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Twenty gift ideas for foodies who love to travel

Updated: Dec 9, 2022

Travel Gift Ideas - Foodie Travel Plated dish from Michelin star restaurant, Le Cirque inside the Bellagio Las Vegas. ©AlonzoWright
A travel gift guide for those obsessed with foodie travel. Plated course at Michelin starred Le Cirque at Bellagio Las Vegas. ©AlonzoWright

Have passport, will travel for food. Sound familiar? If you’re a foodie who loves to travel, you already know that where and what you eat is just as important (if not more) than where you stay. And that also means you know the pain of craving your favorite cacio e pepe from Rome, that mole negro you had in Oaxaca or that funky raclette from the Swiss Alps. Food is a sensory experience and those who covet truly delicious fare understand and appreciate the quality behind special ingredients and accessories; especially long after they’ve arrived home. Here’s where these travel gift ideas come in.

People scouring through produce in a traditional food market is one example of foodie travel. ©AlonzoWright
Foodie travel usually includes a trip to a traditional market, this one is in Bruges, Belgium. ©AlonzoWright

If you need something special for the foodie travel buff in your life, we’ve curated this Travel Foodie Gift Guide specifically for those with a discerning palate and a deep appreciation for food they’ve enjoyed abroad. We’ve taken the time to pour through hundreds of international artisans and small businesses to share with you the incredible products behind some of the world’s most famous foodie destinations. And a quick note while we’re at it: if you’re eating just to stay alive, you are seriously missing out on one of life’s greatest pleasures. Here's our list of travel gift ideas for those obsessed with foodie travel.


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