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Vegetarian Hotel Stays Around the World Looking for an all vegetarian Hotel, Bed & Breakfast, Hostel, or Vacation Rental? http://www.veggie-hotels.com/1-1-Home.html Currently with listings in 65 Countries covering every Continent and Major Island Area. Happy Veg Travels!! Post Date: 12/29/15, Replies: 4
Vegan explanatory card in 83 languages!! No more Vegan confusion when traveling. These V Cards explain the needs of a Vegan Diet in 83 different languages, including; Afrikaans / Albanian / Arabic / Armenian / Azerbaijani / Basque / Belarusian / Bengali / Bosnian / Bulgarian / Cambodian / Catalan / Cebuano / Chinese(Simplified) / Chinese(Traditional) / Croatian / Czech / Danish / Dutch / English / Esperanto / Estonian / Filipino / Finnish / French / Galacian / Georgian / German / Greek / Guajarati / Haitian Creole / Hausa / Hebrew / Hindi / Hmong / Hungarian / Icelandic / Igbo / Indonesian / Irish / Italian / Japanese / Javanese / Kannada / Khmer / Korean / Lao / Latin / Latvian / Lithuanian / Macedonian / Malay / Maltese / Maori / Marathi / Mongolian / Mongolian / Nepali / Norwegian / Persian / Polish / Portuguese / Punjabi / Romanian / Russian / Serbian / Slovak / Slovenian / Spanish / Swahili / Swedish / Tamil / Teluga / Thai / Turkish / Ukrainian / Urdu / Vietnamese / Welsh / Yiddish / Yoruba / Zulu Simply hand this card to your Server, Chef or Host in their prospective language! Trouble with the pronunciation, try plugging the text from any of the languages into Google Translate or any other online audio pronunciation guide. http://www.maxlearning.net/HEALth/V-Cards.pdf Download or Print - Happy Vegan Travels!! Post Date: 03/21/17, Replies: 8
Fried spinach n cheese pies in Tonkawa, OK It was a pleasant surprise to find delicious vegetarian fried pies in Tonkawa, OK. Driving down from Des Moines to Houston, we expected some Indian vegetarian fare down south but didn't really expect anything in the midwest. But the Tonkawa, Oaklahoma fried pies right at a 35S exit were just excellent! Post Date: 03/19/17, Replies: 0
Vegan at sea I'm hoping to go sailing and the captain says we need to stock up for 3 weeks at sea - and he wants me to introduce him to veganism. So, no surviving on pasta and cornflakes! Thing is that I've always been a can't cook, won't cook kind of girl so am really hoping to get some help with ideas of ingredients and recipes. There are some well stocked health food stores and grocery stores nearby, so shouldn't have problems finding ingredients before setting sail, it's just that I know from experience that I buy all these goodies, then find a year later they're still sat in my cupboard unused - and I won't have internet access at sea. I'd be very grateful of any suggestions and guidance. Many thanks in anticipation! Post Date: 03/06/17, Replies: 3
Cuba- Where to bring donations Some of the most rewarding moments on my recent Cuba trip was taking the time to donate to a few different places throughout Havana and Trinidad. We flew Southwest, so just used our extra bag allowing to bring a duffel bag of donations each. If you don't have a two bag allowance, you could always bring a carry on instead. There is not access to the same items we have here, so even dollar store items make a big difference. Clean out you closet of old clothes you no longer wear and visit a Dollar Tree. You will be so happy you did when you witness the gratitude. Since I had a hard time finding out about places to donate ahead of time, I wanted to share what I found. I'm posting on here because AniPlant and The Diana Project are for animal welfare and I really think vegans would enjoy helping these in particular I, also, recommend downloading the app maps.me ahead of time. If you download the map for Cuba, it'll be easier to locate these crossroads. Places In Havana: AniPlant Contact Person: Nora Garcia Perez (Spanish only) Cell: 05243 3789 Website: www.theaniplantproject.org Crossroads on map: Principe and Hospital Organizations to help protect animals are rare in Cuba. It can be heartbreaking to see malnourished, injured, or mange infected dogs on the street. This is why it was so meaningful to us to be