Whether its a traditional beans bunny chow in Durban, greasy fish and chips in Hout Bay or freshly made ginger beer in Port Elizabeth, food experiences is by far one of the many reasons to travel. There is nothing better than immersing yourself in the culture than tucking into a meal that is unique to that particular place.
Food tours, over the years, have become a firm favourite for travellers hoping to sink their teeth in the food and experiences of that particular country.
Hanli Fourie, the founder of Bites and Sites in the Western Cape, shares 5 reasons why you should try a foodie tour on your next holiday:
Food and culture go hand in hand: Fourie believes that food is an expression of a country. She said learning about the country’s dishes will help provide insight into the country that you are visiting.