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What to bring to Korea if you’re Vegetarian / Vegan

What to bring to South Korea if you’re veg*n Be it comfort food, nutrition or pleasure seeking indulgence. There are a few things difficult for vegetarians and vegans to obtain in South Korea. Here are  few suggestions on what to bring on … Continue reading

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Vegan Christmas Gifts

What do you buy a Vegan for Christmas? This question had my family stumped for years. I didn’t want to add to stress of Christmas with my ‘preferences’ but when asked if leather is okay, or if it really matters … Continue reading

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Things I Like Thursday – Pot Lucks

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Where else do you have the opportunity to meet new and interesting people in an intimate setting? Test out you quirky orange-chocolate mouse? And lounge about on the floor in your socks? Potlucks are a great way to taste new foods … Continue reading

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Things I Like Thursday – Pets

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They are adorable, cute and usually up for a cuddle..but they can drive you crazy too. Pets. A few years ago, my friend (irresponsibly) took on a dog and was about to leave the country to pursue life as a … Continue reading

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The Outcomes – 2011 Gwangju UEA Summit

Mayors and city officials from 80 cities met in Gwangju’s Kim Dae Jung Convention Center last month. Amongst lavish lunches and trash bins full of small empty single-use plastic water bottles, they came together to pledge to steer their cities … Continue reading

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All about Oil

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An incredible resource on oil characteristics, fat content, smoke points and best use. This information was not prepared by myself but by missvickie. A plethora of information. Enjoy.  Oils to avoid for better health While all oils are pure fat, not … Continue reading

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Things I Like Thursday – Farmers Markets

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Things I love (and am thankful for) Thursday Farmers markets around the world differ in range, aesthetics and personality. Whenever I travel to a different country I make an effort to check out the local offerings and interact with locals. … Continue reading

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Happy Vegan Birthday!

Past birthdays have seen me spoilt with parties and dinners. So this year I celebrated with friends over a low-key dinner of (Indian) vegetable curry, sweet lemon cake served with vegan raspberry ice-cream and a few bottles of wine. Delish. Vegan India curry (tofu, potatoes, … Continue reading

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Conscientious Companies Reap Rewards

Korean companies are taking their social responsibility more seriously, and their activities are playing an important role in the community whilst increasing company profits. Consumer awareness of environmental issues and ethical practices has created a market that supports socially responsible … Continue reading

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The Skinny on the Glycemic Index [GI]

The Glycemic Index (more popularly titled GI) is a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar … Continue reading

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