able to donate and tour AniPlant’s facilities. They offer sterilization services to Cubans with pets for little to no cost and, also, to strays in an effort to reduce overpopulation. The modest operating room was very clean, however, they simply don't have access to all the supplies they need. The woman in charge was very very appreciative of any donations and took her time to show us around. Beware there are adorable dogs you may fall in love with and be very tempted to take home! When we were there, a few were already being prepared to be shipped overseas to other tourists who had fallen in love. What we donated: dry milk, cat/dog treats, anti fungal cream, antibiotic ointment, bandages, non adherent gauze pads, cat food bowls, and soap. Parroquia Ntra. Sra. de la Medalla Milagrosa Santos Suarez #336 esq. a Paz Santos Suarez, 10 de Octubre, C.P. 10500. Ciudad Habana Contact Person: Father Lusarreta (Spanish only) Tel: (53-7) 41-8449 Crossroads on map: Santos Suarez and Paz https://www.yahoo.com/news/popes-church-poor-alive-well-cuba-222413032.html?ref=gs This is a church located in south Havana where Father Lusarreta runs his charity La Milagrosa. He has many charitable initiatives to help the community such as a soup kitchen, “grandparents house”, food and clothing to single parents in need, center for residents with Down syndrome, etc. Overall, it just seems to be a very positive institution that is really trying to help the residents of the area. What we donated: clothing, feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes/toothpaste, soap, and combs. In Trinidad: The Diana Project Casa Munoz Jose Marti #401 e/ Fidel Claro y Santiago Escobar Trinidad, S.Spiritus, Cuba Contact Person: Julio Munoz (Spanish and English) Email: [email protected] Phone: +53 41993673 diana.trinidadphoto.com This was another organization to benefit the welfare of animals. Julio Munoz has many initiatives to educate horse owners about proper care and treatment. Unfortunately, again people simply do not have access to proper supplies and education about horse care which results in the premature death of many horses. Julio, with his wife, run Casa Munoz. Unfortunately, it was booked while we were in Trinidad but he still sat with us in the living room and talked about everything from life in Cuba to the struggles of changing people's minds about proper horse care. He is very funny and I recommend taking the time to talk to him. What we donated: anti parasite medicine, Horseman’s Dream Veterinary Cream, antibiotic ointment, antifungal cream, bandages, non adherent gauze pads, and soap. Casa de la Cultura Calle Zerquera 406 Tel (419) 4308 This is a culture center where local artists exhibit some of their work. It, also, is where many of the local children go. We were lucky enough to visit on a Saturday and witness a group of children working on their drawings. There was such love in the room. The instructor was kind and the children seemed genuinely happy. We gave them the rest of our donations but wished we had more art supplies to donate. What we donated: clothing, crayons, pens, pads of paper, toys, toothbrushes and toothpaste, and hair ties. Post Date: 02/14/17, Replies: 0
Studying Abroad as a Vegan Hey guys! I was wondering if any of you have ever studied abroad as a vegan. I've been thinking about going to Australia, but I'm nervous because of having to deal with a host family that are not vegan. If you guys have any tips or comments for me that would be wonderful! Post Date: 02/14/17, Replies: 0
Traveling Vegan Animal Rights Activist Hello everyone, I wanted to write an tell you all wanderlust about the wonderful experience I have been having traveling California on the 10 Billion Lives Tour. It is a vegan outreach program in which myself and my travel partner, Grace, travel across an area of the U.S. with a pay-per-view program that exposes the farm industry. We are currently focused on visiting college campuses, although during the summer, one of our touring groups switches to traveling with Warped Tour. It's been a wonderful opportunity to engage college students, interested and unaware alike, in the practices of the farm industry. After showing students our 4 minute video - which can be found at www.10billionlives.com - on one of our mobile kiosks, we discuss with them options to reduce meat and dairy in their lives. 80% of these students pledge to reduce meat and dairy in their life. It has been fun meeting so many interested students, visiting new areas of the country I have never seen, and living in a van. F.A.R.M. is a wonderful organization, and if you are interested in pursuing a Tour Operator position with them - check out the 10 Billion Lives site - and read more about our trip on my site - NY Nomads Post Date: 02/10/17, Replies: 0
