When you imagine being vegan in Shanghai, you might assume that it is more difficult to maintain the lifestyle and diet than in other countries, but it is definitely doable, and becoming easier to do so!
Cuba´s internet is not only one of the slowest in the world, it is also the youngest – and the most wanted. Cubans have been cut off the rest of the world for too long. Now is their time to take over Facebook and Twitter. They are more than ready for it.
As I am making up my travel plans for the new year, I noticed that there are many awesome destinations I never knew were vegan friendly, but actually are true vegan meccas! Let´s me make sure that this year you´ll have a great adventure and share some of that new knowledge with guides from the best vegan travel bloggers! Here are my finds: The top vegan travel destinations you have to know about!
Exploring the biggest of all Caribbean islands can be a great adventure, but it doesn’t come without a couple challenges. Here is what you need to know before traveling to Cuba!
All the information in one place:
Finding and connecting to wifi
The dual currency issue and how to get cash
Do you really need a visa
Culinary experiences or – “The R&B diet”
It seems like only a day has passed, since I sat in one of the two wooden rocking chairs, my grandmother has sitting out on her porch. They have been there as long as I can remember and welcome guests to sit down, have a cuban coffee and conversation.
My father’s family lives in a small village about an hour and a half away from the endless beaches of Varadero. A million tourists are traveling tu Cuba year by year, lots of them Russian, Canadian and German, landing on the holiday resort´s own airport. However, most tourists stick to the resort areas with little opportunity to interact with local Cubans beyond their hotel staff. In fact, up until 1997, it was actually illegal for locals to mingle with international tourists. Did you know that? I bet not. Here are some more surprising facts about Cuba!
A brand-new hot spot on Carmine Street offers an array of sophisticated comfort food and specialty desserts: The Urban Vegan Kitchen! The inspiration for this new laid back and hip lounge came from the minds who are behind one of New York City’s largest vegan fast food chain, Blossom Du Jour.
The result of a collaboration between Chef Timothy Pakron (@missisipivegan) and Blossom owner Pamela Elizabeth shows eaters of all persuasions that vegan food is more than kale, quinoa, and tofu. The upscale vegan street food concept offers what other people do not serve: Great vegan chicken and waffles, po’ boys and fried okra – an array of sophisticated comfort food and specialty desserts.
Chloe Coscarelli, a vegan cookbook author, social media star and the first vegan chef to win the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, opened her first fast-casual restaurant, “By Chloe”, in 2015. It was the start of an incredible success story – made in New York.