Summer is just around the corner, and many couples are planning their romantic holidays together. There are many reasons to jet off on a couples' holiday; warm weather, beautiful scenery and the chance to spend lots of quality time with your other half.

Chilli peppers

Chilli peppers

Of course, you might be looking for that extra bit of sparkle on your next holiday, and we've got a solution for you - It's world's most romantic plant based foods.

We spoke to travel experts from Travelbag, (www.travelbag.co.uk) to get the low down on the most romantic plant based foods in the world, and where to find them.

Pomegranate - Dubai

According to ancient Greek mythology, Aphrodite, the goddess of love, pleasure and procreation, planted the first pomegranate tree. Throughout history, the pomegranate has long been associated with fertility.

It's not just mythology and legend that gives the pomegranate a romantic reputation. Recent studies have shown that the pomegranate is packed full of antioxidants, which increase the blood flow and heightens intimacy.

So where's the best place to eat pomegranates? These juicy fruits can be found all around the world, but they're extremely popular in Dubai. Here you and your partner will be able to find a variety of restaurants that serve pomegranate in a range of forms, including frozen yoghurt and delicious fried chicken liver in pomegranate sauce.

Chilli Peppers - Thailand

Chilli peppers feature in a variety of hot and spicy dishes across the globe, but did you know that they release endorphins that heighten your mood and boost your energy? This is great for anything from good conversation to getting between the sheets!

Chilli peppers are found all around the world, but perhaps one of the best places to go to sample some chilli recipes is Thailand. This is the home of the Bird's Eye Chilli, a very hot chilli that comes in a variety of colours. Birds Eye Chillies are used in a variety of Thai dishes, including tasty curries and salads.

Figs - Los Angeles

In ancient times, figs were said to be Cleopatra's favourite food. These sweet, delicious fruits are still popular today, and are featured in a variety of recipes and classic dishes.

One of the best places to find fig restaurants is Los Angeles. Here the growth and production of figs is rife, and there are many places that specialise in creating fig-based dishes.

So no matter if you're eating out or staying in, whether you're in Dubai or New York City, you're bound to find yourself indulging in some of the world's most romantic foods - the perfect addition to your couples holiday.


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