Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, reveals the top destinations around the world to sample street food.
If there’s one thing most people agree on when traveling, it’s that food is a major consideration when picking a destination. According to Booking.com data from over 50,000 global travelers, more than six in ten travelers (61%) say they pick a destination for its great food or drink. There’s no denying the significance of culinary travel, with more than a third (34%) of global travelers – rising to 40% of millennials – planning to take a dedicated food tourism trip sometime in 2018.
It’s also clear that our appetite is only increasing. Almost half (49%) of global travelers are still looking to be more adventurous with the type of cuisine they eat while traveling, rising to 60% of millennials. One way to achieve this is to sample the local delicacy whilst traveling. In fact, almost two thirds (64%) of global travelers will try to eat more local food in 2018.
Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, reveals the top destinations around the world to sample street food, local gastronomy, as discovered by the millions of Booking.com traveler reviews.
Street food markets
Over half (51%) of global travelers are likely to seek out local street food markets this year, which is a great way to try local food. More than half of travelers (54%) want to experience more unique dining experiences when traveling and food trucks are the perfect way to do this. Millions of Booking.com reviews by real travelers reveal the top destinations to enjoy these unique foodie experiences:
- Jeonju, South Korea
- Hsinchu City, Taiwan
- Marrakech, Morocco
- New York City, USA
- Mexico City, Mexico