Gourmet Holidays

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  1. Australia's Best Markets

    There's nothing like browsing through market stalls and hunting down bargains.

  2. Totaltravel picks Australia's prettiest towns

    Totaltravel has scoured the country for pretty towns you won't want to miss...

  3. The world's best vineyards

    From Bordeaux to our very own Margaret River, these are the must-see vineyards of the...

Food and Wine Experiences

  • International beer festivals you need to check out

    International beer festivals you need to check out

    From micro-brews and craft beers to staple favourites, beer is a great reason to come together and celebrate. These festivals take it to the next level and are worth hitting up to see what all the fuss is about and maybe taste a few new ales.

  • Australia’s best food haunts

    Australia’s best food haunts

    Let’s face it: Aussies love to dine out. We are addicted to restaurant openings while staying loyal to our favourite local haunts. Here at TotalTravel, we decided to tap into our social media network to find out where you’re raving about....

  • The Hunter offers up a culinary feast

    The Hunter offers up a culinary feast

    The Hunter Valley is serving itself up on a plate this June for the 6th Wine & Food Month.

  • Floating over the valley

    Floating over the valley

    The Hunter Valley is a place you can visit over and over again. With more than 125 wineries and plenty of great local food to sample there is a lot of ground to cover.

  • 10 of the world’s best gourmet destinations

    10 of the world’s best gourmet destinations

    Food glorious food! One of the best things about travelling around the world is getting to sample the local cuisine. From India to Paris, Berlin to Mexico, each destination has its own unique flavour. Here are 10 of the world’s must-taste...

  • Road to Relaxation: A weekend in the Barossa

    Road to Relaxation: A weekend in the Barossa

    There are things in life that don’t change; Donald Trump’s awful comb over, Miley Cyrus' woeful TV appearances and the Barossa's magnetism for those needing a romp with more than a few good reds (that’s wine, not women).

  • Best places to dine Down Under

    Best places to dine Down Under

    From fine dining in Sydney to a meal in the desert under the stars, Australia offers some of the most exciting culinary experiences in the world. Here’s our pick of the most interesting places to dine Down Under.

  • Australia's Best Markets

    Australia's Best Markets

    There's nothing like browsing through market stalls and hunting down bargains.

  • Australia's Prettiest Towns

    Australia's Prettiest Towns

    Totaltravel has scoured the country for Australia's prettiest towns, so you will know where to holiday in your own backyard...

  • Bond's Britain: Shaken, not stirred

    Bond's Britain: Shaken, not stirred

    No longer seen as a haven for crimes against food, Britain has come a long way. As part of my James Bond adventure, I decided to stop off at a few of the restaurants and bars I imagined my favourite spy would have frequented.

  • Fine pickings: the world's best vineyards

    Fine pickings: the world's best vineyards

    From Bordeaux in France to our very own Margaret River, these are the must-see vineyards of the world.

  • On a food safari in Okinawa

    On a food safari in Okinawa

    Being a frequent diner at my local Japanese restaurant, I thought I had a fairly good understanding of Japanese cuisine. But when I had the opportunity to travel to Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture, my eyes were truly opened to the...

  • California Dreamin'

    California Dreamin'

    Michael Wade shares his secrets on a foodie's journey through California.

  • Savvy Globe Trotter: The Best Chocolatiers in Brussels

    Savvy Globe Trotter: The Best Chocolatiers in Brussels

    The Savvy Globe Trotter, Tatyana Leonov, stops by the spiritual home of all chocaholics, Brussels

  • Melbourne's steamy love affair with coffee continues

    Melbourne's steamy love affair with coffee continues

    Melbourne is a city obsessed with coffee. Cold drips, aero-press, cupping and siphon are common words in the local vernacular thanks to a widespread passion for the bean, complemented by a number of leading providores who call Melbourne home.

  • Gourmet road trip: stops you won't want to miss

    Gourmet road trip: stops you won't want to miss

    With school holidays on their way, there's no better time to hit the road for the ultimate gourmet wilderness escape.

  • London’s top ten unmissable foodie experiences

    London’s top ten unmissable foodie experiences

    If you are in London chances are you are going to be met with more options for eating than Ben and Jerry’s has ice-cream flavours. Recent launches have made some spots hotter than Daniel Craigs swim shorts. If your tick list includes an afternoon...

  • Take a trip to the Dandenong Ranges

    Take a trip to the Dandenong Ranges

    The Dandenong Ranges is one of the top destinations for those wanting to escape the city lights of Melbourne for a long weekend.

  • The best of Fijian cuisine

    The best of Fijian cuisine

    Visions of taro and tapioca didn't exactly get my taste buds tingling, so I was pleasantly surprised to find a food renaissance occurring across the country.

  • Play & Stay - an adults only weekender

    Play & Stay - an adults only weekender

    In a modern day, Town v Country showdown, Karen Lawson and her Mr G check out two of the most seriously swanky resorts in NSW.

Top Gourmet Holiday Destinations

  • South West WA

    South West WA

    Margaret River and The South West is well known for its 3 distinct wine regions; towering...

  • Yarra Valley & Dandenongs

    Yarra Valley & Dandenongs

    Immerse yourself in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges region, an hour's drive...

  • Gippsland

    Gippsland

    Gippsland is an area of diverse natural beauty. Home to the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park,...

  • Hunter Valley

    Hunter Valley

    Australia’s Hunter Valley wine region is renowned across the globe for its award...

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