• Traveler Review from April 10, 2016

    Our lunch at Keiko's place was brilliant. We enjoyed every single minute. Our host Keiko is a wonderful person, she picked us up from the station, taught us a lot about Japanese culture and cuisine. Together we prepared a delicious meal. There was so much to eat that after lunch we didn't eat anything else for the whole day. It was our first experience with Traveling Spoon but it was so good that we would like to repeat it in future.

    Natalia, hosted by Keiko in Kyoto BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 10, 2016

    What a fun way to start my time in Bangkok! Cherry made it very easy to meet her and get around, and we had a lovely time shopping and cooking together. I got some great insights into the little things that make dishes delicious, and I feel confident I can recreate them at home. Thanks Cherry!
    Sadie, hosted by Cherry in Bangkok BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 3, 2016

    Ipek & Nuray were wonderful hosts! They made me feel very comfortable and cared for as I was alone during a 15 hour layover in Istanbul! The food was wonderful and gave me an understanding of Turkish cuisine. I would go back to dine with them in a heartbeat!
    Sara, hosted by Nuray and Ipek in Istanbul BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 2, 2016

    Monica and her family were the best, most gracious hosts I have ever met. They welcomed our group of 8 into their stunning, picturesque home with open arms and treated us like family. They shared their favorite family recipes with us over some delicious passion fruit caipirinhas, each course and drink was better than the next. We couldn't have dreamed of a lovelier experience!
    Kimia, hosted by Monica in Sao Paulo BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from March 25, 2016

    We loved cooking with Roshni! Our experience exceeded our expectations.
    Anne, hosted by Roshni in Kochi BOOK NOW
  • "Traveling Spoon is a brilliant idea. The world needs it." - Alice Waters

    100% of hosts are personally vetted

    We find the best home cooks around the world so you can immerse yourself in meaningful food experiences and cultural traditions passed down through generations. Visit a grandmother in her kitchen in India and learn how to make crisp dosas or spend time on a farm in Northern Thailand and grind curry pastes.

    Choose from three unique experiences with our vetted hosts:

    In-home Meals
    1 ½ - 2 hrs

    Experience the joy of a homemade meal (and eat it the way the locals do) over conversation about food and culture

    Cooking Experiences + In-home Meals
    3 - 4 hrs

    Discover cultural and culinary traditions passed down through generations as you learn to cook with your host in their kitchen

    Market visits + Cooking Experiences + In-home Meals
    5+ hrs

    Explore a nearby market with your host, discovering local and regional produce before returning home to cook and eat together

    How it works

    Find a host in your destination

    Search for your travel destination and explore our hosts

    Fill out the booking form

    Choose your host, select your travel dates and fill out our booking form

    Get ready to travel!

    After your host responds, confirm your booking to receive final details and travel off the eaten path!

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