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My name is Nicole, I’m an American expat based in Berlin, Germany. Join my vegan travel adventures around the world with my (super thorough) vegan city guides, recipes and vegan travel tips. You can see some of my top posts below.

Vegan Travel Guides

Planning a trip? Check out my vegan city guides, including vegan accommodation recommendations, plus info about what to do, how to meet liked-minded people, and of course…where to eat!

You can browse all my vegan travel posts by location here.

Vegan Riga – Land of Wonderful Vegan Chocolates

Vegan Riga, oh my! Also, oops, it's been ages since I posted! I blame the full-time job again. I've mostly been in Berlin or visiting places I've already gone or blogged about, but I decided to check out a new place over the spring break holiday: Riga, Latvia! I also...

Vegan Nom Noms Travels: Porto, Portugal

I feel like I'm still adjusting from switching from freelancer to full-time employee life, but one big benefit is paid vacation days! A friend and I took a long weekend in Porto, Portugal for a bit of warmer (than Berlin) weather, wine and wandering. It was much...

Recipes

Did you know this page started out as a vegan food blog? Here’s some of my vegan recipe posts. You can check out my Vegan Recipe Index, or my Readers’ Favorites too.

Caramel Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Penuche Frosting

I made this awhile ago, for my Mom's late birthday present dinner thing (her real birthday was November 15th), but I'm really proud of how it came out so I wanted to post it up here. I haven't updated for over a week (sorry!), but finals were eating me alive and I was...

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Rocky Road Fudge: Dormitory Style

All I have to cook with in my dorm/house at school is a microwave and a hot plate somebody graciously left for us to use in the tiny kitchenette. If you've noticed, I haven't posted for awhile. This is why. However, I had a few Sweet & Sara marshmallows left in my...

Raw Strawberry Cheesecake

I'm back. Mostly I've just been cooking stuff I've already posted on here, but I saw this recipe on the Post Punk Kitchen Blog and it looked really interesting to me for some reason, so I had to try it. Thus, this is not my recipe at all, but it's pretty tasty! I put...

A Good Cuppa Chai

Vegan MoFo Day #16! I had the best chai ever yesterday morning. Previously I'd just throw a chai tea bag in some hot water with milk and call it done, but taking the extra few minutes to simmer it really makes it amazing! I'd love to mix my own chai, but I'm not that...

Cookie Baking Party!

First off, I discovered the BEST sugar cookie recipe EVER from Vegan MoFo. I've seriously made it 5 or so times since I found it and and holycrap. Delish. One of the only traditions we had each year growing up was a sugar cookie making party in December where all our...

Vegan Chard & Artichoke Dip

Vegan MoFo Day #8! My housemate and I went dumpster diving the other day and managed to acquire 8 POUNDS of artichokes. It was my first time dumpstering and I'm excited to go again! I am pretty proud that this was almost entirely free as the artichokes and onions were...

Sauerkraut, Gnocchi and Veggie Sausage Stirfry

Look what Germany has done to me! I cannot get enough sauerkraut. This seems like some ridiculous combination that would only make sense if you were pregnant (which I am definitely not), but it seems to make total sense in my current head space. It's very simple:...

WTF are Collards?!: Easy Collards with Potatoes and Tofu

Vegan MoFo Day #1! This was literally something I threw together. I got a bunch of collards in my farm share, and while I think I've eaten them before, I had no idea exactly how to go about making them delicious. I tried Googling things, but everything was either...

Marzipan Semolina Pudding (Grießflammeri)

Last time I was in Berlin, I got a marzipan semolina pudding parfait at Goodies that was to die for. Ever since then I've been trying to figure out what was in it (semolina in a dessert...weird) and how to recreate it. I think I finally touched upon it! This is based...

Vegan Lasagna

Ignore the crappy picture, I unfortunately left my camera's memory card behind when I made this, so a cell phone picture will have to do until I make it again! This is probably one of the best versions of lasagna I've ever made though, don't let the picture fool you....

Brownie Cheesecake With Coffee Frosting

Vegan MoFo Day #15! It was my friend and former flatmate from Prague Andrea's birthday today and her and her boyfriend Vojtech were visiting us in Berlin for a long weekend. Yesterday Vojtech and I schemed a secret birthday cake plan every time Andrea went to the...

Vegan Hungarian Goulash

Excuse the bad picture, but this was delicious. While I was in Budapest a couple weeks ago, a new friend I met through Couchsurfing invited me over to attempt a vegan goulash. Everyone was skeptical, but I think we pulled it off! There was a lot of paprika involved....

Recent Posts

Have a browse of my most recent vegan food and travel posts

Get Shit Done: Cafes in Berlin with Wifi and Vegan Options

So, updates! I switched to part-time in December and now work 30 hours per week and have Fridays off. I'm trying to learn to code, so every Friday I've been parking myself in some cafe to work on the freecodecamp.com curriculum. This means I've been going in search of...

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Last Day of Vegan Mofo 2016

I kinda fell off the Vegan MoFo bandwagon, oops. Lots has happened since my last post! The US took a sharp turn towards imploding (election), Thanksgiving happened, my blender started spitting out metal shards, I bought vegan camembert mold cultures, attended my first...

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