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Embark on a culinary journey across Europe and Latin America with our foodie travel tips. Experience the transformative power of travel through diverse flavors, from bustling street food markets to Michelin-starred dining. Savor Montreal third-wave coffee, French natural wines, creamy Italian gelato, Mexican tacos, Moroccan tajines and Colombian exotic fruits.

Discover food festivals, take part in cooking classes, and learn about traditional dishes and innovative fusions. With Air Transat, explore hidden gems and local favorites, making every meal a memorable part of your transformative travel adventure.

Discover the foodie experiences in Crete, Greece. Indulge in rustic home-style dishes and modern creations, while exploring stunning vistas.
From a riverside terrace along the St. Lawrence River to a country table in the heart of the mountains to a farm that brings its fresh harvest to your plate, Quebec’s artisans will tantalize your taste buds on many occasions.
Taste the essence of Marseille with bouillabaisse, the iconic seafood soup that embodies the spirit of the city in these 5 top restaurants.
Eat and drink your way around Île d’Orléans, a most wonderful fertile island just outside Québec City where agriculture flourishes.
This is more than just a simple ingredient; it’s one of the most sought-after oil in the world, a journey through the history, culture and enchanting landscapes of this fascinating country. Whether you’re a food lover or a history buff, this trip will leave you with lasting memories.
Did you know that 30% of Miami’s population is of Cuban descent? What better way to discover their history and traditions than to use our taste buds!
Looking for a wine bar or a typical taverna? These cafés and restaurants in Seville are sure to provide an authentic and yummy experience. Bon appétit!
Poutine may be ubiquitous in Montreal but only a handful of restaurants make it right.
Brunch is the one meal Montrealers like to indulge in above all the rest and these are our 9 favourite Montreal brunch restaurants.
Let’s embark on a gourmet tour of the island with five specially selected menus and chefs, chosen for their exceptional cuisine, creole authenticity or dreamy locations.
Here are some options for cheap eats in London that will please both taste buds and those on a budget.
Explore the latest, greatest, and best spots in Havana according to travel writer, photographer, and Cuba specialist Heidi Hollinger.
The Irish pub offers a complete immersion in Irish culture and traditions. Prepare for your experience with this short pub guide!
Nestled between the Mediterranean and the Pyrenees, this region boasts an array of spectacular Catalan dishes waiting to be discovered!
Here are seven tapas bars in Barcelona and a selection of the best they have to offer in terms of Catalan dishes.
These four Montreal delis are some of the most iconic in the city. Check them out if you’re looking for places to eat typical Quebec dishes Montreal.
In addition to the pleasure of traveling, there’s also the pleasure of ordering food like the locals. On the menu, snacks to be devoured without moderation.
Here are 5 tropical cocktails to enjoy in their country of origin for a dose of authenticity and Caribbean creativity!
Four restaurants that serve up some of the most iconic and authentic Greek food in touristy Santorini.
Whether you’re tasting aromatic tagines, indulging in baklava, or sipping mint tea amidst lush gardens, these restaurants in Marrakesh offer not just a meal, but an immersive experience.
If you can only fit a single afternoon tea during your trip to London, make it one of these.
If you fancy getting out of your Montego Bay all-inclusive to see the local face of Jamaica, follow our tips for escaping the crowds.
For a taste of local flavor, sample Cuban cocktails that embody the country’s history, culture and hospitality.
In the Tuscan village of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, meet Wilma, a most charming Italian nonna, with whom you’ll tackle the ancestral know-how of Italian pasta.
Discover Peru’s culinary gems with this list of restaurants in Lima! Discover and indulge in local delights, from ceviche to Lomo Saltado.
Where to find the most authentic Italian coffee in Rome, and most importantly, how to order coffee in Italy like a local.
Actress Julianne Côté, an epicurean traveler who feels particularly loyal to the City of Light, shares the places she loves to visit whenever she’s in Paris for a red carpet.
As far as chatty residents go, you’d be hard-pressed to beat the Glaswegians, residents of beautiful Glasgow and Scotland’s underrated gem.
If you go to Paris and don’t binge on pastries… have you really visited Paris? We’ve rounded up some of the best bakeries in Paris for you to try.
Here are 5 spots not to miss in the Belgian capital if you love chocolate!
With her small family, the journalist has been on a constant quest to explore her adopted city. Here are her favorite San Francisco haunts, including cafes, markets, and a few well-kept secrets.
A handy travel guide to explore the restaurants, beaches and attractions of the Bloodline series in the Florida Keys. Guaranteed fun and sun!
Pastéis de Belém or Pastel de nata is the egg tart that you’ll find served all over Lisbon, Portugal, especially in one iconic place!
There are all sorts of options that in luxury hotels and cafes, but our favorite is the afternoon tea at The Barbican Conservatory.
Porto, the belle of the north, presents a different face of the country. A village feel, with streets paved with black and white stone mosaics and hyper-local culinary delights.
Is Portugal is Europe’s best-kept culinary secret? Find out the essential things to eat in Lisbon to properly taste Portuguese cuisine.
Indulge in the best food festivals in Italy, from Venice’s Carnevale to Alba’s Truffle Fair. Taste authentic Italian tradition and culture!
Dublin’s pubs are some of the best in the world – experience this city’s must-see historic watering holes.
Who among us doesn’t have “eating a gelato in Rome” on their bucket list? But how do you pick the tourist traps from the authentic shops? Here are 9 great gelaterias to try on your next visit.
Florida’s sunniest and most jet-set city is ready to welcome you for a quick, fun-filled getaway. Here are our favourite places for a long weekend in Miami.
If you’re wondering what to eat in Rome besides pasta, here are 6 dishes to be on the lookout for in this delicious city.
Off to Belgium? Take note of the 10 essential places to visit in Brussels to make your trip a memorable and gourmet one!
How to plan a day trip to the Douro Valley from Porto to discover its quintas, vineyards and photogenic highlights.
Dublin offers a limitless supply of food and drinks to try at its many pubs. Check out our favourites.
Hayla, flight director at Air Transat and avid traveller, shares some of the best spots in Tulum you’ll want to visit on your next trip to the Riviera Maya.
Whether you’re an amateur oenologist or simply love good wine, Bordeaux is a destination of choice. Here are our suggestions for places not to be missed.
Traditional food in Halifax are often those most readily available from the sea and influenced by immigrants to the region. Do not leave without trying these ten meals!
Canadian craft beer is growing by leaps and hops, with microbreweries popping up in small towns and big cities from coast to coast. Here’s a look at several cool craft beer places around the country.
Traditional Jamaican food is one of the most underrated cuisines on the planet. You won’t want to miss out on these tasty finds.
One of the best things about being on holiday is trying all of the new food and there’s no better place to do this than Mexico. Here are our top 7 fruits!