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Category: Vegan Tips

Night Buses, the Vegan Edition

Anyone who travels in South America, especially on the cheap, has taken one (or many many many many) night buses. They are nowhere near fun, but they can be survivable with a bit of pre-planning… I present to you, the Five Must Brings for Night Buses 1. TOILET PAPER. Well, this is a rule for…
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The Comprehensive Essential Spanish for the Traveling Veggie

A few quick essential Spanish words can really help you when eating out, asking street vendors questions, or reading labels in grocery stores. Here’s the essential Spanish for the traveling veggie: 1. First, self-describe. Soy vegana. I am a vegan. (If a girl). Soy vegano. I am a vegan. (If a boy). In Spanish, the…
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Quilotoa Loop-Ecuadorian Andes, vegan style

Quilotoa-12,000 feet in the Ecuadorian Andes. A small tourist based pueblito, built along the rim of a giant 2 mile wide caldera filled with gorgeous green water. From Quilotoa, you can walk from pueblito to pueblito, spending anywhere from a two day to a four day trek walking through the Andes covered in lush green…
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Bread in Chile, Vegan or Covered in Lard?

The elusive Chilean lard bread myth, in the words of our good friends over at mythbusters, is it confirmed, plausible, or busted? Busted. More or less. Though read below to get the full scoop.  Chileans are oddly, overtly and confidently proud of their bread. They think it is the most delicious bread in all of South…
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Vegan Patagonia

Trekking through Patagonia as a vegan Trekking as a vegan, let alone in Patagonia, the penultimate of all treks, is surprisingly not as difficult nor as expensive as it might sound. When I first decided to travel to Patagonia and the beautiful, yet daunting Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, I was more than a bit…
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The Vegan Packing List

Are you looking to get away from it all? Ready to take the vegan plunge? Looking to get healthy while on the road? Here’s the essential vegan packing list: 1. Silverware  As vegans, we are a creative bunch, mixing and matching sides at Grandma’s Thanksgiving dinner, ordering around products when you’re friends want to go…
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5 Tips for Vegan Travelers in Chile

Can I go to Chile? What will I eat there? Should I carry all my food? 10 pounds of TVP and protein bars anyone? Eating vegetarian, let alone vegan, in Chile sounds like quite the unfeasible task, an insurmountable 50 mile ultramarathon on zero sleep. Yet, what is the actual reality in Chile on the…
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Vegan in Chile: Mission Impossible?

Can I go to Chile? What will I eat there? Should I carry all my food? 10 pounds of TVP and protein bars anyone? Eating vegetarian, let alone vegan, in Chile sounds like quite the unfeasible task, an insurmountable 50 mile ultramarathon on zero sleep. Yet, what is the actual reality in Chile on the…
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