VegFest in Tampa 2016

We recently attended VegFest in Tampa. It was the 7th year of this event and it was packed with people and vegan food booths and exhibits. There were speakers and entertainment.   Tampa VegFest is put on by Florida Voices for Animals. It takes place at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park in downtown Tampa. The park is … Read more

Why Eat Meat?

Why Eat Meat?

Why does anyone eat meat? Really? What’s it all about for the masses who consume animals on a daily basis? Is it routine because they are used to it? Is it because they are conditioned to think you can’t have a proper dinner without a main course of meat? Is it because they love the … Read more

Love Food Central: St. Pete New Vegan Spot

Love Food Central Logo

  Love Food Central is an amazing new vegan restaurant in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. From vegan soft serve ice cream, to BBQ jackfruit sandwiches, this place has a lot to offer. Located at 2057 Central Avenue in St. Pete, it adds another piece to the expansion of veganism in St. Petersburg, Florida.   The … Read more

Routines vs. Spontaneity

Kid Jumping

Routines are tough to establish when traveling, but finding the balance between spontaneity and regular activities will catapult you forward. It’s simple: make time daily or regularly for what you love doing, or need to get done. At the same time, don’t let your passions take away from what can be special moments.   For … Read more

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

The Essential Vegan Travel Guide – Book Review

The Essential Vegan Travel Guide: 2016 Edition by Caitlin Galer-Unti has recently been published. The Essential Vegan Travel Guide is an excellent and thoroughly researched book. It’s aimed at the vegan who travels around the world and really wants information before heading into a new city. Galer-Unti provides massive amounts of details that could benefit … Read more

Germany: Vegan Paradise?

Germany, from the outside looking in, looks like a vegan paradise. There’s a vegan supermarket chain, vegan restaurants are popping up and more people are leaving animals products behind!   The amount of young people liking Alex’s Instagram photos from Germany, in addition to the 339 results on HappyCow (for Berlin only!) are proof that … Read more

Roujan, France – Relaxed Life

It is lovely living in Roujan, France. We are house and pet sitting here for five weeks. The air is exceptionally clean and fresh, the people are extremely friendly and the produce is out of this world. Wild flowers grow by the side of the road. It is a quiet life, more relaxed than we … 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