Eat, train, and fight like a real Japanese sumo wrestler during this sumo demonstration and authentic ‘Chanko Nabe’ (hotpot) meal. Discover the history, training, and rules behind the typical sumo match as you watch real clashes. You can even try it yourself during a skirmish with a retired wrestler. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, dig into a tasty Chanko Nabe, a filling meal of hotpot, rice, miso, salad, French fries and more, used by these hulking fighters to gain weight. Admission to the demonstration and meals are both covered.
Seeking out the well-concealed back-alley bars of Tokyo's Shinjuku district is notoriously tricky for outsiders. Take the guesswork out of your trip on this guided tour that takes you barhopping to Izakaya bars in two different alleyways—a small group of no more than eight people means that you can easily access tiny bars with just a few seats. Between drinks and snacks (included) your guide shares insights into local culture in this atmospheric part of the city.
Take a deep dive into the world of Japanese seafood during this tour of the outer Tsukiji Fish Market. Rub shoulders with Michelin-starred chefs as they shop for ingredients at this sprawling, 80-year-old market for all things aquatic. Investigate the various stalls selling fish, shellfish, and everything in between, and sample Japanese favorites such as sushi, fresh Tuna, and sake. A local guide and all food on the tour are included.
Navigating Hanoi’s busy streets on your own can be challenging, but on this food walking tour, you just need to follow your guide to tasty spots. Although the itinerary may change, possible tastings on include rice noodle soup with beef, snails, steamed pancakes, Vietnamese sandwiches and various kinds of donuts. You’ll also enjoy lunch or dinner at a restaurant, depending on the departure time you choose.
THIS TOUR IS DIFFERENT THAN OTHER TOURS! I focus on food and drinks. The main focus is drinking at each spot while we eat some outstanding food. I provide 5 hour tours. I will be taking you around the neighborhood that has the best food in Seoul, HANDS DOWN! There are tiny alleys that even Koreans don't know about! I have taken many people around here including my native Korean friends and they will agree that it is the best of the best! I promise you won't be disappointed in this tour. Just make sure to bring a huge appetite since we will be trying a ton of dishes!
I do not take you to places that you will be able to find on google or are commercialized. I take you to places you would typically not be able to go to on your own.
Discover great eats in Phuket Old Town with a small group and food-loving guide who shares favorite spots in the historic district. Expect to sample several dishes during the half-day tour, such as Burmese curries, Hokkien noodles, and grilled meats with peanut sauce. Tropical fruits and signature desserts then satisfy the sweet tooth. Learn about the culinary heritage of Thailand and enjoy a feast as well.
Refine your cooking skills and enrich your knowledge of Japanese cuisine during a kaiseki ryouri (haute cuisine) cookery class in Tokyo. In a small group, limited to a maximum of 10 people, prepare up to eight different dishes featuring Wagyu beef, Japanese vegetables, and traditional seasonings. Then, sit down to feast on the fruits of your labors, accompanied by sake and green tea.
Combine the cultural delights and delectable bites of Tokyo on this 3-hour food tour of Japan’s capital. Accompanied by a guide, delve into the culinary scene of the city by visiting several popular bars and restaurants. Sample local specialties like succulent grilled meat skewers, sweet cakes and refreshing sake. Deepen your knowledge of Japanese culinary and cultural traditions and enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour limited to 12 people.
Eating Vietnamese dishes is temporary, but learning to cook local specialities lasts for a lifetime. Opt for an insider experience during a cooking class in a local home, a great choice for food lovers and families. As well as receiving personalized attention in a small group limited to 10, you’ll explore a local market and enjoy the convenient of hotel pickup and drop-off, an added benefit not usually included with cooking classes.
Immerse yourself in Korean culture and enjoy an authentic home-cooking experience with a local chef at her home. Enjoy a guided visit to the local market to purchase fresh ingredients, sample tasty street food snacks, and learn about typical herbs and spices. Then, get hands-on as you create a selection of popular Korean dishes and master traditional cooking techniques. Finally sit down to enjoy a ‘Hanjeongsik’ dinner including your homemade dishes, along with additional side dishes and dessert.
Singapore is a very diverse place, and on this food-focused walking tour, you can sample a variety of different cuisines as you explore the Chinatown, Little India, and Kampong Glam neighborhoods. Follow your tour guide through the streets and learn about the history, culture, and heritage of Singapore and discover where the locals like to eat. Get in-depth insights into each dish that you sample and hear stories about the local communities.
- 7+ mouth-watering Kyoto-style Japanese food tastings, enough for a full dinner meal, served from locally-owned restaurants (Menu may vary every time based on the fresh ingredients at the market).
- Two drinks as we taste local style dinner. You may also choose your drinks (Beer, sake & other drinks). Non-alcoholic beverages are also available.
- Explore Kyoto, visiting popular spots as well as hidden gems. Enjoy the unique scenes of Nishiki Market, Pontocho, and Kiyamachi.
