If you are among those enthusiastic travellers who revel in the magical, wondrous appeal of spectacular views, visiting the seven new world wonders would be on top of your bucket list. But this is about more than visiting them; it is about consuming what they can offer. This is for the foodie in you who knows the best accompaniment for an amazing vista is good food.
Built by the Mayans, Chichen Itza in Tinam, Mexico is surrounded by numerous restaurants owned by the locals. With the secret recipes of the Yucatecan cuisine handed down over generations, they treat the tourists to some of their delicious specialties and the best place to enjoy them is the Mayaland resorts, located conveniently within the site, with majestic peacocks roaming the beautifully landscaped gardens.
Christ the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer, located at the peak of the Corcovado mountain overlooking Rio de Janeiro, attracts many tourists- Christian or otherwise. After such an ethereal view, deserves a good home-cooked meal, Minas Gerais style. They offer a large variety of quality food in the buffet for a reasonable price.
Great Wall of China
After a tedious journey across the sturdily built Great Wall of China, go on to the base of the Mutianyu area of the wall. The Schoolhouse there, which is literally housed in the former classrooms and other campus buildings of an old primary school, and staffed by the locals, is a charming outdoor eatery with a peripheral view of the wall and copious amount of delicious food- sometimes simple, sometimes gourmet, but always great.
The most familiar icon of the Inca civilization, Machu Picchu is located in Peru on a mountain ridge above the Sacred Valley. The Tree House restaurant takes a good care of the tired yet excited travellers and is the result of a fusion of cuisine styles: Peruvian, Asian, Italian and Latin-American influences. They serve a gourmet Peruvian cuisine of outstanding quality, variety and flavour and they even provide healthy boxed lunches to the trekkers.
The best way to reboot after a day of meandering around the Rose City, Petra, is to head over to Thousand and One Nights. With the appetizing salads, and the mountainous quantity of main courses, including the famous Manasaf at a great price, this local restaurant also has a great terrace with a very nice view of the city of Petra.
A visit to the universally admired masterpiece, Taj Mahal, built under on the orders of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, takes a break from the crowd and chaos of Delhi. Hire a rickshaw to the delicious oasis of Shakara Vegis and order the best thali and lassi in India and enjoy the free wifi, and indulge in games like chess and caroms.
Italy, having seduced many with its expansively delicious delicacies also houses elliptical amphitheater Colosseum. A couple of streets away from the site, and buzzing with locals, the Nau Machia restaurant serves authentic pasta dishes, ravioli and great selection of wine that cannot be missed.