How to Choose Restaurants When You Travel

By SuitcaseTravelBlog | Aug 24, 2021

Every country has its own national cuisine: food which is favorite and most often eaten within this area. National dishes are part of the local culture, as well as a popular “attraction” for any tourist.

Tasting traditional and popular food from other countries is always part of my journey. It helps to better understand the culture, local life and traditions of the country which we are visiting.
Moreover, an important factor while traveling is not only to enjoy food, but also to eat healthy that we can avoid an unpleasant situation with digestion.
When we are preparing for our trip, we always do deep research on what food we should try and where to eat.

Here is my practical recommendation on how to choose a restaurant when you are traveling:

Do research


Do deep research of what food to try and where to eat at your destination. Check the restaurant's rating, prices, menu and read reviews and suggestions on TripAdvisor, Yelp, Google or blogs. Usually, people place their own photos and write honest reviews that will help you to choose a place.

Avoid tourist traps


Don't eat in the tourist area, because the food can look very appetizing, the smell will be amazing, the prices might look very reasonable, but you can be disappointed that you selected this restaurant.

Eat local


Eat with locals. If you go a couple of blocks away from the tourist area, you will be able to find a good restaurant with fantastic and delicious food and most likely cheaper.
Additionally, talk with local people or hotel receptionists for some recommendations and tips, but I still advise you do homework and prepare a restaurant's list where you want to eat, because this way you will enjoy a great hassle-free gastronomic experience.

I really hope that my tips will help you make the right choice and nothing will spoil your trip.

Bon Appetit!

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Written by Suitcase Travel blog
Hi! I'm Angela from Suitcase Travel blog. Travelling is one of my passions. Exploring new places, meeting new people, and learning more about cultures and traditions brings me incredible joy. I would like to share my travelling experiences: how to travel inexpensively yet comfortably, and see as much as possible on a short vacation. I sincerely hope some articles will be informative for the traveler, or even just entertainment for the curious. Thank you!

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