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Vegan travel: Turkey

Turkish tourism materials refer to the country as a the world’s largest open-air museum, and it certainly feels that way. At the crossroads between Europe and Asia, the country has a long and rich history that is evident everywhere you … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is too beautiful to be a real city. The entire centre of town is made up of one gorgeous old building after another, as though the place were designed with photographs and postcards in mind. It remains this way … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 2)

As I mentioned, Buenos Aires caters fairly well for vegans, despite the abundance of meat. My favourite vegan restaurant was Kensho, which had both raw and cooked options, all delicious and beautifully presented. I really wanted to get the 5 … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Feliz año! Or happy new year to all of you non-Spanish speakers. While many sites start the year with a bunch of new year’s resolutions and plans, or a recap of the previous year, we’re jumping right into 2012 with … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Brazil, part 2

In addition to enjoying Brazil’s many delicious fruits in their natural state and as juice, you can also have them blended up in a smoothie. I got a delicious açai, guarana, banana and peanut smoothie, called “energetico” at Marietta’s in … Continue reading

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Vegan Travel: Brazil, part 1

I officially love Brazil. I haven’t seen anything much yet, and I’m in Brasilia, the rather boring, fully-planned capital city (laid out in the shape of an airplane), but there is coconut water everywhere. A raw foodie heaven! The picture … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Nigeria

With a population of over 10 million people, Lagos is the second largest city in Africa. It’s a city of extreme contrasts, with some of the largest and poorest slums on the African continent (shanties built on sticks and piles … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

I can’t really claim to know too much about the range of vegan food available in Abidjan, the commercial centre of Côte d’Ivoire. I only spent a couple of days in Abidjan and I didn’t have the opportunity to check … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Bissau

Bissau, the capital of Guinea Bissau, is not exactly on most people’s list of must-visit holiday destinations. It’s a tiny capital city in a tiny country that has been plagued by political instability for more than a decade. Many buildings … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Addis Ababa

Ethiopia is probably the most vegan-friendly country on the African continent. That has been my experience over the years, though I should offer the caveat that my experience of Ethiopia is limited to the capital, Addis Ababa. The reason it’s … Continue reading

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