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Authentic Flavours

Authentic meals are often the thing we remember most about a holiday, and great cuisine is an integral part of your Travelmarvel journey. Whether it’s feast of local cuisine, sitting down for a memorable Welcome and Farewell Dinner, or a delicious Insider Experience, indulge your tastebuds on their own culinary journey.

Unique Experiences

Mouth-watering Wagyu | Japan
Discover the famous Hida beef in Takayama. A remarkably tender variety of Japanese icon Wagyu, Hida beef is marbled perfectly to melt in the mouth. Be amazed by the extreme softness and rich taste that will have you hooked from the start. View Featured Trip.

Korean BBQ in Seoul | South Korea
Enjoy a Welcome Dinner at a traditional Korean-style BBQ house in Seoul. Indulge in smoky meats, sizzling savoury pancakes and other culinary delights with a side of tangy kimchi as you announce your arrival in style. View Featured Trip.

Tokyo Izakaya Experience Japan
Enjoy an authentic Japanese dining experience in a bustling izakaya in Tokyo. Izakayas are small and unique dive bars where locals from all walks of life sit side by side to embrace Japan’s incredible cuisine and diverse range of drinks. View Featured Trip.

Seafood Delights in Colombo | Sri Lanka
Dine in style at your accommodation at The Lagoon seafood restaurant in the Cinnamon Grand in Colombo. Pick out what your favourites from the freshest catch of the day and choose just how you’d like the skilful chefs to prepare your unique meal. View Featured Trip.

Japanese Whisky Tasting Japan
Enjoy a fantastic whisky tasting at Yoichi Distillery in Sapporo, where award-winning Nikka whisky is produced. Founded in 1934, the distillery creates whisky using famous Scottish distilling methods, and has been producing acclaimed malts ever since. View Featured Trip.

Bibimbap Lesson South Korea
Learn how to make South Korea’s favourite dish, bibimbap, during a cooking class and demonstration in Seoul. The delicious mixed rice dish can be prepared in a number of ways and you won’t be able to wait to show your new skills when you return home. View Featured Trip.

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View of Wagyu Beef hida, Japan

Superb Dining On Board
All meals are included throughout your Mekong river cruises. Prepared by expert chefs each day, each meal presents a comprehensive insight into the delicious local cuisine while Western favourites are always available. View Featured Trip.

Included Beverages During Your Cruise
During your Mekong River cruise, enjoy international wines, local beer and spirits included with lunch and dinner, while soft drinks are included all day in the Saigon Lounge & Bar, as well as espresso coffee at Le Viêt Nam Café. View Mekong River Ship - RV Apsara. View Featured Trip.

Cooking Class in Hoi An
Discover the art of Vietnamese cuisine at Hoi An’s Morning Glory Cooking School. Learn how to create signature Vietnamese dishes. Then, savour the delicious lunch you’ve prepared. View Featured Trip.

Dinner in Siem Reap
In Siem Reap, you will be treated to an authentic experience as you dine on a selection of traditional Khmer cuisine while you witness a magnificent Apsara dance. View Featured Trip.

KOTO Culinary Centre in Hanoi
Enjoy a meal at KOTO on Van Mieu in Hanoi, which opened for disadvantaged youth to be trained by expert chefs. This hospitality training centre gives at-risk and disadvantaged youth the opportunity to break the poverty cycle by creating brighter future prospects for themselves. View Featured Trip.

The Chopsticks Saigon
In Ho Chi Minh City, dine in the former home of the Vice President of Southern Vietnam prior to 1975. This converted villa offers rich history, as well as a selection of tasty Vietnamese cuisine and a world-class wine list. View Featured Trip.

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Noodle Soup, Vietnam
Gourmet Tasmanian Dinner | Tasmania
Indulge in the very best produce that Tasmania has to offer at Tall Timbers. Sit down to a beautiful three-course farm-to-table meal amid a rustic setting surrounded by the wild Tarkin wilderness. View Featured Trip.

Kings Canyon Outback BBQ | Northern Territory
The quintessential Aussie experience – enjoy an outback BBQ at Kings Canyon Resort complete with live entertainment. The perfect way to unwind after a day exploring the landscapes of the red centre. View Featured Trip.

New Norcia Benedictine Community | Western Australia
Established in 1847 by Spanish Benedictine monks as a mission for the local Aboriginal people, New Norcia's monastery is still in use today. While you visit, the monks will prepare a gourmet meal using a century-old wood-fired oven. View Featured Trip.

