Travel Picks: Top 10 destinations for chocolate lovers

Fri Feb 6, 2009 7:27am EST
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SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) - As Valentine's Day approaches, travel website has come with a list of top destinations for people whose main love is chocolate.

This list is compiled by editors and is not endorsed by Reuters:

1. Oaxaca, Mexico

In Oaxaca, chocolate is used not only as a food in chocolate corn, chocolate sauce and so on but also as a popular drink. For their fix, locals frequent Chocolate Mayordomo, a shop with two downtown locations. A trip to Oaxaca can be combined with a stop in Mexico City to see Nestle's factory and chocolate museum.

2. Ghana

Ghana wants to spread the word that it grows great cocoa, so its throwing a party -- National Chocolate Day and Cocoa Day with the theme "consume more cocoa for good health."

3. Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States

Hershey's Chocolate World in the self-proclaimed "sweetest place on Earth" with a factory-tour ride in which children especially enjoy Chocolate World's singing cows.

4. Philippines   Continued...

<p>A woman receives a chocolate facial treatment at a chocolate exhibition in Mexico City, January 23, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar</p>