Sorry for being so MIA as of late. We were in the US visiting family for a few months and we just recently moved to Oman. Slowly, we’re getting settled into our new home and rhythm. Looking forward to reconnecting with you all! 🙂
I’m Chantal and I’m from NYC. I was first introduced to the word “vegan” by my college dorm neighbor as a freshman. After she shared PETA literature with me, I tried a meatless meal but felt unsated, so determined I couldn’t be vegan. Thankfully, the social justice community around me gave me many reasons to reconsider my…[Read more]
Thank you for sharing more about you and your nomadic vegan family, Chantal! I’m really glad you’re part of the VeganTravel community, and I can’t wait to see more of what you’ll share throughout your travels. Any locations picked out for your upcoming move abroad again?
Hi, I will view your website, Chantal. It is very promising to hear that the middle east has an abundance of vegan places. Well, I’m not surprised, with the delicious Middle Eastern cuisine, it’s no doubt that vegan food would be quite yummy.
I’m happy to talk about my father. He was from Morocco and grew up in the Medina in Rabat. His mother tongue was Arabic, and loved spending time with our extended Moroccan family with whom he frequently switched languages between Arabic, French, and English. He immigrated to New York in his mid-twenties, where he met my mom.
I’m glad to hear that you had such a good experience in Rabat. Yes, I’ve been to Rabat 3 times. My parents took us to Morocco in 1959 – I had my first birthday onboard the ship we took there. I spent a couple of months visiting family & touring around Morocco on my own back in 1982. And my father, kids, and I spent a few weeks visiting family and…[Read more]
Greetings, Everyone! I’m a travel writer and unschooling mom of two from New York City. Our vegan family has been living and traveling abroad for the last eight years and I look forward to sharing some of our experiences and learning from you all as well. Be safe out there, travelers!
Haha. Thanks! Looking forward to reading yours too!
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