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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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Athletes Onboard with the Vegan Lifestyle

Highlighting the 2019 Holistic Holiday at Sea Presenters Who Excel as Plant-based Athletes The science is compelling for a growing number of competitive and professional athletes: plant-based diets add vitality, energy, and that much needed edge in achieving performance goals. From football to soccer to weight lifting and marathon running, amateur fitness lovers and international […]

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Fall in love with these seasonal dishes

With the cooler weather settling in, the change of seasons often brings about cravings for warming soups, hearty salads, and favorite seasonal flavors such as pumpkin. We asked several of the culinary geniuses who are often guests on our vegan cruise each year for some of their favorite fall recipes. Here’s what they shared! Butternut […]

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15 Inspirational Quotes from Health Survivors

Each year, one of our most popular sessions on the ship is the Recovery Panel. With courage and grace, participants share personal stories of illness and health, and how a plant-based macrobiotic diet and holistic wellness regimen contributed to their success. Macrobiotic teacher, counselor, and chef Jane Stanchich served as moderator for our 2018 panel. […]

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Tips for a Healthy Transition from Summer to Fall

As summer transitions to fall and cooler weather sets in, we can make simple lifestyle and diet changes to prepare our bodies for the drop in temperature. For this blog, we turned to Warren Kramer, an internationally recognized macrobiotic counselor, educator, cooking instructor and cruise presenter, for some tips on how to transition into fall […]

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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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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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