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Gastronomic tourism in Mexico

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What exactly is gastronomic tourism? To be honest, when we talk about traveling there is always a point when we end up talking about food. Food tasted on a travel is one of the most important factors people remember. It may be because it literally left a “good taste of mouth” or because the culinary experience was not completely good. Anyway, food has the magic to create unforgettable experiences.

We have recognized the importance of gastronomy in travels. Now we will go on to talk about gastronomic tourism. It has become a trend in constant growth around the globe. Being experts Mexico lovers, we see how this country has adopted this trend as its own. It sure is an interesting variable of conventional tourism.

Gastronomic tourism has a close link to the culture of the travel destination. Approximately 70% of travelers use gastronomy as a means of approach to local cultures.  They usually involve each one of the elements related to the food preparation in their trips. For example: visits to traditional market places to buy fresh produce or talks with local people. Also, the participation in gastronomic fairs and events is a great way to come close.

 

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Gastronomic tourism has a close link to the culture of the travel destination. Approximately 70% of travelers use gastronomy as a means of approach to local cultures.  They usually involve each one of the elements related to the food preparation in their trips. For example: visits to traditional market places to buy fresh produce or talks with local people. Also, the participation in gastronomic fairs and events is a great way to come close.

Thanks the demand and importance this trend has had, several “gastronomic routes” have appeared. usually, they are devoted to learning and highlighting the properties of some specific element or food. As an example, in Bernal, Queretaro, there is the “Cheese and Wine Route”. In Tapachula, Chiapas, “The Route of Coffee” is a great attraction. And we still have to mention the world famous “Tequila Route” in Tequila, Jalisco.

Cooking lessons and workshops are also an important part of practicing gastronomic tourism in its purest form. In them, you can learn insider trade secrets only an expert in Mexican cuisine can share. Maybe it is the best place to buy the necessary raw materials. Those who like to travel to take this kind of lessons and workshops are travelers coming not only from within Mexico, but also from faraway countries. As a general rule, they are moved by the idea of tasting and learning to prepare the most representative dishes of Mexico’s gastronomy, proudly recognized worldwide.

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This kind of tourism is not limited to those who love to eat or who work in the gastronomic field. It is also an excellent option for those willing to live a culinary adventure to explore new flavors. New ways to delight their palate are always welcome.

 

 

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