• Oct
  • 31

Tell AAA to Stop Promoting SeaWorld!

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SeaWorld’s stock has tanked. Corporations such as Virgin America, STA Travel, Taco Bell, and Southwest Airlines have  severed their ties  to the company, and shareholders have slapped it with a lawsuit . Yet AAA continues to promote the cruel parks that profit from forcing highly intelligent orcas to perform silly circus tricks in concrete tanks that are the human equivalent of …

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  • Oct
  • 28

Part Three: Winding Up Our Vegan Tour of Portland, Oregon

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Our third day in Portland started off at Canteen , a local juice bar close to our B&B. In addition to juices and smoothies, it has food items on its menu such as oatmeal and cereal for breakfast as well as salads and rice bowls for lunch. And craft beer! We had a couple smoothies and headed to Forest Park —one …

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  • Oct
  • 14

A Vegan Tour of Portland, Oregon: Day Two

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Our second day in Portland started off with some vegan pastries, fruit, and strong coffee, courtesy of our B&B. We hung out in the large living room, planning our day.

We decided to go to the Pearl District, located in northwest Portland and across the Willamette River—another artsy area, full of shops and restaurants. I had already decided where we were going …

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  • Oct
  • 6

Eating Our (Vegan) Way Through Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon, Day One

Before heading to Portland with my husband, David, for our summer vacation, I did a considerable amount of research to find as many vegan and vegan-friendly establishments as I could. Stumptown Vegans was an extremely helpful site for planning our vegan outings. It has extensive lists of Portland’s vegan and vegan-friendly eateries, so don’t leave home …

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  • Sep
  • 16

Vegan on the Road: Central Europe

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PETA award-winning animal defender and HLN host  Jane Velez-Mitchell recently posted a terrific article about her travels in Europe. Turns out there’s fantastic vegan food to be had from Prague to Vienna! Check out the article here .

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  • Sep
  • 4

Taking Fido With You on Vacation? Animal-Friendly Hotel Chains Abound!

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Many of us consider our animal companions to be part of the family, so it’s no wonder we sometimes want to take our furry family members with us when we travel. USA Today recently published a list of top animal-friendly hotel chains . Check it out, and be sure to read PETA’s information on traveling safely with animal companions .

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  • Aug
  • 27

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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