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12 Vegan Travel Bloggers You Should Follow on Instagram

by Madhurima Dutta Dec 4, 2020

As more of us are making a conscious effort to opt for a lifestyle that is in harmony with the ecosystem, eating vegan is becoming normalized and more accessible. However, traveling as a vegan does not come without its challenges. If you are looking for some inspiration for the road, here is a list of vegan travel bloggers who will make your life a little easier.

1. Kristin Lajeunesse, Will Travel for Vegan Food

Kristin Lajeunesse is the founder of the award-winning website Will Travel for Vegan Food. Originally from New York, she began her travels in September 2011 and writes about every vegan establishment she finds on her journey. Today, she is a self-employed business and lifestyle strategist happily living and documenting the nomadic lifestyle. From the streets of Saigon to Lisbon, her Instagram page is an honest and informative narrative of her adventures.

2. Justin P. Moore, The Lotus and the Artichoke


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In 2012, Justin P. Moore successfully funded a vegan cookbook project called The Lotus and the Artichoke on Kickstarter and since then his travels have taken him over 50 countries and countless kitchens of restaurants. Today, he travels the world to discover new recipes, teach cooking classes and inspire the vegan community around the world. He has a passion for discovering local delicacies from underrated parts of the world. Wondering what a vegan lunch in the north Ethiopian highlands looks like? Or a vegan dessert in the old capital city of India Kolkata? Justin has it all covered in his Instagram and his blog.

3. Ariane, Ari goes to Wonderland

Ariane runs the blog Food ‘n’ Travel and her Instagram page is aptly named Ari goes to Wonderland. If you thought vegan food was boring, think again! Her feed is full of perfectly Instagrammed vegan food pictures coupled with the blog which features tons of vegan recipes available in German and English.

4. Rika and Doni, Vegan Miam

Rika and Doni run the vegan food and travel blog Vegan Miam. They dedicate their time to recipe development and writing cookbooks and travel guides. They love bold, global flavors and have a passion for crafting recipes inspired by their travels. Their feed has a strong focus on Asian food but they are not afraid to experiment with ingredients from around the world.

5. Ashley Hubbard, A Southern Gypsy

A Southern Gypsy is a great resource for vegan and conscious travel. The blog features vegan destination guides, recipes, restaurant reviews as well as plenty of information about sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle. The account not only features delicious food pictures but also adorable pictures of animals to inspire ethical tourism. If you are looking for inspiration for a holistic lifestyle transformation, A Southern Gypsy is your go-to guide.

6. Monica Mazur, Where Are We


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The stunning travel pictures perfectly balanced with vegan food pictures from Monika Mazur’s account, Where Are We, makes you dream of a utopian lifestyle. Mazur and friend Gaile Juknyte also run a blog Where Are We. They share a common love for animals and nature and are in constant search for delicious vegan food around the world.

7. Randi, Veggievisa

Randi is the creator of Veggievisa and co-creator of the popular travel website Just a Pack. Her mission to share tips and tricks to help you live a vegan lifestyle whether it’s on the road or at home. Veggie Visa is particularly great for newbie vegans who are trying to adopt a sustainable lifestyle. She documents her food journey on her Instagram feed by trying out vegan restaurants all over the world, shopping in vegan-friendly stores, and staying in eco-friendly hotels. Her blog also includes a range of easy vegan recipes that will make your transition to the vegan lifestyle smooth and easy.

8. Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, Healthy Voyager

Carolyn Scott-Hamilton is a well-known figure in the health and wellbeing industry. A TV host, a plant-based vegan chef, special diet and green living expert, and a respected author, Carolyn has been featured on the Discovery Channel, CNN, USA Today, and Martha Stewart Radio to name a few. Her show, The Healthy Voyager, started in 2005 as a resource for travelers who wanted to stay healthy during their travels and enjoy vegan food. With a good mix of travel and lifestyle pictures, her Instagram feed feels authentic, fun and inspiring.

9. Ashley Renne

Ashley Renne’s catchline is “I’m Vegan. And basic.” And by basic, she means that she keeps things super simple. Her mantra is that there is no need to over complicate a vegan diet and her cookbook, Basic Ass Vegan, upholds this premise with 78 pages of easy plant-based recipes and handy advice for beginners. Her Instagram is fun and packed with tips from vegan Thanksgiving recipes to educational information on how to live a more sustainable life and a ton of vegan food porn. This is an excellent source of inspiration, especially for those who are new to a plant-based lifestyle.

10. David and Hayley, Be The Sunshine Vegan

David and Hayley switched to a plant-based diet three years ago after they decided to sell everything they owned to travel. They are currently living in Bali, which is one of the best places in the world for vegan food, home to a host of vegan cafes that whip up creative and delicious menus. Be The Sunshine Vegan has a very colorful and inspirational Instagram feed, and their blog touches on basic trip planning but also mental health — which is a good resource especially for those who are thinking about traveling full time or relocating to a new country and culture.

11. Dom Ceja, Globivore


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Dom Ceja travels the world to learn about traditional ways of cooking and eating plants. His YouTube channel, Globivore, is a real treat. From the best falafel in Jordan to oodles of noodles in Nepal and street food in Dubai, his episodes take you on a very informative journey through food and culture. By showcasing how people around the world use plants, Ceja cleverly introduces the concept that more countries than we would perhaps think rely only on vegetables for fuel. But beware: His series will not only make you want to get on a plane and go exploring yourself — it will also make you very hungry.

12. Nina, Fly Me To The Vegan Buffet

Nina has worked as a flight attendant for 13 years and has had the luxury of experiencing vegan food from all over the world. Her Instagram feed is one of the better in terms of food styling — it’s as polished as a magazine shoot. She uses block tones in her feed to her advantage, creating a similar theme throughout to showcase beautiful vegan dishes. If you are looking for inspiration or motivation for a vegan diet, this is a really great place to start. Her blog, Fly Me to The Vegan Buffet, is fabulous. Nina has a great selection of recipes from vegan brunch ideas, desserts, finger food to quick and easy dishes.

A version of this article was previously published on June 13, 2018, and was updated on December 4, 2020, with more information.

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