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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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The Aspen Inn in Fort Klamath, Oregon

Located only 20 miles south of Oregon’s famous Crater Lake, The Aspen Inn in the quaint town of Fort Klamath is the perfect alternative to the very expensive and always full accommodations inside Crater Lake National Park. The Owner Heidi McLean purchased The Aspen Inn in June of 2003 and has never looked back. With a background […]

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TAZA Chocolate Factory Tour

Led by our GPS, we turn down a street that we believe had no business making chocolate. This industrial area of Somerville, with active construction zones, doesn’t match the idea in my head of what a chocolate factory should look like. But, we continue through our trepidation. The GPS exclaims that we’ve found our destination, […]

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Empire Livestock Auction in Bath, New York

In order to educate myself on the meat and dairy industries, I decided to visit a stockyard, where animals are routinely auctioned off to the highest bidder. I wanted to see what kind of animals come through the auction, what kind of treatment they receive and what type(s) of people attend such auctions. I chose […]

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Paddling on the Weeki Wachee River in Florida

We stepped into our rented orange and yellow kayaks respectively and with a gentle push we were off with the advice of “always go left” and “keep an eye out for manatees” lingering in the air. It was clear right from the beginning that paddling down the Weeki Wachee was going to be a unique experience. Every day […]

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The Best Hotel Room Ever

I’ve slept in all sorts of accommodations all around the world from 5-star hotels in Morocco and Peru to a home stay with a Mayan family in Guatemala and a Gwi family in Thailand to ocean front bungalows in Belize and the Philippines. As wonderful as these experiences were, they simply can not compare with my most […]

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The Gasparilla Pirate Festival – Tampa, Florida

The Gasparilla Pirate Festival has been somewhat of an institution in Tampa Bay for the past 100 years, and it’s definitely an exciting event if you find yourself in the area in late January or early February. Today, although there are numerous events during Gasparilla, such as separate celebrations for the arts, music, film, a road […]

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Vegan Ice Cream in Ithaca, New York

Purity Ice Cream has been serving ice-cream since 1936 and even have an old-fashioned ice-cream maker in their restaurant to prove it. While exploring the Finger Lakes region of New York state, be sure to plan a visit to Purity’s ice cream to sample an array of deliciousness off their vegan menu. Located at the corner of Meadow Street […]

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