You may think that Eastern Europe would be a difficult region in which to find vegan food. Especially a fairly small city like Riga. And sure, if you went to a traditional Latvian restaurant, you’d probably be right.
Denmark’s capital Copenhagen is not exactly known for vegan cuisine; yet like most modern cosmopolitan cities, vegan food is becoming more and more prevalent.
I recently spent a few days in Copenhagen, Denmark’s cosmopolitan capital. As a city that’s been on my list for years, its Scandinavian expensiveness meant it had never quite made it to the top!
When I had a work trip with flights that happened to go via Copenhagen, it seemed the perfect opportunity to finally make it there, so I booked myself a couple of nights in the city. Continue reading “Copenhagen in a Weekend – The Best Things to Do for Free”
Norway is up there as one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever been to.
I’ve been lucky enough to visit a few times before; twice to the North-West coast with work, and last September I took myself to Oslo for my birthday! Continue reading “Top sights of the Norwegian Coast in Spring”
I’ve decided to make international birthdays “a thing”.
How on earth my thirtieth in Hamburg was an entire year ago, I have no idea but somehow September rolled around again and I decided to head off to Oslo, Norway.
Norway may not be known for its meat-free cuisine but modern capital Oslo is happily full of veggie-friendly eateries. Continue reading “The Best Vegan and Vegetarian Food in Oslo”
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 “Iceland’s Must-See Sites – Reykjavik, the Golden Circle 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 “Delicious Vegan Food at Kaffi Vinyl, Reykjavik”
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”