Thai cuisine is full of surprises and this food tasting tour through Nang Loeng Market offers a unique introduction, with a special itinerary devised by a local chef. Escape the busy city for a cruise along Bangkok’s scenic canals; stop at popular local restaurants, food vendors, and markets; and sample a variety of delicious Thai specialties, including Hokkien noodles, banana fritters, spring rolls, and indulgent desserts.
Fall in love with the flavourful Balinese cuisine on this delicious food tour in Bali! . From yummy must-tries like the classic Babi Guling to unique dishes like spiced eggs; you’re in for a treat, so bring your appetite.
During this culinary tour in Bali, you will enjoy authentic local bites ranging from savory to sweet while also discovering the city. Wander around the vibrant Pasar Badung, the main food market in Bali.
Want to know what food to eat in Bali? Try exotic fruits straight from the market and the beloved Tahu Tek, a tofu salad covered in peanut sauce. Munch into Batagor, fried fish dumplings, Babi Guling, a Balinese specialty, and two tastings in one. An authentic Balinese dessert, a refreshing treat for a hot day, try out the heavenly Pisang goreng, a deep fried banana, and a must-have in Bali, spiced eggs!
Find out for yourself and join this food tour that will show you the real taste of Bali.
The street food choices of Ho Chi Minh City can be astounding—and overwhelming. A personal guide makes the decisions and communications easier on this evening walking tour. After a convenient hotel pickup by taxi, savor a menu of delicious dishes washed down with beer and homemade Vietnamese rice wine.
Learn the complexities of Balinese cuisine in a cooking class taught by an expert chef. You’ll prepare a 3-course meal using a variety of spices blended with the freshest vegetables, meat and fish. Select from three menus (including vegetarian) and upgrade for an optional morning visit to the Jimbaran fish market, accompanied by the chef. Afterward, enjoy your creations for lunch or dinner. Bonus: you can keep your class apron as a souvenir!
Don’t just eat Thai specialities, learn to cook the recipes yourself during a cookery class in Phuket, which provides the perfect introduction to Thai cuisine for first-time visitors. As you prepare local delicacies from scratch at your own personal cooking station, your guide shares insider tips guaranteed to improve your cookery skills. Plus, convenient hotel pickup and drop-off are included, so you won’t waste any time looking for a meeting point.
Learn to prepare a menu of Thai dishes for lunch or dinner during a cooking class in Phuket. Gain hands-on experience making homemade curry paste and preparing popular dishes such as chicken satay, Panang curry with chicken, and mango sticky rice. Collect fresh ingredients at a local market and enjoy your meal afterward. Round-trip hotel transport is included. Receive personalized attention in this small-group class, limited to 10 participants.
Immerse yourself in the culinary and drinking culture of Seoul's historic Jongro District on this evening walking tour. Follow a guide to three different local restaurants to try traditional dishes such as chicken stew, Budaejjigae, pancakes, and Korean barbecue. Learn about the traditional foods served here, as well as the history of the district, through the guide's in-depth commentary. Limited to a small group of 10 people or fewer, this tour provides personalized attention and an intimate atmosphere.
Take a fascinating 'deep dive' into Japanese seafood cuisine during this combination walking tour of Tsukiji Outer Fish Market and cooking class. Shop for the freshest ingredients amidst the labyrinth-style aisles of Tsukiji Outer Fish Market, showcasing everything from sushi-grade tuna to octopus tentacles. Then head to the largest gourmet cooking school in Asia as you learn to prepare traditional-style ‘washoku’ food items like sushi and a Japanese omelet. An English-speaking guide, transport, cooking ingredients and tools, and lunch with a beverage are all included.
Take a closer look at the fascinating world of sushi, extending from the ocean to your plate, during this 4-hour sushi-making class and a visit to the outer Tsukiji fish market. Tour one of the world’s largest seafood markets with a guide as you learn how fish is caught, distributed, and sold. Then turn your attention to sushi-making, learning to prepare nigiri sushi with the help of a sushi master. Finish your experience by enjoying your creations for lunch.
Explore Hanoi’s Old Quarter on foot with a foodie guide who introduces you to local cuisine. This street food tour takes you off the beaten path to food stalls and local eateries in the capital city. Sample authentic dishes and learn about Vietnamese cuisine as you discover the traditional guilds of ‘36 Old Streets.’ Handcrafted souvenir included.
Raise a glass as you experience Tokyo’s legendary nightlife and make some new friends during this city pub crawl. Get off the typical tourist ‘trail’ as you down a few drinks at three local bars and clubs, choosing between Friday and Saturday night trip options. All venue cover charges, one ‘welcome shot’ per bar, special drink discounts, and unlimited ‘bottle shots’ in between bars are included.
Get a taste of Japanese food and culture during this walking tour of Tokyo’s Shibuya district. Escape the tourist hordes as you eat like a Japanese local, sampling favorites like ‘okonomiyaki’ (savory egg pancakes), Wagyu beef skewers and more in the area’s off-the-beaten-path eateries and hangouts. Toast your adventure, and new friends, with an included glass of beer, ‘shochu’ (rice liquor) or soft drinks.