A Peek into Prague’s Bio Shops

Vegan Bus Snacks

Snacks for the Bus

Europe is a wonderful place to visit for so many reasons but one big one is that it’s easy to hop from country to country with just a short ride on a bus or train. We wanted to take advantage of this luxury so we caught a bus from Berlin to Prague. Before starting our bus journey, we made a quick trip to the supermarket. We picked up fruit smoothies, grapes, wholegrain rolls and a jar of tomato spread made from sunflower seeds. Having forgot our cutlery, we also snagged some chopsticks for spreading. There were no plastic knives, spoons or forks in sight. Sometimes you have to get creative. After five hours on the bus, we arrived in Prague. Ready to eat, of course!

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Beyond Fresh Fruit: Snacks Fit for Vegan Travelers in Turkey

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Fresh Peach

This guest post is by Heather Nauta from Healthy Vegan Recipes. Heather is a registered holistic nutritionist who teaches you how to live a healthy vegan/vegetarian lifestyle. Visit Healthy Vegan Recipes to check out her vegan travel videos.

The usual snacks for my husband, Phil, and I are fresh fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds. These foods are available pretty much everywhere, and we’ve been eating lots of them on the road, including some gigantic peaches. We’ve also found a few more interesting snack ideas for vegans while traveling in Turkey that we wanted to share.

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Vegan Japan: Udon Noodles to Bite-Size Temple Food

This guest post is by Marie from the Candy Penny blog. In 2009, Marie traveled extensively through Japan and found many vegan options. This post is a summary of some of her favourite meals. To read more about Marie’s travels, visit Candy Penny.

1.The Unique Find: Gozan Noodle Shop, Kamakura, Japan

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Kenchin Udon & Vegetable Soup

Visiting the temples south of Tokyo I stumbled upon the Gozan Noodle Shop. This homey noodle shop that appeared to specialize in ken-chin (vegetarian) style soup. This steaming bowl came with plentiful vegetables and chewy delicious udon noodles.

Read the full Candy Penny review here.

Gozan Noodle Shop
1531 Yamanochi
Kamakura, Japan

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Interview with Bikya Masr

Bikya Masr, a website run by one of our friends in Egypt, just posted a Vegan Backpacker interview. Check it out here.

I answer questions like…

How long have you guys been traveling and what would you tell people who are going to try the same?

Often, people say that many cities do not offer any vegan options. What has been your experience?

What has been your most memorable meal?

Lion’s Share Industries Giveaway: And the Winner is…

Congratulations to Amanda! She is the winner of our Lion’s Share Industries giveaway.

A big thank you to Lion’s Share and everyone who entered and promoted the giveaway. Thank you!!!

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A Taste of Vegan Mexico

This guest post is by Marie from the Candy Penny blog. In 2010, Marie traveled extensively through Mexico and found many vegan options. This post is a summary of some of her favourite meals. To read more about Marie’s travels, visit Candy Penny.

1.The Unique Find: Fonda Antigua, Guanajuato, Mexico

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Sopes Topped w/ Beans, Carrot, Mushroom Gravy, & Salsa. Served w/ Rice & Beans

There is nothing better than finding a restaurant without the help of the internet or guide book. Fonda Antigua in Guanajuat is a charming antique designed cafe that offers a daily vegetarian meal. The menu del dia includes an agua fresca, salad, soup, basket of fresh tortillas, main dish, and small dessert for around $5.00 USD. The warm staff ensured my meal was veganized and served up everything with a side of TLC.

Read the full Candy Penny review here.

Fonda Antigua
Campenero 15, 2nd Floor
Guanajuato, Mexico

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Vegan Tips & Trips: September

Welcome to the September edition of Tips & Trips, a roundup of vegan travel tips and blog posts by vegans who have recently traveled and documented their food finds. If you have some tips or want to submit a link, please contact us.

Vegan Travel Tips

Vegan Travel Bloggers

How To Remedy 7 Common Travel Health Issues With Vegan Foods

First Aid Kit

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This guest post is by Heather Nauta from Healthy Vegan Recipes. Heather is a registered holistic nutritionist who teaches you how to live a healthy vegan/vegetarian lifestyle. Visit Healthy Vegan Recipes to check out her vegan travel videos.

One of the most important things to remember overall for vegan travel is to keep yourself healthy and support your immune system. There will be foods, viruses and bacteria that your body is not used to dealing with.

Exercise is often forgotten in the excitement of traveling. You also might miss a night or two of your normal sleep pattern if you have a long trip and if you jump a few time zones.

All of these factors will knock your immune system, leaving you more vulnerable to illness during vegan travel than you would be at home. Minimize them as much as possible, and if you do get sick the first step is to eliminate the cause.

Once you find the culprit, use these healthy food solutions to relieve the symptoms and get you back to your normal healthy self. Not only are these options cheaper than medication and drugs, but they are also much better for your system.

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Lion’s Share Industries Vegan Shirt Giveaway – Open Worldwide – Closed


Want a tip for meeting vegans and vegetarians? Well here it is: Wear t-shirts that announce your veg status! The creative people at Lion’s Share Industries have a line of unique vegan t-shirts that will keep you looking sharp and might just make you a new friend. Tip number two: Go to vegan events. For example, San Francisco’s first vegan fashion show, which is taking place on October 2, 2010. Lion’s Share designs will be featured at the show so stop by if you’re in the area.

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Vegan Treats in Berlin

Vegan Passion Fuit Chocolate Bar

Böhme Passion Fruit Chocolate Bar

This is my 10th and final blog post about the amazing city that is Berlin. To cap it all off, I wanted to bring you a roundup of vegan treats that you can look forward to spotting at supermarkets and health food stores throughout the city.

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