Vegan THC edibles in amsterdam? Hi everyone, I am going to amsterdam this november and was wondering if anyone knows about coffee shops selling vegan space cakes/brownie/cookies? I've looked online but haven't found anything for now :( I'm desperate - please help mee :) Post Date: 02/06/17, Replies: 2
India a vegan and vegetarian paradise!! when travel to India there are many places where you can easily travel being vegetarian and vegan. west cost of India is beautiful and unexplored by travelers. there are beautiful beaches. Ratnagiri in Maharashtra is good place. Post Date: 02/04/17, Replies: 1
Amsterdam - Vegan coffee shop Hey, is there any vegan or veganish coffee shops in amsterdam, perhaps one that offers v space cake? Other tips and suggestions are welcome too :) Post Date: 01/20/17, Replies: 2
Deployed vegetarians and vegans? Is anyone else out there deployed overseas while living a veggie lifestyle? Post Date: 01/13/17, Replies: 2
Vegan LMT wanted on St. Croix, USVI We are looking for an LMT to work with us during our busy season (late January - late April) or longer if things work out. We have a spare room with private bath at our house (sundoghouse.com) on the tropical island of St. Croix in the USVI. Hope to hear from you soon! Post Date: 01/07/17, Replies: 0
Pisa airport Hi there, I'm flying into Pisa airport tomorrow and my friends are arriving 3 hours later so was planning to hang about the airport. I've decided to do Veganuary and now wondering if I'll be able to eat at any of the airport cafes or even get a soya latte or should I leave the airport and go to one of the restaurants reviewed on here? Post Date: 01/01/17, Replies: 0
Vegan Hi all, I joined here because it seems to be the most active forum. I've only been vegan for about four months, but it's the best life change I've made. I feel physically and mentally healthier, and it feels great knowing that every meal I eat contributes to the ending of this world. I'm very lucky to live in a very [url="www.vegjauntsandjourneys.com/"]vegan-friendly[/url]city and community as well, it's been a great influence for persuading others into becoming "www.vegjauntsandjourneys.com/">veganl as well. I hope to meet more people and gain a little more knowledge here! Post Date: 12/12/16, Replies: 2
Need help finding vegan restaurants in NY We're headed to the city this Saturday and I'm looking for veg friendly restaurants between Grand Central and Rockefeller Center... anyone know anyplace good? Thanks! Post Date: 12/12/16, Replies: 1
Food at Air plains ???? Hey guys , what is your experience with meals in air planes ? I haven't traveled since I became veg, but soon I am going oversees and I want to know did they serve only salads, or there exist something for veggies too ??? Post Date: 12/08/16, Replies: 11
Something fancy for Christmas Day in Hong My omnivore partner ( who is happy to eat vego / vegan) and I ( full time vego part time vegan) are going to be in Hong Kong for Christmas and we would like to do something special for Xmas day. Can anyone recommend and veg or veg friendly places that would be suitable for something a bit fancy for Xmas day, Budget is about $120 -$150 Australian dollar per person - about $880 Hong Kong dollars pp.. thank you!! Post Date: 11/12/16, Replies: 0
Vegan and Vegetarian Festivals Does anyone know of a list of Veg Fests around the world? If not, can we start one here? If you could list the name of the festival, the location, the month it typically takes place in, and a website if you have it, we can create a master list. It would be fun to visit places and see different veg fests around the world. Post Date: 11/02/16, Replies: 9
