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Chocolate Destinations Around the World to Drool Over

These five places from Belgium to Hong Kong offer their own enticing takes on the confection

The mouthwatering nature of chocolate is one constant no matter where you go. (Miriam Schmidt/dpa/Corbis)

Hong Kong

For five weeks every February Hong Kong's enormous Harbour City mall turns into a chocolate wonderland, complete with cocoa trees, pop-up chocolate boutiques, and live demos by master chocolate chefs. The Chocolate Trail attracts chocolate lovers from around the globe to Hong Kong, offering workshops on topics such as fine-tuning your taste buds and pairing Chinese teas with chocolates, as well as bringing together a selection of fine chocolates from countries like Belgium, Italy and France. The city is also known for its high-end hotel chocolate and confectionary shops, such as The Mandarin Cake Shop and The Peninsula Chocolatier

About Laura Kiniry

Laura Kiniry is a San Francisco-based freelance writer specializing in food, drink, and travel. She contributes to a variety of outlets including American Way, O-The Oprah Magazine, BBC.com, and numerous AAA pubs.

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