Barcelona, a huge city with much to offer. Culturally-wise, for relaxing, partying, but definitely when it comes to vegan food. I’ll try to cover some aspects and share other blogs that have seen even more of te city down below. Barcelona can also be called BCN in short (not ‘Barca’, that is the short name … Continue reading Vegan Barcelona
Catalonia (Catalunya in Catalan and Cataluña in Spanish) is an autonomous region in northeastern Spain, with a rich history. Most Catalans are very proud of their history, culture and own language. The languages spoken and/or written are both Spanish and Catalan, but in the city most people will understand English. Some translations for keywords can be found down below. If you … Continue reading Spain / Catalonia – Vegan basics
Thailand, a country where delicious food is something you can’t miss even if you try! It’s a place where you could eat all day long (which I did.. ;)) because it’s so cheap and tasty food can be bought on almost every corner of the streets. So to get you guys mouthwatering before you arrive, … Continue reading My top 10 vegan Thai food
When you are looking for a vegan or vegan-friendly restaurant I highly recommend using the website Happycow.net. Some of you might already use it when back home, but it’s just as great while traveling! For those not using it yet; this website shows tons of vegan(-friendly) restaurants around the world, all for free! WARNING: Although I … Continue reading HappyCow and MapsMe-app
After months of traveling, taking enough time to reflect upon it and talking about it with others I think it’s time to write down the things I’ve learned so far. Hopefully they can be of any help for your future travels or in general. IT’S POSSIBLE TO LIVE FROM YOUR BACKPACK Back home we gather … Continue reading 10 Things learned from traveling
The amazingly big and strong elephant, an extremely smart non-human animal with human-like features, a vegan by nature and the proud symbol of Thailand. But although amazing, our big friends mostly had, or are still having, a rough life. Elephant ‘abusement’ is still widespread, please read on and see how you can help. Most people go … Continue reading How to see elephants in the right way, without the abuse
After reading so much horror stories online and seeing so many people walking as mummified cripples around Thailand, I would almost assume that renting a bike is a straight line to the hospital, or worse, your flowery grave. Wouldn’t it be that we rented scooters multiple times now, even in crazy Vietnam, and everything went … Continue reading Fuel up! Renting a bike in SE Asia
Is Vipassana meditation recommended for vegans? Definitely! I personally think meditation can be beneficial to many people. It might even be a good idea to start teaching it to kids (at school) around the world. But next to this it can definitely be a life-changer for vegans, especially those that are frustrated with the world as we … Continue reading Vegan Vipassana
Please read along if you wish to live with less (or no) suffering and truly love yourself and others. Spare these minutes that might really help you, and the suffering animals :) Some inspiring travelers along the road told me about an effective way to eradicate suffering and that this technique really improved their day … Continue reading Life changing experience – Vipassana
Are you doubting to go into the world and travel around, mostly because you’re a vegan or vegetarian? Please don’t! Nowadays vegetarianism and even veganism is growing, around the world. You can perfectly travel as a vegan while still enjoy a new culture, connect with people and eat delicious and animal- and eco friendly food. … Continue reading Doubting to travel?
In a world connected through millions of invisible wires, keeping each other up to date through countless of sources, I am adding more ways for you guys to follow this blog. If you, like many, need an automatic feed “feeding” you new content: I’m offering you a Facebook- and a Bloglovin’-page. Follow me on Facebook: … Continue reading Join me on Facebook and Bloglovin!
While traveling through SE Asia we were surrounded by coconuts. Buy a young and green one as a refreshing drink, order a smoked and thus stronger tasting coconut, get the “meat” or “milk” in a shake or evade them when they fall out of the sky high trees. Since we saw, drank and ate them … Continue reading Crazy in/for the coconut
(I will revise and enlarge this list while traveling) Although the what-to-bring list will change according to where you are going, a couple of these tips down here seem useful to me around the world. These tips are written while traveling through SE Asia, I will write another one after camping in New Zealand. Listen … Continue reading What to pack – Vegan flashpacker