Enjoy an eco adventure with good food and fun activities

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Do you have a passion for learning about cooking and eating new food dishes? With your hunger for new culinary experiences, do you long to travel where can you find new adventures?

If this is what you desire, then a culinary tour can give you a dream vacation. The goal of culinary tourism is to educate and inspire food and wine enthusiasts and also give the traveler a chance to explore the local area, learn about local food trends, cooking techniques and food history. There’s another plus, traveler can participate in a cultural immersion experience at select destinations around the globe.

What are the Choices?

If you’re interested in eating, sampling wine and beer, cooking, baking and learning about the history of certain foods you can choose from a variety of culinary tourism packages at renowned places and in many sites in the world.

If you also want your culinary vacation that is dedicated to sustainable travel and adheres to the highest standards of stewardship for the environment and the local people and cultures in the areas where they operate, then there are tours that include this with your culinary experiences.

If you also want adventure and activities from biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, to yoga, then there are also quality trips that include these activities with your culinary experience. You can eat and cook all the delicious dishes without fear of slipping off your weigh management program.



Where are the tours?

ROW Adventures

Row Adventures, a National Geographic Travelers’  “50 Tours of a Lifetime” award winner, offers SpecialActivityVacation cooking adventures with several trips in their “Culinary Whitewater Rafting Series. Some trips have quest chefs who accompany the trip and prepare gourmet meals paired with their choice of fine regional wines. On other trips, they combine hands-on learning of campfire and Dutch oven cooking focused on Northwest Regional Fare.


Vermont Bicycling and Walking Vacations

Vermont Bicycling and Walking Vacations offer Specialculinarydepartures, which offer bicycling and walking vacations combined with a unique culinary vacation in Capri, Tuscany, and Vietnam. All the extra exercise will remove any guilt from vacation visits to family-run food shops, taking special cooking classes, indulging in home-cooked meals, and drinking breadth of local wine and other beverages.


Active Gourmet Holidays

Activegourmetholidays offers over 100 cooling school vacations that combine adventure, activities, and wonderful cooking schools. You can find culinary vacations in: France, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Peru, Portugal, and Spain.  Over 20 medias sources from CNN to New York Times wrote articles highlighting their culinary trips.


Have a Foodie Fun Adventure

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Judy Kundert

Judy Kundert, a recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who Excellence in Authorship award, loves storytelling, from folk and fairy tales to classics for elementary school children. She authors award-winning middle-grade novels designed to inspire and intrigue children. After she left her career as a United Airlines stewardess, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University, Chicago and a Master of Arts from DePaul University, Chicago. Most recently, she completed a master’s Certificate in Public Relations and Marketing from the University of Denver. For fun, she likes reading (usually three or four books at a time), watching movies from the oldies to the current films, traveling, biking, and hiking in vast Colorado outdoors with her husband. Learn more at www.judykundert.com.You can find me at the foot of the Colorado Rocky Mountains hiking, biking

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