Inspiration from a Lifelong Vegetarian
– Writing and Photos

Charmed by Casa Cacao

Charmed by Casa Cacao

I will travel miles for quality chocolate and vegan food, even through hordes of pedestrians, fruit and vegetable vendors, and a zoo of honking cars. So yesterday my love and I made our way through the center of Tijuana near the famous and bustling Avenida Revolucion...
Delights of the Desert

Delights of the Desert

After more than a year of the pandemic, we were ready to explore new sites rather than feeling cooped up at home. Once the sunny spring hit, we chose an overnight journey to the Southern California desert with its expansive mountain views. Our road trip to the Desert...
Unwinding in Valle de Guadalupe

Unwinding in Valle de Guadalupe

For those exploring the north end of Baja California, Valle de Guadalupe is a must-see wine valley approximately an hour from coastal Ensenada or about a two-hour drive from San Diego. There are over 100 wineries in the region, but you don’t have to drink...
Chocolate for a Cause

Chocolate for a Cause

Rescue Chocolate is not only organic, vegan, and fair-traded, but the company gives 100% of the net profits to animal rescue groups around the U.S.! Each delicious flavor represents a different rescue issue, and the chocolate bar names are creative, such as...
Vegan Heaven in Playa del Carmen

Vegan Heaven in Playa del Carmen

Updated January 5, 2021: Playa del Carmen, a hot and humid city in Mexico’s Riviera Maya known for gorgeous beaches and its buzzing La Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue), is like a vegan utopia. One could go out to eat regularly and find meals, snacks, and drinks to...