Travelling for food? Here are top 5 countries for foodies

Picking the country with the finest food is difficult because tastes and preferences differ widely. But because of their unique and delicious food styles, rich culinary traditions and dynamic food scenes, certain places often make it to the top of foodie lists.

Here are the top 5 countries for foodie


1. Italy

This is a favourite pick for foodies, with famous foods like pizza, pasta, panini and gelato. This country offers an array of culinary landscapes, ranging from the tomato-based sauces of Naples to the cheesy pasta of Rome and the fresh seafood of coastal regions.

2. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wandering around the streets of Kuala Lumpur and discovering amazing small hawker centers hidden in the shadows of tall buildings is one of the most fascinating parts of the city. You won’t be able to leave this feast until you’ve had a rich and creamy curry laksa.

3. Japan

Japanese food is renowned for its curated presentation and use of seasonal, fresh ingredients. Japan offers several delicious foods that are a must-try, like tempura, sushi and ramen

4. Mexico

Mexican food is a colourful burst of flavours, perfectly complemented by the combination of fresh herbs and spices. Try local dishes like Yucatecan cochinita pibil and Oaxacan tlayudas in addition to tacos, burritos and mole.

5. Greece

Greek food is all about fresh Mediterranean flavours like olive oil, herbs and seafood. Among the most famous foods are dolmades (stuffed grape leaves), moussaka (eggplant casserole) and souvlaki (grilled skewers). If you are a true foodie then you must try these all.