Austin, Texas (my hometown) will soon be hosting its first vegetarian festival, the Texas VegFest. In light of this exciting upcoming event, which I will write about more in the near future, I’m excited to have this guest post from Matthew Nunn, detailing some of his favorite vegetarian festivals around the world. 5 Vegetarian Festivals […]
I recently wrote a guest post for Ashland Creek Press with 20 tips for vegan and vegetarian travel. The post had been divided into two parts (10 tips each) and I have posted the links below: Guest Post: Veggie Travel Tips, Part 1 Guest Post: Veggie Travel Tips, Part 2
The last blog post I wrote mentioned that I was going to spend the summer on a bike trip through the Czech Republic, Germany, and Poland with a good friend of mine. Well that trip ended a while ago and I’ve been back in Austin since October….but it doesn’t feel right moving on to write […]
Compassion Over Killing’s Vegetarian Guide to Austin has been updated and the second edition for Summer 2011 is now available. You can order a free copy here.
I recently featured in an interview with Benjy Portnoy on SavorMyLife.com. During the interview, I discussed tips on traveling alone as a woman, making new friends in other countries, and addressing controversial topics (like veganism, animal rights, environmental issues) without offending people. The complete interview can be found here.
I’m a huge fan of Nutritional Yeast. I sprinkle it on my popcorn and toast, cook it into sauces, and basically put it on almost everything I eat. I’m addicted to its nutty cheesy flavor (and the fact that it serves as a vegetarian source of vitamin B12 is an added bonus). I always make sure […]
Two folks from Portland, Oregon, Sadie (a vegan baker/cook) and Joe (a vegan filmmaker), are getting ready to go to Thailand to film the pilot episode of a travel show about vegan and vegetarian food! Since they’re doing all the production themselves, they are raising funds on Kickstarter. Visit their Kickstarter campaign to pledge a donation […]
I don’t eat packaged food all that often. But those days that I’m camping, staying at a place with a limited kitchen, don’t want to be too intrusive in my couchsurfing host’s house, or just tired and/or lazy….it’s really great to have some instant meals that can be prepared within minutes and with basic utensils. The […]
I will be teaching a vegetarian travel class at REI in Austin, Texas (as part of some volunteer work I’m doing with Hosteling International). The class will be at 7pm on January 11th, 2010. Click on the link below to register: http://www.rei.com/event/15063/session/18437
I will be teaching a vegetarian travel class at REI (as part of my volunteer work with Hosteling International). The class will be at 7pm on January 11th, 2010. Click on the link below to register: http://www.rei.com/event/15063/session/18437