When in Rome: Italian Croissants and Cappuccino For Breakfast

The smell of fresh coffee fills your nose as you’re salivating over the many croissants staring back at you. But it’s hard to stay focused. Orders are being shouted out in Italian at what seems like a thousand words a second, you can’t seem to identify a line, elbows are out in full force, and the fast paced atmosphere leaves you feeling confused. You start to feel overwhelmed until you refocus on the goal – cornettos.

Most vegans probably think they’ll never be able to indulge in this doughy goodness ever again. But we have great news for you, when you’re in Italy you can enjoy these horn shaped delights daily, even as a vegan!

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Our Top Picks for the Best Vegan Restaurants in Budapest

With century-old thermal baths, hearty bean goulash, and an excess of vegan cheese everywhere you look, the Hungarian capital does not disappoint. In fact, during our one month stay in Budapest, we probably ate more vegan cheese than we have ever laid our eyes on!

With a month stay planned for Budapest, we hit the streets and dived into all the greasy food and burgers the city has to offer. Let’s get right to it, here’s a rundown of all the best restaurants in Budapest for eating vegan food!

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Thai Visa Run to Penang, Malaysia: The Process Explained

Thailand is without a doubt the most popular destination in Southeast Asia, but unfortunately, the current visa situation can be limiting. Currently, Thailand offers a 30-day visa on arrival to most nationalities flying into the country, and a 15-day visa if you cross the border by land. However, if you are a citizen of one of the G8 countries which includes Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, you will get a 30-day visa even if you cross overland.

The problem is that one month in Thailand isn’t enough for most people. There are many reasons why somebody could get stuck in Thailand for longer, amazing beaches, friendly locals, and exotic foods to name a few.

You can apply for a visa in most countries in the world, your own home country included. But, that doesn’t mean that you need to go home to get a visa. If you’re already in Asia and need to do a visa run, one of the easiest places to get a new Thai visa is in Penang, Malaysia.

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Why We Stopped Backpacking and Changed the Way We Slow Travel

Long-term travel changes you. The moment you realize that long-term slow travel is possible your life will change and it will never be the same again. Living without a permanent address for years on end has a profound impact on the way you look at the world. Suddenly, you belong to destinations scattered around the world and not just a single location back home.

Buying a one-way ticket to Asia without a plan on returning gives you the ultimate sense of freedom. You get to a destination where you can do exactly what you want. And when you get bored of doing that you can move on to the next place. No destination is ever too far away and home is wherever you are that day.

But what if the freedom gets too repetitive? What if the endless wandering starts to feel like a routine? Can that even happen?

It happened to us. But it didn’t stop us from traveling, it just pushed us to do things differently.

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Why Warsaw is an Underrated Destination for Digital Nomads in Europe

Warsaw impressed us from the moment we arrived. When we booked our flights neither of us really knew what to expect. Victoria had been to Poland once before and liked Warsaw a lot, but that was almost 7 years ago.

Luckily enough, our ten days living as digital nomads in Warsaw turned out to be an incredible experience. Aside from the vegan food scene that’s one of the best in the world, there was so much more to the Polish capital. 

Warsaw is a modern and upcoming city that offers a comfortable yet still relatively low-cost European lifestyle. The city has a great cafe scene, trendy bars, a high standard and impressive efficiency, and some of the friendliest people we’ve encountered in Europe.

We found Warsaw to be one of the best digital nomad cities in Europe and a considerably underrated destination. Let’s get started on the hippest neighborhoods to stay in, cost of living, coworking spaces, and what to do. 

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The 6 Best Restaurants for Vegan Food in Lisbon

Portugal has been on everyone’s mind lately and we recently wrote about our experience living as digital nomads in Lisbon for two months. During those two months, our main focus was to hunt down the best vegan food in Lisbon. We ended up eating at as many restaurants as we possible could and even found one of the best vegan cakes we’ve ever eaten.

What we came to realize is that even though the Portuguese are known for their meaty cuisine and custard tarts, Lisbon boasts plenty of options for the vegan traveler. We tried many restaurants, but these were the spots that really blew us away.

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Living as Digital Nomads in Lisbon: All Your Questions Answered

Portugal has without a doubt been one of the hottest travel destinations in the world this year. The country is praised for its beautiful beaches, great all year round weather, and impressive history. After searching around for where to spend the summer, we decided to check out the Portuguese capital and ended up living as digital nomads in Lisbon for two months. We got there in early July and left in early September and got to experience the city during its peak season.

If you’re considering living in Lisbon, we have some tips to help get you started. Our in-depth guide offers practical advice about accommodation and what areas are best to live in as well as information about expenses, transportation, coworking spaces, and more.

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Get Your Grub On at These 8 Amazing Vegan Restaurants in NYC

With close to 600 vegan restaurants to choose from in New York City, you are truly spoiled for choice. It would be nearly impossible for anyone to try all the vegan restaurants in NYC. And even if somebody did manage to eat at all of them, there would be hundreds of new ones to try by the time they were finished.

Nevertheless, we would gladly accept the challenge. In fact, since Victoria’s lived less than an hours train ride away from Manhattan all her life and Adam is obsessed with the Big Apple, we’ve already eaten at our fair share of vegan restaurants in NYC. 

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