5 Vegan-Friendly Cuisines Around the World

When it comes to vegan travel, no two countries are alike. In some destinations, vegan and vegetarian dining is code for wealthy, first-world folks with money to spend. In other places, the idea is so foreign that you find yourself famished at the end of the day, puzzled by how hard it is to find […]

Chantal Blake

Culture Through Food: An Explorer and a Chef Take on Africa

Three countries in 30 days. A 30th birthday treat of sorts, my partner (in crime) Chef Hiyaw Gebreyohannes and I were on a mission: to explore business, culture, and family ties in Ethiopia, the Republic of Congo, and South Africa. What we’ve always known on our trips back home to the motherland (he’s originally from […]

Chloe Louvouezo

How to Eat Like a Local in Montreal

“There are three things you need to eat when visiting Montreal: poutine, bagels and smoked meat.” Ann Marie, my food tour guide and a lifelong resident of Montreal, ticked off the three items with her hand before leading the way to the first stop. Over the next several hours, we sampled our way across six local establishments in […]

Tausha Cowan

Eating your Veggies in Bali, Indonesia

Only about 1 percent of the US population follows a vegan diet of no meat, eggs or dairy products, but if you spend any time in Bali, eating vegan isn’t restrictive, it’s delicious! Spicy sauces and a myriad of flavors, all with a distinct organic twist, grace the plate in Bali, where there are salads […]

Glynn Pogue

Christo Restaurant, Egypt

The Great Pyramid and Sphinx of Giza, left me repeating, “Wow, wow, wow”. After riding a camel and shooing off bloody hustlers, I was overdue for lunch and my Pronto Tours guide was leading the way. Christo Restaurant (10 Pyramid Road Giza, Egypt) is located 12 miles outside of Cairo and their fare took my […]

Nicole Taylor

Belgium: A Hidden Gem

The small country of Belgium, bordered by The Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, and France is well-known for its high quality chocolate and its Belgian Waffles. What is rarely spoken of however, is the hospitality and generosity of its people. Having lived there for five years, I can honestly say that the people of Belgium are among […]

Fedorah Philippeaux