Tagged: chocolate tourism

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wowed in Weggis, Switzerland

I’d never heard of Weggis, Switzerland, prior to my visit last fall. It is a tiny community of roughly 4,500 residents situated on the northern shore of Lake Lucerne–a scenic 40-minute boat ride from the city...

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Swiss chocolate travel to Vevey

Last fall, I had the pleasure of being invited on a Swiss chocolate tour with Alpenwild, specialists in Swiss travel tours. Alpenwild is one of the few companies that actually offers chocolate tours as...

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Winnipeg welcomes Aschenti Cocoa

There’s a new kid on the block in the Winnipeg chocolate scene. Aschenti Cocoa had its Grand Opening on December 17, 2016, and introduced itself as the only chocolate maker in Manitoba to grow...

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the many flavours of Montreux

In the last couple of posts, I introduced you to some of the cultural and historical highlights I had while experiencing Montreux, Switzerland. In this week’s post, it’s all about the many flavours of...

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a visit to Cailler Chocolate in Broc

My 2016 Chocolatour of Switzerland took me to the village of Broc, where Cailler is headquartered. In North America, we are quite unfamiliar with the brand of Cailler chocolate. But in Switzerland, Cailler is a...

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chocolate tour of Ottawa

One of the best ways to discover the chocolate hot spots of any destination is to find out whether there is a local chocolate lover’s tour. I was thrilled to be invited on the...

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chocolate travel explained

People are finally catching on to the idea that chocolate travel doesn’t mean just going places to eat chocolate. The emerging niche of authentic chocolate travel truly evokes a sense of place to our chocolate-focused...