Veganism: More Than A Fad

In the spirit of New Year’s Resolutions, Veganuary, a registered charity, encourages people to go vegan for the month of January and then try it throughout the rest of the year. Veganuary is dedicated to changing public attitudes, while providing information and support to transition to a vegan lifestyle. They provide vegan starter kits with […]

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Provoking Debate & Protecting Animals: Q&As with Dan Mathews of PETA

Senior Vice President of Campaigns for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Dan Mathews, is known around the world for launching PETA’s most provocative and attention-getting campaigns in the fight against animal cruelty. Many of his campaigns have been targeted at designers in the fashion industry who use fur. From occupying the lobby […]

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Feel Inspired by the Cruise? Join a Pod in PlantPure Communities!

In March 2015, guests on the 12th annual Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise got a sneak peek of the documentary film PlantPure Nation, which highlights the importance of following a whole-food, plant-based (WFPB) diet to promote wellbeing. Since then, the film has been featured in more than a hundred cities across the nation and is […]

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Want to Win a Vegan Cruise? Here’s How!

What’s the only thing better than spending ten days sailing to exotic ports in the southeastern Caribbean on Holistic Holiday at Sea’s vegan cruise? Doing it absolutely free. This summer, we are going to make that happen for two lucky people! Introducing our Summer Sweepstakes, open to all first-time Holistic Holiday at Sea guests! At […]

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Olympian Kendrick Farris & His Vegan Lifestyle

UPDATE 12/2/16: Due to his competition schedule, Kendrick will be unable to attend the 2017 Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise.  Adopting a vegan diet can have a profound impact on your mind and body. And if you’re active in sports or physical activities, that change can make a huge difference to your level of performance. […]

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Meet the Bad Ass Vegan: John Lewis

Yaaay! We are so pumped for you to learn more about our second Special Guest for the cruise. We have the pleasure of welcoming a member of the vegan body building community.  John “Bad Ass Vegan” Lewis comes to us from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, but is originally from Missouri, the “show me state.”  As a […]

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Spotlight on 2014 Presenter Bryant Terry

Interview  by Bianca Philips  ‘aka’  Crunk Master B of Vegan Crunk I’ve only been on one cruise in my life with my parents and I took a cruise ship to Mexico a few years back. However, I’m sure I would just die of happiness if I could go on the Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise in March. […]

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Food For Thought: Advantages of Macro and Vegan Diets

Ponder This It certainly goes without saying that the typical Western diet could use an upgrade. A diet heavy in meat, dairy products, eggs, and various highly fatty, preserved and processed foods can be linked to high cholesterol and a host of health problems and concerns. But what are the alternatives? The famous author and […]

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Indulge in Your Taste for Travel – Vegan Style!

Good Looking Vegetables In spite of the progress being made these days, there are still quite a few challenges that vegans face while traveling. While trekking from town to town and dining out along the way, sometimes you’ll find that you’re the only vegan in the group. Often times the only available vegan options are […]

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Does a Plant-Based Diet Leave Your Body Deserted of Nutrients?

Myths, Misunderstandings & Miscommunications The words “vegan,” “macrobiotic” and even “vegetarian” can sometimes carry a negative connotation such as diets lacking in real sustenance, deprived of nutrition and dispossessed of any real value. However, these fears are generated more from the concerns of a misled public and not from the decisions of well-educated individuals serious […]

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We’re Thankful That It’s Finally Thanksgiving!

 ‘Tis the Season for All Things Tasty – So, Toss that Turkey! While the Thanksgiving holiday can prove a bit tricky for those of us adhering to a vegan or macrobiotic lifestyle, especially for newcomers, there’s a cornucopia of ways to squash your worries and have your taste buds sing with gratitude! Don’t get vexed […]

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Eating Well with Hilary – Hilary Brown, That Is!

The ‘World’s Best Veggie Burger’ – Seriously! We’re more than just a little excited to be serving Hilary’s Eat Well “World’s Best Veggie Burger” on our 10th Anniversary Cruise! I know what you might be thinking… ‘I hate eating meat substitutes,’ or ‘I already have a veggie burger brand I love, and out of all […]

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Social Eating Stipulations – Acceptance Through Example

Are Plant-Eaters Still the Odd Duck Out? While plant-based diets are certainly making headway in our modern American culture,   broad acceptance remains stagnant in a critical cloud of naivety. In the eyes of the general ‘cheeseburger-chomping’ American, vegans, macrobiotics and vegetarians are viewed as either self-involved trend-riders, or shaggy, hand-soiled, feet-blackened hippy farmers who live […]

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‘Roundup’ the Neighbors and Kids, Folks… This One’s a Doozy

90-Day GMO & ‘Roundup’ Studies Ending Prematurely – Grave Consequences A recent French study performed by a team of scientists under the direction of molecular biologist Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini, sustained by CRIIGEN, an independent research organization, produced alarming analyses concerning the digestion of, and long-term reaction to, Monsanto’s genetically modified corn and the company’s renowned […]

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Clinton Stays Healthy After Clipping Ties from Animal Products

I… No Longer… Have Relations… With That Cheeseburger After years of indulging on fast food and a smorgasbord of animal products, Clinton’s classic McDonald’s diet began to take its toll on more than just his flabby tummy. As quoted from an August article on Examiner.com, “Clinton switched to a plant-based diet in 2011 and within several […]

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