Archive for 2008

Solo Journey in Central America: Blessed by Community, Vision Magazine Article

Click here to view my latest article on my trip to Costa Rica and Nicaragua. This article was originally printed in Vision Magazine. Tags: Casa Ridgway, Central America, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, solo travel, travel, Vision Magazine, women

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Costa Rica and Nicaragua:

By Paige Newman, Exclusive to After two months touring much of Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua, I found vegetarians would have an easier time than vegans in carnivorous Central America. Sometimes gallo pinto (mixed rice and beans) is a reliable meal, though it may be laden with animal products. Accommodations with kitchens make mealtimes […]

Friday, November 7th, 2008

San Diego USA: Vegetarianism on the West Coast

By Paige Newman, Exclusive to See Comments Section Below for Updates San Diego brings to mind the sunny coast and thus, seafood. Surprisingly, it’s also becoming a wonderful place for vegetarians to live and visit. In addition to excellent restaurants, the city is famous for its seaside attractions, such as gorgeous, ritzy La Jolla […]

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Savor San Diego: VegNews

By Paige Newman No longer just a conservative Navy town, sunny San Diego has transformed into a vegan wonderland. With an endless array of plant-based dining options, cruelty-free boutiques and non-stop stretches of smooth, sandy beach perfect for picnics, it’s hard to imagine a more veg-friendly town. The mild, Mediterranean-like climate, long harvest season (which […]

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Vegan Ventures in Oaxaca, Mexico:

By Paige Newman Buying a few of the brightly-colored, locally-woven tapestries was half the reason for our trip to Oaxaca; I also wanted to feel the dry Mexican sun on my skin, doing the typical get-me-out-of-rainy-Seattle winter vacation. After a day in four airports, I was hungry and curious as to what vegan fare […]

Monday, September 1st, 2008