Traveling can be full of amazing experiences. From dancing all night at a local festival to a midnight swim in a phosphorescent sea, you’ll want to build up a stock of fantastic memories on your journey. But for the meat-free traveler, one depressing experience you’ll want to avoid is going hungry, or eating the same bland dish over and over again. So check your passport and insurance, pack your bags and book a ticket to one of these fantastic veggie-friendly cities!
Named by PETA as the top vegan-friendly city of 2016, there is plenty on offer for the veggie traveler.
Enjoy a free tour of one of the small, independent breweries.
Head out to Pioneer Courthouse Square. Buy a picnic from the Portland Farmers Market (Mondays, 10am-2pm June-October)and eat it while listening to live music in the quirky urban park at the heart of the city.
Head out for a hike in the 5,000 acre Forest Park.
An elegant gourmet meal at Natural Selection on Alberta Street.
Pizza, beet-burgers or the vegan cheese-plate at the Portobello Vegan Trattoria.
Something from the many quirky food carts scattered around the city. Try the Belgian fries from Potato Champion, or dumplings from Momo House.
Recently named by US foodie magazine Saveur as “the vegetarian capital of the world”, Berlin makes the perfect city break destination for the vegetarian traveler. Fuel your museum trips and crazy nights out with some of the best veggie food around.
Ride the lift to the terrace at the top of the Reichstag for breath-taking views of the city.
Take a look at life in the former East Germany at the DDR Museum, and see the antiquities at the Neues Museum.
Experience Berlin’s world-famous nightlife. Try Berghain or Salon Zur Wilden Renate.
The 5-course evening menu at gourmet restaurant the Lucky Leek.
Fabulous vegetarian brunch at Viasko
A relaxed dinner at vegetarian brewery Vaust, with beer or wine brewed on-site.
Considered the spiritual capital of Thailand, Chiang-Mai is a friendly city. Home to over 30 vegetarian restaurants, it makes a wonderful place for the laid-back traveller.
Visit the temples at Wat Phan Taor and Wat Chiang Man.
Go on a spree at the Sunday Night Market
Relax with a Thai massage. Try one from a prisoner at the rehabilitation programme at the Women’s Correctional Institution.
Value-for money lunch under a bodhi tree at Pun Pun
Browse for English-language books and then enjoy a meal at Aum.
Enjoy German-Thai fusion food at Dada Kafe.