Vegans and plant-based enthusiasts no longer have to worry about their next meal while traveling, as all over the world, hotels, tour companies and even cities and countries have adopted vegan practices. Whether due to environmental sustainability, animal welfare or personal health, vegan tourism is booming. So if you are looking for a healthy and hearty meal (not relegated to just one or two restaurants) while traveling, plan your next trip to one of these destinations.
Widely known as vegan capital of the world, Berlin offers diners a number of vegan restaurants as well as a plethora of vegan-friendly dining establishments. From the elegant Kopps and its five-course tasting menu to the massive menu at Lily Burger to vegan Cafe Vux, the city is also home to Almodovar Hotel, a vegan and vegetarian hotel in trendy Friedrichshain neighborhood.
Well known for its gastronomic and Michelin-starred restaurants, London also offers more than 400 fully vegan establishments. From purely plant-based restaurants to Michelin-star vegan-friendly restaurants to cafés offering bites alongside a pint, some of the top places to grab a bite in The Big Smoke include Pied-à-terre, Quilon, Bubala and Mildreds.
Offering more canals than Venice and a beautiful backdrop, Amsterdam offers travelers everything from casual to pricey to junk food vegan offerings. Head over to The Alchemist Garden for raw food or the Meatless District or The Vegan Junk Food Bar to indulge in some great eats.
Visitors to Portland are spoiled for choice in this forward-thinking, healthy-living city in the Pacific Northwest. From its vegan food carts to bakeries, bars to restaurants, the city offers a ton of well-known hot spots as well as hidden gems covering all types of cuisine from around the world.
Anyone who’s visited a destination known for its northern lights viewing during certain times of the year knows, just because you visit doesn’t mean you’ll be able to actually see the northern lights. A lot has to come together for them to be visible, and if the weather doesn’t cooperate, you might be out of luck. However, a new cruise aims to help travelers avoid the disappointment of traveling across the world just to be left lightless.
From the windy tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the colorful harbor town of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way amazes at every turn. Feel the blast of fresh sea air with a lighthouse walk. Get up close to history, grab a fireside seat at a traditional music session, experience the world-famous Irish hospitality and explore some of Ireland's most exhilarating coastal scenery. It is a place that inspired dreamers and travelers, poets and painters with a landscape filled with stone walls, thatched cottages, deserted beaches and breathtaking views. Charming towns and villages, 1,500 miles of soaring cliffs, incredible landscapes and unique experiences await.
More and more travelers want to feel good about the hotel they stay in and the trips they take. They want to know their vacation isn’t harming the environment and local community they are visiting. These hotels go above and beyond when it comes to giving back to local communities, employees, the environment and more.
According to Kampgrounds of America’s 2023 report, 38 percent of campers say they will camp during the winter season while another 27 percent say they are thinking about it. Benefits of winter camping include fewer crowds, snowy scenery and opportunities to ski. Cabins and glamping are also growing in popularity this winter season. Here are five winter camping destinations and tips.
The Saronic or Argo Saronic Islands of Greece call travelers to explore its seven small islands and islets brimming with history, natural sites and more. With most easily accessible by boat, the islands’ proximity to ports of Athens make the Saronic Islands an ideal destination for those preferring shorter boat rides. In fact, trips from Athens ports to the islands take only between 10 minutes and two hours, depending on the island you choose, making them perfect for day or weekend trips.
What was your airport experience like the last time you flew? If you’re like most travelers in North America, you might have been pleasantly surprised to find your closest major airport offered a better experience than you remembered.