Topic: Travel

My amazingly wonderful host, Dorothee is newly vegan and took care to seek out veg-friendly restaurants all over Hamburg to take me to.

Shortly after I arrived (many hours late thanks to a train delay elsewhere in Germany!) we scurried off to an adorable cafe. The soup of the day was vegan (indicated as such on the chalkboard!) and since it was just cold enough (I'm loving the fall weather) I ordered it.

This lentil-carrot-potato soup was just lovely ...

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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't even on my radar. I chalked it up to being a sleezy city for ...

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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 to get on another plane, with another airline, that took me to another island, so ...

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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 ended up liking them.

An Herbie on Twitter mentioned they were having Chickpea Tacos (p ...

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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 there and the signs stay home and nobody knows it but me.  It's far ...

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