Vegan in Croatia - Sheep

Vegan in Croatia

“Let’s make ajvar”, I said to Mindy after looking up “vegan Croatian food” online. For the first time, the men’s World Cup actually captured our attention simply because Croatia, a country we were planning to visit, was participating. After trying this thick red sauce, we were hooked and very excited to learn that ajvar, made […]

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Sea Organ in Zadar - Croatia - Tall Ship

Visiting the Sea Organ in Zadar

When Ligeia first told me that she wanted to visit the Sea Organ in Zadar, Croatia, I didn’t know what to think. I hadn’t heard about it and, if I’m being honest, I wasn’t all that interested in it. Since it was an important spot for Ligeia, though, we added an overnight in Zadar to […]

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Vegan in Slovenia - Ljubljana Dragon Bridge

Vegan in Slovenia

Walking around Ljubljana’s Old Town, I looked liked a tourist and I didn’t care. With my vegan spinach borek from Back Werk bakery in hand, I marveled at the variety of architecture, reveled in all the dragons and enjoyed navigating the cobble stones in the pedestrian city. Already won over by my newest visited country, […]

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Being Vegan in Bosnia and Herzegovina - View of Mostar

Vegan in Bosnia & Herzegovina

“Dober dan” I said with a smile to the woman wearing a Mercator uniform. “Dan” she responded not returning my smile. “Do you speak English?” I asked her in Bosnian. “Ne”, she replied and started to walk away. “This is my chance”, I thought to myself. I was eager to try the very little Bosnian […]

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German Holding Cell - Police Sign

How I Ended Up in a German Holding Cell

As soon as I saw them enter the train car I knew I was in trouble. The doors closed, the jerk of the subway starting┬ácaused everyone to unanimously jolt forward and then back, and the new passengers announced themselves with “Fahrscheine bitte” (tickets please). Riding Schwarz I had forgotten to renew my monthly pass when […]

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Buddha Statue at Wat in Chiang Mai

First Impressions of Chiang Mai

First, here is some general information about Thailand: The Thais believe that the country is shaped like an elephant’s head. Do you agree? If you’re having trouble, try to imagine the elephant’s head from the side. In this case the elephant is facing left. Can you see the trunk? Can you see the big floppy […]

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