What can be the most common connection for a traveller and a local to talk about?? Food of course, how could you miss out on that!
And if, the local is a foodie and the traveler is open to learn and try out new recipes, than rest of planning can be left up on Travelling spoon, which will get the connections working between the local foodies and the Travelers in order to get best mixes out of the globe, in order to share, experience and personally try out the traditional recipes freshly prepared out of the homes.
As stated above, Traveling Spoon connects travelers with local foodies for authentic, vetted food experiences in people's homes around the world. The website offers various options to tourists from cooking classes, authentic tradition homemade meal at the hosts (foodies) house, overall the website offers an opportunity to experience the life of a local in short span of time with local authenticity as a guarantee.
So far, over 35 cities are covered in India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, Turkey, Singapore, Japan, or Sri Lanka by travelling spoon where it offers local foodies as hosts, who are personnaly vetted by the comany, for home cooked meals, cooking classes and local species and ingredient shopping tours. Traveller can choose from one option to even all, for which the activity time ranges from 1.5 to 6 hours and accordingly the price varies from $20 to $170 USD for what the traveller desires to do.
They even made it to National Geographic's latest list of The Traveler 50 - a list of places, people, trends, and ideas that have turned the world's largest cities into traveler's hottest tickets. As the concept of the website is to indulge the locals in bringing out the true joy and colors of the city/country through personal local tips combined with mouth watering local cuisines, this concept certainly will help bind the intercultural relationship and also alongside support ecotourism.