Blog Topic: Travel

Happy Herbivore in Amsterdam

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The nice thing about revisiting a city you've been to before is you can hit the ground running. You already know your way around so no time is lost starring blankly at a map.

Although it was grey, damp and chilly day in Amsterdam, the city still shined. Nothing can dull the beauty that is Amsterdam. When I first backpacked through Europe, Amsterdam wasn ...


Happy Herbivore in Brussels

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Nothing ever goes according to plan. I should accept that about my life. I arrived at the airport to find out my connecting flight was cancelled. I'll spare you the comical details as to why. Problem was, if I couldn't get to my connection, I couldn't catch my flight to Paris. Enter panic, crying, hysteria and this cocktail:

I was ultimately able ...


Foodie Friday: HH's Last Week

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Hi Herbies! Hope you're all having a happy Friday ;] This week we celebrated Labor Day, ate salads, went out to eat and made HH's "last meal" before her big trip!

For Labor Day, we made baked BBQ tofu, corn on the cob, cauliflower mashed "potatoes", and baked beans from The Happy Herbivore Cookbook (p. 199). I had never had baked beans before, I ...


Bon Voyage!

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I'm leaving today for my month long trip around Europe (I'm actually getting to meet some Int'l Herbies too!). Before I left, Mama Shay (my mom!) sent me some words of wisdom that I'd like to share with you.

"There's a place I travel when I want to roam, and nobody knows it but me.  The roads don't go ...


So long, farewell (29 Days)

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So long, farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, adieu...

I'm one of those people that has ants in their pants all the time. I don't feel settled unless I'm in motion.

In 2006, I backpacked through Europe for a month. I returned to the states and then moved from Boston to Los Angeles. Los Angeles to New York and then New York to St. Maarten ...