Inspiration from a Lifelong Vegetarian
– Writing and Photos

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...
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...
Amazing Kauai

Amazing Kauai

There aren’t words to describe the outstanding scenery in Kauai, Hawaii! Even after having been there numerous times because my Los-Angeles based family made the island home many years ago, it is always incredible to see a rainbow and the lush green mountains...
Veggin’ Out in Tijuana

Veggin’ Out in Tijuana

The Tijuana region is an adventure to explore and has a surprising number of veggie-friendly options. Let’s start off on a sweet note: bakeries are big in Mexico, and two local businesses offer not only the anticipated heavenly smell upon entering but a few...