Episode 315: Travel Tips

December 06, 2014

Today John and Ana reviewed Yam Chops, Cruda Cafe, and discussed travelling as a vegan and vegan cheese on pizza.

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

May 14, 2014

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 go on vacation anywhere).

I found planning our 5 night trip quite overwhelming at first. With literally over 400 listings coming up for New York City on ...


Veg Travel in Central America and Beyond

May 05, 2014

by Dinesh S. Parakh

P1010349Canadians 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 India, Taiwan, Ethiopia or Jamaica where vegetarianism is part of religious and cultural tradition.

Some veg travelers don’t ...


Vegan Survival Guide to Central America

January 29, 2013

street vendor in La AntiguaCare 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 ordering food or asking questions!

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Vegetarian Travel Translation Cards and Glossaries

January 17, 2013

Sabe Rico restaurant with lots of vegan optionsThanks 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. Please make sure there is ...


Discount Profile: Rooster’s Inn

December 17, 2012
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 one of the Rooster’s Inn’s beautiful guest rooms includes a gourmet vegetarian or vegan breakfast, plus ...

Veg Options In Peterborough

February 20, 2007

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.

[image: Trent-Severn Waterway lock.]

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 the Kawarthas, a large recreational region of the province.

Selections and comments were provided by Kelly.


Aasmaabik’s Bakery & Bistro
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Recipes from Costa Rica

February 01, 2007

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, salad and fried plantain with a slab of beef or chicken on top, was universally available. Once I managed to convince the concerned locals that ...