About minimalist-traveller

Master of Psychology, plant-based recipe creator, photographer, painter, minimalist, and travelller.

Difficulties during Vipassana, how to meditate and a physical explanation

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In my last blog entry I wrote about what I learnt during the ten days of Vipassana meditation. During my psychology studies, I came closer into contact with meditating for the first time through a friend. Later, I experienced the … Continue reading

Vipassana Meditation – How 10 days changed my life

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After being on the waiting list for six months, I was spontaneously admitted to a ten-day Vipassana meditation course one week before it started. Now a few months passed and it is time to share my experience. I learned a … Continue reading

Chris first time

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First time Chris joined me to a vegan restaurant. He is vegan since two months. He doesn’t really have an option though. I love to cook and he doesn’t. Lara, an enthusiastic young woman, warmly welcomed us at Moon. She … Continue reading

Burnout while travelling

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I was exhausted from travelling. Waterfalls, volcanos and mountains simply didn’t impress me anymore. I started to envy people who have their own place they can call home. I missed having my own kitchen with a well working blender and … Continue reading

Vegan eating in Hamburg

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Thoi Lai Quan (99% vegan) Thoi Lai Quan is a Vietnamese restaurant. All is vegan except the condensed milk for the coffee and honey. We started with two fresh summer rolls filled with soy meat, rice noodles, iceberg lettuce, and … Continue reading

Vegan eating in Berlin

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AtayaCaffe (100% vegan) AtayaCaffe is an Italian and African influenced restaurant. A delectable and fun experience! We were warmly welcomed by the owners. There are many books to read and pieces of art to view in this cosy atmosphere. It … Continue reading

Vegan eating in Philadelphia

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Goldie (100% vegan) Goldie is a small chain that serves falafel. We went for lunch and there was a long line with limited seating so get here early! Or hope to get lucky as someone leaves as you are entering … Continue reading

Vegan eating in Richmond

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Richmond has a few vegetarian restaurants and one 100% vegan restaurant. But almost all restaurants offer at least one vegan option and there is another vegan restaurant opening soon. There is also a Meetup by the Vegetarian Society of Richmond + … Continue reading

Vegan eating in Norfolk and Virginia Beach

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Baladi Mediterranean Cafe A cozy, charming fine dining restaurant with lots of vegan and gluten-free options. It was such a wonderful experience that I know we are going to talk about this place for many years. The food is fresh, … Continue reading