Asia Vegan Travel Guide

Asia Vegan Travel Guides

Cambodia Vegan Travel Guide

China Vegan Travel Guide

India Vegan Travel Guide

Japan Vegan Travel Guide

Myanmar Vegan Travel Guide

Nepal Vegan Travel Guide

Philippines Vegan Travel Guide

Singapore Vegan Travel Guide

South Korea Vegan Travel Guide

Taiwan Vegan Travel Guide

Thailand Vegan Travel Guide

Recent Asia Vegan Travel Blogs

Unexpected Myanmar: What and where to eat as an herbivore

Since I decided to turn vegetarian, my travels have become more challenging yet exciting, and my Burma adventure is not an exception. I had no clue what Myanmar food looks like and tastes like before going, yet been event told […]

A Month-Long Vegan Adventure In Thailand

Have you ever found yourself worn out with life, even though everything is going right? Me (Craig) and my girlfriend Ellen both hail from Newcastle Upon Tyne, a gem of a city that we feel is the best in the […]

Panglao & Bohol // Vegan Travel Guide || Philippines

Waking up with the sound of hundreds of farm animals coming from all around the island. This is what happens in Panglao, Philippines. And this is how I would like to start my Vegan travel diary about this new adventure. […]

Yes, You Can Travel Vegan in Nepal!

Want to travel vegan in Nepal? No worries, we got you. Nepal is one of the most beautiful and friendliest countries in the world. We’d go back there again and again if we could! It was our the first stop […]

Explore Singapore

It was once part of an acquisition referendum to assist with the economic development of Malaysia. However, because of several political differences and violent protests, Malaysia expelled Singapore in 1965, and it’s since remained a small independent nation inclusive of […]

Eating vegan in bangkok

Like in many other big cities across the planet,eating vegan in Bangkok is pretty easy nowadays. Bangkok has become those last years a surprising vegan destination. Not only the thai cooking is perfectly suitable to veganism, but many 100 % vegan restaurants […]

Vegan in Japan 🙂

I have just returned from two weeks in Japan. I went over there with my partner, and we spent two weeks travelling around the amazing country. It was cherry blossom season (end of March), so it was particularly beautiful. The […]

Doi Suthep: Hiking in Chiang Mai

Doi Suthep: Wat Phrathat and Wat Pha Lat Unbeknownst to us, we saved the best of Chiang Mai for last. Carved into the mountainside to the west of the city, Doi Suthep is spread over different levels and houses various […]

Bolinao-Patar: Our Vegan Trip

Bolinao-Patar: Our Vegan Trip 03-04.03.2018 Bolinao is a town on the west coast of Luzon Island, in the northern Philippines. The Spanish colonial St. James the Great Parish Church dates from the 1600s, and has an exterior made of black […]

Is Pattaya worth visiting?

Pattaya. Don't go there. Ever. It's hard not to find anything redeeming about a place, but I am struggling here. Pattaya. Pattywood as the fake unHollywood-esque sign on a mound of shrubbed dirt seemingly all of 10ft above the city [...]

Chiang Mai: cooking up vegan heaven

As a traveller, I found Chiang Mai a bit disappointing. Perhaps it was all the hype. All that talk of Chiang Mai being a vegan paradise/oasis (pick your metaphor). It’s not that it isn’t, but rather that coming from Berlin, […]

Rishikesh Vegan Food Hunt

I spent a total of 5 weeks in Rishikesh, India. 4 weeks studying yoga at Siddhi Yoga and 1 week exploring and enjoying.  My favorite vegan spot in Rishikesh is The Eat Story. I’ll talk about this spot first.  The Eat […]

3 good reasons to visit Bangkok

A lot of people decide to visit Thailand for its astonishing beaches or secluded villages in the north, but if you are planning your trip to Thailand I really think you shouldn’t miss a visit to Bangkok, it will totally […]

Eating vegan in Amritsar, India

Back in November 2017, we spent a really enjoyable few days in Amritsar. Not only did we enjoy the sights that the town has to offer (including the mesmerizing Golden Temple and the dramatic border ceremony) but we also got to […]

