Where to Eat Vegan in Kraków, Poland

May 18, 2016,

After a week in Kraków, here are my 5 favourite vegan and vegan-friendly spots in the city! What are yours?! Share in the comments below! Everything at Smaki Roślinne 8, Zwierzyniecka My fav vegan restaurant in Kraków, Smaki Roślinne, opened its doors just a few months ago (Dec 2015). The chef and owner creates new […]

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Visiting Kraków, Poland: Part 1

May 16, 2016,

Kraków is a magical city – with its beautiful river, the Vistula (Wisła), a charming historical centre, green spaces, a grand castle, hundreds of cathedrals, and the former Jewish quarter, Kazimierz; there is no shortage of sites to visit and places to explore. Touring the city is a pleasant by foot, but there are also […]

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What’s in my carry-on?

May 13, 2016,

During my last trip, I carried just about everything in my carry-on. Why? Because my luggage was so small – I had to stuff in everything that wouldn’t fit in my rolling luggage into my carry-on. This time around, I’ve decided to carry a slightly larger luggage and a more functional carry-on (a backpack). I […]

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7 Quotes to Inspire You To Visit Italy

May 11, 2016,

There’s just something special about Italy – something that always has me coming back for more. I can’t get enough of this beautiful country – from the North to the South, and everywhere in between, I’m hooked. Once you visit Italy, it’s hard to not not return to the land of pizza, pasta, gelato, piazzas, fountains, fashion, and […]

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Exploring Andalucía: A Weekend in Sevilla

May 9, 2016,

The city of Sevilla lies in the southern most region of Spain, in Andalucia. Sevilla is a unique city – because of the long-term Moorish influence in the Andalucia region (about five centuries), visiting Sevilla is like stepping into another world: a world of mosques, horseshoe arches, ornamental wood and plaster, colourful tiles, and calligraphy. […]

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Benvenuti al Sud: A Weekend in Cilento, Italy

May 6, 2016,

Welcome to the South of Italy. You’ve heard of the Amalfi coast and you’ve heard of Naples… but have you heard of Cilento? Benvenuti al Sud: Introducing Cilento  Cilento is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in the province of Salerno (in the region of Campania). Cilento has crystal clear waters on the Tyrrhenian sea, Greek ruins, […]

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Where to Stay in Europe for Less Than $40 A Night

May 4, 2016,

Not sure which European country, city or town to visit next? Here are 10 beautiful apartments in countries throughout Europe, each for 40 dollars a night (or much less). These apartments are either in the middle of a bustling city (Warsaw, Porto…) or somewhere unknown, waiting to be discovered (the likes of Kaunas County in […]

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Vegan Takes on “Fast Food” Classics in Montreal

May 2, 2016,

Vegan food is taking over the food scene in Montreal – new cafes, vegan sushi restaurants, bakeries and now, vegan fast food is emerging in the city. Here are 3 places to visit to enjoy vegan takes on “fast food” classics in Montreal:  Photo by Laura Verbich Lola Rosa 4581 Parc Ave. (other location: 545 […]

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Experiencing the Public Market

April 29, 2016,

When I was growing up, my mother would often talk of her Saturdays spent at the Jean-Talon Market in Montreal. For my grandparents, my mother and her brothers, going to the market was a Saturday ritual and a necessity. They would walk from their home to the market and afterwards, they would take the streetcar* […]

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Vegan in Budapest: Top 10 Vegan Finds in Hungary’s Capital

April 27, 2016,

Budapest is the ideal European city – it’s got history, it’s got charm, it’s incredibly walkable and well-designed, and it’s got good, cheap food. Like most of Europe, eating vegetarian or vegan in Budapest is quite easy. There are several vegan and vegetarian restaurants throughout the city, as well as those with veg options. Budapest […]

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