It’s Easy Being Vegan in Italy

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By Lauren Yakiwchuk I returned recently from a trip overseas to Italy for three weeks and it was incredibly simple to maintain a vegan diet during my travels. With a little preparation, you’ll find that eating a plant-based diet abroad is not only easy, but also very delicious. Here are some helpful tips to assist… Read more »

Episode 315: Travel Tips

Today John and Ana reviewed Yam Chops, Cruda Cafe, and discussed travelling as a vegan and vegan cheese on pizza. Listen Now:  Episode 315: Travel Tips

A Tale of 2 Vegan Cities: Toronto vs. New York

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator New York City, so I’ve heard, is famous for it’s cornucopia of vegetarian restaurants. So, when my partner suggested he’d like to take a vacation there with one purpose in mind, to eat, I was up for it (although it doesn’t take much to convince me to… Read more »

Veg Travel in Central America and Beyond

by Dinesh S. Parakh Canadians are fond of heading south to escape the clutches of winter, with many of the most popular destinations being in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. Trouble is, these parts of the world are not known for their animal-friendly culinary offerings, lacking a well-developed ‘veg consciousness’ compared to places like… Read more »

Vegan Survival Guide to Central America

Care of Marco Pagliarulo Download the Vegan Survival Guide to Central America to find answers to questions such as: is it hard to travel in South America as a vegan? Where should you look for vegan options? What are some examples of vegan South American dishes? Plus, a glossary of phrases you can use when… Read more »

Vegetarian Travel Translation Cards and Glossaries

Thanks to the bright ideas of TVA volunteer extraordinaire Sally Grande, TVA is proud to announce the release of vegetarian travel translation cards! These cards serve the purpose of allowing you to dine as you travel the world and face language barriers. The cards say in both English and their respective language: “I am vegan…. Read more »

Discount Profile: Rooster’s Inn

If you’re looking for somewhere to get away for a day or two, look no further than the Rooster’s Inn B and B and Farm Sanctuary. The Rooster’s Inn, located just outside of Port Perry, offers the perfect opportunity to blend a vacation for yourself with supporting the rescue of farm animals. Your stay in… Read more »

Veg Options In Peterborough

Last Updated: Sept 20, 2007 Note: this page is no longer being maintained. See Happycow‘s page for up-to-date information. Restaurants and stores with good vegetarian and vegan food options. Peterborough is a small city on the Otonabee River in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, 125km northeast of Toronto. Peterborough is a gateway to the “cottage country” of… Read more »

Recipes from Costa Rica

by David W. Grossman A few summers ago, I spent several weeks doing some medical research in a small town in Costa Rica called Tres Rios. As a vegan, I was initially somewhat disconcerted to discover that the Ticos had, for the most part, no concept of vegetarianism. However, a “casado” consisting of beans, rice,… Read more »