Monthly Archives: February 2021

Vegan Food Shopping in Maó (Mahon), Menorca

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated July 28, 2013. I spent my most recent vacation – 11 days in April 2013 – on the island of Menorca, Spain. We rented an apartment, … Continue reading

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Apartamentos Royal – Maó (Mahon), Menorca

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated July 28, 2013. Update, July 28, 2013: Vegan Food Shopping in Maó (Mahon), Menorca – this blog entry lists stores in the vicinity of Apartamentos Royal. Original blog … Continue reading

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Vegan Survival Tips for Maó (Mahon), Menorca: Restaurante Varadero

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 13, 2013. You won’t find a single vegetarian restaurant anywhere on the island of Menorca. Many restaurants don’t even offer a single vegan dish, and … Continue reading

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Vegan Survival Tips for Menorca, Spain

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 12, 2013. Even though this blog is called The Vegan Tourist, I haven’t done much travelling lately. I finally did manage to take a vacation … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming Vegan

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated January 20 2013. I want to follow up Wednesday’s book review with the review of another book, Becoming Vegan: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Kind Diet

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated January 16, 2013. I stumbled across The Kind Diet: A Simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet while browsing at the Strand in … Continue reading

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Vegan Shoes (Part II – Retail)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated December 23, 2012. Fancy shoes are a woman’s birthright, and shoe shopping should be fun. Unfortunately, for vegans it is anything but fun. Each year, I … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Shoes (UK – Brighton)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated December 28, 2012. A few days ago I wrote about the challenge of finding vegan shoes on the High Street – practically impossible in Vienna, Austria, … Continue reading

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Tian (Austria – Vienna)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 25, 2019. Updated on May 25, 2019 I published a blog post about this restaurant on September 3, 2012 here, which I have now deleted. … Continue reading

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Beware of Anonymous Vegan Bloggers: VegKitchen

The following article was first published on The Vegan Tourist. A few days ago, I updated my blogroll, and mentioned that I don’t like it when bloggers keep their identity secret. I joked that Rika & Doni of Vegan Miam … Continue reading

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Blogging in the Age of Social Media

Please note: This article was first published on Viaduct Dreams and last updated August 28 2018. I’ve been blogging since 2010, and have witnessed countless blogs start up and disappear again during that time. Many bloggers start out enthusiastically; they … Continue reading

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Amazon Author Central: Author Pages

Please note: This article was first published on Viaduct Dreams and last updated August 14, 2016. If you are a self-published author, whose book is sold on Amazon, you should sign up for Author Central accounts and set up Author … Continue reading

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Author Photo – Part II

Please note: This article was first published on Viaduct Dreams and last updated April 28, 20127. Back in June 2016, I wrote about the need for a new author photo, and my desire to hire a professional photographer “soon.” It … Continue reading

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Author Photo

Please note: This article was first published on Viaduct Dreams and last updated June 4, 2016. Every writer needs an Author Photo. It’s an essential part of every press kit. It’s been twenty years, since a professional photographer took photographs of me, … Continue reading

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Website and Magazine Review: VegNews

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated October 15, 2012. If you are looking for in-depth information about all things vegan, one of the best sources available is VegNews. Just to clarify before … Continue reading

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Bio Bar Bruschette (Austria – Vienna)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated June 16, 2016. Updated June 16, 2016: Bio Bar Bruschette has closed its doors. At the same address, another vegan restaurant (Vegana Indiana) opened in June 2016. … Continue reading

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Die Bio Bar von Antun (Austria – Vienna)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 25, 2019. Update May 25, 2019: This restaurant closed in 2017. Original blog post: Die Bio Bar is owned by Antun Petrovic, hence the restaurant’s … Continue reading

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Eis-Greissler – 2019 Update (Austria – Vienna)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated December 13, 2019. Address – store #1: Rotenturmstraße 14, 1010 Vienna – 1st districtAddress – store #2: Mariahilfer Straße 33, 1060 Vienna – 6th districtAddress – … Continue reading

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Eis-Greissler (Austria – Vienna)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated December 3, 2019. Updated December 3, 2019: Please note that this blog entry is outdated. I have written an new review, which you can find here. … Continue reading

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Veganmania (2012 summer tour)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated June 24, 2012. In 1998, the Vegan Society Austria (Vegane Gesellschaft Österreich) organised a number of events in a few Austrian cities. “Veganmania” gave local vegan … Continue reading

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Yamm! (Austria – Vienna)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 25, 2019. Updated May 12, 2013, and again on May 25, 2019: Yamm! opened its doors in May 2011 and quickly became a favourite among … Continue reading

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Naturkost St. Josef (Austria – Vienna)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 31, 2012. Naturkost St. Josef is a popular vegetarian, organic restaurant attached to a small grocery store in Vienna’s 7th district. The restaurant is only … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secret London

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 14, 2012. I picked up this book at Foyles during my trip to London in December (2011), and spent the last few months reading it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Candle Cafe Cookbook

