Tourists traveling into the city of Brotherly Love often head straight for Center City. There’s great shopping, dining, theaters and historic attractions at every corner, so it makes sense, but with such a walkable city spreading far and wide, beyond downtown, we have a list of vegan restaurants worth heading south for.
While better known for its cheesesteaks, soft pretzels and Italian Market, South Philly is a hidden gem in the vegan community.
Located across Columbus Square, the kids will love the retro-chic diner esthetic with a long lineup of meals you would forget had a healthy twist, like flavorful tofu scrambles and blueberry pancakes. The Tasty made its name on breakfast alone, but the lunches are nothing to scoff at. Try a buffalo “chik’n” sandwich, or stick with an inventive salad.
If you just want a quick coffee and a sweet snack, Grindcore House is a go-to in the Pennsport neighborhood. The vegan coffeehouse boasts plant-based drinks for sensitive stomaches, healthy sandwiches, baked goods and a variety of rotating treats. Sure, not all sweets are healthy, but you can feel good about stepping out here and there with vegan options.
For the fast-food feel without the hefty ingredients, try Vegan Tree. Known for its fast and healthy menu, kids can grab a wrap and take it on the go, or even try vegan noodle dishes and sushi. If you just need a vitamin-enriched jolt, the juices and smoothies should hit the spot.
Boot & Saddle may not be 100 percent vegan, but the menu is just about 50/50. Bring a friend, see a show, grab a drink and chow down on fun bar food for vegans and carnivores alike.
Deep south on Wolf Street, guests of Vegan Commissary find high-brow eats in a low-brow vibe. More like a vegan club, selling ready-made items and offering catering services, customers can grab-and-go with incredible offerings from the market.
Many travelers are exchanging their regular home lives for a more exciting life abroad. However, no matter where in the world you visit, money is needed to live a comfortable life. Gaining work experience abroad can diversity a resume and open opportunities worldwide. For travelers who wish to live a more nomadic lifestyle, getting a short-term job in a country is also a great option. This will ensure travelers have enough money to get by and give them experience. Before leaving for a country or while in a foreign land, travelers can use the internet to find jobs or local resources.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
One of the best ways to experience and learn more about a culture is by looking for and picking through the local markets. Depending on the destination, markets can be found in the out-of-the-way nooks and crannies of larger cities or can function as attractions on their own merit.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
One of the greatest sights in the world, the great pyramids of Giza, stands towering in the desert, the imposing stature dwarfing tourists for miles. Visitors to Giza might feel twangs of adventure and exploration, but guests should be warned climbing the pyramids is forbidden.