Japan is known for its fresh, delicious and unique cuisine. Your tastebuds will be enticed by our variety of special food experiences from Tokyo to Osaka.
Chanko Nabe, Tokyo
Watch a sumo wrestling demonstration before enjoying a traditional Chanko Nabe (sumo stew) lunch at a local restaurant.
Soba Noodles, Nagano
Learn about soba noodles (made from buckwheat flour) and have a go at making them yourself.
Photo credit: Charles Deluvio
The dishes in Southeast Asia will leave your mouth watering. Vietnam is renowned for its simple and vibrant meals, while Laotian cuisines are filled with sticky rice, fresh herbs and spices. From Hoi An to Luang Prabang, there’s so much to try!
Red Bridge Cooking School, Vietnam
Visit the colourful local market before taking a short cruise along the Hoi An River to the secluded Red Bridge Cooking School for an aromatic and informative cooking class.
Vespas and Vietnamese, Vietnam
Go off the beaten track to discover Saigon’s best food spots. Touring by vespa, we’ll taste authentic Vietnamese cuisine.
Laotian dinner, Laos
Join the locals to experience the tastes and traditions of Laos with a game of Petanque, followed by a typical Laotian dinner.
Longing to discover more about food in Sri Lanka? Why not delve into dinner with a local family in Negombo or tour the Matale spice plantations?
Dinner on the banks of a river, Negombo
After a gentle cruise, watch the sunset along the jungle-fringed Gin Oya River, before joining a local family for a delicious hosted dinner on the banks of the river.
Learn the many uses of various spices, Matale
Wander the plantation and be shown how the spices are grown and processed. Purchase some to take home along with traditional remedies and herbal teas.