7 Vegan-Friendly Cities Everyone Should Visit

Reading Time: 6 minutes Veganism is becoming a highly popular lifestyle for health and ethical reasons. This rings true in the travel sphere, as well. Now, it is common than ever before for travelers to choose vegan-friendly cities over other destinations for their food options alone. As a vegan of over six years, I absolutely love visiting local vegan …

Vegan Amsterdam: Top 5 Vegan and Veg-Friendly Spots

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been to several cities in Europe, and the vegan scenes never disappoint. Safe to say, I had high expectations for vegan Amsterdam. My expectations were exceeded. Here are the top 5 dishes I ate from vegan and veg-friendly restaurants (ie. restaurants that serve animal products but also have clearly marked vegan dishes) in Amsterdam, …

Train Layover in Belgium: Essential Guide to Brussels

Reading Time: 6 minutes Belgium. Oh, Belgium. I highly underestimated how much I would love this country. On my most recent trip to Europe, I purposely planned a train layover in Belgium, because I had yet to see the country. I know a train layover doesn’t count as seeing a destination, but I couldn’t pass up the chance when …

Why Going From a Size 16 to a Size 8 Didn’t Make Me More Confident

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’ve dipped my toes into sharing my weight loss journey. But I’ve decided to challenge myself by really reflecting on how losing 60+ pounds has changed me. As a young girl and teenager, I dreamed that losing the weight would make me this super cool, confident person. Everyone would want to be friends with me, …