We want Tokyo to eat amazing food! Hello everyone! We are a couple traveling around the world and trying different types of cuisine wherever we go. We just arrived to Tokyo for the first time and felt like there weren't enough options to enjoy. So we decided to give a hand to this beautiful place that enchanted us... Here a little description of what we are offering. Let us know what you think and if you are interested we would happily answer you asap: Head chef and creator of Paris and Dubai vegan cafe concept Wild & The Moon has teamed up with curator and artist based in Paris offering an exclusive opportunity for Tokyo food scene. Blending California/Mediterranean cuisine with local ingredients and specializing in vegan, raw and vegetarian. Choose an experience and contact us in this next 48 hours: 1. Supper for small private group in your place. 2. Pop-up night in your restaurant or bar. 3. Private cooking class for 5 people max. In your own place (in house or restaurant). 4. Restaurant consulting. (*) will use equipment provided (*) languages: English, French and Spanish. No Japanese. Please contact for more details Post Date: 11/02/16, Replies: 1
Vegan cuisine in Zagreb, Croatia! My Fiance and I were really happy to see that it was possible to eat vegan in Croatia, and still enjoy the local cuisine. To be honest, the Croatians do cook meat heavy - however, there are so many things they do offer and make really delicious that we were never put out. Salads are incredible there. There are a lot of 'side dishes' that are offered in most restaurants that are incredible. In our opinion, it was very do-able and enjoyable. Hope that helps! Post Date: 09/12/16, Replies: 0
Vegan on Gran Canaria Hi there, lovely people! I live partly on Gran Canaria, partly in Germany and will be back in Las Palmas de GC in October. Just wondering if anyone here is living on GC or travels there sometime Oct/Nov/Dec this year. I would love to meet for a nice meal, some smalltalk or a café con plant-based leche. Hit me up, I look forward to e-meeting you. Nicole Post Date: 08/24/16, Replies: 1
Singapore Hi, travelling to Singapore in a couple of weeks. Any Vegetarian restaurant suggestions? Thanks Post Date: 08/21/16, Replies: 8
What I Ate In Chicago (in under 3 mins!) Hey everyone! I was in Chicago recently, so I put together a quick video (under 3mins!) to share some of the great vegan options there! Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S95pMuEVxA If I missed any great spots in Chicago that you recommend, let me know! :) Cheers! Anne-Marie MeatFreeAthlete.com Post Date: 08/19/16, Replies: 0
Veg Durian Festival in Penang, Malaysia I want to share a really fun event that I am co-organizing in June this year. It is the Bao Sheng Durian Festival, a gathering of vegans from all over the world who are coming together to share our love of durian and other tropical fruits. It's a week of all-you-can-eat durian, all-you-can-eat tropical fruits, hiking, running, yoga-ing, beach-going, and learning to cook local Penang dishes vegan-style. We are truly international! We have attendees from over 15 countries in Asia, Europe, Australia, America and Canada. Until May 20th we are also offering really cool LOVE DURIAN t-shirts! You can find out all the other infos here: www.yearofthedurian.com/durian-tours/bao-sheng-durian-festival Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions, and I hope to see you this June to share a beautiful durian experience :) The festival dates are June 9-16 and 16-23. Post Date: 07/22/16, Replies: 0
New to Melbourne :) Heya! I am a student moving from Malaysia to Melbourne for studies. I adopted this plant-based diet (mostly vegetarian) few months back and I absolutely love it. Will slowly transition myself to a vegan lifestyle in near future hopefully! However, at the moment I am pretty scared that I will have problems making new friends in Melbourne U due to my diet. Any advice on this issue? :) Post Date: 07/17/16, Replies: 1
