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
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
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?
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