3 Tips for Vegetarian Travelers

Traveling while vegetarian? Remember these tips

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Here are three tried-and-true tips for vegetarian travel.

Vegetarian diets are becoming more and more commonplace as the years go on – in fact, a 2008 Vegetarian Times study suggests that 7.3 million Americans are vegetarians, while 22.8 million follow a vegetarian-inclined diet. Making the most of a new place is something every gung-ho traveler is inclined to do, and following a vegetarian diet shouldn’t set you back. Here are three tips on how to make the most of your upcoming trips without sacrificing your vegetarian lifestyle.

Cities are your friend

Big cities are naturally going to have more vegetarian options, so make sure you take advantage of them when you’re there. Use websites like Happy Cow and its app VegOut for help. 

Hit the fruit

Fruit vendors are often found on city streets, and these people are some great friends to have when you’re looking for your next snack. Make sure it’s been washed in water you can drink and hasn’t been sitting out too long, and you’re good to go.

Pack snacks

Granola bars, dried fruit, and nuts are all viable options when it comes to packing your carry-on, and these are smart things to have around when traveling to a new place. Make the most of street food and vegetarian dishes, but if you’re stranded between veggie-friendly meals, these snacks will sustain you.