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8 Summer Salad Recipes You’ll Love

Nothing compares to the taste of fresh, crisp salad on a hot summer day. They’re light, flavorful, and refreshing. But compost that iceberg lettuce that’s been sitting in the fridge, and throw out that fatty store-bought dressing; there are so many amazing salad recipes out there that not only taste good, but are good for […]

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8 Q&As from the 2018 “Ask the Doctor: Q&A Session with Michael Greger”

On our 15th-anniversary cruise last February, guests spent an afternoon with plant-based guru Dr. Michael Greger, a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. Attendees had the opportunity to ask their burning nutritional questions to Dr. Greger, one of the world’s foremost authorities on […]

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Photo Roundup: 15 Amazing Photos from 15th Anniversary Cruise

Since our 2018 Holistic Holiday at Sea set sail last February, we’ve loved scrolling through all of your posted photos on social media with the hashtag #vegancruise (congrats to Jax Vegan Couple who won our photo contest!). We wanted to share a few of our own pics! Check out these 15 fantastic shots from our […]

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Set Your Intentions This Spring Part II

Ah, it’s finally Spring! After cold weather in some areas left us feeling cooped up inside, and comfort foods appealed to our appetites, so many of us begin to take stock of where we are and where we want to be in mind, body, and spirit. This is the second part of a two-part series […]

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Set Your Intentions This Spring Part I

Spring is the season of rebirth and rejuvenation. It’s also a time when we may feel more ready to bring changes to our health and wellness regimen. While some people practice moderation and a balanced diet year round, many opt for detoxification through a spring cleanse to jumpstart a new pledge to health. In a […]

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Announcing the Winner of our 2018 Cruise Photo Contest!

In anticipation of our 15th-anniversary Holistic Holiday at Sea voyage to the Caribbean, we put out a call for our 2018 Cruise Photo Contest. Our guests most definitely met the request! Wow! We were so inspired by all the pics. Thanks to each and every one of you who entered using the hashtag #vegancruise. We […]

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We Gave Away a Free Cruise—Here’s What the Winner Had to Say!

Last year, we held our Summer Sweepstakes and gave one lucky first-time guest two tickets to our 2018 Holistic Holiday at Sea 10-night Caribbean cruise. The randomly selected name belonged to Lauren Yakiwchuk, a lifelong vegetarian and longtime vegan who lives in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (just outside of Toronto). A frequent traveler and video editor […]

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2019 Ports Announced—and We’re Traveling to a New Continent!

We’re still brimming over with joy from last month’s exciting Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise. Traveling across the Caribbean with thousands of like-minded individuals, visiting beautiful and historic towns, dining on delicious plant-based meals together, learning about the movement through lectures and social events—what a rush! Let’s do it again! Our 2019 Holistic Holiday at […]

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Crown Maple Infusions, Recipes & Spring Giveaway!

Win free syrup: Details below! When choosing which ingredient can enhance the flavors of your rich dessert, saucy appetizer, or savory main course, reach for a bottle of maple syrup in lieu of conventional sugar or alternative sweeteners. Your body (and taste buds) will thank you—and the environment will, too! Naturally vegan, kosher, sustainable, paleo, […]

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7 Inspirational People in the Plant-Based Movement—And Who Inspires Them!

It’s always amazing (but not surprising!) what a week or ten days can do to transform someone’s life for the better. Since we launched Holistic Holiday at Sea in 2004, guests have expanded their knowledge about holistic nutrition, fitness, animal advocacy, and culinary arts by learning from the world’s leading experts. Onboard, there’s a special […]

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Here’s to a Better Tomorrow: Q&A with Animal Rights Advocates

Holistic Holiday at Sea’s 15th-anniversary cruise is finally here! We are so excited to have so many friends returning this year in addition to all the new people we are about to meet. We have a full schedule packed with educational material, stories of healing and recovery, and fun ways to live a better life. […]

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Enter to Win: Cruise Photo Contest 2018!

In addition to being inspirational, fun, and educational, Holistic Holiday at Sea vegan cruise is also very photogenic! From the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea to the colorful plant-based dishes expertly prepared by world-class chefs, there is no shortage of subjects and scenes to capture and remember forever. Let us help you show […]

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Veggie-Friendly Places at Each Port of Call

Our next Holistic Holiday at Sea ships off on February 15 for a ten-day Caribbean experience like no other! If you’re anything like us, you’re extra excited about not having to worry about cooking for over a week. Plus, with all the great cooking demos onboard you’ll actually leave feeling inspired to try some new […]

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Hurry! Reserve Your Spot by These Deadlines for 2018 Excursions

On February 15, the MSC Divina will set sail for our 15th annual Holistic Holiday at Sea vegan cruise, where vacation meets education on the Caribbean Sea. For this special anniversary cruise, we’re expanding the duration from seven days to ten, welcoming several new presenters to our lineup of experts in holistic wellness, nutrition, cooking, […]

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Learn Culinary Techniques & Recipes in Our 2018 Cooking Classes

Guests of Holistic Holiday at Sea aren’t just vacationing on an elegant cruise ship in the Caribbean. They’re learning more about holistic approaches to nutrition, mindfulness, and fitness. They’re becoming more compassionate stewards of the earth and advocates for animals. They’re getting more in touch with their own bodies and journeys to wellness. And they’re […]

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