Explore Ubud and Bali

When Javanese Buddhist Rsi Markandeya entered what’s now the province of Bali, Indonesia, it was to serve as a priest and spread Hinduism. While in Bali, Markandeya was drawn to an area with lush landscape which provided medicinal properties for […]

Romblon: The Marble Capital of the Philippines (Our Vegan Travel)

Romblon: The Marble Capital of the Philippines 26-31.12.2017 We have heard a lot of good things about Romblon, the scenery, the beaches, and the places that other people talk about. We planned this trip way ahead in advance where we […]

Top 5 places to eat vegan in Rishikesh, India

We spent almost 3 weeks in Rishikesh, North India, in September 2017. It’s a great place to be, by the holy river Ganges, surrounded by yoga classes, great restaurants, ashrams and the stunning Himalayan foothills. It’s a vegetarian town too, […]

Nepal including Mt Everest

We flew with JetAirways from Varanasi to Kathmandu and they offered us vegan food of a salad sandwich and fruit. Later we had a rice and dal dish, which was very spicy, along with yoghurt and KitKat?! We started our […]

The crazy world of India and avoiding their ghee obsession

Where to begin with India?! I had been wanting to go to India for a very long time, and finally we booked our trip (me and my boyfriend) for December. We visited Delhi, Agra, Taj Mahal, Jaipur and Varanasi. We […]

The best vegan food in Bangkok

Thailand is one of the best places to eat vegan and cheap food, and Bangkok offers a huge variety of choices for every taste; this is my personal guide of the best vegan food in the city. Chamlong restaurant, just […]

Where to get the best matcha in Bali & why we need to add matcha to our diets

Who knew that a little piece of matcha paradise could be found in the middle of Bali’s rice fields! This special cafe is located in Canggu and gets any matcha lover excited! If you aren’t part of the matcha club […]

The 4 most amazing breakfast cafes in Canggu, Bali

Ciao tutti! My name is Britt and I currently live in a trendy place named Canggu in Bali. Its also known as a surfer paradise but in between the palm trees and surf boards you will find the cutest cafes! […]

Sheep Farm – is it Vegan-friendly?

Daegwallyoung Sheep Farm I had the opportunity to visit a sheep farm near Pyeongchang – where the Olympics will be held in 2018 – which is a lovely town in the east side of South Korea. I usually don’t visit […]

Vegan Musician in Seoul – Part II

<Han Gwa Chae> – Insadong 10-gil, 13 Han Gwa Chae is a vegan place that I had kept an eye on for months. Not knowing their break times last winter, I stopped by one day only to find out that it […]

Ridge 2 Reef – Living In Harmony: An Eco-Voluntour

it takes 20 years for a Pawikan mother to return to its birthplace to lay its eggs, but industrialization and the boom in tourism makes it harder for them to return to its birthplace, because of strong lights at night […]

Vegan Joyride Philippines

Being invited to a trip where we would be visiting some well talked about vegan restaurants south of Manila, and while doing so we would also be going to Bantakay falls, thinking of the good food we would be having […]

Explore Khimat

In the corner of a crowded Indian state lies Khimat – a village enriched with cultures of Gujarat and Rajasthan. It’s the most I’ve traveled to visit ancestral lands, and it seemed detached from western existence because of its tranquil […]

Vegan Musician in Seoul – Part 1

Vegan and Music, in Seoul. Until now, all my posts have been about vegan restaurants and food, but in this entry, I wanted to include some reviews of music performances that I saw in Korea. Hopefully, you could make your […]

Chinese Sweets: Naturally Vegan

It is in China – a country free of the “dessert” concept – that I developed my sweet-tooth. Overdoing it, just a bit. The idea of “dessert” is uncommon as ending a meal with something sweet is not a habit. […]

Our favourite food in Myanmar

The countries that border Myanmar, especially India, China and Thailand, have influenced Burmese cuisine, so what a treat it was to try all of the amazing offerings. When we first arrived in Myanmar we had no idea what to expect […]

How to Eat Vegan in China

Eating vegan in China is easier than expected. Dairy is not part of traditional ingredients so, unless you pick a westernized place, there will almost be no risk of incurring in any. Eggs are easy to avoid while getting meat-less dishes […]

Favorite Vegan Restaurants In Singapore

Singapore has become one of my favorite countries for vegan food. The country is beautifully multicultural, and one can find an abundance of so many different cuisines, varying from Chinese to Malay, Indian, Indonesian and Western. Singapore was named the […]

Love in Langkawi!

