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- Posted:Thursday, April 1, 2010
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Thanks for all your comments to our blog, Hostels.com facebook and Hostels.com Twitter with your suggestions for the best chocolate places around! We've put together a feature that will make your mouth water and have you running for all those delicious Easter Eggs before Sunday even starts! Here'e our feature on Chocolate Travel, enjoy!
Chocolate... the word itself can be enough to make many people's mouth water! Delicious chocolate is something that can be found almost everywhere in the world in all shapes, forms and types. Many cities, towns or even villages will have a quaint little chocolate shop or two specialising in delicious chocolate! There are also many countries and regions dotted throughout the world that are renowned for the role they play in the production of some of the best chocolate in the world. So, this got us all here at Hostels.com thinking about where would be the perfect place for a chocoholic to visit! Where could chocolate lovers of the world go on a trip? What chocolate cities could they visit where they could combine their love of travel along with tasting some of the world's best chocolate? Well, if you think you would enjoy a holiday like this then keep reading for a pick of some of the best chocolate places around!
Chocolate in Berlin
A visit to Berlin for any tourist is a treat in itself, but for a chocoholic it will be packed full of chocolate treats. Berlin is the perfect place for chocolate travel as it is full of little chocolate shops, chocolate cafes and even chocolate making courses for children. In the city centre alone you can find three of the most iconic names in German confectionary that have been family-run throughout the years. Stepping into these shops is like stepping into heaven for chocolate lovers. You can sample some of the finest Berlin chocolate and stock up on it for the flight home! You'll probably need a lie down after the excitement of all that chocolate so make sure you book your cheap hostel here! And believe it or not there's lots more to do and see in Berlin so check out our Berlin City Guide here for tips and advice!
Chocolate in Hanoi, Vietnam
When a chocoholic visits Hanoi they don't go for the beautiful scenery and a taste of where exotic old Asia meets new modern Asia. No, the only taste these chocoholic visitors want is chocolate and they know exactly where to get it. First stop - the Sofitel Metropole's Chocolate Buffet. Yes, that's right, we said Chocolate Buffet! This is every chocolate lover's paradise and really is the ultimate chocolate place in Hanoi! This chocolate paradise costs about $12 for an all you can eat buffet of all things chocolate such as chocolate fountains, chocolate cakes and cookies, and well, chocolate everything! Dark chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate... if it's chocolate then you will find it at this chocolate buffet. And you can get another great bargain by booking your chocolate... sorry we mean cheap hostel with us!
Click here to read the full feature on Chocolate Travel.