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By Rebecca Gilbert Join me in a vegan adventure to Antarctica! What images spring to mind when you hear the majestic word “Antarctica,” the rarely visited White Continent? Ancient? Awe-inspiring? Avalanches? All of these words inspired me to visit this pristine and exotic land. (And yes, I was lucky enough to experience a thundering, rumbling, [...]
Vegan travelers rejoice, there’s an all vegan eco-resort in Mendocino, CA! Just a few hundred miles north of San Francisco and a scenic 3-hour drive up the coast, The Stanford Inn awaits. This Stanford Inn was founded in 1980 by husband and wife Jeff and Joan Stanford. Their mission is to “excite their [...]
Whether you’re dining out for work or fun, it should be a tasty experience. Here are a few tips from my book It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan. What do you do when you’re traveling or having a meal-based business meeting and you can’t choose the venue? Be assured, you can still follow a vegan diet [...]
By Rebecca Gilbert I crossed the pond to scope out the vegan scene in Paris and Malta. Wow! It was exciting to find many popular vegan restaurants and widely available vegan foods in French supermarkets like Monoprix and Carrefour. Vegan Cuisine in Paris If you’re traveling to Paris, put these vegan/vegetarian restaurants on your map. [...]
Welcome to a magical world surrounded by the sea, protected by the moai, the giant watcher heads who guard the inhabitants of Rapa Nui. I visited Easter Island as part of my bucket list and I am so grateful that I did. It was a special time of oneness with nature and developing new friendships with [...]
G’day and welcome to Sydney! Despite Australia’s reputation abroad as being all about Fosters Beer, wrestling crocodiles and ‘throwing shrimps on the Barbie,” Sydney is a surprisingly Vegan friendly city. Sydneysiders are generally a very friendly and accommodating bunch. You’ll find that many have an interest in health and environmental issues and a compassion [...]
Hallo from Berlin, Germany, the vegan capital of Europe! I’ve been in Berlin now for several days. I’ve met some fabulous people and enjoyed absolutely wonderful vegan food. Seriously, the German people have been some of the kindest, most helpful people I have encountered anywhere in the world. Super nett! Before I arrived, [...]
The Vegan Street Fair, the brain child of founders Jessica Schoech and her husband Kenny, debuted in Los Angeles with 46 vendors offering scrumptious vegan bites. A mixture of vegan-only and vegan-friendly vendors was an intentional aspect of organizing the fair for Jessica. Says Jessica, “Overwhelmingly, the response from vegan-friendly vendors was excitement at the opportunity [...]
Paris Vegan Day weekend has begun! The “City of Light” kicked off Paris Vegan Day with a pre-party and the French premiere of the film Vegucated. There were vegan treats and bubbly for all courtesy of Deborah Pivain and the team from the Gentle Gourmet Cafe. Check out the spread on the Eiffel Tower [...]
If you’re visiting Los Angeles, besides an abundance of sunshine, you’ll have no problem finding amazing vegan options in the City of Angels because even omnivore restaurants have superb plant-based meals. As a LA resident, there are so many vegan restaurants here that it’s hard to narrow down the must-eats, but these are my [...]
Jordi Quesada comparte sus consejos de cosas a hacer y sitios dónde ir a comer para los turistas veganos que quieren explorar la vida vegana en Los Angeles! For our Spanish-speaking friends around the world who would like to visit LA, Jordi Quesada shares his advice about things to do and places to eat [...]
Looking for a Spring getaway with your favorite vegan? Join fellow vegan travelers to sail the Caribbean and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Holistic Holiday at Sea! The cruise will be from March 2-9, 2013 and is co-sponsored by VegNews Magazine. Call 866-601-1923 to register. Mention you’re from the Yummy Plants community to get $50 of on-board credit towards bookstore purchases and/ or private consultations!