Valletta makes it to our number one spot for serval reasons. This city is bursting with food, history and culture. We predict that it will soon be the new trending destination for Middle East travellers. When visiting Valletta be sure to lose yourself in the small winding streets, here you will find a host of boutique cafes and the most authentic local cuisine. Foodies will also enjoy the Valletta Waterfront a converted 1700’s port that has been revamped with a host of stylish eateries. No trip to Valletta is complete without a visit to the Upper Barrakka Gardens or St. John’s Co-Cathedral.
Los Angeles is home to renowned museums, unique hotels, diverse experiences and 75 miles of sunny coastline. The best way to discover LA is by exploring all of the vibrant multicultural neighbourhoods. Once you’ve seen the Hollywood sign and walked along the Walk of Fame head down to Venice Beach and experience the original food truck movement that started it all. Dozens of A-list food trucks descend onto Abbot Kinney Blvd every first Friday of the month. If you’re in LA in July 12th to 26th be sure to check out Restaurant Week. Families can enjoy Universal Studios Hollywood and Disneyland.
This city offers visitors vibrant street life, from night markets, local food stalls to Michelin Star restaurants. When visiting be sure to head to Khao San Road its night market is one not to be missed and if you get tired of shopping pop into one of the many local watering holes that line the famous road. For culture The Grand Palace makes for an interesting day out. Food connoisseurs can eat their way through the Bangkok Michelin Guide which boasts an impressive list of fine dining establishments. Enjoy a sundowner at the Pullman G Hotel, its rooftop bar Scarlett is one of the top nightlife spots.
Rome, one of the world’s most charismatic cities offers visitors a mix of history, art and fine food. Described as an open-air museum ancient ruins such as the Colosseum and Roman Forum stand as a lasting memory of the Roman Empire. Don’t forget to toss a coin into the famous Trevi Fountain before you depart. Foodies will relish their time in Rome, after all the heart and soul of Italy is its cuisine. Our advice would be to move away from the regular tourist traps and go where the locals go. Mercato Centrale Roma, features eighteen artesian food stalls and is an experience within itself.
This energetic city takes the final place in our top five getaways. With access to some of the freshest produce available, Dublin’s culinary scene is booming, and finding good food is never a chore. Immerse yourself in the culture and visit The Knighstbridge Bar which has traditional Irish music sessions with Irish dancing seven nights a week. When staying in Dublin we would recommend The Shelbourne Hotel, one of the oldest and grandest hotels. If you are looking for something different visit Ardgillan Castle and Demesne, Ireland’s hidden gem. Set in spectacular parkland overlooking the Irish Sea with a magnificent view of the Mourne Mountains.