The Flying Foodie

Alana has been eating her way around the world, immersing herself in different cultures, which inspired her love of cooking. Taste testing food around Australian and the globe, her travels are Alana’s test kitchen for capturing the best each destination has to offer.  

Following her time on Masterchef, Alana has developed the Alana’s Pantry food range which is inspired by her travels and she landed a presenting role on food and travel series ‘A Taste of Travel’ on Channel Ten.  Alana also works as a writer and food stylist creating gorgeous simple recipes for every home cook.

The Flying Foodie is a new and exciting portal for Virgin Australia where Alana will share her travels, food inspirations and catch up with incredible chef’s and producers around Australia and abroad.  She will share with you articles, gorgeous imagery and a video series to inspire your next food adventure.

Destinations 
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Crush Festival Bundaberg
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie has taste tested the upcoming Crush Festival in Bundaberg and selected her favourite gourmet events.
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The Flying Foodies Top 5 Food Experiences in Perth
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie, has put together her favourite food experiences in Perth.
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Fit, Fresh and Flavourful in West Hollywood
Alana Lowes discovers the perfect West Hollywood hotspots to live it up like a true LA “WeHo” local.
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Melbourne’s Top 5 Instagrammable Dishes
On one of her toughest assignments yet, Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie has teamed up with some Melbourne bloggers to uncover, taste-test and #Instagram the most Instagrammable dishes in Melbourne.
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See and do
Mixing work and play – the ultimate “bleisure” trip to Hong Kong
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie, looks at the art of mixing business and leisure travel and has some tips for getting the most out of your stay in Hong Kong.
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The Flying Foodie cooks in Hong Kong
Taking a cooking class when travelling is a fantastic way to learn about a culture and collect new recipes and Alana Lowes did just that in Hong Kong.
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5 Foodie Must-try in Hong Kong
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie, has narrowed it down to her 5 favourite food experiences you can’t miss on your trip to Hong Kong.
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Sky-high in Melbourne
The Flying Foodie takes on the tough challenge of discovering Melbourne's coolest rooftop bars....
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A beer lovers guide to craft beer in Melbourne
The Flying Foodie is in search of the most drinkable beers in Melbourne.
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Travel tips
Alana Lowes top foodie tips: Hobart
Tasmania’s capital has come of age in recent times and has become a food lover’s paradise.
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Alana's Tasting Australia Tips
Alana Lowes has hand picked her must do events at this year’s Tasting Australia food festival in South Australia.
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Eat, Pray, Love in Bali with Alana Lowes
The Flying Foodie spoils her body and mind at a unique sanctuary for women in Bali
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Eat local: Queenslands Scenic Rim
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie, ate her way around the Scenic Rim in South East Queensland and stumbled across the preparations for a magnificent food festival
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The Best Food Experiences in Canberra
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie, returns to her university stomping grounds of Canberra and shares the best of the best in a burgeoning food scene.
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The Pursuit of Hoppiness – The best craft beer bars in Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand’s capital, is leading the charge when it comes to hoppy brews
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