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Veggie Travel Girl - Campsite Essentials

Campsite Essentials – Easter Island

We recently spent 10 nights at a campsite on Easter Island and I wasn’t really too sure what to expect.  I have always liked camping but 10 nights seemed like rather a long time. “May your feet be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling” Campsite Grounds We stayed at Camping y Hostal Tipanie…

Veggie Travel Girl - Exploring Easter Island

Exploring Easter Island

Easter Island has stolen my heart.  It is paradise, history, beauty & calmness all rolled into one. “Blessed are the curious for they shall have Adventures” We visited in April and it was beautiful sunshine (with the odd few showers), peaceful & quiet.  The sights have quite literally been breath-taking and there have hardly been…

Veggie Travel Girl - Santiago

Chillin’ in Chile

Santiago – Left or Right? There are two very different sides to Santiago (Chile’s capital).  It really depends on whether you turn left or right when you walk out of your hotel room.  Unfortunately for us we went ‘Left’ first.  We had decided to take a walk to O’Higgins Park and then wherever our feet…

veggie travel girl - vegan eating in chile

Eating Vegan in Chile

We have arrived in Chile, suitcases and all AND we have a kitchenette in our room.  We are off to a great start. Our hotel is also rather handily just across the road from a supermarket. While on our travels, we really want to make a conscious effort not only to eat vegan but also…

Veggie Travel Girl - Remarkable Rio

Remarkable Rio

If you are lucky enough to visit Rio on a Sunday you will be in for quite a treat.  The main roads by the beach were closed off and there was an abundance of people chilling out, playing games, barbeques, drinks and music.  It was quite the experience.  Sunday really is the day of rest…

Veggie Travel Girl - Travelling on the Cheap in Rio

Travelling cheap versus comfort

I think we all like the idea of travelling on the cheap, around the world in 5-star accommodation, all inclusive, bells and whistles galore.  But we know that is just not realistic.  Therefore, my question is:  Should you compromise comfort for a cheap deal? I have always wanted to see Rio so when planning our…

Veggie Travel Girl - Sugar Free Rio

Eating Sugar Free in Rio

Putting the ‘Sugar’ in Sugarloaf One of the main tourist attractions in Rio is Sugar Loaf Mountain. The origin of the name comes from the similarity with the moulds used by the Portuguese to transport sugar, called sugarloaf’s. It’s no wonder with one of the most famous monuments in Rio named after sugar that all…