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What kinds of vegetarian meal options are available on airlines?

I'm flying to Asia in the summer and I noticed a long list of special diets that are available. In Europe, I have always been able to order a cheese sandwich instead of one that contains meat. Is that ...
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Vegetarian foods in Japanese culture?

I'm a strict vegetarian travelling to Asia (mostly Japan). Which traditional Japanese foods are safe to eat vegetarian or easy to substitute to be so? What are common non-vegetarian ingredients to ...
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Vegan substitute for down sleeping bags?

I'm looking for a vegan substitute to sleeping bags stuffed with down (eg goose feathers). I've used both down and synthetic sleeping bags, and the synthetic sleeping bag that gets typically sold in ...
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Is there any hospitality network for vegans?

Hospitality networks (such as SERVAS, Hospitality club, Couchsurfing and BeWelcome) are networks of travelers and people who host them. Recently "specialized" websites, like TrustRoots that is for ...
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Vegan survival food

I am considering taking the Trans-Siberian railway. London to Moscow followed by Moscow to Beijing. I have made many long rail trips in the past so comfort, boredom, etc is not an issue. However, ...
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Tips on staying healthy as a vegan who travels a lot?

Traveling with any kind of specific dietary habits can be tough, but vegan/pescetarian travel can be extremely difficult. In the last 5 years, I've been travelling a lot for my job. It can take me ...
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What common and/or traditional Turkish dishes are vegan?

Are there any common and/or traditional Turkish dishes which are vegan?
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Durable Trekking Boots (vegan)

Where can I find a pair of durable vegan boots for trekking? I'm specifically looking for a goodyear-welted boot, so that they are heavy, durable, and I can take them to any-old boot shop to have them ...
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Why do restaurants consider fish vegetarian?

I am in the United States, and I have walked into multiple vegetarian restaurants in the last year that have had fish in their menu. When asked they simply say that they consider it a "sea-...
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I'm traveling to another country. Are there any simple resources to explain veganism to my waiter at a resturant (that transcends language)?

When I order food in another country where I don't speak the language, what's the best way to explain to my waitress/waiter what I can and cannot eat as a vegan? I'm doing some international traveling ...
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Which South American countries are the most vegetarian-friendly? [closed]

I have heard that a lot of South America is very meat-centric in their attitudes. For example, this site talks a bit about it. As it mentions, I'd be totally willing to cook at home while there, but I'...
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Vegetarian food in Dallas, TX? [closed]

My husband and I are traveling to Dallas, TX. I wanted to ask how vegetarian-friendly the city is and whether there are any specific recommendations for vegetarian or vegetarian-friendly places to go....
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Most suitable international cuisines or destinations for a vegetarian [closed]

My partner and I are avid travellers and are always planning our next (shoe string budget) trip. I don't want my vegetarianism to hold back where we can go but if possible I'd like to choose ...
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Is cheap soap vegan?

What ingredients in soap are not vegan? I'm not asking if soaps that are labeled "vegan" are vegan. That's obvious. I live in a very small town in South America. Actually I have to travel 20 ...
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Which countries regulate use of the term "vegan"?

Which countries have laws that make it illegal to label a product as "vegan" if it contains parts from animals (or insects)? Unfortunately, I've seen a lot of products marked "vegan&...
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