5 Countries Alex Wants to Visit

Varadero Beach in Cuba

  Alex recently made a video about 5 countries he wants to visit. As a traveler, it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly where to go, as the world is so vast. Alex wants to go just about anywhere, but here’s an expanded version of his Top 5 countries (in no particular order):   1. Cuba Cuba … Read more

Produce in France: Amazing Quality

Romanesco

The quality of the produce in France is amazing. From the supermarket to the farmers market, freshness and a plethora of produce can be found. It’s a vegans dream!   While the US has some quality produce (depending on where you live and the time of year), it seems like the quality is always high … Read more

Puerto Rico: Why We Want to Visit

Puerto Rican Flag

Puerto Rico is a beautiful Caribbean island that is a territory of the US. It’s of growing appeal to us here at Vegans Travel. Why?   Here’s a few reasons why Puerto Rico is attractive to us:   1. Puerto Rico is a US territory. As US citizens, this makes staying in Puerto Rico for … Read more

Don’t Forget Travel Essentials To Pack

Here is a list of travel essentials or must pack little items that we need for successful travel. They are items that one might easily forget about but we have found they make a big difference in making the travel experience that much easier and successful. Paper Towels. Just packing a few paper towels can make … Read more

Black Sapote: Tropical Delight

Black Sapote

Black Sapote (or Zapote Negro in Spanish) is a lovely tropical fruit. It is grown throughout different tropical regions and native to Eastern Mexico (and the Caribbean, etc.).   What does a ripe Black Sapote taste like? It’s subtly sweet with a thick, pudding like texture. That’s why it’s also called chocolate pudding fruit! While … Read more

Zihuatanejo Produce Prices

Coconut

Zihuatanejo has an incredible produce market. While we look the other way when we see fish and meat, the market is still a great place for vegans. Located in downtown (also called Centro), the market is open daily and full of good produce. Zihuatanejo produce prices are low, especially compared to the United States.   … Read more

Sapodilla Woman

Zihua Sapodilla Woman

Scoping out the market in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, we found a great sapodilla source. This happened as we roamed through all the markets in Centro, downtown Zihua. There are loads of shops and stalls with bountiful fruit flowing from the bins. The colors of bananas, tomatoes and papayas capture our eyes as we hurry past. We … Read more

Vegan Travelers: Eat Seasonally & Save Money

scene in portugal / island of madeira / funchal / mercado dos lavradores

    Eating seasonally will empower you as a vegan traveler. What does it mean to eat seasonally? Well, eating seasonally means that you eat whatever the local area is producing. If you’re in Hawaii you’d eat more apple bananas (a different banana cultivar) and papayas, indulge in figs and hazelnuts in Turkey, and rice … Read more