Blog Topic: Travel

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 ...


A Vegan Taste of Finland (Helsinki)

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While in Finland for the release of Everyday Happy Herbivore in Finnish, I had  a good bit of downtime to scope out the local vegan eats.

As I mentioned in my previous Finland post, I met up with a few Finnish bloggers for a lovely vegan breakfast:

The restaurant Silvoplee (a play on the French, s'il vous plait) also had two vegan cakes for ...


Finland Book Tour and Release

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A few weeks ago, I was in Finland for the Helsinki Book Fair, where the Finnish version of Everyday Happy Herbivore was released. 



On Friday, I attended a vegan breakfast at Silvoplee (a play on the French, s'il vous plait) with Finnish food bloggers. Silvoplee is a popular vegetarian restaurant in Helsinki and they created a special vegan breakfast spread for our meeting. It ...