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Special COVID-19 Edition: Immune-Boosting Plant-based Recipes

We believe in the power of plants to help boost immunity, and feel this is especially important now, as the coronavirus impacts people all over the globe. For our last blog feature, we focused on healthy immunity. Here, we’ve selected plant-based recipes to support overall immune system health. As always, we recommend following the guidelines […]

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Healthy Immunity During COVID

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts people all over the world, we wanted to offer tips for staying healthy during these uncertain times. While we recommend following the guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention such as handwashing and staying at home as much as possible, it’s also important to take stock of what […]

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Announcing the Winner of our 2020 Cruise Photo Contest!

For the last few years, we’ve had a Holistic Holiday at Sea photo contest. This year there were some great pictures, Instagram stories, and videos on the cruise and at the ports! Thanks to everyone who shared and used the hashtag #vegancruise. We were so inspired by your pictures of food, connection, blue waters, plant-based […]

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Selecting the Perfect Room on the MSC Divina

A guide to finding the best room for a once-in-a-lifetime vegan cruise experience. So, you’re ready to set sail on a beautiful, luxury voyage with amazing food and inspirational programming all included. This journey will be beautiful, fun, engaging, and relaxing…all while supporting your vegan lifestyle, fitness, and health. The only thing left to do […]

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A Heartfelt Thank You and Shoutout to the 2020 HHAS Sponsors

We are filled with gratitude for all of the amazing companies that sponsored the 2020 Holistic Holiday at Sea vegan cruise and donated such wonderful products. Thank you so much to all of our generous sponsors for contributing to the cruise and delighting our guests. We are deeply grateful, and we wouldn’t be able to […]

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Enter to Win: Vegan Cruise Photo Contest 2020!

With colorful plant-based dishes and crystal blue waters, the Holistic Holiday at Sea vegan cruise is a photographer’s dream. If you’re going, we want to see your photos! For the fourth year, we’re hosting a #vegancruise photo contest and one lucky winner will receive a $200 onboard credit for the next vegan cruise. Cruise Photo […]

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2020 HHAS Cruise: Veggie-Friendly Eateries at Each Port of Call

The Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise is right around the corner! To help you make the most of your time in town when you disembark the ship, we rounded up several eateries where you can find vegetarian and vegan options. We tried to find spots that are within a short walk or cab drive of […]

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Sweets for your Sweetie: Desserts Onboard the HHAS + Recipes

On the Holistic Holiday at Sea Vegan cruise, there are plenty of opportunities to satisfy your sweet tooth. Instead of using any cane sugar, honey, fructose or artificial sweeteners, we sweeten our desserts with maple syrup, rice syrup, and agave syrup. Maple, Rice, and Agave Syrups 101 Rice syrup, agave syrup, and maple syrup are […]

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Plant-based Cheese Giveaway Sponsored By GOOD PLANeT Foods

Enter Our Giveaway For Plant-Based Cheese! Do you love plant-based cheese?! To spread the love of vegan cheese, we are hosting a special giveaway on the HHAS Facebook page, thanks to GOOD PLANeT Foods, one of our generous sponsors of the 2020 Holistic Holiday at Sea vegan cruise! One grand prize winner will receive a […]

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Plant-Based Holiday Recipes Everyone Will Love

Whether you eat a plant-based diet daily or participate in Meatless Monday every so often, there are many wonderful ways to incorporate plant-based food into your holiday traditions. We asked several of our cruise presenters for their favorite plant-based holiday recipes. They even included holiday dishes that the non-vegans in their lives love! Happy cooking […]

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Pre-book your 2020 HHAS Excursions!

The Holistic Holiday at Sea Vegan Cruise is filled with fun opportunities on and off the boat. At every port, there are multiple excursions to choose from. Book yours while availability lasts! Many of the excursions sell out. Please note: This blog was written in the beginning of December 2019. Check the excursions page of […]

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What Are You Grateful For?

Every year around this time, we like to reflect on what we’re grateful for. The Holistic Holiday at Sea Vegan Cruise wouldn’t be possible without the presenters, sponsors, organizers, and people who join us year after year. Thank you so much for all of your support! In the spirit of gratitude, we reached out to […]

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November is World Vegan Month!

November is World Vegan Month! While we love celebrating the plant-based lifestyle all year long, the distinction of World Vegan Month helps bring the vegan lifestyle into the limelight. It’s also a great time of year to celebrate all things plant-based. Even if you’re not vegan, there are plenty of ways to incorporate more plant-based […]

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Inspiring Stories from the HHAS Recovery Panel Part 4

Every year on the Holistic Holiday at Sea, the Recovery Panel is one of our most popular sessions. With courage and grace, participants share personal stories of illness and health, and how a plant-based diet, macrobiotic lifestyle, and holistic wellness regimen contributed to their healing process. This is the final part of a four part […]

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Inspiring Stories from the HHAS Recovery Panel Part 3

Every year on the Holistic Holiday at Sea, the Recovery Panel is one of our most popular sessions. With courage and grace, participants share personal stories of illness and health, and how a plant-based diet, macrobiotic lifestyle, and holistic wellness regimen contributed to their healing process. This is the third part of a four part […]

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