When it comes to travel and food, we’re sold! As well as discovering new destinations and exciting cultures, sampling the local cuisine is always a memorable and enjoyable portion of any trip. We’ve rounded up our favourite destinations for the best adventures in flavour, all within easy reach when travelling with British Airways:

 

LYON, FRANCE

As the gastronomic capital of France, Lyon is the ideal place to sample French cuisine, with Michelin-starred restaurants in abundance and magnificent outdoor food markets this city caters for any taste and budget. Lyonnaise food is extremely rich and generous in portion size so those with good appetites will be delighted!

Getting there with BA:
LHR-LYS
3 x daily flights

 

BOLOGNA, ITALY

When thinking about the best cuisine it’s fair to say that Italy always gets a mention. We’ve selected Bologna, home of the famous and much loved Bolognese and nicknamed La Grassa, meaning “the fat one” aptly hinting at the culinary delights that await. Food-lovers will be more than satisfied with a fantastic range of dining options, and fabulous wines that brilliantly complement Bolognese dishes.

Getting there with BA:
LHR-BLQ
3 x daily flights

 

NEW ORLEANS, USA

Famed for its party atmosphere and jazz culture, New Orleans is also one of America’s food meccas. With cuisine reflecting the city’s Cajun, Creole and French roots, taste buds will be tingling with mouth-watering recipes over 100 years old. Must-trys to name a few consist of a traditional Po’Boy sandwich, spicy seafood gumbo and beignets.

Read our blog about the city during Mardi Gras here >

Getting there with BA:
LHR-MSY
4 x weekly flights (5 in winter)

 

DELHI, INDIA

As the capital of India, Delhi is melting pot of various tastes and flavours just perfect for those wanting to try something new. As you’d expect the aroma of spices is a feast for the senses at the countless street food eateries where famous dishes from butter chicken to paneer can be found and lesser known culinary gems such as paranthas or chole bhature.

Find out where to eat with our handy Delhi foodie guide here >

Getting there with BA:
LHR-HND / LHR-NRT
Daily flights

 

TOKYO, JAPAN

With more Michelin stars than any other city, Tokyo is a must for those seeking new and exciting dishes. Aside from the amazing choice of high class restaurants, Japanese delights such as sushi, tempura and pancakes can be enjoyed on the move or at one of the many Japanese style pubs known locally as Izakayas.

Find out where to eat with our handy Tokyo foodie guide here >

Getting there with BA:
LHR-HND / LHR-NRT
Daily flights