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5 Best New Year's Resolutions to Make for 2019

5 Best New Year's Resolutions to Make for 2019

By Mhegan Lee Dec 29, 2018

For some people, making New Year's resolutions is a tradition not taken lightly. They could be anything -- from committing to building healthier habits to finally going to that dream trip and everything in between. While there is so much to look forward to a year filled with possibilities, there are some simple and life-changing things everyone can do to make 2019 a better year for the planet.


Vegtravelbuddies’ Interview with Joao and Sara of No Footprint Nomads

Vegtravelbuddies’ Interview with Joao and Sara of No Footprint Nomads

By Tina Chau Dec 27, 2018

Joao and Sara have been traveling since 2010. They became vegetarians in 2015 in Brazil where they stayed for three years. They have also lived in the UK, Cayman Islands, Nicaragua, Portugal, and Thailand. Their plan is to live in all continents as they continue to explore the world. The couple writes about slow travel, sustainable lifestyle, and healthy plant-based diet on their website the No Footprint Nomads.


Vegan Travel 2019: 5 tips for traveling as a vegan or vegetarian for the first time

Vegan Travel 2019: 5 tips for traveling as a vegan or vegetarian for the first time

By Mhegan Lee Dec 18, 2018

Being vegan nowadays may be easier than ever. But it still has its share of challenges, especially for those who are still new at it. Adjusting to new eating habits and food choices may be fairly easy when you are in familiar surroundings. Add travel to the mix, however, and things get a bit more complicated. Whether you are thinking of going vegan in the coming year or just want to experience eating plant-based when traveling, here are some tips for the first time veg traveler.


Vegtravelbuddies’ Interview with Sarah Mackenzie of My Veggie Travels

Vegtravelbuddies’ Interview with Sarah Mackenzie of My Veggie Travels

By Tina Chau Dec 3, 2018

At 28 and having worked in the same company for seven years, Sarah Mackenzie decided to quit her job to spend time traveling. She then bought a ticket that would take her to five destinations across the globe. Her trip brought her to Asia where she ended up staying in Thailand for two years. Sarah has since been traveling around the world and writes about the best veg-friendly places she finds in her travels, cruelty-free tourist attractions, environment-related issues, and so much more on her website My Veggie Travels. Whether you are looking for veg travel ideas or some tips, you can find them in our interview with her so read on.


3 Days and 3 Nights in Siargao: Picturesque places to visit in the Surfing Capital of the Philippines

3 Days and 3 Nights in Siargao: Picturesque places to visit in the Surfing Capital of the Philippines

By Irene Causing Castillo Nov 29, 2018

When a friend and business partner invited me for a three-day and three night's stay in Siargao, the Surfing Capital of the Philippines, I imagined it would be as crowded as Boracay which I have visited in the past. Not that I would pass up the chance to finally visit one of the country's top destinations just to get away from throngs of people. But I was bracing myself for it just in case.


Vegtravelbuddies’ Interview with Laura Cody, Creator of Vegan Vs Travel

Vegtravelbuddies’ Interview with Laura Cody, Creator of Vegan Vs Travel

By Tina Chau Nov 27, 2018

Laura Cody has been traveling the world full-time since 2013. She writes about her travels, vegan food, and more on her website Vegan Vs Travel. Read our full interview with Laura as she provides a glimpse into what it is like to travel full-time as a vegan. 


VegFest Pilipinas 2018 - a non-vegan’s introduction to vegan cuisine

VegFest Pilipinas 2018 - a non-vegan’s introduction to vegan cuisine

By Anna Liese Roque Nov 25, 2018

A friend who had been touting the benefits of choosing to go vegan got me interested in attending VegFest 2018 held at the Bonifacio Global City (BGC) Arts Center in Taguig, Philippines last 17-18 November 2018.  The event gathered vendors selling vegan products, mostly composed of food and cosmetic products, as well as articles of clothing and accessories.  There were also vendors with products like bamboo and metal straws, as well as cutleries that would help people interested in reducing their dependence on single-use plastics.


A Vegan #RVLife: A Vegtravelbuddies Interview with Laura and Kevin of VeganRV

A Vegan #RVLife: A Vegtravelbuddies Interview with Laura and Kevin of VeganRV

By Tina Chau Nov 15, 2018

Vegans Laura and Kevin have fully embraced the nomadic lifestyle living and working full-time in an RV. They have been traveling around the country since September 2016 and write about their travels, RV life, and vegan recipes among others on their website the VeganRV. Vegtravelbuddies interviewed the couple to learn more about their vegan RV life, their adventures on the road, and the veg-friendly places for vegan travelers. And if you are thinking of taking on the RV life, they have plenty of great tips to share so read on.