James Boag Brewery | Tasmania
Take a guided tour and enjoy drinks and canapes at James Boag Brewery in Launceston. Founded in 1881, the brewery has long been a pride and joy of northern Tasmania. View Featured Trip.

House of Anvers | Tasmania
Indulge in mouth-watering truffles, rich fudge and exquisite dark chocolate at House of Anvers. The chocolate factory matches local Tasmanian cream with the world’s finest ingredients, creating a plethora of delectable treats that will have you reaching for more. View Featured Trip.

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Breakfast with the Bears, Vancouver
Feed resident orphaned grizzly bears at the Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge, before enjoying breakfast served in a restaurant at Grouse Mountain's summit, with views across Vancouver. View Featured Trip.

First Nations-Inspired Feast, Whistler
At the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler, hear stories of the hunters and gathers who traditionally inhabited the land. Sit down to a menu inspired by traditional First Nations' food and enjoy a cultural performance by a world-renowned performance team. View Featured Trip.

Maligne Canyon
With views over Jasper's deepest canyon, the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen is the perfect setting to satisfy your appetite for regional cuisine while taking in this stunning landmark. Think slow-cooked meats, handmade preserves and a serve of warm hospitality. View Featured Trip.

Maple Syrup Sugar Shack, Quebec City
Maple syrup is enjoyed the world over but at a sugar shack, which is traditionally a small cabin, enjoy local Canadian fare with one of its most famous exports and learn where sap from maple trees is collected. Yum! View Featured Trip.

Ben and Jerry's Icecream Factory
You might have been tempted by Ben and Jerry's ice cream in the freezer section of your local store but now you can sample their world-famous flavours from the source, on a Ben and Jerry's factory tour, designed especially for your tastebuds. View Featured Trip.

Amish Feast
You're invited to sit down to a traditional evening Amish feast, while spending time in Lancaster County. Here, you'll visit local Amish communities and learn about their culture, faith and way of life. View Featured Trip.

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View of Grizzly Bear Lookout, Grouse Mountain Canada, Suzanne Rushton Photography

Like a Local in Miltenberg | Germany
Experience life as a local in the small German town of Miltenberg as you’re welcomed into the home of a family for coffee and cake. View Featured Trip.

Polish Dinner, Warsaw | Poland
Sample modern Polish cuisine at the famous Dom Polski restaurant in Warsaw, located in a villa in the city's upmarket Saska Kepa area. View Featured Trip.

Lunch in Tuscany | Italy
Delight in a lazy lunch and wine tasting amid the Tuscan countryside at Castello Vicchiomaggio. View Featured Trip. 

Follow the Douro's Wine Trail | Portugal
Along Portugal’s Douro River, you’ll stop at a a number of family-run quintas for tastings of the rich, fortified port wine. View Featured Trip.

Traditional Dining Experience | Scotland
Listen to a chorus of bagpipes and try some traditional fare during a Scottish-themed evening in the Highland town of Fort William. View Featured Trip

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Couple having rose and fish on balcony

Petra Kitchen
Enjoy an evening of learning and fun, as you partake in a Jordanian hands-on dining experience at Petra Kitchen. View Featured Trip.

Attend a Jewish Sabbath
Experience an authentic Jewish Sabbath, where you are welcomed into a family’s home for a five-course dinner by candlelight, to share in the meaning of Shabbat. View Featured Trip 

Israeli Lunch in Jerusalem Old City
Enjoy a special lunch, where you’ll sample an Israeli staple, the falafel, and learn about its role in the traditional Israeli household. View Featured Trip.

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Dishes of food, Israel

Skyline Gondola Lunch
Enjoy lunch with the very best views in Queenstown. Soar high above the city on the Skyline Gondola then disembark for a delicious meal while enjoying panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables. View Featured Trip.

Gourmet New Zealand Dinner
Dine on world-class New Zealand produce at Rakinui Restaurant at Peppers Bluewater Resort. Think high-country salmon, free-range pork and venison farmed at nearby estates. View Featured Trip.

Hangi Feast, Rotorua
Savour your meal straight from a traditional earth oven, while enjoying a Maori cultural dance performance in the heart of Rotorua's thermal valley. View Featured Trip.

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View of Skyline from Bob's Peak, Queenstown
Dine at Sea and on Land
Throughout your cruise, you'll enjoy four-star international cuisine in the MV Ocean Atlantic's restaurant. The onboard lounge and bar areas make for a comfortable setting in which to savour the experience. Enjoy cultural dining experiences in Buenos Aires either side of your cruise. View Featured Trip.


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