In case you haven’t noticed, more and more people are opting to live vegan lifestyles. From the increasing popularity of Impossible dishes in fast-food chains to plant-based alternatives for everything from chicken to oxtail, the vegan diet is anything but a fad. In fact, from 2014 to 2017, the United States alone saw a 500-percent increase in people identifying as vegan.
So its no wonder that there’s also an interest in creating travel experiences that cater to this fast-growing market. Everyone loves experiencing a new destination through its food and vegans are no exception. Many companies are creating food tours specifically designed to give vegan foodies the same adventures as their meat-eating counterparts, without sacrificing quality or taste.
Popular culinary destinations like Rome, Mexico, and Thailand are leading the charge when it comes to offering foodie adventures to plant-based diet travelers. That’s why we’ve rounded up a few of the best getaways and tours you need to try if you’re about that vegan life. Trust us, every stop is good to the last bite.
Vegan Food Tours
If you've been wondering how you can visit some of the world's most delicious food destinations while sticking to your vegan diet then this is the food tour for you. From Barcelona and Rome to London and beyond, Vegan Food Tours takes you on the foodie journey of your dreams without sacrificing experience or taste.
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Thailand Vegan Food Adventure
Hands down, Thailand is one of the best foodie destinations on the planet, and fortunately for vegan travelers, Thai cuisine is already plant-based. However, if you want to go beyond the typical food stall run on your next visit, this nine-day vegan food tour from Intrepid Travel will have you eating your way through Kanchanaburi, Bangkok, Ayutthaya, and Chiang Mai.
Eat Like A Local in Mexico
Pretty much everyone loves Mexican food, but traditionally the most popular dishes rely on meat for flavor. But with the vegan food scene in Mexico City on fire, Eat Like A Local has designed a food tour that not only takes you through one of the hippest neighborhoods in the city, Roma Norte, but also helps you navigate the culinary scene so you truly get an understanding of why Mexican cuisine is a great option for vegans.