Early Penguins & Patagonia discount ends January 31!

Thanks to the Ashland Daily Tidings for this article about  My Last Continent, The Tourist Trail, and our upcoming adventure to Argentina! We are so excited to be teaming up with Adventures by the Book for a journey through the majestic land of Patagonia and immerse yourself in the setting that helped inspire My Last Continent and The Tourist Trail. Reserve your spot before …

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Vegan dining in Melbourne: Matcha Mylkbar

In the Melbourne neighborhood of St. Kilda, we were delighted to find the all-vegan Matcha Mylkbar.     This eclectic cafe has an ever-changing menu and is open for breakfast and lunch (and it also has a gorgeous display of vegan sweets). We arrived mid-afternoon but decided to eat breakfast. We decided on the Big Breakfast, …

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It’s Penguin Awareness Day!

January 20 is Penguin Awareness Day, and it’s more important than ever that we celebrate (and work to protect) these amazing animals. If you’ve read My Last Continent, you’ve met the Adélie, gentoo, chinstrap, emperor, and Magellanic penguins. If you’ve read The Tourist Trail, you got to know Magellanic penguins very well. Last November, John …

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Vegan dining in Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia

While wandering around the lovely Fremantle neighborhood just outside of Perth, we were thrilled to come across Chic Pea Vegan Cafe, which is located in the must-see Fremantle Markets.   This tiny little place has limited seating and a short menu, but everything is fresh and made to order. It was a perfect day to sit outside, …

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Vegan dining in Sydney: The Green Lion Pub

Sydney is a fantastic place to enjoy vegan food, and among its treasures is The Green Lion pub, located in the Rozelle neighborhood (about an hour’s walk or 20-minute bus ride from Sydney’s central business district). You can order food from the bar downstairs, but the dining room is upstairs, where the remnants of the …

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