Hi all! Welcome to my latest vegan travel post! We spent a magical ten days on our maplemoon (honeymoon) swimming under waterfalls, cycling through rice fields, kayaking through mangroves, indulging in daily beach walks and trekking through jungles in the […]

Tasty Taiwan!

Hi all! I am now back from Taiwan and so excited to share all of my plant-based finds with you. First off, let me state that being a vegan in Taiwan is incredibly EASY! Due to the primary religion being Buddhism, […]

3rd Vegan Fest in Seoul

<3rd Vegan Fest in Seoul!> On May 21st, I finally experienced my very first vegan festival. I had only heard about how great they were, so I had been waiting forever for this day. That morning, I put on my […]

Vegan in Phuket, Thailand

Thailand is known for being a heaven on earth for vegans, but there are areas that are far more vegan-friendly than others. Phuket, Thailand is one of the areas of Thailand that I realized was not very vegan-friendly, but yet […]

The First Ethical Elephant Sanctuary in Phuket

There are so many reasons why we chose to visit Thailand this year. Besides the fact that Thailand has been one of the top places in our list to visit, one of the main reasons was the recent airfare price […]

Eating is the Easy Part

I can always live on rice and fruit for a while, but coming to terms with a violent world can be an unbearable challenge. When people ask me about traveling they often ask if I’m still going to be vegan […]

First Month in Thailand as a Vegan Teacher

Sa wadee ka! Jessie here- formally known as teacher Jessie here in Thailand. I’ve embarked on the journey of a lifetime, teaching English- and other subjects. With absolutely no experience back home and a short 3 week course in Hua […]

Vegan in Taipei, Taiwan

I have been taken by surprise once again by a city that I expected to have to hunt down vegan options, when in reality, I had way too many places to visit in the week that I spent there. Taipei […]

What to Know Before Visiting Phuket, Thailand

I feel like there are a few things that we should chat about if you’re thinking about going to Phuket to get the Thailand experience. I don’t want you to book an expensive ticket around the world thinking Phuket is […]

Hanoi’s Best (Vegan) Street Food

How I managed to get behind the scenes, and see how Hanoi’s most delicious vegan street food is made. Upon arriving in Vietnam I had essentially no plan, or idea of what I was doing, except I knew the first couple […]

Vegan in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap, Cambodia is a prime example of being constantly blown away by the accessibility of vegan options anywhere in the world. When I booked my flight to Siem Reap, I was not expecting to be overwhelmed with too many […]

A Night to Remember in Bo.lan Bangkok

Bangkok has so much to offer in terms of vegan cuisine that it’s no wonder it’s been consistently named as one of the most vegan-friendly cities in the world by several travel websites. It wasn’t hard at all to find […]

Travelling Thailand with Friends and Family

After 5 and a half months of an amazing journey around the world with Vegan Travel, Cody and I made our way back to Thailand where we were graced with the awesome presence of my cousins Aaron and Isaac, and […]

Exploring Siem Reap, Cambodia

Cambodia is a country that has suffered greatly, and still the people wear warm welcoming smiles. The genocide perpetrated by Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge almost completely devastated the Khmer people and culture, but still they are here, and […]

Cambodia and Vietnam For Vegans!

Hi There! We are back from our whirlwind adventure throughout Vietnam & Cambodia! As promised, I will highlight our favourite spots to eat & do my best to make it easy being vegan in a foreign land! To ensure this post isn’t […]

Khmer Rouge of Cambodia

The bus ride from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh is about 6 hours, and worth the ride if you plan on visiting the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Prison Camp. It is important to learn about the Khmer Rouge genocide […]

Philippines Vegan Language Guide

As vegan travelers, communication means everything, especially in countries where English is not widely-spoken, or where veganism is not well-known. As visitors, it’s our responsibility to prepare for any language barriers to avoid accidentally eating something non-vegan. In countries where […]

