Blog Topic: Travel

I have OCD (and I moved to Lake Tahoe)

Category: Travel |

Remember when Scott & I visited Lake Tahoe in September? (See A Vegan Taste of Tahoe part 1 and part 2)


We fell in love. Well, we knew we would. We went up there for a birthday "getaway" and to check out the area --- see if it was somewhere we wanted to live for the winter.

Los Angeles has a lot to offer but it isn ...


How To Eat Healthy and Plant-Based (Vegan) On the Road in Fast Food and Chain Restaurants

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After my post, "How to Travel on a Plant-Based Diet (What to Pack, Snacks & More!)" Sue emailed asking, "Have you done anything on best choices at chain restaurants? Sometimes when traveling (especially during the holidays), there isn't time to find anything but a chain close to the highway. Suggestions would help a lot!"

[Editorial Note: Someone left a comment on Facebook that there is ...


A Vegan Taste of Charleston

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When I was in Charleston speaking at my alma mater, CofC, I checked out some of the local vegan food during my downtime. (Charleston has come a long way in the last few years — lots of vegan options!)

The Black Bean Company has several vegan options on their menu — at least half a dozen different (healthy!) vegan burritos, plus many more options that can be ...


How to Travel on a Plant-Based Diet (What to Pack, Snacks, and More!)

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It's no secret that I travel constantly. I often joke that my suitcase is "home" because I'm gone so often with work (I do hope to travel less in 2013!). I think I spent a total of 4 days out of the last 30 days in my own apartment...

Anyway, for tips on finding food in airports or navigating eating out while traveling ...


Speaking at my Alma Mater: CofC

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I have a lot of love and pride for my undergraduate school, College of Charleston (like any good alum!), but I am especially proud that this year they're doing a theme around Eating Animals

Since Eating Animals is a required read for students, CofC has been hosting "vegan" events all year (i.e., showings of movies like Vegucated, a lecture by Jonathan Safran Foer ...