South America is not an easy place to be vegan. However, it's not impossible to stick to your dietary preferences while travelling on a budget. Sure, it may not be a culinary adventure, but at least you can feel good about sticking to it. Here are a few of the things I figured out as a vegan in . . .
What I'm about to say may seem like the most obvious thing in the world to you. Honestly, it always has for me. Yet, it can be easy to get lazy, impatient, to cut corners. So, just hear me out. Boil your water. Tap water that is. When in developing countries, even when in cities. No, . . .
Inspired by all of the hullabaloo (yes, I tried) surrounding social media and teen (ex) Instagrammer/Youtuber Essena O'Neill the last few days, I've been thinking a lot about the purpose behind why we do what we do. Maybe quitting social media is an extreme action to take, but the sentiment is . . .
http://youtu.be/vRXmLhRPOBE The Quilotoa Loop is one of Ecuador's biggest attractions in the region near Quito. Quilotoa is the most Western volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes. Today, everyone heads there to see the emerald crater lake—the laguna. The loop is a circuit that many travellers choose to . . .
It's now been a week since I arrived in Ecuador. Though I'm still dipping my toes into the culture here (culinary and otherwise), I can already tell that life as a vegan or vegetarian here is tough. Or, at least, it can be. On the surface, it shouldn't be that hard. I mean, we're in a country . . .