Sabah – Kota Kinabalu – Island of Borneo

At Kuala Lumpur airport we got a flight to Kota Kinabalu. From the airport there are public buses (5RM) to town. Kota Kinabalu or simply called KK is the capital of Sabah, located in the Island of Borneo on the west coast. Borneo is all about its […]

Koh Phangan Vegan Food

Koh Phangan had the potential to be such a beautiful island for us, but unfortunately our week there was spent indoors due to our bad timing with the weather. We spent most nights powerless in our bungalow and most days […]

Gomacro, Kyoto

Where to go in Kyoto It had to be fate. We booked our Airbnb in Kyoto quite a while ago because we would be arriving in the busy cherry blossom season (Sakura). When the blossoms start to bloom, Japan is […]

Favorite Vegan Restaurants in Manila, Philippines

Metro Manila is composed of several cities including the capital city of Manila, Quezon City, Makati, San Juan, Pasig, and others. On Happy Cow, there are 52 vegan and vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Metro Manila. While there are many I have […]

Traveling to Koh Phangan from Chiang Mai

It’s much easier to get to the islands of Thailand from inland than I thought, and cheaper than I was expecting! We knew we wanted to either go to Ko Samui or Koh Phangan and luckily they both take the […]

Vegan Festivals In The Philippines

2016 was a big year for veganism in the Philippines. Two of the very first vegan festivals took place and I was able to make it to both. Here’s when you can find them in 2017: VegFest Pilipinas: November 2017 […]

Our time in Phnom Penh and Kampot

It is only a 6 hour bus ride from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, so there are no excuses not to visit if you have the time. We spent 5 nights in Phnom Penh just walking around the city, visiting […]

Favorite Vegan Restaurants In Makati, Philippines

Filipino cuisine is often seen as being animal-heavy. I grew up in a Filipino household – and it’s partly true. When I first became vegan, I didn’t know any vegan Filipinos, nor did my friends or relatives. It wasn’t until […]

What if Meat Was Illegal?

At first I thought it was a just a legend. I had heard of it in a late night conversation with a fellow volunteer at an elephant sanctuary in rural Thailand. Somewhere in India, the story goes, is a city […]

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary – Ethical?

Vegan food, culture, and elephants are probably the top three reasons Marissa and I had Thailand at the top of our list for this trip. Our trip to Thailand wouldn’t have been complete without spending time with elephants, but if […]

Vegan in Seoul, Korea

An-nyoung ha seyo!  My 10-day trip to Seoul in January actually turned out to be much better than I had imagined (vegan-wise). In December, my parents suddenly suggested that we go to Seoul to visit our relatives for the New […]

Housesitting in Singapore

How to do Singapore on a budget: find a housesit, because friends, it is not cheap here. While planning our travels with VeganTravel, Singapore was on our list, but for only 2 or 3 days, which would have been doable […]

Vegan Eats in Singapore

Singapore was chosen primarily because we ended up getting a dog and cat sitting gig in the city. And because we had animals to care for, and it rained heavily all week, we didn’t see much of Singapore, plus Cody […]

Our Week in Georgetown, Penang

The ancient cultures of Malays, East Indians, and Chinese, are all present in Georgetown Penang today, and they are what makes this town so rich and vibrant. Whether you spend your days walking, bike riding, or on a tour bus, […]

Eating My Way Around Malaysia

February 1st kicked off the start of an epic one year travel journey in which I will work remotely as a health coach and nurse practitioner and travel as part of a program called Remote Year (RY).  The program makes […]

The Pesta Chingay Parade of Penang

We touched down in Penang on a hot sunny day, and with no checked baggage, Cody and I were on a city bus to Georgetown in a matter of minutes. While driving through the city, I noticed posters plastered up […]

Vegan Festival Korea

Although this post is overdue, I still want to share it since it was one of the best days of my 2016. Last year in mid-September, I travelled to Seoul, South Korea. As I was eating delicious vegan goodies at [...]

Things to do in Chiang Mai!

