Blog Topic: Travel

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 ...


A Vegan Taste of Ireland Part 2 (Cork, Dublin, and Belfast)

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In case you missed part one: A Vegan Taste of Ireland (part 1)

After arriving in Cork, Scott and I walked to Cafe Paradiso, which had been recommended to us by several people. Problem was, the restaurant was way outside of our price range and there didn't seem to be many vegan options. Vegetarian, yes... vegan, no — so we decided to pass. We popped ...


A Vegan Taste of Ireland — Part 1 (Dublin, Galway, and Doolin)

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Scott and I landed in Dublin around 8:00 a.m. and thought we'd forage for fare in the food court, not knowing how long it would take to get the rental car, find the hotel, and then *fingers crossed* find something plant-based to eat in the city. Scott operates under the "eat now for famine may come later" theory. 

Anyway, we weren't ...