Finding the best chocolate in world, or just in your destination, doesn’t have to be a struggle. From chocolate museums and festivals to cacao plantations and cafes, for years I’ve taken it upon myself to travel in search of the most compelling chocolates and chocolate experiences around the world. These are their stories.
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29 Chocolate Shops in Melbourne Belgium
Guide to Brussels’ 15 Best Chocolate Shops
Guide to Bruges’ 15 Best Chocolate Shops
All About Belgian Chocolate Culture Cuba
Cacao pods growing in Baracoa, Cuba.
Cuban Cacao Culture to the East Czech Republic
Ultimate Guide to Prague Chocolate Shops Germany
13 Best Chocolate Shops in Berlin Hong Kong
Craft chocolate made in Hong Kong by a Swiss & Israeli couple.
Hong Kong Chocolate Guide
Hong Kong Chocolate Culture Indonesia
7 Bali Chocolate Shops To Visit On Vacation Japan
Samples from Timeless Chocolate in Okinawa, Japan.
17 Tokyo Chocolate Makers To Check Out
FESTIVAL: Craft Chocolate Market In Tokyo
FESTIVAL: Salon Du Chocolat Osaka
A Comprehensive Guide to Osaka Chocolate Shops
Kyoto Chocolate Guide: 17 Shops You Must Visit
Kobe Chocolate Guide: The Best Chocolatier’s in Kobe, Japan
Guide to Fukuoka Chocolate Shops
Finding Timeless Chocolate in Southern Japan
Japanese Chocolate Culture Korea
Truffles from Coco Bruni in Seoul, South Korea.
19 Places To Eat Chocolate In Seoul
Ultimate Busan Chocolate Guide
Jeju: Korea’s Chocolate Island
Bean to Bar Chocolate in South Korea Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur Chocolate Guide
Penang Chocolate Guide
Chocolate in Kota Kinabalu
Malaysian Chocolate & Cacao Culture The Netherlands
Guide to 33 Amsterdam Chocolate Shops
FESTIVAL: All About Chocoa in The Netherlands The Philippines
Bagged cacao pods on Kablon Farms in South Cotabato, Philipipines.
5 Delicious Cacao Destinations In Davao City
Metro Manila Chocolate Guide
Philippine Chocolate & Cacao Culture Taiwan
House-made bonbons on a cacao plantation in Pingtung County, Taiwan.
A Guide to the Best Chocolate in Taiwan
6 Cacao Plantations to Visit in Taiwan
Taiwanese Chocolate & Cacao Culture Thailand
A bar of 100% Thai chocolate gifted to me by the couple behind Kad Kokoa, in Bangkok. They own their own farm in Chumphon, Thailand.
Experiencing a Chocolate Buffet in Downtown Bangkok
Best Chocolate Shops In & Around Bangkok
Chiang Mai Chocolate Shop Guide
Craft Chocolate Culture in Thailand USA
Alaskan Chocolate Shops in Anchorage, AK
Chocolate Destinations on Oahu, HI
The Big Island Of Hawaii
Seattle, WA: 17 Can’t Miss Chocolate Shops
Guide to Denver, CO Chocolate Shops
Boulder, CO Chocolate Shops
New Orleans, LA Chocolate Guide
Washington, D.C. Best Chocolate
Richmond, VA Chocolate Guide
Asheville, NC Chocolate Guide (best maker) Vietnam
Saigon Chocolate Guide: Ho Chi Minh City
Hanoi Chocolate Guide
How to Tour a Cacao Plantation in Vietnam
All About Cacao Liquor Around the World
Vietnamese Chocolate & Cacao Culture
Traveling for chocolate doesn’t need to be the only goal of your trip, either, for chocolate to earn a place on your itinerary. Finding the world’s best chocolate is all a matter of perspective, so I invite you to take it into your own hands. I have provided the guides and some insight, and yours is welcome, as well.
What’s the best chocolate in your town?