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 9, 2012. I spent ten days in New York City last May (2011) on a research trip and had planned to stop by the Candle … Continue reading

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The Vegan Society

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 1, 2012. I want to review a number of Websites on The Vegan Tourist, which I like or consider a good resource for vegans. The … Continue reading

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Food for Thought (UK – London)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated April 30, 2012. Update May 25, 2019: This restaurant closed in 2015. Original blog post: Food for Thought is one of my favourite restaurants in London. … Continue reading

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Starbucks Coffee Company

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated March 26, 2012. It’s time to review a non-vegan restaurant/café, namely the Starbucks Coffee Company. I primarily want to promote vegetarian businesses on this website, but … Continue reading

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Hostelling International New York (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated March 25, 2012. Hostelling International New York is surely the worst name for a hotel that I have ever encountered. You’d think they’d be able to … Continue reading

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Integral Yoga Natural Foods (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated March 24, 2012. Update February 25, 2021: The shop’s website is no longer in service, I suspect Integral Yoga Natural Foods no longer exists. Original blog … Continue reading

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Hummus Place (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated March 22, 2012. It’s time to review Hummus Place, a small NCY restaurant chain, which serves Mediterranean vegetarian food. I had lunch at one of their … Continue reading

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Ayurveda Cafe (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated February 23, 2012. The Ayurveda Cafe on Manhattan’s Amsterdam Avenue (on the Upper West Side) serves Indian (lacto-)vegetarian food. According to the teachings of Ayurveda, six … Continue reading

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Foyles (UK – London)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 25, 2019. Updated May 25, 2019: Foyles is now located at 107 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EB. They sold their flagship store and moved … Continue reading

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Book Review: Veggie & Organic London

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated January 21, 2012. Veggie & Organic London is another good read for vegetarians who are planning a trip to London. I like it because it provides … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vegetarian London

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated February 20, 2012. Vegetarian London is the ultimate guide to all things vegetarian in London, England. The book does not only provide reviews of vegan and … Continue reading

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Supply and Demand

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated January 16, 2012. I created The Vegan Tourist shortly after I became a vegan about a year ago. All of a sudden, dining out became a … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Vegan London

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated February 19, 2012. I didn’t get to travel as much as I would have liked last year, but I did manage to spend a week in … Continue reading

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Veg Out: Vegetarian Guide to New York City

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated February 18, 2012. Before I travelled to New York City in May 2011, I ordered two guide books from Amazon: The Vegan Guide to New York … Continue reading

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New York Dosas (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated February 17, 2012. One of the best food deals in Manhattan is a dosa (Indian rice and lentil pancake) from New York Dosas. New York Dosas … Continue reading

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Cafe Viva (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 25, 2019. Updated on May 25, 2019: I updated information about opening hours, and they also have a new website. Original blog post: Cafe Viva … Continue reading

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Vegan Shoes (Part I – Manufacturing)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated October 9, 2011. In my last blog entry, I reviewed MooShoes, a New York-based retailer of vegan shoes. The store sells shoes from more than thirty … Continue reading

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MooShoes (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated October 9, 2011. MooShoes was the only store on my to-do list (other than book stores) when I went to New York City last May on … Continue reading

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BabyCakes NYC (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 25, 2019. Updated May 25, 2019: In 2015, the owner changed the name of her BabyCakes bakery to Erin McKenna’s Bakery. Original blog post: I … Continue reading

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Liquiteria (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated September 19, 2011. Update February 24, 2021: The restaurant’s website is out of service, Liquiteria seems to be no longer in business. Liquiteria is a juice … Continue reading

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Bonobo’s (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated September 5, 2011. Update May 25, 2019: This restaurant closed in 2011. Original blog post: “Vegan – raw – mostly organic”: that’s how the restaurant describes … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Dim Sum House (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated August 29, 2011. I read about this restaurant in The Vegan Guide to New York City, where it received a great review, and wasn’t disappointed. My … Continue reading

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Maoz Vegetarian (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated August 9, 2011. Maoz Vegetarian is a vegetarian fast food chain, where the menu is built around falafels: ground chickpeas mixed with vegetables, herbs, and spices (formed into … Continue reading

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Peacefood Cafe (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated July 11, 2011. I deleted inactive links on February 24, 2021. I spent ten days on a research trip in New York City in May 2011, … Continue reading

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Angelica Kitchen (USA – NY, NY)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 25, 2019. I deleted inactive links on February 24, 2021. Update May 25, 2019: This restaurant closed in 2017. Original blog post: I spent ten … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Vegan Guide to New York City

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 30, 2011. When I decided to switch from a lacto-vegetarian to a vegan diet in the fall of 2010, I had already booked my flight … Continue reading

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Nice Rice (Austria – Vienna)

Please note: This article was first published on The Vegan Tourist and last updated May 25, 2019. Update May 25, 2019: This restaurant closed in 2017. Original blog post: Yes, most dishes are served with rice, and they do taste … Continue reading

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