Taking time to travel and discover new places tops many of our wish-lists. But let's be real, mapping out all the trip logistics — like booking a flight, finding a hotel, deciding exactly what to do or see — can be a lot of work. That is especially true for those who want to have loads of fun but typically ball on a budget.
Not to worry, though. You can still have an amazing, around-the-world adventure without actually leaving the house. How, you ask? With food! Amazon has an online market of snacks and condiments that make for the perfect solution. The retailer sells thousands of packaged goods that can be shipped to your doorstep from nearly every corner of the globe. Whether you're a fan of Japanese Kit Kat flavors, want to try an artisanal French take on Nutella, or are looking for candy with a kick from Mexico, we've got something to temporarily cure your travel woes while you save up for your next trip.
Let's go through to discover what international snacks, treats, and even drinks are waiting for you online.
These crumbly cookies taste amazing alone, but some reviewers claim they're even better when dunked in coffee, milk, or tea.
Takis can best be described as a flavor bomb in your mouth. Each chip is coated heavily with spice and packs a punch of zesty lime.
Peas that come dried and dusted in a fiery, wasabi-horseradish seasoning are so good you'll find them hard to resist.
Mild and creamy, Lavazza's Super Crema Expresso is the top-seller among all roasted coffee beans sold on Amazon.
This fun snack is made from peanuts but tastes like a buttery cracker. Other varieties include adobo, garlic, barbecue, and spicy-hot flavors.
These almond sponge cakes are filled with raspberry jam and topped with icing and a cherry.
Halva is a traditional, middle-eastern dessert usually made with ground sesame seeds and sweetener.
These biscuits are a favorite for dunking in a steaming hot cup of tea.
Just when you thought chocolate couldn't get any better, we found a bar that includes fizzy pop rock candy.
Seaweed, a.k.a nori, is tasty on its own, but when it is dried in sheets and topped with olive oil and sea salt, this snack doesn't disappoint.
It is like peanut butter, except without the sticky mess.
You haven't had hot sauce until you've tried this. Although it serves up some serious heat, fans of this spicy concoction say the sauce is delicious on just about anything.
Similar to an almond joy except without the almonds, Mars' Bounty bars have a creamy coconut filling and a milk chocolate shell.
Kit Kats oversees are like nothing you've ever seen (or tasted) before. Matcha Green Tea bars, for example, are a huge hit in Japan.
Forget everything you know about chocolate-nut spreads. This one from Clement Faugier replaces hazelnuts with chestnuts and includes a hint of vanilla.
This nifty gift set includes a variety of mixed baklava a.k.a layered filo dough filled with pistachios, walnuts, cashews, and pine nuts.
Stroopwafels are soft, toasted waffles filled with a thin layer of caramel sauce. These, by Daelmans, are also the perfect size to be warmed up on top of your coffee cup.
Sweet and decadent, this popular British treat takes Turkish delight to another level. As if the bite-sized pieces of rose-flavored jelly weren't good enough, Fry's incorporated a generous coating of delicious milk chocolate.
Pocky sticks are thin biscuits covered in either chocolate or flavored cream. The strawberry and matcha flavors give off millennial vibes and taste amazing.
Added to milk, these chocolatey candy cubes make a malt beverage.
This soda tastes and smells like bubble gum, and is yellow like Mountain Dew.
Fans of spice will love these mango-flavored lollipops covered with a powdered chili coating.
Not your ordinary rice cake, these round nuggets are filled with a sweet fruit jelly that's worth trying at least once.
Packaged in a reusable tin, these almond cookies have a crunchy outside and a soft inside that is preserved in parchment paper wrapping.
Shrimp chips are tasty little puffs that will have you hooked after just one bite.
This classic Mexican candy features three layers of chewy peanut marzipan.
This Caribbean staple isn't just another bag of chips. It features plantains, a member of the banana family, sliced, deep fried, topped with salt, and just down-right delicious.
Osem's Bissli wheat chips are flavored with BBQ seasoning and have an addictive, smoky-sweet flavor.
These Nestlé milk chocolate bars are filled with light bubbles of air, making them even more fun to eat.