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Vegan Travel

Learn about vegans all around the world. Share super cool adventures for vegan travelers in the US and abroad!

Vegan Sydney – A Vegan’s Guide for Tourists

Vegan Sydney – A Vegan’s Guide for Tourists

  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 [...]

Travel to Antarctica, the White Continent!

Travel to Antarctica, the White Continent!

By Rebecca Gilbert As we celebrate winter in the Northern Hemisphere, join me in a vegan adventure to Antarctica where it’s summer in the Southern Hemisphere! 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 [...]

Paris Vegan Day Celebration Has Begun!

Paris Vegan Day Celebration Has Begun!

  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 [...]

A Vegan Guide to Los Angeles

A Vegan Guide to Los Angeles

  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 [...]

Vegan in Napa, CA!

Vegan in Napa, CA!

It’s easy to be a vegan in Napa, CA!  There are several good options for vegan food in Napa at the Oxbow Public Market.  Eat vegan at the market or stock up on provisions for your day tour at the wineries.  Either way, there is lots of yummy vegan food in Napa!  And the O’Brien [...]

Vegans Around the World: Vegan Restaurants in Germany

Vegans Around the World: Vegan Restaurants in Germany

Christian Vagedes, a founder of the Vegan Society of Germany (Vegane Gesellschaft Deutschland) and the author of the recently published Veg Up.  The Veganization of the World (Veg Up.  Die Veganisierung der Welt), has provided us with a list of some of his favorite vegan restaurants.  Berlin is the hot spot for vegan cuisine in [...]

Vegan Travel to Antarctica!

Vegan Travel to Antarctica!

Have you dreamed about seeing the icebergs of Antarctica? Communing with the whales? Visiting all 7 continents? Come join us on a vegan-friendly voyage to Antarctica!

La vie végétalienne à Los Angeles

La vie végétalienne à Los Angeles

  Fabien partage ses conseils sur la vie végétalienne à Los Angeles! For our French-speaking friends, Fabien shares his tips about vegan life in LA!  

Turistas Veganos: Consejo para Explorar La Vida Vegana en LA

Turistas Veganos: Consejo para Explorar La Vida Vegana en LA

  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 [...]

Dining Out as a Vegan – You’ve Got Lots of Options Besides Just a Salad

Dining Out as a Vegan – You’ve Got Lots of Options Besides Just a Salad

Whether you’re dining out for work or fun, it should be a tasty experience.  We’re here as a vegan dining resource to share a few tips that can make it easier if you’re new to a plant-based diet.  What do you do when you’re traveling or having a meal-based business meeting and you can’t choose the venue?  Be [...]

Vegans Around the World: Vegan Tourists in Paris

Vegans Around the World: Vegan Tourists in Paris

Deborah Pivain, founder of Paris Vegan Day and the Gentle Gourmet Cafe, Shares Tips for Vegan Tourists in Paris!

Vegan Foods in Europe: Rebecca’s Recap from Paris & Malta

Vegan Foods in Europe: Rebecca’s Recap from Paris & Malta

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.  [...]

Vegan Cruise to the Caribbean: Holistic Holiday at Sea

Vegan Cruise to the Caribbean: Holistic Holiday at Sea

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!

Vegan Paris: A Beginner’s Guide to la Ville Lumière

Vegan Paris: A Beginner’s Guide to la Ville Lumière

Explore Vegan Paris with Aurelia d’Andrea, author of An American (Vegan) in Paris!
Photo credit: Sophia Pagan

Travel the World Vegan-Style with The Healthy Voyager!

Travel the World Vegan-Style with The Healthy Voyager!

The Healthy Voyager is a web, radio, and TV series that shows us how easy (and fun) it is to follow a plant-based life at home and abroad. Created by Carolyn Scott-Hamilton in 2006, The Healthy Voyager offers travel tips, healthy lifestyle tips, product reviews, and recipes!

Dr. Fuhrman’s 2012 Health Getaway

Dr. Fuhrman’s 2012 Health Getaway

Do you enjoy reading the health tips that world renowned nutritarian Dr. Joel Fuhrman shares with the Yummy Plants community? Imagine a whole week of classes and seminars with Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Health Getaway at the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island, FL from August 19 – 25! The getaway is designed to teach participants how to live a healthy lifestyle and provide tools to continue living a healthy, nutritarian lifestyle upon re-entry at home.

Good News for Vegan Travelers: Colombia World Offers Vegan-Friendly Eco-Adventures!

Good News for Vegan Travelers: Colombia World Offers Vegan-Friendly Eco-Adventures!

Are you a vegan traveler looking for an eco-adventure vacation? Cartagena…hot springs…colonial towns… beaches and jungles, Colombia World offers a variety of all-inclusive vacation packages for vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free travelers!

Holistic Holiday at Sea – A Voyage to Well-Being

Holistic Holiday at Sea – A Voyage to Well-Being

As the weather on the east coast is getting colder, it’s fun to think about sunny beaches and warm ocean breezes… and we discovered a fabulous opportunity to relax and rejuvenate this spring. Have you heard about Holiday at Sea?
It’s a week long cruise designed to promote health, education, and most importantly, relaxation. The vegan vacation stops in beautiful ports of the Carribbean and features lectures, workshops and lessons presented by some of the biggest names in plant-based diets and health!

Vegan Pizzerias in NYC – Take a Tour with Scott’s Pizza Tours!

Vegan Pizzerias in NYC – Take a Tour with Scott’s Pizza Tours!

Experience four of New York City’s best pizza parlors featuring vegan options with Scott’s Pizza Tours’ “Learning to Love Your Vegan” Pizza Safari! October is National Pizza Month and Scott’s Pizza Tours is kicking it off with their vegan specialty tour. Scott is Scott Wiener, a pizza enthusiast from New Jersey. Scott toured the United [...]