked baguettes, croissants, macarons, and cheese. Paris is a foodie's paradise. Enjoy a quick bite at a café before visiting the Eiffel Tower, take a cooking class to learn the technique of French cooking, and enjoy French delicacies of frog legs and escargot.

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7. New York City, New York

Could not end the list without mentioning New York. NYC is known for being a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. Get a taste of the world without traveling overseas. From street vendors to high-end restaurants, the options are endless.

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Food brings people together and can make a trip more memorable. If you're hungry just thinking about these places, book your next trip and enjoy the many flavors of the world.

Natalie Cardona is a recent graduate of CUNY Baruch College. She has a BA in Digital Communications and Culture with a minor in law and policy.

She is currently pursuing a career in media and entertainment. She loves music, TV comedies, sports, and trying new cuisines and restaurants with friends.

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