Feels Like Vacation at Veg-N-Out

Want to eat in a relaxing setting that makes you feel like you are on vacation — with reggae playing, inspirational quotes on the walls, and the beach only a 15-minute drive? Head to Veg-N-Out in San Diego’s North Park, with indoor/outdoor seating  and friendly staff. They are known for their hearty veggie burgers that […]

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Will Travel for Vegan Food

Kristin Lajeunesse is an adventurous young woman with an upcoming journey that sounds as lovely as her last name. Starting Aug. 27, her five-year anniversary of being vegan, this food lover will drive across the U.S. from Boston on a one year trip, feasting at all the 100% vegan restaurants she can find. In major […]

Friday, July 29th, 2011

San Diego is Full of East African Restaurants

It’s the end of an era for this blogger. After more than two years of working with East African refugees I will be broadening my scope to working with people from around the globe.  I wanted to mark this rite of passage by sharing some of the East African restaurants in San Diego where one […]

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Veggin’ Out in the OC

I have been lucky enough to do some fun venturing in Orange County lately, which comes with not only some beautiful beaches and parks but trying many new restaurants filled with veggie options. Here is the most extensive list of places I found so far (it says “Laguna Beach” but goes beyond). First I had […]

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Easy Snacks for a Spring Road Trip

Adapted from an article I wrote for Indah Clothing If you are craving sweet and savory, here are three easy recipes to bring on a road trip adventure. These snacks should keep you going for a few hours, and the Pineapple Hibiscus Iced Tea will give you a break from the Spring heat. Chile-Roasted Almonds […]

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Indonesian Vegan Cuisine: Semur Tahu (Tofu in Sweet Soy Gravy)

Christy Morgan, also known as The Blissful Chef and versed in macrobiotic cuisine, is in Thailand working on a Southeast Asian vegan cookbook. To keep up with her journey, subscribe to The Blissful Chef blog and become a fan on Facebook.  Let’s also travel vicariously through Morgan. Check out this post reprinted from her blog, […]

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Vegetarian Travel Easier Thanks to Hare Krishna

“Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare . . .” is the  chant you may remember from the rock musical and movie “Hair” or from the groups of people marching around certain cities at night. The Hare Krishna movement, also known as the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), is an international devotion with […]

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Adventures in Uganda – Vegetarian Travel

Uganda is a lovely country of friendly people, a huge concentration of primates and colorful birds, beautiful mountains, and the Nile River. Vegetarians exploring Uganda have various options, but vegans need some creativity. Kampala, the capital city, is vibrant and makes a good place to fuel up on veggie fare. Indian, Greek, Italian and other […]

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Vegetarian Travel in Uganda

I am still jetlagged since returning from lovely Uganda two days ago, but I wanted to share my experiences with vegetarian travel in Uganda. If being a vegetarian, and even more so vegan, is uncommon in the U.S., it was even rarer in Uganda. Someone who had spent a lot of time in Uganda said […]

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

I Dreamed of Africa – Vegetarian Travel Gets Wild

Finally chasing my dream of many years, I am taking my first trip to Africa next week. My heart has long felt a connection to the region and the people. To explore a continent filled with many countries (about 50, the counts I have seen vary) it could take years. In three weeks I will […]

Sunday, July 25th, 2010