It’d been a few years since I hit the slopes, so I was super-excited to head to the ski resort of La Plagne in the Paradiski region of France. Continue reading “Travel Talk: Skiing in the Paradiski Region of France”
I recently hit the big three-oh. (Gasp!) Although – contrary to popular belief – my life didn’t drastically alter the second the clock ticked over into my thirtieth decade on this Earth, I admit that I’m already ruing the loss of the ability to state vaguely that I’m “twenty-something”.
Iceland may be one of the most expensive countries I’ve ever visited but it’s also one of the most beautiful. Honestly, if you do get the chance… go. I promise it’s worth it. Continue reading “Travel Talk: Exploring Iceland – Reykjavik and Beyond”
Like most Nordic countries, Iceland isn’t a place that you immediately associate with vegetarian food. In a country known for dishing up lamb hot dogs, boiled sheep’s heads, smoked puffin, fermented shark and a lot of seafood, my vego friend and I wondered if we would struggle to find veggie-friendly options. Continue reading “Travel Bites: Vegan Eats at Kaffi Vinyl – Reykjavik”
100 years ago today, the Anzacs landed at Gallipoli, Turkey. Intended as a bold move by the Allied Forces to take over the peninsular and knock the Ottoman Empire out of the First World War, the campaign failed; a stalemate went on for eight long months, with heavy casualties to both sides. Continue reading “Anzac Biscuits – 100 Years On”
Bruges is an absolutely beautiful city – chilly, drizzly weather and all. In fact, the weather gave a certain moodiness to the city; it looked amazing with the skyline disappearing into thick mist and cobbled streets slick and shiny from the rain. Continue reading “Travel Bites: A Vegetarian’s Guide to Bruges”
Home to the bratwurst, currywurst and schnitzel, Germany may not necessarily be a country you associate with vegetarianism. But Berlin is out to turn this idea around, and vegan and vegetarian restaurants, cafés, bakeries and even supermarkets are popping up all over the place. Continue reading “Travel Bites: The Best Veggie Eats in Berlin”
Spain has been at the top of my ‘To Visit’ list for a long time and Barcelona has been at the top of the top. When a friend and I recently made it to Spain’s second-most populated city (after capital Madrid), I fell hard and fast for it; I loved the laid-back lifestyle, the beautiful architecture, and the friendly and cool locals. Continue reading “Travel Bites: Vegetarian and Vegan Finds – Barcelona & Valencia”