I fell in love with Florence within minutes. It has a beautiful, gentle, laid back air, but with all the benefits of city life, along with history, great food, and extremely friendly people. The city is surrounded by hills, and it is well-positioned for travel into the Tuscan countryside, ideal for walkers, cyclists and ramblers alike. Of course, when you travel, where you stay can make or break your trip, and I look back on my time in Firenze with such joy because of my experience at Velona’s Jungle Suites. This is simply the most exquisite design hotel/B&B I’ve ever… View Post

Berlin – a cosmopolitan city synonymous with cool, understated style and street art. And of course, lest we forget its 20th Century history. You might be forgiven for thinking the German capital would have limited options for vegans, but with 10% of the German population being vegetarian or vegan, the demand for good quality and easily available products is high – and you won’t be disappointed!   Where to eat    Katjes Cafe Grün-Ohr  (above) Is a bright and colourful vegetarian/vegan cafe. There are plenty of vegan cakes and gelatine-free sweeties that you can take away and nibble on for… View Post

Paris; the City of Light, the city of romance, and surprisingly, an extremely vegan-friendly location. Yes, now finally we vegans can travel to France and enjoy the deliciousness that the French cuisine has to offer, sans cruelty of course! This beautiful city’s attitude to veganism will make you fall even more in love with it (if that is indeed possible) but you might head home a few pounds heavier!   Where to eat Typically, French-style food is pretty meaty and cheesy, although they do like to use seasonal, wholesome ingredients as matter of course, which is great for those who… View Post