Gulf Coast area vegan recommendations Copied from my post on facebook: Hi all, just sharing some recommendations about restaurants in the area.. feel free to comment with some new propositions and that post will be updated accordingly. That is helpful for people who find it hard to go to restaurants in the area.. That post was written a while ago and I'm sure there would be lots of newer recommendations.. PENSACOLA - FL: 1. End of the Line Cafe - Pensacola - Vegan restaurant. A really awesome vegan menu 2. Sluggo's restaurant - Pensacola has a full vegan menu. Lots of variety of vegan food. Very tasty. (happy hour till 7pm) 3. Jackson's steakhouse, Pensacola: believe it or not a steakhouse has a big very tasty vegan plate. If you feel fancy or like celebrating a special occasion I'd recommend it. 4. Everman Grocery/Cafe - Pensacola: huge grocery selection of everything (produce, refrigerated/frozen items, bulk foods/grains/nuts, milks, herbs, snacks, wines, etc; like a regular grocery store but healthier), produce is pricey but high quality, has a great salad/sandwich/smoothie bar - awesome for lunchtime! 5. Bailey's Farmer's Market - Pensacola: huge farmer's market-style produce grocery - the reduced price sales are better than anywhere else I've seen here. GULF SHORES, AL: 6. Cactus Flower Cafe - Gulf Shores: California-style Mexican, vegan/vegetarian salad and taco options, and overall "healthier"/fresher/less greasy food options 7. Cactus Cantina - Gulf Shores: less-healthy Mexican, but huge portions of veggie fajitas, have veggie enchiladas ORANGE BEACH, AL: 8. Bravos Tacos and Sol y Mar in Orange Beach: both have options for veggie burritos, enchiladas, and/or big salads (basically Mexican is usually an easy option), anything can be ordered without cheese 9. Fisher's - Orange Beach: regular menu is not veg-friendly, but they were happy to make really tasty, unique, and adequately-sized vegetarian food (may use butter); it's pricey but nice atmosphere. 10. Perdido Beach Resort, Voyagers restaurant - Orange Beach: if you request ahead on reservations they can make good vegetarian entrees (mushroom-based one - portabello wellington I think? - is really tasty) and have lots of small salads. Nice option for a more upscale dinner but avoiding the steakhouse menu. We also discovered you can order a veggie-filled pasta from the restaurant next door as a main course and enjoy everything else from Voyagers smile emoticon 11. Another Broken Egg - Orange Beach: has a good veggie burger and some vegan wrap options, vegetarian-friendly sides like jicama and black beans. 12. Big Fish - Orange Beach: good vegan sushi 13. Shipp's Harbor Grill - Orange Beach: quite a few vegetarian options (not vegan, most have cheese but this could be removed on a lot of dishes). They have big entree-sized salads, veggie sushi, vegetarian black-bean quesadillas. FAIRHOPE, AL: 14. Sunflower Cafe - Fairhope: HUGE vegetarian/vegan-friendly menu - the outside of the cafe is a bit sketchy-looking, but the menu is amazing! There is a health food store next door as well. 15. Master Joe's - Fairhope: good vegan sushi and appetizers 16. Yak Indian food in Fairhope also is a great vegetarian and vegan choice. 17. Warehouse bakery: they have all sorts of grain bowls, salads AND Vegan chili!! There is a new frozen dessert smoothie place called Soul Bowlz that is super yummy FOLEY, AL: 18. Mellow Mushroom - Foley/etc.: has 100% vegan pizza (vegan cheese, crust, etc.) Also -- Thrive Market online: we use this website all the time to buy non-perishables, vegan bath/body products, supplements, pastas, and other harder-to-find healthy ingredients, and the prices are better than any local store, Amazon, etc. You can even sort products by "values" to filter for vegan/cruelty-free items (or non-GMO, gluten-free, Paleo, whatever else you want) Oh and one more thing - there is an app called "HappyCow" which displays vegan, vegetarian, and veg-friendly restaurants and shops in a given area, along with reviews and pictures. Post Date: 06/22/16, Replies: 0
Exuma, Bahamas I am going to Exuma in a couple of weeks and have only been a vegan for about 8 months. Does anyone have any suggestions on items to order off a menu in Exuma or when going to a place in the Bahamas? Post Date: 06/20/16, Replies: 0

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