Doi Suthep This Buddhist monastery in Chiang Mai is a must see. You can easily get a tuk tuk up the hill to see the beauty of this temple. There’s also a hike you can do where you’ll walk by […]

Vegan Guide to Georgetown, Penang

Penang is a wonderful mix of European colonial charm, and Asian empires. Georgetown is Penang island’s main city, and it is where we spent most of our time eating. Unbeknownst to us, Penang has a large Chinese Buddhist population, so […]

48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and a great city for a quick stopover. This metropolis has an incredibly diverse mixture of inhabitants, from Malay, to Indian, to Thai, to Tamil and Chinese as well as quite a few […]

What to Do in Thailand

After sharing my advice and suggestions about what not to do in Thailand, I thought it only fair to also let everyone know about the abundance of incredible responsible travel activities there are to participate in without negatively affecting the […]

Favorite Places to Eat in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is becoming quite the popular destination amongst vegans. It’s very easy to find online all the vegan restaurants in the area you are visiting, so I thought I would put together my list of places that I think […]

What Not to Do in Thailand

Responsible travel is something that we feel every traveller should participate in. This type of tourism lessens negative environmental, social, and economical impact, and enhances the well being of local people and animals. It also supports the principles of social […]

The Temples of Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is known for its beautiful Buddhist wats (temples). There are over 200 wats in Chiang Mai, some dating all the way back to 1296. All are beautifully preserved. We’ve visited Chiang Mai several times but never really explored […]

Authentic Thai Cooking Class- Veganized!

I know when I’m at home I end up making the same three meals and I cycle through them throughout the month. I can perfect those three things, but ask me to get creative by trying to make a new dish […]

Authentic Balinese Family Homestay – What It’s Really Like

In November 2016 I landed in Southeast Asia, for the first time in my life. Indonesia more specifically. Bali to be exact. Stepping into the dated, stuffy airport terminal felt surreal. I still remember the longing I’d felt when brushing […]

Vegan Food in Bali!

Eat, Pray, Love: the agenda for our time in Bali, in that order. In The Raw In The Raw was our first place we tried in Canggu. Along the same road we found many health food/holistic shops and other vegan cafes […]

Chiang Mai Vegan Guide

Chiang Mai is a low rise city filled with ornate temples and canals. The pace of life is much slower than bustling Bangkok, but it has a charm all its own. In the last 20 years, tourism has transformed this […]

Vegan in Bangkok

Bangkok, or Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Phiman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit (yes, that is the city’s full ceremonial name) is a sprawling metropolis that can be overwhelming if […]

Exploring Four Areas of Bali

We had the smallest idea of what Bali was like before we arrived. We had no idea how big this island was, what each area was good for, how long we should spend in each place or if it was […]

Getting Delhi Belly in India

The joys of travelling. The new experiences, beach bumming, vibrant cultures, diversity, cheap hotels, and the food. Oh the food! But sometimes, it’s more like “ughhh the food”. Cody and I arrived in Delhi strong and healthy on October 13th. […]

Vegan Eats in India

India is a vegetarian paradise, and it can be a vegan paradise as well, it just takes slightly more effort to be sure your meals are plant based. Over 500 million Indians are vegetarian and vegan due to religious reasons, […]

How to Survive and Fall in Love with India

If you can travel through India, you can travel anywhere. At least we think so. India is staggering madness. It is raw, dirty, crowded, vibrant, mystical, stunning, and it bewitches me every time. We recommend that you have at least […]

The Best Vegan Food in Goa

After a few weeks exploring the busier parts of India, It was finally time to slow down in Goa. Cody and I had visited once before, but Goa is quite large, so we wanted to explore another part of this […]

Tips on Train Travel in India

India is a massive country. It’s so large that it is considered a subcontinent. There are 1.3 billion people, 22 official languages spoken throughout the country, and 9 different recognized religions practiced. If you don’t have a lot of time […]

Volunteering at Animal Aid Unlimited

A few years ago I stumbled upon several videos of severely injured animals being rescued by local heroes in India. Some of the videos were very graphic, and every single one was incredibly touching. It was so wonderful to see […]

Journey to Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Lets just start by saying- don’t make the same mistake we did. The journey to Sigiriya from Colombo could either be a piece of cake or it could go completely wrong, so I’m going to make sure you have your […]

