Why India?

Why India?

If all has gone according to plan, I am landing in New Delhi, India today and will be off exploring for the next few weeks. I will be making my way around Northern India and Nepal, then back to the states for some backpacking through Colorado. I am trying to keep my...
Portland and 10 Year Vegiversary

Portland and 10 Year Vegiversary

When I saw the date finally announced for LA Vegan Beer Festival, I almost cried. My heart physically hurt. I have attended this event every year. It has always been scheduled in May and the date has now moved to June. I am usually off on a plane as soon as my school...
Tokyo-The Food

Tokyo-The Food

I ate extremely well in Tokyo. I was pleasantly surprised to find such a diverse selection of international food in Tokyo and easy-to-veganize versions of local cuisine. I mentioned this in my Beijing post, but I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to learn...
Tokyo-The Sites

Tokyo-The Sites

 Tokyo is filled with modern wonders and historical intricacies. We spent all of our time in the city, exploring the various districts and neighborhoods. We spent many of our evenings and early mornings in the lively, bright and vibrant Shinjuku district. We also...
My Impressions of Tokyo

My Impressions of Tokyo

When planning to visit Beijing, my husband and I talked about where else we wanted to go. We both easily agreed upon Japan. It was only a few hours on a flight and we could explore a whole new country. I was not sure what to expect of Japan and my friend agreed to...
Beijing-The Sites

Beijing-The Sites

Beijing has such a rich history and many historical sites. My friend did a great job of narrowing down the most important places to visit in our trip. We started with The Lama Temple. The Lama Temple was built in 1694 with such intricate architecture and adornments....