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  • Apr
  • 11

Blue Ridge Mountains: Wine With Peaks

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The wineries in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains are a great treat after a day of driving and hiking while enjoying deep-woods scenery and high-elevation breezes. Wines with character? Peaks of Otter Winery has plenty of choices … and characters that provide extra incentive to stop in for a free wine tasting.

The Johnson family harvests apples, berries, …

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  • Mar
  • 24

For Animals, the Skies Are Anything but Friendly

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Summer is just around the corner, and if you’re like me, you’re already making vacation plans and a list of what to pack. Wherever our travels take us, if we’re getting there by air, one “item” that never belongs on our list is our animal companions.

An analysis by a San Francisco–area TV station found that 302 animals died , …

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  • Nov
  • 25

Eating Vegan at 30,000 Feet

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The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone, especially when you add traveling to the mix. The last thing that you want to be thinking about is where your next meal is going to come from. While flying, you may not be able to control who’s snoring in the next seat, but you can guarantee that …

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  • Oct
  • 30

Swimming With Dolphins Doesn’t Make Killing Them More Palatable

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Here’s a new entry in the annals of bad marketing ideas: Officials in Taiji, Japan, recently announced plans to open a marine park, where visitors can swim and kayak alongside dolphins and whales. Then after drying off, tourists can sample dishes made with dolphin and whale meat. And the proceeds from the park will help fund the …

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  • Oct
  • 11

Taking in Denver’s Artscape

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Blessed with clean air and a Rocky Mountain backdrop, Denver attracts skiers, hikers, mountain bikers, trail runners—and vegan diners. No wonder its citizens are among America’s thinnest. And it’s no wonder that nature—and its preservation—infuse this Colorado city’s art.

Denver Arts Week runs from November 1 to 9, but there’s amazing art on display there every day, anytime, indoors and …

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  • Sep
  • 24

Ooh La La—Vegan Splendor in France

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Vegans who are worried that the land of fromage and foie gras won’t provide them with a warm welcome should fret no more. All-vegan French inns such as the Auberge Bouyssour give the compassionate traveler the chance to enjoy the splendor of the French countryside and world-famous French cuisine.

The inn, a charming family-run establishment nestled in green hills …

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  • Aug
  • 23

Madison: Fresh, Local Vegan Food by the Lakes

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Vegan meals, sweets, beer, and wine—Madison may be the capital of the dairy state, but it makes a super getaway for vegans. Just hold the cheese.

Nestled on an isthmus between two beautiful lakes, this Wisconsin city raises the bar for music in all kinds of genres as well as for urban and rural activities and cuisine …

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