Gastronomy has become a cultural manifestation that reflects the history, traditions and creativity of a region. VTraveling and trying the typical dishes of a destination allows you to immerse yourself in the local culture in a different and authentic way. Taking advantage of the month of mothers by doing gastronomic tourism allows you to share quality moments, while learning the history and customs of each destination, through food.

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These types of experiences are great with the family. It doesn’t matter if you’re going for a short one-day outing or want to take a longer walk, taking advantage of the holiday bridge of May 22; the offer of destinations is very varied.

Thinking about this, the HotelDO B2B online reservation platform offers some destinations inside and outside the country, to try exotic dishes while enjoying fascinating landscapes in destinations full of magic, all in the company of mom:

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Known as the «White City» it is an ideal destination for those looking for an authentic gastronomic experience in Colombia. The city has a rich culinary tradition that combines indigenous, African and Spanish influences. A recommended experience is to visit the Plaza de Caldas to Try the typical sweets and the famous Pipián empanadas.

Amazonian gastronomy is one of the most exotic and diverse in the country. Thanks to the fact that it is very close to Peru and Brazil, you can find many typical dishes with an international inspiration. Some recommended ones are the fish maito, the tacacho with cecina and the motelo soup. In addition, in the region you can try exotic fruits such as cupoazu, camu camu and arazá. Once there, you can visit beautiful natural destinations, such as the Ágapes Nature Reserve, located just 20 minutes by land transport from the urban perimeter of Leticia.

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Located on the banks of the Magdalena River, Honda is known for its colonial architecture and its gastronomy. It has typical dishes such as mute from Santa Fe, the tamale from Tolima and the suckling pig. In addition, in the city you can find several restaurants and food stalls to enjoy the gastronomic variety.

Known for its exquisite cuisine, it is an unmissable destination for lovers of Mexican food. It also has a great cultural heritage, such as the church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán or the temple of Monte Albán. A plan for traveling families is to visit the archaeological site of Mitla with mom and enjoy the Oaxacan moles at local restaurants.

This is one of the perfect destinations for lovers of good food. The city offers a wide variety of restaurants, from the traditional cevicherías to the innovative fusion restaurants. In addition, it offers travelers a great cultural heritage, such as the Monastery of San Francisco and the Plaza Mayor of Lima.

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“This type of trip, where tourism and gastronomy come together, are excellent for building memories for a lifetime, and what better way to do them while paying tribute to mothers, sharing and enjoying their company”, concludes Adriana Gil, Commercial Director of HotelDO Colombia.

Portfolio Journalist