Celebrating Diwali in Udaipur

Often referred to as the city of lakes, Udaipur is known as the centre for performing arts and crafts. We spent 7 days in Udaipur recovering from Delhi belly, volunteering at Animal Aid India, exploring the charming city, and celebrating […]

Visiting the Beautiful Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is located in Agra, a city about 3 hours away from Delhi by train and unless you plan on going to the Taj more than once during your stay, you really only need a night or 2 […]

The Golden Temple- A Place Where Everyone is Welcome

First I would like to begin with the values of Sikhism. Sikhs must believe in equality. No discrimination is allowed on the basis of creed, gender, race, caste, status, colour, education, etc. The principles of brotherhood and universal equality are […]

Our time spent in Leh, Ladakh

Ladakh (“land of high passes”) is an autonomous region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is surrounded by the Himalayas, and is one of the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu and Kashmir. Its history and culture are […]

Bodhi Animal Shelter & Clinic – Phuket, Thailand!

In the East of Phuket, Thailand, you will find a temple named ‘Wat Pa Klok’. This is a special place because on the grounds is a dog sanctuary called Bodhi Animal Shelter & Clinic! We stumbled across this place due […]

Vegan Vlog in Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei is the city where I was born. I visit Taipei at least once a year. However, this visit is quite different…It is my first time in Taipei as a vegan. After discovering how vegan-friendly this city is, my love [...]

What I Ate in Jakarta, Indonesia

While the Island of Gods - Bali - has plenty of vegan-friendly restaurants, finding vegan food in the busy capital city of Jakarta isn’t as easy. As a true hardcore vegan foodie, I spend most of my time researching and [...]

Malaysia on one meal a day

First, let me clarify that I ate more than once a day, it was just a lot of snacking and coffee. This was due to a combination of not wanting to spend a lot of money, lacking of vegan options […]

Vegan Abundance in Singapore

I’ll admit that when I was planning to spend a few days in Singapore, I was not expecting to find a lot of vegan options. I had done some research and there were a few nice restaurants that kept popping […]

Japan Vegan Lotus – tour of Tokyo, Kanazawa, & Kyoto

Gorgeous lotus flowers are all over Japan this summer, especially near Buddhist temples. The lotus flower is revered here and is also seen as a symbol for Buddhism. Arising out of muddy waters to a beautiful flower symbolizes the path to enlightenment […]

Turning Vegan While Traveling the World

Hi everyone, I’m Rory, a 25 year old French girl who left her “normal” life after studies and work to explore the world with her beard-man. I love analog photography, and even during a trip with no coming home planned, […]

Flight Volunteer

Fancy helping a dog to travel to their forever home? Become a flight volunteer! At Elephant Nature Park Dogs – now Dog Sanctuary Thailand, there are over 450 dogs waiting to find love! There is usually always a dog waiting […]

Koh Lipe – Thailand

KOH LIPE! Half a days travel from Krabi, we reached the little island of Koh Lipe, near the Thai/Malaysian border. White sand and turquoise sea, this island is paradise! You can get here a couple of different ways. We travelled […]

How Thailand Changed My Life…Why I went Vegan

To be fair, it could have been any country, but it was Thailand. And I could have been volunteering with orangutans, or sloth bears. But elephants are one of my favorite animals, so I chose elephants to spend time with. […]

Elephant Nature Park!

Hello fellow vegan travellers!! This is our first ever blog, so we thought what better way to start it off – Elephant Nature Park! This place is amazing for so many different reasons!! Our first time volunteering here, we were unaware […]

A Most Phantastic Week

We have just come to an end of our time in Thailand, and what a way to end a visit! The night before we were about to leave Chiang Mai our plans went a little astray. We both very suddenly […]

Ellie’s Roundup – Vegans in Thailand!

Hey, Vegan Travellers! Could it be that it is already time for another round-up? Yes, yes it could. Could it be that I am once again agog and aghast at how quickly my time in a given country has gone […]

Save the Ellie-Phant

Hey Vegan Travellers! I just had the most incredible week at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The whole week went by so ridiculously quickly that I almost don’t even know how to separate it out to find […]

Mai Kinda Place

The first half of our Thailand visit has went by ridiculously fast. Our few days in Bangkok passed like a blur of delicious cake and curry; we had a few days in Kanchanaburi and a day trip over the famous […]

Oh My, Chiang Mai!

