In 2nd grade I became a Vegetarian upon discovery of what my beloved bologna sandwich was actually made of (spoiler it does NOT come from the bologna tree). I fervently stuck with it, always inquiring “Does this have a face?” before eating something. I did this for 9 years. That is, until I learned about a Vegan Diet.
I have now followed a Vegan lifestyle for over a decade.
W hen I was in 2nd grade, I loved bologna sandwiches. Well really I loved bologna period. I loved the way it tasted, I loved biting out three little holes in it and wearing over my face as a mask, and I loved throwing it on the wall and watching
Japan is a country that is an interesting mix of both progression and regression. The country seems to be so technologically ahead of the curve yet also so behind in other ways such as acceptance of Veganism (and seemingly LGBTQ, but that’s a discussion for another time). As such, I
This day in age, we have so many choices thrust in front of us that it can be difficult and time consuming to pull the trigger and make a decision. When it comes to things such as vegan protein and meal replacement supplements, it can be a particularly daunting task.
Traveling while vegan is not always an easy thing and can take some planning. While most places in the United States recognize Veganism and even denote it on many food items with a small “v”, throughout most of Asia, it is not that simple. Before I left for my trip,
Happy Cow Happy Cow has been around for as long as I can remember and their app is a great tool for finding Vegan/Vegetarian options nearby when you are traveling internationally. The app is $4 and completely worth it. The interface is easy to use and helped me locate
When I started to plan my trip throughout Asia, one of my biggest concerns was accommodating for my vegan lifestyle. I am an eater. I enjoy food and eat constantly. As such, if I find myself in a position where I am hungry and don’t have food options readily available,
T he planning phase of any unfamiliar international trip can come with stress and anxiety-even for tenured travelers. For myself, a first-timer, I’d say it was about a 7 on the scale of discomfort. Falling just below the feeling of being the resident agnostic vegan at friend’s family holiday dinner