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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The Flying Foodie: Hobart
Alana Lowes takes you on a voyage to Hobart and beyond to sample the gourmet artisan producers Tasmania has to offer
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The Flying Foodie: Adelaide
South Australia is ready to explode with flavours and food in the month of May - find out more with The Flying Foodie
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Canggu, Bali
Alana Lowes heads off in search of nourishment for her body and soul at a very blissful women’s retreat in Bali
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The Flying Foodie - Gold Coast
Alana Lowes has designed the perfect escape on the Gold Coast, with a weekend of feasting by the beach and the lush green forests of the Gold Coast hinterland.
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The Flying Foodie - Canberra
Alana Lowes travels to Canberra to discover the tastes of the nation's capital during truffle season. ...
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The Flying Foodie - Wellington on a Plate
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie, declares Wellington as the coolest when it comes to drinking and dining, it’s going to have Australian’s up in arms….and on the next flight across the ditch!
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The Flying Foodie - Perth
For all you foodies out there, Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie has compiled the perfect itinerary for devouring all of Perth’s food and wine in one long weekend.
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The Flying Foodie: Bundaberg
Farmers, strawberries and rum, the perfect combination for a gourmet food tour in Bundaberg and Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie, went to the heart of Australia’s fresh food to sample the best on offer
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The Flying Foodie: Los Angeles
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie, set out to follow a Californian gourmet food trail, all thanks to LA local.
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The Flying Foodie: Moreton Bay
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie has gone inland from Brisbane, to the Moreton Bay Hinterland to uncover the ultimate paddock to plate itinerary for you.
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The Flying Foodie: Melbourne
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie has put together your must-eat list for the best "non bacon and eggs" in Melbourne to take with you on your next trip to the food capital of Australia...
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The Flying Foodie: Mildura
Our very own Flying Foodie, Alana Lowes, heads back to her hometown, Mildura to uncover a town filled with passionate foodies from across the globe bringing a multicultural flavour to the country.
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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.
Eat, Pray, Love in Bali with Alana Lowes
The Flying Foodie spoils her body and mind at a unique sanctuary for women in Bali
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
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.
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
Crush Festival Bundaberg
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie has taste tested the upcoming Crush Festival in Bundaberg and selected her favourite gourmet events.
The Flying Foodies Top 5 Food Experiences in Perth
Alana Lowes, The Flying Foodie, has put together her favourite food experiences in Perth.
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.
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.