Chiang Mai may very well be the happiest place on earth. Sorry not sorry, Disney. From the moment Ross and I arrived here, it has been a vegan dream. The cheapest place in town that had more positive reviews than […]

Travelling on Thai Time

After spending quite a bit of time in Bangkok, seeing some really beautiful shrines, visiting massive malls, and getting to know the local people and culture, Ross and I decided that it was time for us to have ourselves a […]

A Coconut a Day…

The clock struck five on a cold, cold morning in South Korea. We groggily dragged ourselves out of our beds and dressed in the dark. This was the end of our time in South Korea, and we were headed for […]

Thai Food is My Food

Hey hey, Vegan Travellers! We are no longer in South Korea. By the time Ross and I found ourselves once more heading into the great unknown of another country via aeroplane, we were ready for the change. Don’t get me […]

Ellie’s Round Up – South Korea!

Hey Vegan Travellers! It’s time once again for a great big round up! This time, it’s South Korea and it’s not as postivite as all the ones previous to it! I must have jinxed it when I said in the […]

Busan? Big Fan!

Contrary to what we’d heard over and over about how difficult it would be to be vegan in Japan, I had read that it would be incredibly easy in South Korea. Armed with this knowledge, I was incredibly excited for […]

Class is Still in Session

When I first found out about Vegan Travel, almost a year ago now, and I began to consider whether or not I would be able to apply for their Round the World trip, the biggest obstacle was going to be […]

Coffee, Cosmetics, Korea, Oh My!

Hey Vegan Travellers! Ross and I have, very sadly, left Japan behind. I loved Japan more than I could possibly put into a blog. The people there were incredibly kind, the food was incredibly tasty, the nature was incredibly beautiful; […]

The Best Things in Life Are

As much as I would love for this blog post to be a massive list of the actual best things in life (y’know, chocolate, bread, vegetable gardens, new socks, haikus etc,) I was really just trying to be clever with the title. […]

Mountains of Joy and Ice Cream

Approaching the end of our time in Japan we were headed to Kyoto, the place I was most excited to visit. We were getting there at the tail end of the time before our rail passes expired, believing this to […]

Ellie’s Roundup – Japan!

Hey, vegan travellers! It is once again time for a good old fashioned Ellie’s Roundup! Before I get started I just wanted to say that being vegan in Japan (at least in the big cities)  is just as easy as […]

Much to Blog About Pancakes

We had been moving around Japan quite frequently. This is the simultaneous blessing and curse of the Japan Rail Pass. Ours were active for seven days, so in order to see as much of the country as we could, it […]

Fairytale of Japan

When Ross and I left Tokyo for Kanazawa, I didn’t really know where we were going. I knew that it was going to be fairly easy to get there from where we were, via Shinkensen (famous fast trains in Japan) […]

Japanese Ps&Qs and How to Mind Them

At the time of writing this it has been less than one week since Ross and I left New Zealand behind us, yet it feels as though it has been an eternity. I keep saying that these small increments of […]

But It’ll Be Impossible to be Vegan in Japan…

I don’t know why our time in New Zealand felt like it lasted forever, but it did. I don’t mean that in a negative way whatsoever. No, the three weeks we spent there were among the best of our trip […]

Where the Streets Have No Names

Konnichiwa! We are in Japan! We have done so much already and yet so little compared to what we have planned for these next two weeks! The day we arrived, exhausted from travelling for many hours and from getting no […]

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Asia Vegan Travel Map

The videos and blogs on this page were contributed by members of our vegan community who recently traveled to Asia and graciously shared their travel experiences. Follow your fellow vegan travelers as they explore Asia compassionately, meet local vegans and other vegan travelers, and share the amazing vegan food they find during their travels! They share the sites they visited, the places they stayed at, vegan shops they found, and the sites and activities they enjoyed during their time in Asia. Some also visit animal sanctuaries in the countries they travel to and kindly share the stories of the animals they meet. Join our vegan community and share your travel adventures with our global vegan community and collectively we can show the world how easy it is to be vegan and travel compassionately.

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