Have I mentioned before that I like food tours? I know I have, I seem to always be talking about my experiences on them to friends and family and I recommend them to anyone heading on vacation. I can’t help it, food tours continually prove to be the highlight of every trip I take. When planning my trip to Boston, Massachusetts I knew exactly what my top choice would be on the itinerary, and since I was travelling with my family this time around I was so excited to introduce them to the concept of neighbourhood food tours!
In the past the East End of London was home to poor immigrants, criminals and the disease-ridden, which is the reason for the area’s seedy past. As the city of London expanded it experienced massive over-crowding which caused many immigrants to look for residence outside of the city. Throughout the 19th century the East End was home to these various groups of people who came into and transformed the area into what it is today. Each group has left their own marks on London’s East End which is why it is such an incredibly interesting place to visit and explore.
“An exclusive history and gastronomy lesson complete with Brooklyn Bridge views, cultural enlightenment, an education on the immigrant experience and delicious & filling foods from around the world.” This is the very accurate description taken right from the website for the Best of Brooklyn Half Day Food and Cultural Tour. Continue reading