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My Favorite Free Things to Do in San Francisco

I became very excited when our plane finally touched down in San Francisco, a city I hadn’t visited in over 15 years but had frequented in my 20s. Memories of climbing Coit Tower, driving on Lombard Street, visiting Golden Gate National Park, touring Alcatraz, exploring Fisherman’s Wharf and attending the latest opera came flashing back like […]

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Apple Tasting in Dummerston, Vermont

As Izekiel Goodband spoke about various varieties of heirloom apples in a tightly packed room full of people eager for apple knowledge and apple tasting, I couldn’t help but compare this event to wine tasting at say a Napa Valley vineyard. An understanding of (or the lack thereof) a specialized vocabulary very quickly set apart those in the […]

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Winnifred Beach, Jamaica

Winnifred Beach in Jamaica’s Portland Parish (northeast) has a very special vibe to it, unlike any other beach we’ve ever visited. It was lively, had ample shade and was filled with welcoming locals. After we scraped the car once, we decided it was best to park our small rental car and walk the rest of […]

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Being Vegan in Jamaica

Armed with a healthy supply of Cliff Bars, two big bottles of water and a map of Jamaica, we stepped out of the Montego Bay airport. We quickly realized that being vegan in Jamaica would be fairly easy. Happy Cow, our go-to website for locating vegan restaurants around the world, informed us of dozens of […]

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We’ve been to Hell and back!

We piled into the car and could already feel that this was going to be a hot day. My Grammie insisted on sitting in the backseat despite our numerous offers to sit up in front. She claimed she “wanted to sleep” in the back so we eventually gave in. Once we were all buckled in and […]

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The Lunch Room – Ann Arbor, Michigan

Located right next to Ann Arbor’s Farmer’s Market at 407 N. 5th Ave, The Lunch Room offers creative vegan meals suitable for a wide variety of tastes. And if you’re looking for something sweet be sure to try at least one of their amazing desserts! Atmosphere We visited The Lunch Room on a Saturday at lunch […]

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Visiting Jamaica as a Lesbian Couple

Jamaica has a reputation for being one o the most homophobic countries in the world, so before embarking on our mini-vacation we did some research (as we always do) to find out exactly what we might be up against and to decide whether or not to be out as a lesbian couple while exploring this […]

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Detroit Vegan Soul

Located at 8029 Agnes Street in Michigan’s largest city, Detroit Vegan Soul serves up vegan comfort food that will indeed fill your soul! I grew up in Baltimore where soul food was all around me, but I was never able to try it because the dishes always seemed to have some sort of pork or lard […]

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Around the Rim: Exploring Crater Lake

Crater Lake was the very first item on our Oregon bucket list. To prepare for our visit, we looked up everything we could about it: how it was formed by the volcanic eruption and subsequent collapse of Mount Mazama, how it is the deepest lake in the United States and how the evaporated water is […]

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Sweet Lemon Vegan Bistro – Portland, Oregon

Located inside the Bethany Village Centre at 4888 NW Bethany Blvd in Portland, Oregon, Sweet Lemon Vegan Bistro serves up Asian-inspired dishes infused with compassion and kindness. Working at this eatery is more than just a job for the staff members, who all lead a vegan life and follow the Buddhist teachings of Supreme Master Ching Hai. […]

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Free Things To Do in Boston

Boston, a city rife with historical significance, is one of the most expensive cities in the US. High living costs often lead to overpriced hotels, expensive parking lots, such as the one under Boston Commons at a staggering $8 each 30 minutes, and costly tours. If you are looking to reduce entertainment costs while visiting this wondrous city […]

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Sushi Love – Vegan Food Truck in Portland, Oregon

Located at 2623 SE Belmont Street in Portland, Oregon, Sushi Love Food Truck serves up delicious cruelty-free sushi in a casual setting. Whether for a small bite or a full meal, Sushi Love will satisfy your sushi craving. Atmosphere Sushi Love is a freshly-painted bright green food truck with tables and chairs in front where hungry customers can […]

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My Thai Vegan Cafe – Boston, USA

My Thai Vegan Cafe, located at 3 Beach Street in the heart of Boston’s Chinatown, serves a variety of vegan Thai dishes that were not unlike some of the meals we enjoyed when we lived in Thailand. This restaurant occupies the second floor and it is well worth the climb. Atmosphere The dining room features […]

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Root – Vegan Restaurant in Allston, Massachusetts

Located at 487 Cambridge Street just outside Boston in Allston, Massachusetts, Root serves up hearty and delicious vegan meals with a ring of truth to them. It was our impression that the chefs of this restaurant were not simply creating vegan alternatives to popular meat dishes; instead, they seemed to be exploring the vegan cuisine […]

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Visiting Lan Su Chinese Garden

To be honest, we weren’t that excited about visiting Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden, but it came up on our Google search for things to do in the city and several locals recommended it, so we went. We had been to China. Could Lan Su really give us a comparable experience to being in a Chinese […]

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Dosa-n-Curry Restaurant in Somerville, Massachusetts

Located just outside Boston in Somerville, Massachusetts, Dosa-n-Curry (formerly known as Dosa Temple) offers the area authentic Indian cuisine as well as some fusion dishes. As vegans we decided to try a meal at this vegetarian, vegan-friendly restaurant while we were in the Boston area with my mother, who is vegetarian, and Mindy’s Mom, who […]

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