Who am I?
Hiiiiiiii! My name is Rachel and I love to travel and seek out great vegetarian and vegan food around the world. Food is an important part of travelling, I believe it is a great way to learn about a country and it’s culture, as well as having the opportunity to hang out with the locals.
What is ‘living the veggie life’?
I have visited 35 countries so far from Iceland to Indonesia, and I have eaten some really great veggie dishes and had some epic travelling adventures. I hope to share my past, present and future experiences with you and give you advice on where to have the best vegetarian and vegan cuisine along with awesome destinations to visit. Food, cooking and travelling make me very, very happy.
Why am I vegetarian?
I am a vegetarian because I love all animals and would never want one to come to any harm by me. Intensive farming in the UK is cruel and unnecessary. I try to eat healthily using a varied plant based diet and adopt a dairy free diet. I care for my health and for the sustainability of the environment.
Am I vegan?
I did the ‘veganuary’ challenge in January 2018 and I didn’t find it particularly difficult as I ate a lot of vegan meals before anyway and I stopped drinking cow’s milk a looong time ago. After veganuary, I got used to omitting cheese and eggs from my diet and now eat a 100% plant based diet. I now actively avoid all meat, dairy and any other products derived from animals. A few of my old blog posts are vegetarian, but I leave them up for vegetarians who would find them useful.
Where am I now?
I am currently working as a chalet chef in Flaine, France and in the Summer I look after a self catered chalet for Extreme Slovenia in Žaga, Slovenia and work part time at Bovec Sport Center.
Follow me on instagram for recipe ideas and travel photos: livingthe.veggielife
You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org too.